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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
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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: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, Marquis De - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Date: 1457
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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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    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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    Marquis de Lafayette papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, speeches, reports, minutes, notes, military records, financial and legal documents, family papers, broadsides, and other papers relating chiefly to the marquis'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 1789 and 1830, his imprisonment ...

    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
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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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    Eugene Tyler Chamberlain collection relating to French orphans of World War I, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Files on French families and orphans of World War I aided by Chamberlain and other philanthropic Americans. Chiefly correspondence concerning rehabilitation of the families and the education and placement of the children in productive employment. Files also contain photographs and memoranda providing family background.

    • Contributor: Chamberlain, Eugene Tyler
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    Barony of Saint Desiré records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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.

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    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
    • Date: 1868
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    Princess Marie Bonaparte papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, writings, notebooks, genealogical notes, legal records, printed matter, photographs, watercolor drawings, and other papers relating to Bonaparte's involvement in the field of psychoanalysis. Documents her relationship and analysis with Sigmund Freud, the establishment and development of psychoanalysis in France, and emigration of psychoanalysts, most notably Sigmund Freud, prior to and following World War II. Subjects include Bonaparte's purchase of Sigmund Freud's letters ...

    • Contributor: Bonaparte, Marie
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    Louis-Alexandre Andrault, comte de Langeron, and Charles-Claude, marquis de Langeron, papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, lists, rosters, charts, reports, embarkation orders and other material pertaining chiefly to French military and naval participation in the American Revolution. Includes lists of French fleets and regimental rosters of troops at Brest, France, 1776-1779; signals and rules for division of prizes in the French Navy; charts and reports on Louis Guillouet, m. le comte d' Orvillers' defeat of Admiral Viscount Augustus Keppel ...

    • Contributor: Langeron, Louis-Alexandre Andrault - Langeron, Charles-Claude
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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
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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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    Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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 (1824-1825), his land in Florida, and his views on such topics as the slave trade and the French government. Also includes material pertaining to the centennial observance of his death. Correspondents include Thomas Clarkson, George Washington Parke ...

    • Contributor: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
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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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    1891, Oct.

    • Date: 1891-10-01

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    Janvier, Louis-Joseph, 1884

    • Contributor: Janvier, Louis-Joseph - Lenoir, Marie-Edouard
    • Date: 1884

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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 - Godfroy, Theodore
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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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    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
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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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    William Vans Murray papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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) along with Oliver Ellsworth and William Richardson Davie. Topics include the American Revolution, the treaty of 1787 with England, and the XYZ Affair. Includes correspondence with John Adams; John Quincy Adams; Baron de Cappelle; Charles Guillaume Frédéric Dumas; Elbridge Gerry; James ...

    • Contributor: Murray, William Vans
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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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    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