Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
The Jean-Marie Goulemot Dreyfus affair collection contains published and illustrated material that documents the trial of Alfred Dreyfus, accused of treason in 1894 during the French Third Republic (1871-1940). The collection is entirely in French. Materials date from 1895-1900, 1906, and 1994, and include published writings, original drawings, posters and other illustrations that capture the events and reactions of leading figures.
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 1972.
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).
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.
Josephine Baker (1906-1975) was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress who came to be known in various circles as the "Black Pearl," "Bronze Venus" and even the "Creole Goddess". Baker was the first Black woman to star in a major motion picture, Zouzou (1934) and to become a world-famous entertainer. The materials span from 1926 to circa 1970 and contain photographs, promotional flyers, and ephemeral books.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.