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Guerard (Albert Leon) papers addenda
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Description
Collection contains many of Alfred L. Guerard'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 Unpublished manuscripts found in this collection include PROBLEMS OF THE GREAT WAR (c1915), TRENDS IN CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE (1929), L'AVENIR DE PARIS (1958-59) and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.
Background
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 life.
Extent
2.75 Linear Feet (6 boxes)
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.
Availability
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.