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Émile Zola and Henry Céard Papers

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Series 1. Émile Zola letters to Henry Céard, 1879-1889
77.0 items

Container Description Date
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [1]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1879 December 18
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [2]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1880 May 8
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

1.0 page
Accession Number: A55877 [3]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1880 June 2
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [4]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1880 September 4
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [5]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1880 September 12
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

1.0 page
Accession Number: A55877 [6]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1880 September 24
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [7]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1880 November 20
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [8]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1880 December 6
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Paris, France

1.0 page
Accession Number: A55877 [9]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1881 January 26
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Paris, France

1.0 page
Accession Number: A55877 [10]
Genre: autographed note signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1881 January 31
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Paris, France

1.0 page
Accession Number: A55877 [11]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1881 February 28
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [12]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1881 May 12
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

3.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [13]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1881 May 27
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [14]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1881 May 31
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [15]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1881 June 3
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [16]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1881 June 6
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Calvados, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [17]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1881 August 7
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

1.0 page
Accession Number: A55877 [18]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1881 September 19
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

3.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [19]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1881 October 1
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [20]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1882 February 8
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [21]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1882 June 16
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

3.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [22]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1882 July 14
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [23]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1882 August 29
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

1.0 page
Accession Number: A55877 [24]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1882 October
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [25]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1882 October 25
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [26]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1882 November 2
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [27]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1882 November 15
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

1.0 page
Accession Number: A55877 [28]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1883 January 5
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [29]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1883 January 30
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [30]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1883 June 8
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Binodet, France

3.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [31]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1883 August 6
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Binodet, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [32]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1883 September 12
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [33]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1883 October 6
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

1.0 page
Accession Number: A55877 [34]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1883 October 16
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [35]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1883 November 14
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

3.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [36]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1884 May 12
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [37]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1884 June 21
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Accession Number: A55877 [38]
Genre: telegram

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1884
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [39]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1884 November 11
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [40]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1884 December 11
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [41]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1885 June 8
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [42]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1885 August 6
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Mont-Dore, France

3.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [43]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1885 September 2
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [44]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1885 October 29
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

4.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [45]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1885 October 30
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [46]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1885 November 1
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [47]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1885
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [48]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

Monday
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [49]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1885 November 5
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [50]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1885 November 21
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [50b]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1886 September 3
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

4.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [51]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1886 November 4
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

4.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [52]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1886 November 12
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [53]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1886 November 15
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

1.0 page
Accession Number: A55877 [54]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1886 November 16
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

3.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [55]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1886 December 3
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

1.0 page
Accession Number: A55877 [56]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1886 December 16
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Paris, France

1.0 page
Accession Number: A55877 [57]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1887 January 2
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Paris, France

1.0 page
Accession Number: A55877 [58]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1887 January 31
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

1.0 page
Accession Number: A55877 [59]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1887 July 10
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

1.0 page
Accession Number: A55877 [60]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1887 August 11
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [61]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1887 August 19
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Royan, France

3.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [62]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1887 September 25
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Royan, France

3.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [63]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1887 October 6
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [64]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1887 December 21
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [65]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1888 January 4
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [66]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1888 January 22
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [67]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1888 January 29
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Paris, France

1.0 page
Accession Number: A55877 [68]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1888 March 18
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

3.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [69]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1888 June 5
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [70]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1888 June 7
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

1.0 page
Accession Number: A55877 [71]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1888 July 10
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [72]
Genre: autographed document signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1888 July 26
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [73]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1888 July 27
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [74]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1888 July 31
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A55877 [75]
Genre: autographed letter signed

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1888 August 9
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Céard, Henry
Paris, France

Accession Number: A55877 [76]
Genre: telegram

Names:
Céard, Henry
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1889 March 30

Series 2. Other Émile Zola correspondence, 1865-1901
79.0 items

Container Description Date
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Loti, Pierre
1.0 page
Contents Note: Cannot visit Loti in August, because he will be in the country.

