• Catalog Record

    Letter to [Prume] dated 21 Oct., 1839, sent from Leipzig. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Holograph. Title devised by cataloger. In French. In ink. Includes address. Includes label "Accord. u. Tonleiter für junge Musiker." DLC In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. DLC 1 folded sheet (1 unnumbered page) ; 21 cm

    • Contributor: Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1839
  • 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
    • Date: 1915
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • J.N. Nicollet papers, 1797-1843

    Mathematician, explorer, and cartographer. Correspondence, astronomical and geographical observations, expedition diaries, maps, reports, research material, and notes relating to Nicollet's explorations of the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers.

    • Contributor: Nicollet, J. N. (Joseph Nicolas) - Nicollet, J. N.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ernest Bloch collection, 1888-1981

    Ernest Bloch was a Swiss-born composer, violinist, conductor and photographer. The collection, which documents his life and work, includes manuscripts (music and lecture material), correspondence, business and financial papers, photographs, programs, promotional material, clippings, writings about Ernest Bloch, personal papers, and printed matter.

    • Contributor: Bloch, Ernest
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Notated Music
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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. DLC 1 sheet ; 4 x 8 cm

    • Contributor: Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1832
  • 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. 1 case : chiefly ill. ; 31 cm.

    • Contributor: Gravelot, Hubert François
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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. DLC 1 sheet ; 16 cm

    • Contributor: Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1825-04-04
  • Catalog Record

    Louis-Pierre Mouillard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. 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. Gift, Mireille Martin, 2000. Gift, estate ...

    • Contributor: Mouillard, Louis Pierre
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Catalog Record

    Raoul Heilbronner papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. 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, ...

    • Contributor: Heilbronner, Raoul
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • Catalog Record

    Barony of Saint Desiré records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. 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. Microfilm edition available, no. 20,403. Microfilm produced from originals in the Manuscript Division. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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. 1 case : chiefly ill. ; 31 cm.

    • Contributor: Gravelot, Hubert François
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1760
  • Catalog Record

    Raoul Heilbronner papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. 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, ...

    • Contributor: Heilbronner, Raoul
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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