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The collection of Johns Hopkins professor of Romance Languages, A. Marshall Elliott, is formed largely by the holographic copies of manuscripts of Marie de France assembled by Professor Elliott from libraries in Europe. The papers are the research for his proposed work on the 12th-century French poet whose writings and background were not well known in the late 19th century/early 20th century. The fables and lays [lais] are written in French and include mostly manuscripts from the...
George Charles Keidel (1868-1942) was associate professor of Romance Languages at Johns Hopkins University and was later a librarian at the Library of Congress. The collection spans the years 1899-1935 and consists largely of Prefessor Keidel's lectures and writings on romance paleography. Some material is in French.