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  • Raoul Heilbronner papers, 1887-1952

    German-born antique dealer, of Paris, France, who specialized in Gothic and Renaissance art, furniture, tapestries and statues and supplied many nineteenth and early twentieth century American collectors. Correspondence; letterbooks; business records including invoices, inventories, notebooks, address book, records of purchases and sales, deposits, and consignments; and historical notes and clippings relating to particular objects.

    • Contributor: Heilbronner, Raoul
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1887
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    Eugene Tyler Chamberlain collection relating to French orphans of World War I, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Files on French families and orphans of World War I aided by Chamberlain and other philanthropic Americans. Chiefly correspondence concerning rehabilitation of the families and the education and placement of the children in productive employment. Files also contain photographs and memoranda providing family background.

    • Contributor: Chamberlain, Eugene Tyler
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    French and American Claims Commission records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, petitions, inventories, depositions, lists, certificates, and receipts. Most of the correspondence is from French residents in New Orleans and elsewhere in Louisiana and is addressed to the French consul in New Orleans, the French minister in Washington, D.C., and the ministry of foreign affairs (Ministère des affaires étrangères) in Paris. Some petitions are from French residents in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi, Missouri, and ...

    • Contributor: French and American Claims Commission
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Eugene Tyler Chamberlain collection relating to French orphans of World War I, 1916-1927

    Philanthropist. Files relating to thirty-eight French families and orphans of World War I aided by Eugene T. Chamberlain and other philanthropic Americans. Chiefly correspondence concerning rehabilitation of the families and the education and placement of the orphans in productive employment. Also photographs and memoranda providing family background.

    • Contributor: Chamberlain, Eugene Tyler
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1916
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    Edmond Charles Genet papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; diplomatic despatches; speeches; writings; scientific papers; notes relating to England and America; legation accounts; newspaper extracts; printed matter; and other papers. Subjects include Genet's diplomatic service in England, Russia, and the U.S.; political theory; scientific research; and Clinton and Osgood families. Includes a memoir prepared by his son, Geo. Clinton Genet, and other descendants; and correspondence and despatches received by Genet's father, Edme ...

    • Contributor: Genet, Edmond Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Ernest Cushing Richardson collection of French and Italian manuscripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscripts collected by Richardson including correspondence, legal notes, dictionaries of ecclesiastical and civil law, land records, genealogical material, financial records, pamphlets, printed matter, and other documents relating chiefly to France and Italy. Subjects include law, medicine, and religion.

    • Contributor: Richardson, Ernest Cushing
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Louis-Pierre Mouillard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, notes, printed material, certificates, photographs, drawings, and other papers pertaining primarily to Mouillard's inventions. Subjects include aviation, agricultural techniques in the desert, naval technology, local politics, and bird flight and wing structure. Includes a record book of the packet boat Gabari documenting trade between Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Tunisia. Correspondents include Octave Chanute.

    • Contributor: Mouillard, Louis Pierre
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Henri Giffard papers, 1852-1910

    Engineer and aeronaut. Correspondence, notes, design drawings, broadsides, newspapers, printed illustrations, articles about Giffard, and newspaper clippings relating chiefly to Giffard's balloon designs and ascents.

    • Contributor: Giffard, Henri
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1852
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    Barony of Saint Desiré records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Records relating chiefly to land evaluation, leases, ownership, and transactions; value of land held by tenants; and land and hommage owed to the Baron of St. Desiré. Also includes census of people and their wealth, tithe books, map, and other records.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, legal documents, clippings, broadsides, orderly book, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lafayette's military service in Canada and Virginia, his tour of the United States (1824-1825), his land in Florida, and his views on such topics as the slave trade and the French government. Also includes material pertaining to the centennial observance of his death. Correspondents include Thomas Clarkson, George Washington Parke ...

    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Souvanna Phouma, Prince of Laos, papers, 1961 January 1-1970 December 31

    Prince and prime minister of Laos. Copies of ten volumes of diaries with inserted material such as letters, cables, memoranda, communiqués, clippings, and other printed material reflecting Souvanna Phouma's role as nationalist and conciliator of the political factions within Laos.

    • Contributor: Souvanna Phouma, Prince of Laos - Souvanna Phouma
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1961
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    William Vans Murray papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, and official documents pertaining to Murray's diplomatic activities as minister to the Netherlands (1797-1801) and as minister plenipoteniary to France (1799-1800) along with Oliver Ellsworth and William Richardson Davie. Topics include the American Revolution, the treaty of 1787 with England, and the XYZ Affair. Includes correspondence with John Adams; John Quincy Adams; Baron de Cappelle; Charles Guillaume Frédéric Dumas; Elbridge Gerry; James ...

