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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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    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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    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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    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. Should be recat at some point as type K
    • Contributor: Gravelot, Hubert François
    • Date: 1760

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    French and American Claims Commission records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, petitions, inventories, depositions, lists, certificates, and receipts. Most of the correspondence is from French residents in New Orleans and elsewhere in Louisiana and is addressed to the French consul in New Orleans, the French minister in Washington, D.C., and the ministry of foreign affairs (Ministère des affaires étrangères) in Paris. Some petitions are from French residents in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi, Missouri, and ...
    • Contributor: French and American Claims Commission
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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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    Tissandier collection on the history of aeronautics, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs, graphic material, memorabilia, and other papers collected by Gaston Tissandier and his brother Albert with additions by Gaston's son, Paul. Also includes the collection of Dupuis-Delcourt, brought together prior to 1860, and later purchased by Gaston Tissandier. Primarily files on pioneering aeronauts (air pilots) and airship builders from the first century of flight which pertain chiefly to balloon ...
    • Contributor: Tissandier, Gaston - Tissandier, Albert - Tissandier, Paul - Dupuis-Delcourt
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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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    Louis-Pierre Mouillard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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.
    • Contributor: Mouillard, Louis-Pierre
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    Marce Lacouture concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by Marce Lacouture with David Greely and Kristi Guillory in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on June 23, 2010 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The concert features songs, ballads, and waltzes referred to as "home music" --traditional songs sung among family and friends, in ...
    • Contributor: Lacouture, Marce - Greely, David - Guillory, Kristi - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2010
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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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    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 - Greely, David - Guillory, Kristi - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2010-06-23
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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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    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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    Belgian children's letters to President Woodrow Wilson, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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.
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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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    Philippe Bunau-Varilla papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal records, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Bunau-Varilla's activities in the United States (1900-1907), his efforts relating to the Panama Canal, and his role in the Panamanian revolution and as minister plenipotentiary for the new government. Includes material pertaining to the Hay-Bunau-Varilla treaty of 1903 and an eyewitness account of volcanic activity in Nicaragua in 1902. Correspondents include Manuel Amador ...
    • Contributor: Bunau-Varilla, Philippe
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    Edmond Charles Genet papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence; diplomatic despatches; speeches; writings; scientific papers; notes relating to England and America; legation accounts; newspaper extracts; printed matter; and other papers. Subjects include Genet's diplomatic service in England, Russia, and the U.S.; political theory; scientific research; and Clinton and Osgood families. Includes a memoir prepared by his son, Geo. Clinton Genet, and other descendants; and correspondence and despatches received by Genet's father, Edme ...
    • Contributor: Genet, Edmond Charles