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Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - Diane de Margerie Collection

Identifier: GTM-930319

Content Description

Letters from Teilhard de Chardin to Diane de Margerie. Includes printed articles by and about Teilhard de Chardin. Four offprints bear inscriptions by Teilhard to Ambassador Roland de Margerie and his wife Jenny Fabre-Luce, parents of Diane de Margerie.

Diane de Margerie (b.1927), is a French writer and translator.


  • 1923-1975
  • Majority of material found within 1942 - 1955

Conditions Governing Access

Most manuscripts collections at the Georgetown University Booth Family Center for Special Collections are open to researchers; however, restrictions may apply to some collections. Collections stored off site require a minimum of three days for retrieval. For use of all manuscripts collections, researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections in advance of any visit.

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction requests for materials authored by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin must be approved by the Teilhard Estate.

Researchers are solely responsible for determining the copyright status of the materials being used, establishing who the copyright owner is, locating the copyright owner, and obtaining permission for intended use.


0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Diane de Margerie, 1993.

Related Materials

In addition to titular Teilhard de Chardin collections, related materials are found in the papers of the following: Lady Bronwen Astor, Adrienne Croissant, Marie Therese Dubalen, Robert Francoeur, Thomas King, SJ, Constantin Kluge, Pierre Leroy, Lucile Swan, Janetta Warre, Leo W. Zonneveld.

Processing Information

Most items included autograph Post-it notes by Solange Soulie. These have been removed from the original item and placed on an acid-free sheet included in the folder.

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - Diane de Margerie Collection
L. Matano, Georgetown University Library Booth Family Center for Special Collections.
November 2017
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Revision Statements

  • 2022: Conditions Governing Use note updated by John Zarrillo

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington DC 20057