Accession Number: A56077
Genre: autographed notecarte de visite
Dimensions: 6 centimeters

Names:
Loti, Pierre
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

undated
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Dear Madam
2.0 pages
Contents Note: Thanks her for beautiful bouquet. Suggests flowers were cut from his garden of Paradou and the lilies refer to those of his Angélique.

Accession Number: A55907
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Dear Madam
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

Wednesday evening
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Monsieur
Médan, France

Contents Note: Grants authority to dedicate book of poems and prose to him.

Accession Number: A55908
Genre: autographed card signed

Names:
Monsieur
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

undated
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Duport, Paul
Paris, France

1.0 page
Contents Note: Zola requests Mr. [Paul?] Duport to have l'Union advertize the sale of P. Tangére's brochure, The True Truth about the Memoirs of Madame Roland, at the Librairie Hachette et Cie.

Accession Number: A55156
Genre: autographed note signed
Dimensions: 20 centimeters

Names:
Duport, Paul
Tangére, P.
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902
l'Union

1864 December 12
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Monsieur
Paris, France

3.0 pages
Contents Note: Mr. [Paul Henri?] Templier is occupying himself with your volume of travels, and he thanks you...for the articles...dedicated to... Débats,... Monde de la Merand to the Tour du Monde. Mr. Huart has sent me word that you were good enough to undertake to introduce my Contes à Ninon to the readers of Charivari and the Journal amusant. [Zola worked for Hachette publishers from 1862 to January 1866]

Accession Number: A55046
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Huart, Mr.
Monsieur
Templier, Paul Henri
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1865 January 13
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Monsieur
Paris, France ?

1.0 page
Contents Note: Asks publisher to send books he would like Zola to review in the Evenément. Has mentioned C. Norrey's L'Albert Durer; will mention Velasquez et Ses Oeuvres.

Accession Number: A55910
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Monsieur
Norrey, C.
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1866 October 2
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Houssaye, Arséne
Paris, France

1.0 page
Contents Note: Belated thanks to "Monsieur" for article on Madeleine Férat in January issue of l'Artiste. Zola is especially grateful for Houssaye's praise because "On m'attaque de tous cotés si rudement...."

Accession Number: A56285
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Houssaye, Arséne
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1869 February 5
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Penin, Monsieur
Paris, France

3.0 pages
Contents Note: "I had come for the Bauer case." Discusses his financial difficulties. The note endorsed my Zola soon falls due, and he inquires if Bauer and Belot have come to an agreement. Zola is anxious that Belot have no loss.

Accession Number: A54600
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Bauer Henry Francis ?
Belot
Penin, Monsieur
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1869 June 25
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Ulbach, Louis
Bordeaux, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: With conjugate leaf, verso of which is a stampless cover bearing postmarks. Signed: Émile Zola. Is in Bordeaux as private secretary to Glais-Bixoin. If permitted, proposes addressing to Ulbach, Rédacteur en chef de la Cloche, a daily feature story of the [new] Chambre with a résumé of the debates. "Paris has been heroic. I shake your hand with admiration."

Accession Number: A54672
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Glais-Bixoin
Ulbach, Louis
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1871 February 10
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Duranty
France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Advises him to see Portalis, who will order a book from him; also, ask Portalis about the free position on the newspaper.

Accession Number: A56071
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Duranty
Portalis
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1873 March
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Mon cher ami
Piriac, France

3.0 pages
Contents Note: Has not been able to have Charpentier read the manuscript yet; Guerande, where he is staying, is charming; he may even use it as setting for next novel.

Accession Number: A56072
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Charpentier, Georges
mon cher ami
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1876 August 23
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Monsieur
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: "Your offer to make my bust has...flattered me." Does not have the time to pose for sculptor now, but they should be able to take up the project next winter.

Accession Number: A54676
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Monsieur
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1878 May 30
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Mon cher confrère
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Would like to talk with him in Paris. Admires Le Gaulois and considers him one of few young writers who care about literature.

