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Kinopocket French flip book depicting newlyweds

 Collection — Box: BW-6
Identifier: MS-0792
Abstract

This item is a flip book containing gelatin silver prints which depict a pair of newlyweds as their car arrives amid a crowd of onlookers. The flip book was created in Paris in the early 1900s by a company called Kinopocket. There is currently no additional creator information available on Kinopocket.

Dates: early 1900s

Louis Buffier postcard featuring Guy Debord graffiti: "Les Conseils Superflus. Ne travaillez jamais"

 Collection — Box: BW-2, Folder: 10
Identifier: MS-0820
Abstract

This item is a French postcard created in the 1960s. The postcard was designed by French postcard maker Louis Buffier, and features a colorized photograph of graffiti done by Guy Debord in Paris. Guy Debord was French Marxist theorist, philosopher, author, and filmmaker who was born in 1931 and died in 1994. Louis Buffier was a French postcard maker active during the 1960s.

Dates: 1960s

Medieval manuscript

 Collection — Box: BW-9
Identifier: MS-0528
Abstract

Collection consists of a medieval manuscript granting half a farm, originating from France, dated July 22, 1359. The property is granted by Steue Decalmelas, inhabitant of the castle of Caylus.

Dates: 1359 July 22

Paris Commune photo album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0693
Abstract

Copied from dealer description: "Album offering extensive photographic documentation of the Paris Commune and its aftermath, 1871-circa 1985." The Paris Commune was a revolutionary socialist government that ruled Paris from 18 March to 28 May, 1871.

Dates: approximately 1871-approximately 1985

Pierre Lafon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0041
Abstract

Pierre Lafon or Lafond was a French stage actor born in Lalinde in the Dordogne on September 1, 1773.The collection consists of contracts, theatre bills, marriage documents, letters, totalling 47 items, which span the years 1797 - 1838.

Dates: 1797-1838

Prosper Mérimée handwritten letter to A. Romieu

 Collection — Box: BW-7
Identifier: MS-0734
Abstract

Prosper Mérimée (1803-1870) was a French dramatist, historian, archaeologist, and short story writer, perhaps best known for his novella Carmen. This item is a handwritten letter by Mérimée to Auguste Romieu, dated May 26, 1852, Paris. The letter spans one page and a half, in addition to two blank pages.

Dates: 1852 May 26

Robert A. Wilson collection of Gertrude Stein materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0785
Abstract Robert A. Wilson (1922-2016) was a Baltimore native who owned the Phoenix Book Shop in Greenwich Village, New York and was a well-known collector of signed first editions of works by his favorite literary figures, particularly Gertrude Stein. Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was an American expatriate novelist, playwright, poet, and art collector. She was born outside Pittsburgh, lived in Oakland, California, and then spent the rest of her life in Paris, France, becoming a part of the Parisian...
Dates: 1874 - 2011

Robert Forster papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0658
Abstract

Robert Forster was a professor in the Johns Hopkins History Department for almost 50 years, where he became renowned for his work on the history of early modern France. These are the professional papers of Forster dating from 1946-2003, including, but not limited to, research notes, typed drafts of his writings, correspondence, and teaching materials.

Dates: 1946 - 2003

Signed handwritten letter from Bernard-René Jourdan, Marquis de Launay, governor of the Bastille, to a Mr. Moreau regarding a building project with accompanying engraving of Launay

 Collection — Box: BW-2, Folder: 1
Identifier: MS-0805
Abstract

This collection is a handwritten letter, dated March 3, 1779, from the Bernard-René Jourdan de Launay, governor of the Bastille, with an accompanying engraving of de Launay.

Dates: 1779 March 3

Société des Amis d’Isidore Isou correspondence

 Collection — Box: BW-7
Identifier: MS-0739
Abstract

The Société des Amis d’Isidore Isou, or the Friends of Isidore Isou, was organized in 1970s France to assist and support Isidore Isou (1925-2007), founder of Lettrism, an art and literary movement which owed inspiration to Dada and Surrealism. This collection primarily includes the society's earliest correspondence, which documents requests for financial contributions to the newly-formed group, spanning 1970 to 1972.

Dates: 1970 - 1972

Sophie Gay letters to Alexandre Guiraud

 Collection — Box: BW-5
Identifier: MS-0772
Abstract

This collection is a set of six letters from French author Sophie Gay to French poet Alexandre Guiraud written in 1822. Sophie Gay was a French author born in Paris, France in 1776. Alexandre Guirard was a French poet, dramatic author, and novelist born in Paris, France 1788.

Dates: 1822

Yvonne Ferrand-Weyher poetry chapbooks and autograph letter

 Collection — Box: BW-18
Identifier: MS-0884
Abstract

This collection consists of eight chapbooks and one letter written by French poet Yvonne Ferrand-Weyher between 1939 and 1949 about her experiences during World War II.

Dates: 1939 - 1949

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