Adam mss., 1863-1930

Papers of Juliette (Lambert) Adam, 1863-1930, at the Lilly Library, Indiana University

Finding aid created by Mary McSparran

Creator: Adam, Juliette, 1836-1936.
Title: Adam mss.
Collection No.: LMC 1004
Dates: 1863-1930
Quantity:

Quantity: 1 Box

Quantity: 1 standard

Abstract: The Adam mss., 1863-1930, consists of the letters and papers of French writer, literary review editor, and salon hostess Juliette (Lambert) Adam, 1836-1936.
Location: Lilly - Stacks
Language: French .
Repository: Lilly Library
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-5500
Business Number: 812-855-2452
liblilly@indiana.edu
URL: https://libraries.indiana.edu/lilly-library

Biographical Note

Juliette Adam (née Lambert), 1836-1936, was born in Verberie, France, in 1836. She founded La Nouvelle Revue in 1879 and served as its editor until 1899. The majority of the collection dates from the 1880s and the years of her editorship of the review. An activist, some of her interests included foreign policy and feminism; in fact, she was the only woman present at the signing of the Treaty of Versailles. An author herself, some of her works include "Idées antiproudhoniennes sur l'amour, la femme et le mariage" (1858), "Les provinciaux à Paris" (Paris for Outsiders) (1868), "Païenne" (1883), and "L'Angleterre en Egypte" (1922). Adam died in Callian in 1936 at the age of 100.

Scope and Contents

Adam's letters frequently reveal both the changing culture and daily life in the France of the Third Republic. They also chronicle her intense interest and involvement in public affairs and in the promotion of international causes, as well as of women's rights. The collection feautrues three articles and drafts by Juliette Adam, as well as several notes by her, seemingly relative to her memoirs, are present as are two printed portraits of her. The Correspondence series includes letters from Adam to Georges Charpentier and Ernest Daudet. The Subjects series includes materials related to Franco-Russian associations. The Writings by Adam series includes articles and drafts. The Pictures series includes portraits of Adam.

Arrangement

The collection is organized into the following series: I. Correspondence; II. Subjects; III. Writings by Adam; IV. Pictures.

Restrictions

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Indexed Terms

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item], Adam mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired: 2007

Processing Information

Processed by Lilly Library Staff. Completed in 2012.

Collection Inventory

Box 1

Series:

Correspondence
Box 1
folder 1
Adam, Juliette. Letters to various people , 1880-1911

Physical Description: (47 items)

Box 1
folder 2
Adam to Arany, M. ca. , 1884-1885

Physical Description: (4 items)

Box 1
folder 3
Adam to Charpentier. , 1863-1881

Physical Description: (6 items)

Scope and Contents: There are letters to both Gervais and his son, Georges Charpentier

Box 1
folder 4
Adam to Claretie, Jules. , 1905

Physical Description: (1 item)

Box 1
folder 5
Adam to Mme. D'Arnaldi. , 1903-1913

Physical Description: (5 items)

Box 1
folder 6
Adam to Daudet, Ernest. , 1881-1920

Physical Description: (30 items)

Box 1
folder 7
Adam to Lacour, Léopold. , 1881-1887

Physical Description: (9 items)

Box 1
folder 8
Adam to Maurel, Charles de. , 1884

Physical Description: (4 items)

Box 1
folder 9
Adam to Moore, (George?). , 1884-1889

Physical Description: (9 items)

Box 1
folder 10
Adam to Moussy, Victor. , 1881

Physical Description: (1 item)

Box 1

Series:

Subjects
Box 1
folder 11
Achinov Affair. , 1887-1902

Physical Description: (22 items)

Box 1
folder 12
Russia. , 1880-1881

Physical Description: (4 items)

Box 1
folder 13
Franco-Russian Association. , 1888-1890

Physical Description: (19 items)

Box 1
folder 14
Documents concerning the Franco-Russian Literary and Artistic Association. ca. , 1888

Physical Description: (9 items)

Box 1
folder 15
Mohrenheim. , 1884-1891

Physical Description: (3 items)

Box 1
folder 16
Memoirs. ca. , 1930

Physical Description: (10 items)

Box 1

Series:

Writings by Adam
Box 1
folder 17
"L'Egypte, un secret diplomatique" , undated

Physical Description: (3 items)

Box 1
folder 18
"Notre Alsace" , undated

Physical Description: 8 pages

Box 1
folder 19
"Rome, de la ville Medicis" , undated

Physical Description: (2 items)

Box 1
folder 20
"Souvenirs sur Pierre Loti" , 1900-1923

Physical Description: (7 items)

Box 1
folder 21
"Victor Hugo et Madam Adam" ca. , 1885
Box 1

Series:

Pictures
Box 1
folder 22
Portraits of Juliette Adam. , undated

Physical Description: (2 items)