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Jean duc d'Estrées: Relation de ce qui s'est passé pendant la campagne des vaisseaux du Roy commandés par Monsieur..., 1698

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: id126312
Scope and Contents Official report of the experiences of the French naval squadron in Spain in 1698, during the leadup to the War of Spanish Succession, authored by Jean duc d'Estrees. The full title of the report is as follows: "Relation de ce qui s'est passé pendant la campagne des vaisseaux du Roy commandés par Monsieur le comte D'Estrées, en mil tin cens quatre vingt dix huit." Mentions the poor health of King Charles II of Spain, the state of the Spanish fleet, harassment by Algerian pirates, and the...
Dates: 1698

Receuil des plus beaux vers François qui ont estes faicts à la louange du roy Louis le Grand [...], 1693

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: id126313
Scope and Contents Manuscript of poetry and prose written by an unknown Jesuit priest which praises Louis XIV, also known as the Sun King. The full title is "Receuil des plus beaux vers François qui ont estes faicts à la louange du roy Louis le Grand avec quelques autres pièces melangées". There are over 150 individual works within this volume and all but one of them are poems. The largest number of the poems were written to commemorate the victory of the French army during the seige of Namur. Item cannot be...
Dates: 1693

Marriage Contract (France), 1753 February 13

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: id128211
Scope and Contents

Marriage contract between Louis François Nicolas Petitcolas and Jeanne Simon, daughter of Pierre Simon de Corcondray.

Dates: 1753 February 13

Marriage Contract (France), 1704 August 25

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: id130288
Scope and Contents

Marriage contract between Nicolas Dubord and Marie Madgalène Salle, both of Le Havre, France.

Dates: 1704 August 25

Alexandre Guichard Chansonnier Songbook, circa 1794-1795

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: id140643
Scope and Contents

Manuscript chansonnier (songbook) kept by Alexandre Guichard of Stenay (Alsace, France), containing lyrics to 188 French songs. The date given on the first page is "An 3 de la Republique," the 3rd year of the French Republic, which began on September 22, 1794, following the Reign of Terror. The chansonnier includes the lyrics but not the actual music for the songs, but always notes the tune to which it is sung. An alphabetical index can be found at the end.

Dates: circa 1794-1795

Dangel-Sivadier Correspondence, 1941-1942

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: id143523
Scope and Contents Correspondence includes a postcard, December 30, 1941 from André Dangel, a French prisoner of war in a German POW camp to Marthe Sivadier (probably his wife) and his mother in Paris. Dangel expresses hope to be released and mentions that a fellow prisoner, who will be repatriated to France shortly is planning on visiting Marthe and his mother. Also included is a letter, July 28, 1942, from Marthe Sivadier (Paris) to André Dangel still in the POW camp ("M.-Stammlater, V A"). She talks about...
Dates: 1941-1942

Sisters of Sainte-Marthe de Dijon Legal Document, 1736

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: id149067
Scope and Contents

The document outlines the terms under which Michelle Gautier is going to join the religious order of the Sisters of Sainte-Marthe, Dijon (Burgundy), France. The contract lists names of other members of the order, as well as of local officials and the representative of the King. It addresses in detail the monetary contributions Gautier has to make and the rules she will have to follow.

Dates: 1736

Box 1

 File — Box: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Includes manuscript material in French. The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. This collection has multiple creators, which have not been indexed at this time.

Dates: 1633-1942; Majority of material found in 1633-1795, 1942