Catalogues and research tools
The documents kept at the Bibliothèque de la Maison Jean-Vilar are listed in two online catalogs:
Manuscripts and archive collections
The records of each archive collection contain a short historical presentation as well as information on how to consult them.
For some archive collections, inventories on paper can be consulted only on site.
Manuscripts and Archive collections catalogue
To limit your research to the collections of the Maison Jean-Vilar, use the ‘Localization’ filter and opt for ‘Maison-Jean-Vilar’.
Not all the documents are yet listed in the General Catalogue. Some can be consulted on site on file catalogues, sorted by authors, well-known figures, titles, subjects, press or periodical articles.
Communication of the archives of Jean Vilar and Jean Rouvert : ask for authorization at Association Jean-Vilar
Communication of heritage collections and storage book and periodicals
Free consultation of books, periodicals, photo albums, programs of the Festival d’Avignon and of the Festival OFF.
Consultation of digital resources of the Bibliothèque nationale de France: Gallica intra muros, periodicals in digitized format, online database, Internet Archives etc.
Information and Bibliographic research both on-site and remote
Article research by topic, place or weel-known figures (actor, director, choreographer, author, scenographer etc.)
Paying photocopying service
Wifi access: visitors can use the ‘BNF’ wifi network available in both reading rooms of the Maison Jean-Vilar
Enhancing the collections
We organize pedagogical activities on request and suited to your requirements
Bibliographies on the Festivals d’Avignon and on Les Hivernales ara available
We showcase documents on current events of Performing Arts