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  • Catalog Record

    Théorie de l'in bonis habere, ou de la propriété prétorienne. Épisode de la lutte du pouvoir prétorien contre le formalisme du vieux droit des Romains, par Aug. Ribéreau. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    French application/pdf

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1867
  • 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
  • Edmond Charles Genet papers, 1734-1895

    French diplomat and first minister of the French Republic to the United States. Correspondence written and received during Genet's diplomatic service in Russia and the United States; also legation accounts, extracts from English newspapers, notes relating to England and America, scientific papers, a memoir prepared by his son, Geo. Clinton Genet, and other descendants, and printed material.

    • Contributor: Genet, Edmond Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1734
  • Catalog Record

    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Catalog Record

    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Catalog Record

    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
  • Catalog Record

    Wanda Landowska and Denise Restout papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection consists of annotated music, correspondence, business papers, writings, photographs, biographical materials, programs, and other materials that document the legacy of Landowska. These materials largely reflect the activities and music library of Landowska and her pupil, secretary and caretaker, Denise Restout, after their migration to the United States in 1941. Various items are the result of Restout's efforts in documenting Landowska's teachings and ...

    • Contributor: Landowska, Wanda
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1843
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Belgian children's letters to President Woodrow Wilson, 1915

    Letters written by Belgian school children to President Woodrow Wilson expressing gratitude for American aid after the German invasion of Belgium during World War I.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1915
  • 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
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    Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, manuscript 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, Va., and Rochambeau's memoirs entitled Histoire de l'Origine, & des progrès de la guerre ... 1763 ... 1780, and Mémoire De La guerre en amèrique en 1780. Correspondents include Louis ...

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

    Charles Tournemire collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection chiefly consists of holograph, manuscript and printed music by Tournemire and other composers. In addition, the collection contains librettos, a scrapbook on Le sang de la sirène, books, and a journal.

    • Contributor: Tournemire, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1868
  • Catalog Record

    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Catalog Record

    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
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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