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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.

    • Contributor: Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix
    • Date: 1825
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    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. In the same folder of 14.

    • Contributor: Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix
    • Date: 1832
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    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." In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix
    • Date: 1839
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    Dallapiccola / Dwight collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The bulk of 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 short excerpts or ...

    • Contributor: Dallapiccola, Luigi
    • Date: 1951
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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
    • Date: 1843
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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
    • Date: 1868
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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
    • Date: 1760
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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
    • Date: 1539
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    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.

    • Date: 1915
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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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    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
    • Date: 1852
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    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
    • Date: 1761
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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, Marquis De - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Date: 1776
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    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
    • Date: 1833
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    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
    • Date: 1961
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    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.
    • Date: 1797
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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

    Librarian to Louis XIV. An inventory of the French royal archives from 1615 to 1626 compiled by Dupuy and Théodore Godefroy.

    • Contributor: Dupuy, Pierre
    • Date: 1615
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    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
    • Date: 1777
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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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    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
    • Date: 1877
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    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
    • Date: 1941
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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

    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