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Author: Sam Schaefler
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Correspondence, documents and manuscripts from late seventeenth and eighteenth century France, especially from the French Revolution, collected by Sam Schaefler. Authors include J.B. Colbert Torcy and the Duchesse Du Lude. Many of the items from the French Revolution represent the work of the Committee of Public Safety and the Committee of General Security. French Revolutionary leaders represented in the collection
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Genre/Form: Affidavits
Appointments
Articles
Autographs
Bank drafts
Bankbooks
Bills (financial)
Bonds (financial instruments)
Calling cards
Certificates
Commissions
Deeds
Depositions
Diplomas
Engravings.
Essays
Financial documents and records
Hymns
Insurance policies
Manuscripts (literary)
Mortgages
Notebooks
Orders
Photographs
Poems
Receipts
Reports
Resolutions
Seals
Songs
Speeches
Tax stamps
Tickets
Warrants
Sources
Named Person: Berenice Abbott; Thomas A'Becket; Franco̧is d' Affry; Richard Aldington; Svetlana Allilueva; Jesse Appleton; Jacques Phillipe Arcambal; Joseph Auslander; Leonard Bacon; Adam Badeau; Faith Baldwin; Francis C Barlow; Joel Benton; Annie Besant; Walter Besant; Laurence Binyon; Frank P Blair, Jr.; François-Antoine Boissy d'Anglas, comte de; Charles-François Bonnay, marquis de; J Bouchotte; François Louis Bourdon; Gamaliel Bradford; Georg Brandes; James Bryce Bryce, Viscount; Witter Bynner; Erskine Caldwell; Jean Jacques Régis de Cambacérès; Joseph Cambon; Lazare Carnot; Paul Vincent Carroll; Ralph Chaplin; Francis James Child; Winston Churchill; Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois; Peter Colt; James Fenimore Cooper; Georges Auguste Couthon; Cubières-Palmézeaux; Adam Philippe Custine, comte de; Clemence Dane; Richard Low Dawson; Margaret Deland; Thomas De Quincey; Jean Doublet; John Drinkwater; James Duane; Marguerite Louise de Bethune de Daillon Duchess Du Lude; Ariel Durant; Will Durant; Alexander Hill Everett; Howard Fast; Claude Fauchet; Rachel Field; John H Finley; John Gould Fletcher; Shelby Foote; John Fowles; Anatole France; James George Frazer; Henry Blake Fuller; Simon Franco̧is Gay de Vernon, baron; Maxwell David Geismar; Charlotte Perkins Gilman; Louis Ginsberg; Maximilian Godefroy; Ulysses S Grant; Asa Gray; A W Greely; A H Green; A B Guthrie, Jr.; Louis Bernard Guyton de Morveau, baron; Hermann Hagedorn; William Bayard Hale; Oscar Handlin; Albert Bushnell Hart; Hemans, Mrs.; J G Holland; Joseph Hopkinson; Tunis Hubbard; Victor Hugo; Joseph Huntington; Samuel Huntington; Laurence Hutton; Thomas Jefferson; Laura Winthrop Johnson; William Jolliffe; Thomas Samuel Jones; Josephine, Empress consort of Napoleon I Emperor of the French; Augustus Keppel Keppel, Viscount; Frances Parkinson Keyes; Paul de Kock; Oliver La Farge; Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier Lafayette, marquis de; John Lamb; James Reid Lamdin; Harold Joseph Laski; Henri Masers de Latude; Joseph Le Bon; Richard Le Gallienne; Thomas Dongan Limerick, Earl of; Yutang Lin; Abraham Lincoln; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Louis, King of France; Emil Ludwig; Rose Macaulay; John McClintock; Percy Wallace MacKaye; James Madison; Edwin Markham; John Masefield; John Mattocks; Thomas Francis Meagher; Merlin, M.; Jean Baptiste Michaud; Nelson Appleton Miles; L A Milet-Mureau; Mirabeau, vicomte de; Hugues-Guillaume-Bernard-Joseph Monmayou; James Monroe; Nicholas Monsarrat; Marianne Moore; Jean Victor Marie Moreau; Louis Saint Ange Morel de La Colombe; Angela Morgan; Richard Morice; Christopher Morley; David Morton; Lewis Mumford; Paul Muni; Kirk Munroe; John Middleton Murry; Henry John Newbolt, Sir; Joseph Fort Newton; John Nicholson; Daniel Rogers Noyes; Thomas Noyes; Hans Christian Oersted; James Oppenheim; John Boyle O'Reilly; John Osborne; Charles-Franco̧is Oudot; John Howard Payne; William Lyon Phelps; Hugh Pigot; Nicolas Pike; Fitz-John Porter; Michael Pupin; Luise Rainer; Conrad Richter; Cecil Roberts; Maximilien Robespierre; Edwin Arlington Robinson; Romain Rolland; Theodore Roosevelt; Edgar Saltus; Antoine-Joseph Santerre; Clinton Scollard; Walter Scott; Franco̧is Horace Bastien Sebastiani, comte; Anne Douglas Sedgwick; Robert W Service; William Henry Seward; B P Shillaber; Daniel Edgar Sickles; John Smith; Francis Hopkinson Smith; William Smith; William Farrar Smith; Edward Askew Sothern; Johanna Spyri; Edmund Clarence Stedman; Wallace Stegner; Ann Stephenson; Ebenezer Stevens; Carolyn Stickney; Frank Swinnerton; Arthur Symons; Benjamin Tallmadge; Karl Christian Phillipp Tauchnitz; Augustin Thierry; John Payne Todd; Jean-Baptiste Colbert Torcy, marquis de; Ridgely Torrence; Charles Hanson Towne; Arnold Toynbee; H R Trevor-Roper; Barbara Wertheim Tuchman; Louis Untermeyer; Mark Van Doren; Hendrik Willem Van Loon; Richard Varick; William Watson, Sir; M L Weems; Marinus Willett; Tennessee Williams; Nathaniel Parker Willis; Sloan Wilson; Charles Erskine Scott Wood; Alexander Woollcott; Henry C Work; Herman Wouk; Jack Yellen; Marya Zaturenska
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Schaefler
OCLC Number: 122421393
Language Note: English and French.
Notes: See also the Gordon Ray Collection and the David Eugene Smith Historical Collection.
Description: 2 linear ft. (781 items in 4 boxes).

