File 15 - Files: 156-162

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CA ON00389 F17-2-15


Files: 156-162


  • 1900 - 1901 (Creation)

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12 cm of textual records

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These files consist of photocopies of handwritten correspondence and typed/handwritten transcriptions sent
by Émile Zola between January of 1900 and June of 1901. Recurring correspondents include Fernand Labori,
Denise Rozerot, Alfred Bruneau, Fernand Desmoulin, Ernest Vizetelly and Joseph Reinach. Zola kept in close
contact with many of the figures involved in the Dreyfus Affair (as can be seen in the number of letters sent to
Fernand Labori, Alfred Dreyfus and others); however, a large portion of his correspondence is focused on
business after 1900. Most of the letters focus on Travail, however there are numerous references to articles and
critiques being written by Zola at this time

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Box 17: Letters from January 1900 - June 1901

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