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  • 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
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    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
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    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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    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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    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
  • Philippe Bunau-Varilla papers, 1877-1955

    Panamanian diplomat and engineer. Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal records, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Bunau-Varilla's activities in the United States, his efforts to gain support for completion of the Panama Canal, and his role in the Panamanian revolution and as minister plenipotentiary for the new government.

    • Contributor: Bunau Varilla, Philippe
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1877
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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, 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
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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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    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
  • 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
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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
  • 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
  • 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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    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
  • 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
  • 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 - Collection
    • Date: 1797
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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
  • 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
  • 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
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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
  • Louis-Alexandre Andrault, comte de Langeron, and Charles-Claude, marquis de Langeron, papers, 1761-1785

    French military officers. Correspondence and documents concerning French military and naval participation in the American Revolution.

    • Contributor: Langeron, Louis Alexandre Andrault, Comte De - Langeron, Louis Alexandre Andrault
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1761