Amable Tastu Papers
Date range: 1827-1865.
Papers of Amable Voïart Tastu (1798-1885), French poet, translator and writer of educational books and stories for children.
These comprise some forty items, including versions of three poems and thirty-two letters. Seven of these are addressed to the writer Louis-Eustache Audot (1783-1870), one to the actress and poet Marceline Desbordes-Valmore (1786-1859) and one to Victor Hugo. There is also a limited number of printed books.
Recorded in unpublished card catalogue of University MSS.