Scope and Content
Title: Pierre Louÿs Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1889-1912
Collection number: MS.2010.001
(2.5 linear inches)
University of California, Los Angeles.
William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
Abstract: Manuscripts and drafts of letters written by French writer Pierre
Physical location: Clark Library
Language of Material: Collection materials in French
Collection is open for research.
Copyright has not been assigned to the William Andrews Clark Memorial
Library, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from
manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Clark Librarian.
Permission for publication is given on behalf of the William Andrews
Clark Memorial Library, UCLA as the owner of the physical items and is
not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder,
which must also be obtained.
[Identification of item], Pierre Louÿs Collection,
MS.2010.001, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of
California, Los Angeles.
Clark Library purchase, 2010.
Processed by Rebecca Fenning, January 2010
Pierre Louÿs, born December 10, 1870 in Ghent, Belgium, spent
most of his life and career in France. A writer and poet, famous for his
treatment of lesbian and Classical themes, some of Louÿs' most
famous works include Les chansons de Bilitis and Aphrodite (moeurs
Scope and Content
Manuscripts and drafts of letters written by French writer Pierre
Louÿs. Items include notes on writers and writing, drafts of
letters, and a contract drafts for a work to be entitled Le livre
ancien. Most items are undated, but fall roughly between the years 1889
Other manuscript material by Pierre Louÿs at the Clark
Letter, 1903 Oct. 28 [to unknown literature critic]. ba MS.2006.010.
Aphrodite [proofs], 1896. MS.2008.011.
Letter, 1891 November 29, to Oscar Wilde. Wilde Box 40, Folder 26.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this
collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Authors, French--19th century
French poetry--19th century
Genres and Forms