Abstract:

Correspondence, documents and manuscripts from late seventeenth and eighteenth century France, especially from the French Revolution, collected by Sam Schaefler. Authors include J.B. Colbert Torcy and the Duchesse Du Lude. Many of the items from the French Revolution represent the work of the Committee of Public Safety and the Committee of General Security. French Revolutionary leaders represented in the collection include François-Antoine Boissy D'Anglas, Jean-Baptiste-Noel Bouchotte, Pierre Joseph Cambon, Lazare Carnot, Jean-Marie Collot D'Herbois, l'Abbʹe de Fauchet, Philippe-Antoine Merlin de Douai, Jean Victor Moreau. C.A. Prieur-Duvernois, and Antoine Joseph Santerre. In addition, the collection includes a letter from the Danish physicist Hans Christian Oersted to Sir John Herschel, a letter by the French poet Romain Rolland, a document of the Philadelphia Artists' Fund Society of 1846 with signatures of its officers, and an autograph letter and a photograph of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

1986 ADDITION: One letter from James Monroe and two from Theodore Roosevelt.

1987 ADDITION: Correspondence, documents, manuscripts, and photographs dealing with American and English literature, and American and French history during the era of the Revolutions. Included are letters from Erskine Caldwell, Will Durant, Howard Fast, Rachel Field, Emil Ludwig. Edwin Markham, Christopher Morley, and John Howard Payne; manuscripts of John Drinkwater, Felicia Hemans, Romain Rolland, Louis Untermeyer, and Tennessee Williams; and documents of James Duane, Joseph Hopkinson, and Sir Walter Scott.

1988 ADDITION: Correspondence and documents dealing with American and English history during the 18th and 19th centuries. There are letters from Dubo and Demante de Millot (about the French fleet in Haiti in 1780), U.S. Grant, Victor Hugo, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Robespierre, W.H. Seward, and Daniel Waldo; and documents of the Sultan of Borneo and James Madison. There are also photographs taken by Lee David Hamilton of Central Park and of Polaris submarines.

1989 ADDITION: Correspondence, manuscripts, and documents on American history and literature, from the 17th through the 20th centuries. There are letters and some manuscripts to the editor of ANTHOLOGY OF MYSTICAL VERSE and LYRA MYSTICA dating from the 1920s and the 1930s; letters and autographs of early 20th century Americans and New York and Connecticut colonial documents signed by Isaac Huntington, Jacob Remer, and Thomas Dongon. Also included are photographs of foreign travels in a Packard motorcar, 1903-1904, and a photographic travelogue (photographs taken by Henry C. Rem) of the first European motorcar tour by Americans in a Packard, 1907-1910.

1990 ADDITION: Documents dealing with finance and land sales in New York from 1789 to 1879. There are land deeds resulting from the dispersal of the assets of John Lamb at the end of the 1790s, mortgage bonds, insurance policies, and papers about the insurance claims of Ebenezer Stevens for shipping seized by France in 1808. There is also a letter in rebus form, written in 1734.

1992 ADDITION: Three letters from Richard Le Gallienne to Margot Holmes, his photograph signed and inscribed to her, and a Berenice Abbott photograph have been added.

1997 ADDITION: Naval commission of Richard Morice as Commander of H.M.S. Tarrier.

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