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Alexandre Dumas handwritten note to François Buloz

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0733
Abstract Alexandre Dumas, born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie (1802 – 5 December 1870), also known as Alexandre Dumas, père, was a French writer. Many of his historical novels of high adventure were originally published as serials, including The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers. Alexandre Dumas, fils (1824-1895) was a French writer and dramatist, best known for Camille (a.k.a. The Lady of the...
Dates: undated, 1894

Correspondance adressee a Berthe Schuster, marraine de guerre [Correspondence addressed to Berthe Schuster, war godmother]

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0736
Abstract Starting in the spring of 1915, during World War I, some women in unoccupied France volunteered for the role of "war godmothers," marraines de guerre. To provide the moral support these men, so-called "war orphans," could not receive from their families, women in unoccupied areas became their pen pals. Berthe Schuster was one of these war godmothers and lived during the war on 51 Malakoff Avenue in Paris. This collection includes 124 pieces of correspondence, including illustrated letters,...
Dates: 1912 - 1919

Jean Marie Goulemot collection of French Revolutionary and Napoleonic materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0809
Abstract

This collection of French Revolutionary and Napoleonic items donated by Jean Marie Goulemot, ranging from the 1790s to approximately 1806, includes four manuscript items, and two committee badges. The letters are state correspondence to Le Ministre de la Justice, Prefécts des departements, and Le Ministre de l'Intérieur.

Dates: 1790s-approximately 1806

Johns Hopkins University George Sand collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0494
Abstract

Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin (1804-1876), best known by her pseudonym George Sand, was a French novelist and memoirist. This is an artifically assembled collection with items chosen by the curators of Special Collections, related to or created by George Sand in the 19th century.

Dates: 1850-1859

Johns Hopkins University Maurice Sand collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0495
Abstract

Jean-Franois-Maurice-Arnauld, Baron Dudevant, better known as Maurice Sand (1823-1889 in Nohant-Vic), was a French illustrator, writer, and playwright. This is an artificially assembled collection with manuscript material chosen by the curators of Special Collections, related to or created by Maurice Sand.

Dates: 1848-approximately 1880

Jérôme-Napoléon Bonaparte collection (missing)

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0279
Abstract

Jérôme-Napoléon Bonaparte (1784 1860) was the youngest brother of Napoleon I. This collection consisted of two photocopies of two items related to Bonaparte, one dating from 1804. These items cannot be located and are considered missing.

Dates: 1804 March 29, undated

Leon Fleisher papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0081
Abstract Pianist, conductor, and teacher Leon Fleisher (1928-2020) has had a career in music stretching more than 70 years, including nearly 50 years as a faculty member of the Peabody Conservatory of Music. After making his debut at age 16 with Pierre Monteux conducting, Fleisher toured internationally as a soloist until a neurological condition caused him to lose the full use of his right hand. After three decades of focusing on performing the piano repertoire for the left hand, conducting various...
Dates: 1938 - 2020
Found in: Peabody Archives

Louise Colet letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0613
Scope and Contents

These letters were handwritten in french by Louise Colet and sent to Arthur Arnould around 1860.

Dates: 1860

P. Jouet (?) letter to S. Reinach

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0714
Abstract

This holding contains a letter written by P. Jouet to S. Reinach in May 1911. The correspondents possibly were French scholars, Philippe Jouet, a family researcher, and Salomon Reinach, an archaeologist.

Dates: 1911 May

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

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