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Johns Hopkins University Maurice Sand collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0495
Jean-Franois-Maurice-Arnauld, Baron Dudevant, better known as Maurice Sand (1823-1889 in Nohant-Vic), was a French illustrator, writer, and playwright. This is an artificially assembled collection with manuscript material chosen by the curators of Special Collections, related to or created by Maurice Sand.

Dates

  • 1848-approximately 1880

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.

Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.55 Cubic Feet (2 containers)

Biographical Note

Jean-Franois-Maurice-Arnauld, Baron Dudevant, better known as Maurice Sand (1823-1889 in Nohant-Vic), was a French illustrator, writer, and playwright. Maurice Sand also experimented in various other subjects, including painting, geology, and biology. He was the son of Baron Casimir Dudevant and his wife, French novelist, feminist, and a noted playwright as well, George Sand.

Maurice Sand studied under Eugne Delacroix. In addition to his numerous novels, Sand is best remembered for his monumental study of commedia dell'arte: Masques et bouffons (com├ędie italienne) (1860).

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_Sand

Scope and Contents

This is an artificially assembled collection with manuscript material chosen by the curators of Special Collections, related to or created by Maurice Sand. Materials primarily include handwritten playscripts, his handdrawn or handpainted posters of George Sand plays, some story fragments and scenarios, as well as a stereocard.

Arrangement

Materials are ordered according to when they were purchased as acquisitions and added as accruals.

Physical Location

Oversize items are separated from these materials. Location is available in the staff view of this guide at the relevant description level.

Provenance

Vendor information for a particular item is found at the file level description.

Accruals

Accession information is found at the file level description.

Related Materials

MS.0494: Johns Hopkins University George Sand collection

Processing Information

Finding aid prepared by Margaret Burri (translation of Le Chateau des Andouillers by Rachel Monroe) in November 2008. Additional processing by Annie Tang in June 2016 and June 2017.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA