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Memoir notes by Malherbe

From: Claude Cahun and Suzanne Malherbe papers

Memoir notes by Malherbe

From: Claude Cahun and Suzanne Malherbe papers

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Creator: Malherbe, Suzanne, 1892-1972
Other Creator: Cahun, Claude, 1894-1954
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Date: undated
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Description:
Claude Cahun, born Lucy Schwob, was a French photographer, artist, and author. Cahun was associated with the Surrealist movement, and her photography and writings addressed issues of gender identity. In 1937 she moved to Jersey in the Channel Islands with her partner Suzanne Malherbe, an illustrator who adopted the name Marcel Moore. Cahun and Malherbe were active in the resistance during the German occupation of Jersey during World War II. They were imprisoned and sentenced to death in 1944, but were liberated at the end of the war.
Formerly owned by Basil Bigg. Purchased from Bernard Quaritch, Ltd., on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2009.
Abstract:
The Claude Cahun and Suzanne Malherbe Papers consist of holograph and typescript writings by Cahun; memoirs, correspondence, and notes relating to their experiences during World War II; and a small amount of other correspondence and copies of photographs by Cahun.
Papers relating to World War II (in boxes 1-2) include copies of resistance propaganda, undated; letters and notes concerning the imprisonment of Cahun and Malherbe, 1943-1945 and undated; holograph memoir notes by Malherbe, undated; and a typescript memoir by Cahun and Malherbe, undated.
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3 folders ; 28 cm. and smaller.
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1
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13-15
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Unknown (Mixed Resolutions)
Object ID: 17317512
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