Accession Number: A55904
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Mon cher confrère
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1878 October 28
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Huysmans, J.-K. (Joris-Karl)?
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Is not annoyed [Huysmans?] has used phrases from his letter en Le Gaulois. Expects his collected articles about Romantic Movement will show his fairness. Looks forward to [Huysmans'?] publications.

Accession Number: A55905
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Huysmans, J.-K. (Joris-Karl)
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1878 December 28
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Vast, Raoul and Ricouard, Georges
2.0 pages
Contents Note: At author's request, Zola criticizes the novel Madame Becart. He doubts if life shows "cette fureur d'appetit sexuel"; Nature is more relaxed. "En sommes, vous etes dans la voie large que notre maitre a tous, le grand Balzac, a ouverte."

Accession Number: A51452
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 20 centimeters

Names:
Balzac
Ricouard, Georges
Vast, Raoul
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1879
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Cher monsieur
Médan, France

1.0 page
Contents Note: With conjugate blank leaf. Declines an invitation. "...I am nailed to my work-table..[and]...lead the life of a recluse..." Describes his reaction to the uproar caused by Nana.

Accession Number: A54005
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Cher monsieur
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1879 October 28
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Monsieur
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Within mourning border. Expresses thanks for accompanying M. Garraud [?] fils to the Ambigu. "...Unhappily, I was not able to bring about the victory of my belief..." Is grateful for good will shown in this business. [M. Garraud may be son of the actor E. Garraud.] The dramatization of Nana, produced at Theatre de l'Ambigu-Comique on January 29, 1881, had undergone censorship and was attacked by critics on the morrow. See Émile Zola, Novelist and Reformer [1904, by E. A. Vizetelly].

Accession Number: A54007
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Garraud, Eugene
Garraud, M.
Monsieur
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902
Theatre de l'Ambigu-Comique

1881 February 7
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Mon cher confrère
Médan, France

1.0 page
Contents Note: Rarely goes to Paris, but will use whatever influence he has with Charpentier on behalf of correspondent.

Accession Number: A56250
Genre: autographed note signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters
Location of copies: Existence and Location of Copies noteTranscription available.

Names:
Charpentier, Georges
Mon cher confrère
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1881 May 12
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Hennique, Léon ?
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Comments on shipment of rabbits given by addressee. Has gone to see the revival of l'Assomoir which is going well. Speaks of his novel [ Pot-Bouille] due to appear next spring.

Accession Number: A55153
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Hennique, Léon
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1881 September 24
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Cler, Hégesippe
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: With envelope. Thanks Cler for his friendly, detailed letter at the time of the Duverdy affair. If Zola plans a novel concerning the magistrature he will use Cler's documents.

Accession Number: A54388
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Cler, Hégesippe
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1882 April 19
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Mon cher confrère
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Wished his colleague to ask his managing editory what American review would offer for the right to publish Pot-Bouille at same time it appears in France.

Accession Number: A55902
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Mon cher confrère
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1881 October 26
Box 1 Zola, Émile to Mon cher confrère
Médan, France

1.0 page
Contents Note: Must refuse him authorization to base a play on Madeleine Férat. Has himself written such a play and has authorized one of his friends to do so, while practically giving up on his own work.

Accession Number: A54009
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 22 centimeters

Names:
Mon cher confrère
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1882 December 18
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Mon cher confrère
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: "So it is you,..., who signs [as] Spiridion in the Phare de la Loire." Thanks him for his defense of and his eulogies of Zola.

Accession Number: A54485 [1]
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Mon cher confrère
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1883 March 24
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Mon ami
Médan, France

1.0 page
Contents Note: With conjugate blank leaf. Thanks addressee for the good idea. Comments on [Raymond?] Deslandes [dramatic author] and our great Flaubert.

