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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

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 Marie Goulemot collection of French Revolutionary and Napoleonic materials

Identifier: MS-0809

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

Identifier: MS-0494

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

Identifier: MS-0495

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

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

Pierre Lafon papers

Identifier: MS-0041

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: 1
Identifier: MS-0734

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

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: 1874-2009

Robert Forster papers

Identifier: MS-0658

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

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