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Adam mss., 1863-1930

Summary Information

Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Lilly Library
Indiana University
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
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Adam, Juliette, 1836-1936.

Adam mss., 1863-1930

Collection No.
LMC 1004

197 items

Materials are in French

Consists of the letters and papers of French writer, literary revue editor, and salon hostess Juliette (Lambert) Adam, 1836-1936.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Biographical Note

Juliette (Lambert) Adam, 1836-1936, founded La Nouvelle Revue in 1879 and served as its editor until 1899. The majority of the collection dates from the 1880's and the years of her editorship of the revue.


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

Scope and Content Note

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.

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.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information
Acquired: 2007
Usage Restrictions
Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library, however, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the Curator of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.

Preferred Citation
[Item], Adam mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
Processing Information
Processed by Lilly Library Staff.

Completed in 2012

Series: Box 1 Correspondence

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

(47 items)

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

(4 items)

folder 3 Adam to Charpentier. 1863-1881

(6 items)

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

folder 4 Adam to Claretie, Jules. 1905

(1 item)

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

(5 items)

folder 6 Adam to Daudet, Ernest. 1881-1920

(30 items)

folder 7 Adam to Lacour, Léopold. 1881-1887

(9 items)

folder 8 Adam to Maurel, Charles de. 1884

(4 items)

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

(9 items)

folder 10 Adam to Moussy, Victor. 1881

(1 item)

Series: Box 1 Subjects

folder 11 Achinov Affair. 1887-1902

(22 items)

folder 12 Russia. 1880-1881

(4 items)

folder 13 Franco-Russian Association. 1888-1890

(19 items)

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

(9 items)

folder 15 Mohrenheim. 1884-1891

(3 items)

folder 16 Memoirs. ca. 1930

(10 items)

Series: Box 1 Writings by Adam

folder 17 "L'Egypte, un secret diplomatique" undated

(3 items)

folder 18 "Notre Alsace" undated

8 pages

folder 19 "Rome, de la ville Medicis" undated

(2 items)

folder 20 "Souvenirs sur Pierre Loti" 1900-1923

(7 items)

folder 21 "Victor Hugo et Madam Adam" ca. 1885

Series: Box 1 Pictures

folder 22 Portraits of Juliette Adam. undated

(2 items)