Accession Number: A55148
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Deslandes, Raimond
Flaubert, Gustave
Mon ami
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1883 July 4
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Monsieur
Paris, France

1.0 page
Contents Note: With conjugate blank leaf. Cannot give correspondent chair of any kind. All were let out a week previously.

Accession Number: A55736
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Monsieur
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1883 December 11
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Monsieur et cher confrère
Paris, France

1.0 page
Contents Note: With conjugate blank leaf. Thanks for praise of his last novel. Appreciates encouragement because of silence of his literary adversaries.

Accession Number: A55900
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Monsieur et cher confrère
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1884 April 3
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Daudet, Alphonse
Mont-Dore, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Wishes to arrange a short visit to Daudet at Méris. Speaks of roaming the mountains and of his wife's cure.

Accession Number: A54008
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Daudet, Alphonse
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1884 August 15
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Cher monsieur
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Explains to Monsieur (an official of the newspaper, le Gil Blas) reasons for his specified lengths of installments for the morning serial [of his novel Germinal].

Accession Number: A54673
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Cher monsieur
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1884 December 18
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Lemaître, Jules
Paris, France

4.0 pages
Contents Note: Liked Lemaître's study of his work; believs Lemaître isolates Man from Nature, whereas he takes the brain and other organs into consideration in drawing character; why is this vulgar?

Accession Number: A56073
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Lemaître, Jules
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1885 March 14
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Cher monsieur
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Due to wife's illness Zola cannot fix a definite day. Suggests that the dinner engagement stand on the chosen day, subject to confirmation the evening before.

Accession Number: A55151
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Cher monsieur
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1885 April 22
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Duret, Théodore
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Thanks Duret for his news. The Charpentiers have been visiting the Zolas. Zola comments on his work, his wife's health, and their travel plans. Asks if it's true that George Moore started an uproar in England. [Moore was influence by Zola's naturalistic school of fiction.]

Accession Number: A55152
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Charpentier, Georges
Duret, Théodore
Moore, George
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1885 July 16
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Ziegler, Ernst
Médan, France

3.0 pages
Contents Note: With stamped, addressed envelope in Zola's hand. Accepts the dedication of [Ziegler's] volume, Mon début. Thanks him for his translation of Germinal. Admires his self-confidence, audacity, purpose, and talent. Considers that Ziegler's real battle will be cause by his next novel, Toiles d'araignée.

Accession Number: Accession Nos. A54849 (1-3)
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Ziegler, Ernst, 1849-1905
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1885 October 24
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Jourdain, Frantz ?
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Zola may visit the inventor to see if his apparatus meets his stipulations. In the past Zola has been led astray by a system which quickly got out of order.

Accession Number: A54485 [2]
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Jourdain, Frantz
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1886 May 11
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Adam, Paul
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Praises Adam's book Soi as a skillful study of the egoism of woman. Gives reasons, however, why he prefers Adam's novel Chair Molle.

Accession Number: A54377
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Adam, Paul
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1886 July 1
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Sarcey, Francisque ?
France?

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Manuscript note, in unknown hand, at head of text: "á Sarcey". Unsigned letter in Zola´s hand. Bears addressee no anger, but regrets his error. Comments on the great comtemporary literary movement, which addressee misappreciates. Explains what deterred him from going to hear the attacks likely to be made upon him. "I have for your talent, ... , the greatest sympathy, ..."

Accession Number: A54744
Genre: autographed letter
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Sarcey, Francisque
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

circa 1887
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Monsieur
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Gives permission for translation and adaptation of his Thérése Racquin. Asks for a review which he will place in a French paper. Also gives permission to translate, print, and have preformed Le Bouton de rose in Germany, German Switzerland, and Austria Hungary. Sends copy of Renée; doubts it can be performed in Germany.

Accession Number: A55892
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Monsieur
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1887 May 9
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Savits, J.
Accession Number: A55893-3
Genre: envelope

Names:
Savits, J.
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1887 June 19
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Mon cher confrère
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: His colleague is right in suggesting that little Jules must appear in Chapter 5 of Section 3. Supplies two sentences to be interpolated to correct this omission.

