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...
Tissandier, Gaston - Tissandier, Paul - Tissandier, Albert - Dupuis-Delcourt
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).
Langeron, Louis-Alexandre Andrault, Comte De - Langeron, Louis-Alexandre Andrault - Langeron, Charles-Claude
Luis Aury papers, 1801-1911
French privateer and governor of an independent republic which he established in Galveston, Texas. Correspondence, legal records, and other papers relating to Aury's experiences as a member of French naval forces sent to Hispaniola in 1802, corsair conducting raids on English and Spanish ships in the Caribbean Sea, naval commander for the United Provinces of Rio del Plata (Provincias Unidas del Río de la...
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...
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis De
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.
Ernest Cushing Richardson collection of French and Italian manuscripts, 1179-1825
Ernest Cushing Richardson papers
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.
Richardson, Ernest Cushing
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.
Princess Marie Bonaparte papers, 1889-1962
Psychoanalyst and author. Journals, correspondence, drafts of writings, notebooks, legal records, obituaries, genealogical notes, photographs, watercolor drawings, and printed matter relating to Bonaparte's involvement in the field of psychoanalysis.
Bonaparte, Marie - Bonaparte, Marie, Princess
Philippe-Henri, marquis de Ségur, papers, 1781-1788
French army officer, minister of war, and ambassador to Russia from France. Military records pertaining to the administration of the French army (France. Armée) during the period 1781-1783, including French participation in the American Revolution.
Ségur, Philippe-Henri, Marquis De - Ségur, Philippe-Henri
I.M. Pei papers, 1920-2016
Architect. Correspondence, planning files, biographical material, maps, blueprints, drawings, proposals, minutes, reports, scrapbooks, press releases, clippings, invitations, brochures, interviews, appointment calendars, travel records, certificates, awards, and photographs related to architectural activities, urban planning, and professional associations of I. M. Pei.
I.M. Pei Collection (Library of Congress) - Pei, I. M.
Carl Conrad Loth papers, 1896-1967
United States Army officer and aviator. Correspondence, newsletters, photographs, certificates, and scrapbooks related primarily to Loth's service as a driver in the American Volunteer Motor-Ambulance Corps and as an aviator and officer in the United States Army during World War I and World War II.
Loth, Carl Conrad
Marquis de Lafayette papers, 1757-1990
Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, speeches, reports, minutes, notes, military records, financial and legal documents, family papers, broadsides, and other papers relating chiefly to the Marquis de Lafayette's military, political, and private life, as well as to French and American history of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Subjects include Lafayette's involvement in the American Revolution and in the French revolutions of...
Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Adrien-Jules - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis De - La Fayette, Michel Louis Christophe Roch Gilbert Motier - Jarnac, Philippe-Ferdinand-Auguste De Rohan-Chabot - La Tour-Maubourg, Anastasie Du Motier De La Fayette - Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Virginie Du Motier De La Fayette - Lafayette, Marie Adrienne De Noailles - Jarnac, Charles Rosalie De Rohan-Chabot - Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Louis - Périer, Natalie Du Motier De La Fayette - Jarnac, Louis Charles Guillaume De Rohan-Chabot - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier - Lafayette, Georges Washington Louis Gilbert Du Motier - Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Olivia De Rohan-Chabot