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    Hans Peter Kraus collection of Spanish American documents, 1433-1966 Bookman, collector, and bibliophile. Letters, decrees, order books, reports, instructions, dispatches, printed material, and miscellaneous legal documents concerning the history of colonial Spanish America, including the activities of the Mexican Inquisition.
    • Contributor: Kraus, Hans Peter
    • Date: 1433
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    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 - Tissandier, Paul - Tissandier, Albert - Dupuis-Delcourt
    • Date: 1539
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    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
    • Date: 1778
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    Louis-Alexandre Andrault, comte de Langeron, and Charles-Claude, marquis de Langeron, papers, 1761-1785
    Louis-Alexandre Andrault, comte de Langeron, papers | Charles-Claude, marquis de Langeron, papers
    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 - Langeron, Charles-Claude
    • Date: 1761
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    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...
    • Contributor: Aury, Luis
    • Date: 1801
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    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 - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis De
    • Date: 1776
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    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.
    • Date: 1380
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    Inventaire du trésor des chartes, 1615-1626
    Pierre Dupuy papers
    Librarian to Louis XIV. An inventory of the French royal archives from 1615 to 1626 compiled by Dupuy and Théodore Godefroy.
    • Contributor: Godfroy, Theodore - Dupuy, Pierre
    • Date: 1615
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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
    • Date: 1734
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    John Davis Batchelder collection of manuscripts, 1537-1944 Educator and collector. Autographs, letters, official documents, writings, printed material, photographs, and other papers of prominent historical figures in the arts, science, and politics of the Western world collected by Batchelder.
    • Contributor: Batchelder, John Davis - John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1537
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    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
    • Date: 1916
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    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.
    • Contributor: Richardson, Ernest Cushing
    • Date: 1179
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    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
    • Date: 1887
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    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.
    • Contributor: Bonaparte, Marie - Bonaparte, Marie, Princess
    • Date: 1889
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    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.
    • Contributor: Ségur, Philippe-Henri, Marquis De - Ségur, Philippe-Henri
    • Date: 1781
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    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.
    • Contributor: I.M. Pei Collection (Library of Congress) - Pei, I. M.
    • Date: 1920
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    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.
    • Contributor: Loth, Carl Conrad
    • Date: 1896
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    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...
    • Contributor: 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
    • Date: 1457