Scope and Content
Title: Guérard, Albert Léon. Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1908-1960
Collection number: M0957
Guérard, Albert Léon.
2.75 linear ft.
Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
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Gift of Albert J. Guerard, 1983, 1997 and 1999.
Albert Leon Guerard Papers. M0957. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.
Frenchman Albert Léon Guérard (1880-1959) spent most of his life as an American academic, and his work reflects an engagement
with both France and the United States. Guérard came to the United States from France in 1906 to teach at Williams College.
He taught at Stanford University from 1907 until his retirement in 1946, except for 12 years between 1913-1935 when he was
at Rice University and served in the war. He was the author of numerous books and articles on French history and intellectual
Scope and Content
Collection contains many of ALG's original articles and monographs, both manuscripts and reprints. Materials include: works
on the history and culture of France, correspondence and writings on urban planning in France and in the San Francisco Bay
Area, and book reviews. Unpublished manuscripts found in this collection include PROBLEMS OF THE GREAT WAR (c1915), TRENDS
IN CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE (1929), L'AVENIR DE PARIS (1958-59) and FRANCE BETWEEN THE TWO WORLD WARS (c1944). In addition
there is biographical material, a bibliography, commencement addresses, reviews of his works, and an incomplete typescript
of EPAVES, nd.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Guâerard, Albert Lâeon.