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Ralph Alexander Leigh: Papers concerning Jean-Jacques Rousseau

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8847

Scope and Contents

Material collected by Leigh concerning Rousseau. Unless noted otherwise, all letters are in French.

Dates

  • 1712-1972 (Circa)

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

Extent

1 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

French

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from J.T.A. Leigh (from the library of R.A. Leigh), 1990.

Related Materials

Cambridge University Library also holds Leigh's Sandars Lectures on 'Unsolved Problems in the Bibliography of J.J. Rousseau', MS Add.8719. A collection of approximately 8000 volumes from Leigh's library, concentrating on French literature, philosophy and history of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with special emphasis on Rousseau, his circle and his critics, is held by the University Library's Rare Books department.

Bibliography

Some of the letters have been published in Ralph Alexander Leigh, Correspondance compl├Ęte, and Georges Roth and Jean Varloot Denis, Diderot. Correspondance (1955-).
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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