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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, manuscript histories, and other papers chiefly concerning French participation in the American Revolution and the establishment of Branche française, Society of the Cincinnati. Includes material on the siege of Yorktown, Va., and Rochambeau's memoirs entitled Histoire de l'Origine, & des Progrès de la Guerre ... 1763 ... 1780, and Mémoire De La Guerre en Amèrique en 1780. Correspondents include Louis XVI, King of ...
    • Contributor: Rochambeau, Jean-Baptiste-Donatien De Vimeur
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Souvanna Phouma, Prince of Laos, papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Copies of ten volumes of diaries with inserted material such as letters, cables, memoranda, communiques, clippings, and other printed material. Reflects Souvanna's role as nationalist and conciliator of the political factions within Laos including the Neo Lao Haksat (political arm of the Pathet Lao) led by Prince Souphanouvong, the rightist faction led by Prince Boun Oum Na Champassak, and the neutralists led by Souvanna; ...
    • Contributor: Souvanna Phouma
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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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    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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    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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    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 - Jarnac, Charles Rosalie De Rohan-Chabot - Jarnac, Louis Charles Guillaume De Rohan-Chabot - Jarnac, Philippe-Ferdinand-Auguste De Rohan-Chabot - Lafayette, Georges Washington Louis Gilbert Du Motier - Lafayette, Marie Adrienne De Noailles - La Fayette, Michel Louis Christophe Roch Gilbert Motier - Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Adrien-Jules - Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Louis - Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Olivia De Rohan-Chabot - Lasteyrie Du Saillant, Virginie Du Motier De La Fayette - La Tour-Maubourg, Anastasie Du Motier De La Fayette - Périer, Natalie Du Motier De La Fayette
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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