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  • Catalog Record

    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Ernest Cushing Richardson collection of French and Italian manuscripts, 1179-1825

    Librarian and collector. Correspondence, legal notes, dictionaries of ecclesiastical and civil law, land records, genealogical material, financial records, pamphlets, printed material, and other manuscripts relating to mainly to France and Italy collected by Richardson. Subjects include law, medicine, and religion.

    • Contributor: Richardson, Ernest Cushing
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1179
  • Catalog Record

    Visiting card on 1832 from Mendelssohn to [Mde. Kiéné] / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Holograph. Title devised by cataloger. In French. In pencil. Includes address. Note on card, "Mr. F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy" and 6 lines of pencil autograph. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. In the same folder of 14.

    • Contributor: Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1832
  • 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
  • Catalog Record

    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
  • Barony of Saint Desiré records, 1380-1793

    Census records, land books and evaluations, listings of laws and decrees, title books, and other material relating to the Barony of Saint Desiré.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1380
  • Catalog Record

    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
  • Catalog Record

    Marce Lacouture concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by Marce Lacouture with David Greely and Kristi Guillory in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on June 23, 2010 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The concert features songs, ballads, and waltzes referred to as "home music" --traditional songs sung among family and friends, in ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2010
  • Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, papers, 1777-1794

    Commander-in-chief of the French army in America. Correspondence, histories, and other papers chiefly concerning French participation in the American Revolution and the establishment of the French branch of the Society of the Cincinnati. Includes material on the siege of Yorktown, Virginia.

    • Contributor: Rochambeau, Jean Baptiste Donatien De Vimeur, Comte De - Rochambeau, Jean Baptiste Donatien De Vimeur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1777
  • Catalog Record

    Index of documents pertaining to French exploration of the New World, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Index of documents, dating 1615 to 1684, that Margry later published in the six volume work (1879-1888) titled Mémoires et documents pour servir à l'histoire des origines françaises des pays d'outre-mer.

    • Contributor: Margry, Pierre
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, papers, 1776-1934

    Soldier and statesman. 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 from 1824 to 1825, his land in Florida, and his views of such topics as the slave trade and the French government, including also material pertaining to the centennial observance of his death and ...

    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis De - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1776
  • 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
  • Tissandier collection on the history of aeronautics, 1539-1929

    Collection of items gathered by Gaston Tissandier, an aeronaut and scientist, with additions by his brother, Albert Tissandier, an artist and aeronaut, and his son, Paul Tissandier, also an aeronaut. Includes the collection of J. F. Dupuis-Delcourt, an airship builder, brought together prior to 1860 and later purchased by Gaston Tissandier. Mostly in French, the collection pertains primarily to balloon flights of the eighteenth ...

    • Contributor: Tissandier, Gaston
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1539
  • Catalog Record

    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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    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
  • Catalog Record

    Théatre de Voltaire / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1760
  • Catalog Record

    Jean-Joseph Maurice Dartigue papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, minutes, agreements, studies, and financial reports pertaining to the founding and mission of the Société Haitiano-Américaine de Développement Agricole. Pertains chiefly to the organization's efforts during World War II in cooperation with the United States to produce Cryptostegia, a fast growing rubber plant. Documents the clearing of lands and displacement of peasant families in implementing a contract with the Rubber Reserve Company, a ...

    • Contributor: Dartigue, Jean Joseph Maurice
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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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
  • Catalog Record

    Souvanna Phouma, Prince of Laos, papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Copies of ten volumes of diaries with inserted material such as letters, cables, memoranda, communiques, clippings, and other printed material. Reflects Souvanna's role as nationalist and conciliator of the political factions within Laos including the Neo Lao Haksat (political arm of the Pathet Lao) led by Prince Souphanouvong, the rightist faction led by Prince Boun Oum Na Champassak, and the neutralists led by Souvanna; ...

    • Contributor: Souvanna Phouma
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Catalog Record

    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
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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
  • 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
  • Catalog Record

    Dallapiccola / Dwight collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The bulk of the collection contains Dallapiccola's correspondence with Peggie Dwight, including over 300 letters (written mostly in French) and various postcards and telegrams. In addition, there are over 200 articles and programs relating to Dallapiccola's career, mostly collected during those years. The collection also includes a few of Dallapiccola's holograph music manuscripts, most notably his opera Ulysses, as well as short excerpts or ...

    • Contributor: Dallapiccola, Luigi
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1951