Accession Number: A55893
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Mon cher confrère
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1887 July 18
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Monsieur
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: With conjugate blank leaf. Asks him to explain his idea more clearly, by letter. As his publications are contracted for, Zola cannot see what book the addressee could have from him.

Accession Number: A54661
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Monsieur
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1887 November 8
Box 2 Zola, Émile to Mon cher ami
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Needs title of a work by Saint Aubin and background information for a noble family named Hautecoeur [sic] [for use in his novel Le Reve]. This data may possibly be found at Carnavalet [museum].

Accession Number: A55154
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Mon cher ami
Saint Aubin
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902
Carnavalet

1887 December 16
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Mon vieil ami
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Invites addressee to come on Sunday and describes the local transportation situation. The Zolas plan to leave on the 24th for Royan [France]. Furthermore, [Paul] Alexis is getting married on the 14th and Zola must be in Paris on the 13th.

Accession Number: A55147
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Alexis, Paul
Mon vieil ami
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1888 August 8
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Mon cher confrère
Paris, France

1.0 page
Contents Note: Signed: E Z. Thanks him for being agreeable. "What disgusts me, ... , it's the would-be literature of the Petit Journal."

Accession Number: A54742
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Mon cher confrère
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1889 March 3
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Monsieur
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Gives all rights for the translation in Croation of his novel La Terre in return for 600 francs deposited in a French bank.

Accession Number: A55891
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Monsieur
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1889 July 21
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Lilienthal, Wilhelm
Paris, France

1.0 page
Contents Note: With accompanying stamped, addressed envelope. With conjugate blank leaf. Gives addressee German translating-publishing rights to his novels: Jacques Damour, Nais Micoulin, le Capitaine Burle, and l'Inondation.

Accession Number: A55150
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Lilienthal, Wilhelm
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1889 September 17
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Coppée, François
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Unsigned letter in Zola's hand. Halévy "told me...that you were against my presenting myself [to the Académie FranÇaise] this time, without the cooperation of all the groups." Requests Coppée to indicate the time to propose the candidacy.

Accession Number: A54743
Genre: autographed letter
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Coppée, François
Halévy, Ludovic
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1889 November 8
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Coppée, François
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Comments on the novel Toute ma jeunesse which has pleased him very much and in which he has relived his youth.

Accession Number: A51456
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Coppée, François
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1890 February 12
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Goncourt, Edmond de
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Praises "votre nouveau volume de Memoires" as "le plus vivant et le plus intéressant". Mentions his own state of health.

Accession Number: A51454
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Goncourt, Edmond de
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1891 March 1
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Detaille, Édouard
Paris, France

1.0 page
Contents Note: With conjugate blank leaf. Asks for renewal of entrance passes to Exposition of Societé National de Beaux Arts for the members of Comité de la Societé des Gens de Lettres.

Accession Number: A55903
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Detaille, Édouard
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1891 April 10
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Charpentier, Georges ?
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Wants a copy of La Bête humaine [Paris, G. Charpentier et Cie., 1890] to be sent to the director of the Reveil Bônais in Bône, Algeria, for reprodiction. Inquires about the sale of his books for this year. "We had the Bruneau for six days and we are expecting our cousin, Mme. Laborde,...." "My novel is coming along fine. Not too many problems yet."

Accession Number: A54010
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Charpentier, Georges
Laborde, Mme.
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1891 July 30
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Robiquet, Paul ?
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: With a manuscript note at head of text mentioning Jules Ferry, signed, presumable, P. Robiquet. Wants to read the letter the addressee has spoken of when he starts his book [ La Debâcle, 1892]. "I shall attend to Paris and the Commune only after some months."

Accession Number: A54674
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 22 centimeters

Names:
Robiquet, Paul
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1891 August 7
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Mon cher confrère
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Thanks a fellow writer for his pleading, in Zola's favor, in "Les Entretiens politiques et littéraires". Gives his opinions of critics.

