Pierre Bayle Letters, 1670-1706

Author
Bayle, Pierre, 1647-1706 [Browse]
Format
Manuscript
Language
French
Description
0.5 linear feet (152 items in box)

Details

Subject(s)
Ménage, Gilles, 1613-1692 [Browse]
Related name
Getty AAT genre
Compiled/​Created
1670-1706
Arrangement
Cataloged.
Restrictions note
This collection is located on-site.
Biographical/​Historical note
French philosopher and man of letters.
Summary note
Most of the letters were written by Bayle to members of his family. Many of the letters are quite lengthy. Approximately 20 of these letters have been published by Professor John L. Gerig of Columbia University. In addition to the letters there is a list of Bayle's writings with the dates of early editions, and a list of manuscripts which were found after Bayle's death.
Location of originals
Microfilm available.
Location of other archival materials
For an index to all of Bayle's correspondence see: Elizabeth Labrousse. INVENTAIRE CRITIQUE DE LA CORRESPONDENCE DE PIERRE BAYLE. Paris, Libraire Philosophique J. Vrin, 1961
Accumulation and frequency of use
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.
Rights and reproductions note
Readers must use microfilm of letters. Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Librarian for Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Source acquisition
  • Source of acquisition--Stechert. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1906. Accession number--M-06.
  • Bayle letter of 30 May 1689: Source of acquisition--Coover, Chris. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--12/--/92. Accession number--M-92-12.
Finding aid
PDF finding aid reviewed fall 2018 and deemed duplicative.
OCLC
122514974
RCP
C - O
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