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    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Dallapiccola/Dwight collection, 1951-1989

    Luigi Dallappiccola was an Italian composer. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Dallapiccola, Luigi - Dwight, Margaret
    • 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
  • 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
  • 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
    • Date: 1760

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  • Marce Lacouture with David Greely and Kristi Guillory: Cajun Music from Louisiana

    Marce Lacouture, David Greely, and Kristi Guillory perform traditional Cajun music at the Library of Congress. This concert is part of the Homegrown Concert Series, presented by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Lacouture, Marce
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-06-23
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    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
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    Index of documents pertaining to French exploration of the New World, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. 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. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Historian. Collection material in French. Forms part of: Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection. MSS4185 1 item.

    • Contributor: Margry, Pierre
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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
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    Belgian children's letters to President Woodrow Wilson, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Letters (1915 February-March) of Belgian school children addressed to President Wilson, expressing gratitude for American relief during World War I. Many of the letters are decorated with art work and calligraphy and some include photographs or ribbons. Transfer, U.S. Dept. of State, 1919. Gift, Woodrow Wilson House, 1964. Collection material in Flemish and French, with several translated into English. MSS12294 Finding ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    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
  • 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
  • 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
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    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
  • 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
  • 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
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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. DLC 1 sheet ; 16 cm

    • Contributor: Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1825-04-04
  • Homegrown Concert Flyer for Marce Lacouture 2010 (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    Homegrown Concert Flyer for Marce Lacouture 2010: American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress