File 24 - Letters to Georges Ancey

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CA ON00389 C8-1-24

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Letters to Georges Ancey

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  • 1899-1905 (Creation)

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24 handwritten letters, 1 handwritten bristol card note, 1 handwritten transcription, and 1 handwritten document

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  • Autograph carte-lettre from Gabriel Trarieux to Georges Ancey, dated «14 mai 1905», stamped «14 5 05». Sends, at Ancey’s request, names and addresses of friends who could attend the premiere of the play. Asks for 5 tickets.
  • Autograph letter from Gabriel Trarieux to Georges Ancey, dated «Paris 27 nov. 1901». Has read Ces Messieurs. Excellent play. Prefers the third act.
  • Autograph letter from Georges Bois to Georges Ancey, n.d., «19 Quai Voltaire». His play was not staged with Ancey’s at Antoine’s theatre, like in the good old days. Asks for 2 tickets for L’Avenir.
  • Autograph lettre-carte from [Charlotte] Lysès Sacha Guitry to Georges Ancey, n.d., on letterhead «48, rue Pergolèse. Téléphone: 667-27», stamped «13 IV 14». Hopes that there is no more danger.
  • Autograph letter from Sacha Guitry [?] to Georges Ancey [?], n.d., on letterhead «26, Place Vendôme». Likes his play.
  • Autograph letter from [?] Guitry to Georges Ancey [?], n.d., on letterhead «18, Avenue Elisée Reclus». Will wait for his visit.
  • Autograph letter from Stanislas Rzewuski to Georges Ancey, n.d., on letterhead «Hôtel Métropole Bruxelles» -with transcription by J. Sanders. Is in a desperate situation, unwell and out of money. Has to go to Germany, where one of his plays will be staged. Is imploring Ancey to lend him 200 francs.
  • Autograph bristol card from Edmond Sée to Georges Ancey, dated «jeudi», with address «6 Square du Roule». Writes that the play Ces Messieurs has had a great impact on him – Sée will write a column in La Presse, about it.
  • Autograph letter from Pierre Wolff to Georges Ancey [?], n.d., with address «Chalet Fonterive, près de la Pique, Luchon». Asks [«tu» form] how Ancey is doing. Has heard that Ancey has finished a comedy for the Comédie française. Wolff is working but nothing is coming of it.
  • Autograph letter from Pierre Wolff to Georges Ancey [?], n.d. Is asking Ancey to lend him what he asked a few days ago. Antoine will be back tomorrow.
  • Autograph letter from Pierre Wolff to Georges Ancey, n.d. Tells a strange story about his working table walking away from him. Wants to go to Brittany, even if it’s only for a few days, to see the Anceys. Sends his best to André [Antoine].
  • Autograph letter from Pierre Wolff to Georges Ancey, n.d. [from internal evidence, maybe 1903], on letterhead «11, avenue Matignon». Bought the text of Ces Messieurs – it is Ancey’s best play.
  • Autograph letter from Pierre Wolff to Georges Ancey, n.d., with address «Chalet Fonterive, près de la Pique, Luchon». Wonders why Ancey has not replied to his last letter.
  • Autograph letter from Pierre Wolff to «Ma chère amie», n.d., with address «22, rue d’Aumale». Offers a box for the following night.
  • Autograph letter from Pierre Wolff to «Chère amie», n.d. [early January probably], with address «22, rue d’Aumale». Sends his best wishes for the new year.
  • Autograph letter from Pierre Wolff to «Ma chère amie», n.d., with address «22, rue d’Aumale». Is unwell. Invites her to come for a visit.
  • Autograph letter from Pierre Wolff to «Ma chère amie», dated «29/1/18», with address «22, rue d’Aumale». Will come around for a visit on Friday.
  • Autograph letter from Pierre Wolff to «Ma chère amie», n.d., with address «22, rue d’Aumale». Has sent the letter. Reassures her that all will be well.
  • Autograph letter from Pierre Wolff to «Chère amie», n.d., with address «22, rue d’Aumale». Has sent the note she has given him to the Etat-Major. Hopes to succeed.
  • Autograph letter from Pierre Wolff to «Ma chère amie», n.d., with address «32, rue Guynemer VI». Tells her about his car accident – got her letter.
  • Autograph lettre-carte from André Calmettes to Georges Ancey, dated «7 juin 04», stamp not legible. Has seen Franck, who has no time to discuss casting.
  • Autograph lettre-carte from André Calmette to Georges Ancey, dated «mercredi soir», stamped 31-304». Suggests various times when they can meet to discuss.
  • Autograph letter from Paul Ginistry to Georges Ancey, dated «Paris, le 11 février 1905», on letterhead «Théâtre national de l’Odéon. Second Théâtre Français fondé en 1782. Cabinet du Directeur». Because of a busy schedule, cannot stage Ces Messieurs. Would like to discuss with Ancey, and would like to welcome him at the Odéon.
  • Autograph letter from Jean Jullien to Georges Ancey, dated «Paris 11 avril 1899», with address «10 Quai du Louvre». Will write a column about young playwrights and would like to include Ancey. Asks Ancey to complete a questionnaire about his career, plays, projects, etc.
  • Autograph letter from Oscar Méténier to Georges Ancey [?], n.d. «You will never say again that I have no manners. Yours…»
  • Autograph letter from Alfred Capus to Georges Ancey, n.d., with address «8, rue de Chateaudun». May have forgotten to reply to Ancey – confirms their meeting on Friday, 10 February.
  • Autograph document [Ancey?] – 12 page synopsis for a play?

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Box 2 Folder 24

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