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Alexandre Dumas handwritten note to François Buloz

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030118933]
Identifier: MS-0733
Overview 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...

Clermont-Tonnerre letters

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030056117]
Identifier: MS-0362
Overview The collection is formed by 13 letters written in French, 1832-1836, as well as their analysis by Dr. François Velde, who discovered the letters in 1993. The letters are part of the correspondence of the Marquis de Clermont-Tonnerre, a minister in the French government of Charles X, and Marie-Caroline, duchesse de Berry, daughter-in-law of King Charles X.

Copies of letters and papers concerning the "Affaire Carrouges," a Surrealist controversy also called the "Affaire Pastoureau"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0808
Overview This collection contains copies of seven documents created in the 1950s concerning the Surrealist turmoil originating from the ‘Affaire Carrouges’. In 1951, a conflict between Surrealists Henri Pastoureau and Michel Carrouges due to a disagreement about religion resulted in the fracturing of the French Surrealist movement for three months. There is representation from both sides of the conflict in this collection.

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

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030118974]
Identifier: MS-0736
Overview 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,...

David Simon Blondheim essay

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030055630]
Identifier: MS-0352
Overview This collection onsists of a 1922 essay by Johns Hopkins University philologist David S. Blondheim, titled "Eassai d'un Vocabulaire Comparatif des Parlers Romans des Juifs au Moyen Age."

Dreyfus affair photo album

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0870
Overview This collection consists of an album of photographs relating to the Dreyfus affair. The Dreyfus affair was a political scandal that divided France at the turn of the twentieth century, wherein Alfred Dreyfus, a French army officer of Jewish descent, was convicted for treason on uncertain grounds.

Edouard Laboulaye lectures

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0075
Overview Édouard-René Lefèbvre de Laboulaye was a French businessman, lawyer, author, professor and politician born in Paris January 18, 1811. The collection consists of two volumes entitled "Constitution des États-Unis" containing 59 lectures written in French and delivered by Laboulaye at the Collège de France. Most were delivered in 1862-1863.

Engraved and illuminated marriage charter from Lyon, France

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0835
Overview An illuminated and engraved marriage charter on parchment, created in Lyon, France in June 1623. Marriage charters contained a briefly worded declaration of marriage and were blessed by a priest and given by a groom to the bride as a part of their wedding ceremony.

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

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151034438071], Folder: 17
Identifier: MS-0813
Overview 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).

French caricature folio: “Un Chapelet de Bêtises”

 Collection — Container: 1 [31151030142230]
Identifier: MS-0770
Overview This item is a folio of caricature sketches created in France in 1861. There is currently no biographical information on the creator.

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