    • Contributor: Murray, William Vans
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Inventaire du trésor des chartes, 1615-1626

    Librarian to Louis XIV. An inventory of the French royal archives from 1615 to 1626 compiled by Dupuy and Théodore Godefroy.

    • Contributor: Dupuy, Pierre
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1615
  • Charles Tournemire collection, circa 1868-1962

    Charles Tournemire was a French composer, organist, and teacher. The collection chiefly consists of holograph, manuscript and printed music by Tournemire and other composers. In addition, the collection contains librettos, a scrapbook, books and a journal.

    • Contributor: Tournemire, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1868
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    Raoul Heilbronner papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; letterbooks; business records including invoices, inventories, notebooks, address book, records of purchases and sales, deposits, and consignments; and historical notes and clippings relating to particular objects. Individuals represented include George Grey Barnard, Samuel R. Bertron, Mary Anne Italia Mitchell Blair, Edson Bradley, Charles T. Crocker, Mary Williamson Harriman, William Randolph Hearst, Elinor Evans Klapp, Bertha Honoré Palmer, Thomas Fortune Ryan, William K. Vanderbilt, ...

    • Contributor: Heilbronner, Raoul
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Tissandier collection on the history of aeronautics, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs, graphic material, memorabilia, and other papers collected by Gaston Tissandier and his brother Albert with additions by Gaston's son, Paul. Also includes the collection of Dupuis-Delcourt, brought together prior to 1860, and later purchased by Gaston Tissandier. Primarily files on pioneering aeronauts (air pilots) and airship builders from the first century of flight which pertain chiefly to balloon ...

    • Contributor: Tissandier, Gaston
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Inventaire du trésor des chartes, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    A twelve-volume inventory of the French royal archives (Trésor des chartes) prepared by Pierre Dupuy and Theodore Godfroy.

    • Contributor: Dupuy, Pierre
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Louis-Alexandre Andrault, comte de Langeron, and Charles-Claude, marquis de Langeron, papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, lists, rosters, charts, reports, embarkation orders and other material pertaining chiefly to French military and naval participation in the American Revolution. Includes lists of French fleets and regimental rosters of troops at Brest, France, 1776-1779; signals and rules for division of prizes in the French Navy; charts and reports on Louis Guillouet, m. le comte d' Orvillers' defeat of Admiral Viscount Augustus Keppel ...

    • Contributor: Langeron, Louis Alexandre Andrault
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • William Vans Murray papers, 1778-1805

    Diplomat and United States representative from Maryland. Correspondence, diaries, and official documents pertaining to Murray's diplomatic activities as minister to the Netherlands (1797-1801) and as minister plenipoteniary to France (1799-1800).

    • Contributor: Murray, William Vans
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1778
  • Jean-Joseph Maurice Dartigue papers, 1941-1945

    Haitian government official. Correspondence, minutes, agreements, financial reports, and studies concerning the formation and mission of the Société Haitiano-Américaine de Développement Agricole, of which Dartigue was a founder and vice president.

    • Contributor: Dartigue, Jean Joseph Maurice
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1941
  • Theatre de Voltaire; dessins par Gravelot

    Title lettered on case. 45 mounted pencil and pen sketches for the illustrations to the Collection complète des oevres de Voltaire, Genève, Cramer, 1768-96. Rosenwald 1604 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Provenance: Marquis de Fourquevaulx, Emmanuel Bocher, Louis Orly-Roederer. Should be recat at some point as type K

    • Contributor: Gravelot, Hubert François
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1760

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  • Louis-Pierre Mouillard papers, 1833-1987

    French inventor and aeronautical pioneer. Certificates, correspondence, drawings, notes, photographs, printed matter, and writings relating primarily to Mouillard's inventions.

    • Contributor: Mouillard, Louis Pierre
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1833
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    Philippe Bunau-Varilla papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal records, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Bunau-Varilla's activities in the United States (1900-1907), his efforts relating to the Panama Canal, and his role in the Panamanian revolution and as minister plenipotentiary for the new government. Includes material pertaining to the Hay-Bunau-Varilla treaty of 1903 and an eyewitness account of volcanic activity in Nicaragua in 1902. Correspondents include Manuel Amador ...

    • Contributor: Bunau Varilla, Philippe
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Letter to Monseiur Norblin, at Rue de Montmartre Paris, dated April 4, 1825. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Holograph (photostat). Title devised by cataloger. In French. Reproduction of original letter written in April 4, 1825. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1825
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    Henri Giffard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, notes, design drawings, broadsides, newspapers, printed illustrations, articles about Giffard, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Giffard's exhibition of a large captive balloon in the courtyard of the Tuileries in Paris in 1878. Includes his design drawings for balloons and notes on hydrogen gas.

    • Contributor: Giffard, Henri
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection