Guide to the Guerard Piffard Manuscript Collection

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Guide to the Guerard Piffard Manuscript Collection

Special Collections & University Archives

Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Guerard Piffard Manuscript Collection
Identification: MS-0188
Physical Description: 1.25 linear ft
Language of Materials: English French
Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
Phone: 619-594-6791

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Topical Term:

Chansons de geste -- Translations into English
Epic poetry, French -- Translations into English
French literature -- To 1500 -- Translations into English

Administrative Information



Conditions Governing Use:

The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Identification of item, folder title, box number, Guerard Piffard Manuscript Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

Arrangement of Materials:

Manuscripts are filed alphabetically by title.

Scope and Contents

A collection of 17 pieces of literature translated to English from their original French by Dr. Piffard of the Department of French and Italian at San Diego State University.

Detailed List of Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

"La Batailles d'Aleschans"

Box 1, Folder 2

"La Bataille Loquifer"

Box 1, Folder 3

"Bertes au Grans Pies"

Box 1, Folder 4

"Chansons de Guillaume"

Box 1, Folder 5

"The Convoy of Nimes"

Box 1, Folder 6

"Li Coronemenz Loois"

Box 1, Folder 7

"Li Covenans Vivien"

Box 1, Folder 8

"Les Enfants Guillaime"

Box 1, Folder 9

"Folque of Candie"

Box 1, Folder 10


Box 1, Folder 11

"Le Moniage Rainouart"

Box 1, Folder 12

"Le Pelerinage de Charlemagne"

Box 1, Folder 13

"La Prise d'Orange"

Box 1, Folder 14

"Renier" I & II

Box 1, Folder 15

"Renier" III & IV

Box 1, Folder 16

"Le Roman de Perceval"

Box 1, Folder 17

"Chretien de Troye"