Of late the French Department library has received some valuable additions to its shelves.
The most important of them are the following works of Alfred de Musset: "Comedies et Proverbes," "Oeuvres Posthumes," "Prenieres Poesies," "Nouvelles Poesies," "Melanges." "Crutes." "Confe-sion d'su Enfant du Siecle," Alexander Dumas' "Lavie, sontemps, son Oeuvre," by Henri Blage de Bury, a work of great interest. "Eloquence Politique et Parlementaire en France avant, 1789," by C. Aubertin. Correspondence de Balzac, and the Poesies Completes de Bertran de Born.