Documentation

The museum also contains many archives and documents. The collections related to the writer have been grouped under the following themes: Victor Hugo’s anniversaries (1878-1885), 80th birthday celebration, Death of Victor Hugo (condolences from France and abroad), Funeral,1902 Centenary of his birth, Fiftieth anniversary of his death  1935, Centenary of his death 1985, Bicentenary of his birth 2002, Publishing contracts, Monuments (Barrias), Scores of Victor Hugo’s works set to music (19th and 20th centuries), Works sent to Victor Hugo (verses, plays). Others relate to the family life of Madame Hugo and the four children, Léopoldine, Charles, François-Victor and Adèle. Others concern the literary works and polemics.