Jacques Barzun papers
- 1970 - 2007
- Barzun, Jacques, 1907-2012 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for use.
Conditions Governing Use
0.47 Cubic Feet (1 legal size document box)
Biographical / Historical
He published more than forty books, was awarded the American Presidential Medal of Freedom, and was dubbed a knight of the French Legion of Honor. His magnum opus, the historical retrospective From Dawn to Decadence: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life, 1500 to the Present (2000), was published when he was 93 years old. He lived in San Antonio, TX with his wife, Marguerite. He passed away in 2012.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Part of the Special Collections Repository
The Sheridan Libraries
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA