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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.

Finding aids

Recorded in unpublished card catalogue of University MSS.


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