Accession Number: A51459
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Mon cher confrère
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1892 January 19
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Simon, Jules
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Grateful for good-will shown to Pierre Loti and him in some dedication lines. Zola's remarks before the [French] Academy will indicate that "...je n'ai pas de systéme: je n'ai que des oeuvres."

Accession Number: A54389
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Loti, Pierre
Simon, Jules
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1892 May 10
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Séverine
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Asks her why she cut out the two lines which he had given to a young journalist. He had written "Mais elles sont abominables, ces bombes qui tuent les pauvres bougres!" Zola asks "Vous n'êtes donc plus femme?"

Accession Number: A51457
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Séverine
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1892 November 11
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Aicard, Jean
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Assures Aicard of their friendship but challenges him to find any expression of social hatred in his (Zola's) writings. Fears he will be judged on the basis of a legend.

Accession Number: A51455
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Aicard, Jean
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1893 October 10
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Jourdain, Frantz
Paris, France

1.0 page
Contents Note: Zola requests Jourdain to read the final chapter of Lourdes and comment on it from an architectural perspective.

Accession Number: A56290
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Jourdain, Frantz
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1894 June 22
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Fasquelle, Eugène
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: States the time when he will visit Xau and addressee. Latter is invited to Médan for dinner.

Accession Number: A54668
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Fasquelle, Eugène
Xau, Fernand, 1852-1899
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1894 August 3
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Zola, Alexandrine Méley
Paris, France

3.0 pages
Contents Note: Tells his wife she was not impolite in refusing invitations while in Rome. Speaks of Mme. Brudeau, Charpentier, and Fasquelle. Describes repairs in their house. Comments on his health. Sends "regards to all...my friends in Rome who are nice to you."

Accession Number: A54671
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Brudeau, Mme.
Charpentier, Georges
Fasquelle, Eugène
Zola, Alexandrine Méley, 1839-1925
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1895 November 15
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Zola, Alexandrine Méley
Paris, France

3.0 pages
Contents Note: Refers to consistory to be held in Rome. Speaks of Hermant, Desmoulin, Coste, and Madame Lockroy, as well as of the children Denise and Jacques. De Rodays agrees to a December 2 article [in Le Figaro?] probably about the Pope. Mentions Letellier and Xau in connection with the future of Le Journal.

Accession Number: A55064
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
De Rodays, Fernand
Desmoulin, Fernand
Hermant, Abel
Le Blond-Zola, Denise
Letellier
Lockroy, Madame
Xau, Fernand, 1852-1899
Zola, Alexandrine Méley, 1839-1925
Zola, Jacques
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1895 November 17
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Zola, Alexandrine Méley
Paris, France

3.0 pages
Contents Note: Comments on the presentation of Theuriet at the Society [of Men of Letters?] for the Chauchard prize. A Russian has offerd to buy Rome translation rights. Reports social and household news. Mentions Hermant.

Accession Number: A55065
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Hermant, Abel
Zola, Alexandrine Méley, 1839-1925
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1895 November 18
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Zola, Alexandrine Méley
Paris, France

4.0 pages
Contents Note: Asks her for exact details of a fox hunt she is to witness [for use in Rome?]. Zola has reached chapter XI and is also writing an article for Figaro. Brulat [the writer] visited him to introduce Chambige, who wanted Zola's counselling. Gives news of the household and of Denise.

Accession Number: A55066
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Brulat, Paul
Chambige
Le Blond-Zola, Denise
Zola, Alexandrine Méley, 1839-1925
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1895 November 20-21
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Zola, Alexandrine Méley
Paris, France

3.0 pages
Contents Note: Stresses that he will meet her at the station. Comments on Coste's oddness. Russian translation rights [for Rome] are unsettled, but he has proposals from America. Caponi writes he will send part of Rome to Ruzzbiatto. Worked with Bruneau on [lyrical drama] Messidor.

Accession Number: A55067
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Bruneau, Alfred
Caponi, Giacomo
Coste, Augustin Numa
Ruzzbiatto
Zola, Alexandrine Méley, 1839-1925
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1895 November 21
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Daudet, Alphonse
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Reproaches "le pére de Léon" for his comments in "L'Echo de Paris". Zola feels that the attack is unjust especially after his visit to his friend's home.

Accession Number: A51458
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Daudet, Alphonse
le pére de Léon
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1895 December 7
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Berthelot, M. (Marcellin)
Paris, France ?

3.0 pages
Contents Note: Draft of a letter to M. Berthelot, Ministre des Affaires Étragéres, recommending Fernand Desmoulins for the cross of the Legion of Honor and stating his qualifications. Some general remarks on the Legion of Honor.

Accession Number: A51453
Genre: autographed letter
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Berthelot, M. (Marcellin)
Desmoulins, Fernand
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1896
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Loti, Pierre
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: The next time Loti is in Paris he should visit Zola.

Accession Number: A56075
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Loti, Pierre
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1896 February 3
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Loti, Pierre
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Will meet with Loti at his convenience; their differences are mitigated by their mutual respect for literature.

Accession Number: A56076
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Loti, Pierre
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1896 February 7
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Perret, A.
Paris, France

1.0 page
Contents Note: With stamped, addressed envelope. Perret's letter touches him for its human and tragic idea that would be fine to bring to life. Zola is unable, however, to accept his suggestion for a [sea?] voyage, as he is in no fashion a traveler.

Accession Number: A55146
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Perret, A.
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1896 March 16
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Monsieur
Paris, France

1.0 page
Contents Note: Asks that his subscription address for l'Echo de Paris be changed to Médan par Villennes as of May 8.

Accession Number: A56249
Genre: autographed note signed
Dimensions: 20 centimeters

Names:
Monsieur
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1896 May 6
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Mon cher ami
Médan, France

1.0 page
Contents Note: Note written on his calling card. Wants Mr. Rousse to be reassured that the article was unworthy. Zola compares authors of such writings to crapauds (toads). Halvéy believes Zola's monograph on these toads tuned the [French] Academy against Zola.

Accession Number: A55149
Genre: autographed note signed
Dimensions: 6x10 centimeters

Names:
Halévy, Ludovic
Mon cher ami
Rousse, Mr.
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1896 June?
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Monsieur et chere confrère
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Returns unopened manuscript of adaptation of his Le Zaire for the stage because he intends adapting it for the stage himself.

Accession Number: A55906
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 20 centimeters

Names:
Monsieur et chere confrère
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1896 July 2
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Fasquelle, Eugène ?
Médan, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Has not received the writ of summons ("citation"). Is waiting for Mrs. Fasquelle's letter which will indicate the arrival of the train. Is beginning his notes for Rome.

Accession Number: A54669
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Fasquelle, Eugène
Fasquelle, Mrs.
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1896 September 14
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Revue de Paris
Médan, France

1.0 page
Contents Note: With conjugate blank leaf. Requests that la Revue de Paris be mailed to his Paris residence, 21A Rue de Bruxelles.

Accession Number: A54006
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902
Revue de Paris

1896 September 29
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Toulouse, Édouard
Paris, France

5.0 pages
Contents Note: Authorizes doctor to publish work about Zola's physical and moral person because he loves the truth and wishes to hide nothing, and also he wishes to destroy the legend that he is a work-ox and reveal the physical and moral sensitivity of the artist.

Accession Number: A55901
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Toulouse, Édouard
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1895 October 15
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Hébrard
Paris, France

1.0 page
Contents Note: With conjugate blank leaf. Sends brochure with will be put on sale Monday. If Hébrard can't present it Tuesday evening asks that he publish some passages, especially the end.

Accession Number: A55899
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Hébrard
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1897 December 12
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Fasquelle, Eugène
Paris, France

1.0 page
Contents Note: Will go with Labori in the morning to sign the petition of appeal [initiating successful effort to overturn Zola's libel conviction stemming from publication of J'Accuse].

Accession Number: A56109
Genre: autographed note signed
Dimensions: 14 centimeters

Names:
Fasquelle, Eugène
Labori
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1898 February 25
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Mon cher ami
Médan, France ?

3.0 pages
Contents Note: Requests his friend to have a Paris flower shop send a corbeille to his wife "next Friday." A postscript speaks of possibility of [A. M.] Mucha sketching a poster for "... Fécondité."

Accession Number: A54667
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 18 centimeters

Names:
Mon cher ami
Mucha, Alphonse Marie
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1899 March 14
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Vizetelly, Ernest Alfred ?
England

2.0 pages
Contents Note: Signed: Z. Your news calms me greatly. When addressee sees Zola he can carry away the last chapters of Fécondité as well as proofs for l'Aurore. Zola hopes to be in Paris soon, but it should be possible that the publication of the novel commence without his being there.

Accession Number: A55155
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 18 centimeters

Names:
Vizetelly, Ernest Alfred
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1899 April 11
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Duret, Théodore
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Contents Note: With stamped cover, postmarked, apparently, June 1899. States that he just arrived in secrecy and would like to see him.

Accession Number: A54665
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 14 centimeters

Names:
Duret, Théodore
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1899 June
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Mon cher ami
Paris, France

1.0 page
Contents Note: With conjugate blank leaf. Fixes dinner engagement for Thursday [Nov. 2?] if acceptable. "Thanks for your visit with Blowitz and all that you are doing for our Fécondité."

Accession Number: A54670
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Mon cher ami
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1899 October 30
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Monsieur
Paris, France

1.0 page
Contents Note: Asks that Le Temps be sent to Médan beginning March 30.

Accession Number: A55909
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 20 centimeters

Names:
Monsieur
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1901 March 29
Box 3 Zola, Émile to Cher monsieur
Paris, France

1.0 page
Contents Note: With conjugate blank leaf. Suggests time for meeting. "I shall be very happy to have a brief chat with you and to shake hands."

Accession Number: A54666
Genre: autographed letter signed
Dimensions: 21 centimeters

Names:
Cher monsieur
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

1901 April 19

Series 3. Émile Zola manuscripts, undated
4.0 items

Container Description Date
Box 1 Titre général de l'ouvrage...1761 [and] Titre particulier de la plaquette...1770
1.0 page
Accession Number: A55877 [77]
Genre: autographed manuscript

Names:
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

undated
Box 1 Je ne fume plus...
2.0 pages
Contents Note: Comments on the habits of smoking and drinking and their effect on one's perceptions.

Accession Number: A51451
Genre: autographed manuscript
Dimensions: 4 centimeters

Names:
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

undated
Box 1 Leaves from address book
5.0 items
Contents Note: Lists of people and addresses, in Zola's handwriting, taken from his address book.

Accession Number: Accession Nos. A51449 [1-3], A51450 [1-2]
Genre: autographed manuscript

Names:
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

undated
Box 1 Notes for a serial novel
7.0 pages
Contents Note: "Content 128 feuilletons et celu doit jusqu'au ll avril."

Accession Number: A51448
Genre: autographed manuscript

Names:
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

undated

Series 4. Henry Céard letters to Madame Céard
2.0 items

Container Description Date
Box 3 Céard, Henry to Céard, Madame
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A56110
Genre: autographed letter signed
Location of copies: Existence and Location of Copies noteTranscription and translation are available.

Names:
Céard, Henry
Céard, Madame

1921 November 26
Box 3 Céard, Henry to Céard, Madame
Paris, France

2.0 pages
Accession Number: A56111
Genre: autographed letter signed
Location of copies: Existence and Location of Copies noteTranscription and translation are available.

Names:
Céard, Henry
Céard, Madame

1921 November 29