W. G. C. Byvanck papers

W. G. C. Byvanck papers

Dates: 1891

Contains a bound paper photocopy of Byvanck's notes from interviews with impressionist artists in preparation for the book Un Hollandais a Paris en 1891. The impressionists he wrote about include artists such as: Aristide Bruant, Jean Moreas, Ernet Raynaud, Paul Verlaine, Leon Cahun, Claude Monet, Jules Renard, and Maurice Barres. The manuscript was sent to Marcel Schwob (1867-1905), who wrote corrections in the margins. The original is lost.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Byvanck, W. G. C. (Willem Geertrud Cornelis), 1848-1925. -- Schwob, Marcel, 1867-1905
  • Call Number: MSS 3847
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from W. G. C. Byvanck papers, must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: MSS 3847; W. G. C. Byvanck papers; 19th and 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: MSS 3847, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This collection was donated to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections in 1980 by John Green.
Acquisition Information
Donated; John Green; 1980.
Subject Terms
Green, John; Art--France--Paris; Impressionism (Art)--France; Paris (France)
Genre / Form
French literature--History and criticism; Interviews
Processing Information
Processed; Melissa Cowles and John Murphy; April 2007.
Appraisal Information
19th and 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana.
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Finding Aid Title
Byvanck (W. G. C.) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Melissa Cowles and John Murphy
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-11T15:14-0600
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Biographical History

W.G.C. Byvanck (1848-1925) was a Dutch librarian and writer.

W.G.C. Byvanck was a Dutch librarian and writer. He was born in Amsterdam on November 10, 1848. He married Clara Byvancks Cramerus and had two sons and a daughter. He studied at the Hague and Leiden gaining his PhD in 1879. In April 1895 Byvanck was appointed director of the Royal Library and was editor of a magazine entitled "De Gids" ("The Guide"). He died December 6, 1925.

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