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Elizabeth Daum diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0162

This collection consists of the diary of Elizabeth Daum, which provides an account of her trip to Europe by ocean liner, July to October, 1926. Elizabeth Daum resided in Scranton, PA in 1926. Her travel diary indicates she was an unmarried, young adult who made a trans-Atlantic crossing to Europe in 1926. Other biographical information of Elizabeth Daum has not been found.

Dates: 1926 July 10-October 14

Eugène Rosambeau lithograph, depicting female soldiers of “Les Amazones de la Seine”

 Collection — Box: BW-2, Folder: 5
Identifier: MS-0813

This collection consists of an original color lithograph entitled “Les Amazones de la Seine,” created and signed by Eugéne Morsabeau Rosambeau in 1870. The print depicts a group of a dozen Prussian soldiers brought to surrender by members of the “Amazones de la Seine,” a French female military faction during the Siege of Paris (1870-1871).

Dates: 1870

French government-issued ration cards from the Siege of Paris

 Collection — Box: BW-6
Identifier: MS-0797

Likely distributed by the République française, French government, these three ration cards are from the 1870 to 1871 Siege of Paris. One meat ration card from the 9th arrondissement (district) and two subsistence cards for bread, groceries, oil, and chocolate from the 6th arrondissement.

Dates: 1870-1871

Henry Harrisse items

Identifier: MS-0310

Henry Harrisse was a scholar and bibliographer whose particular interest was the discovery of America. He was born in Paris in 1829. The collection consists largely of items removed from books in the Harrisse Collection in Special Collections at Johns Hopkins dating from approximately 1876-1910, as well as correspondence about Harrisse after his death, dating from 1937-1941.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1876-1910; 1876-1941

Jean-Jacques Lebel "3e Festival de la Libre Expression" poster

 Collection — Box: OB-1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MS-0883

Poster advertising the daily events of the third annual Festival de la Libre Expression, organized by Jean-Jacques Lebel.

Dates: 1966

Johns Hopkins University collection of games and toys

Identifier: MS-0843

The Johns Hopkins University collection of vintage games and toys is an artificially assembled collection of materials purchased and selected by the curators of Special Collections. It spans from 1796 to 2020.

Dates: 1796 - 2021

Johns Hopkins University French Avant-Garde ephemera collection

Identifier: MS-0448
Scope and Contents

The material is diverse, including engravings, drawings, posters, and medals, ranging from the 18th to the 20th century. Much of the collection is oriented toward the avant-garde, so even the 18th-century material tends to be literature of the margins. It is especially strong in 19th and 20th century avant-garde material (Symbolisme, Cabaret literature, political and social satire, Surrealism).

Dates: 1700s-1900s

Johns Hopkins University "May 1968" protests collection

Identifier: MS-0678

The volatile period of civil unrest in France during May 1968 was punctuated by demonstrations and massive general strikes as well as the occupation of universities and factories across France. At the height of its fervor, it virtually brought the entire advanced capitalist economy of France to a dramatic halt. This artificially-created collection contains posters, protest leaflets, tracts, and photographs from these student protests in May 1968.

Dates: 1968

Johns Hopkins University World's Fair collection

Identifier: MS-0545

This artificially-assembled collection consists of materials relating to international World's Fairs and Expositions, including photographs; postcards; written travelogues or personal accounts of the fairs; ephemera, including programs and printed souvenirs; lithographs and engravings; and physical objects. The materials date from the 1830s to the 1960s.

Dates: 1830s-1967

J.P.R. Cuisin manuscript: Les Lunes Poétiques des Deux Mondes; Contemplations Philosophiques, Historiques, Morales et Religieuses

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0831

An autographed manuscript by P. Cuisin, titled Les Lunes poétiques des deux-mondes; Contemplations Philosophiques, Historiques, Morales et Religieuses. The manuscript is undated, but was likely created in Paris between 1820 and 1845. P. Cuisin, also known as J.P.R Cuisin, was a Parisian author who was born in 1777 and died in approximately 1845.

Dates: approximately 1820-1845

Kinopocket French flip book depicting newlyweds

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

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

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

Paris Commune photo album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0693

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

Sophie Gay letters to Alexandre Guiraud

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

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

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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