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Kay Amert research papers

Identifier: MSS 6804
Scope and Contents Contains the papers, research notes, article drafts, and professional correspondence of Kay Amert. The bulk of Amert's research papers focus on the work of Simon de Colines (died 1576), a sixteenth-century Renaissance printer based in Paris, France. The collection includes detailed notes on individual books from the Estienne and Colines presses, especially the types used. The books she studied are housed in various library collections worldwide. This collection also contains the draft of...
Dates: 1986-2007

Josette B. Ashford papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6137
Scope and Contents

Contains Josette Ashford's personal scrapbook of photographs, postcards, correspondence and clippings detailing her life from the early 1920s until about 1999 and course materials as a professor of French and Italian at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Also included are linguistics research and publications, handouts, articles, news clippings, poetry, and literary/linguistic analysis note card files from 1951 to 1990. It also includes her life history.

Dates: 1920-1999

Davis Bitton papers

Identifier: MSS 7441
Scope and Contents

Contains items primarily created by or about Davis Bitton while a professor of history at the University of Utah and while Assistant Church Historian. Research notes from his many projects are included in the collection, as well as correspondence between him and his family members and other colleagues. Much of his life's work as church historian is included in this collection. Materials date from between 1834 and 2007.

Dates: 1834-2007

Count Itwa bound manuscript

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1361
Scope and Contents Handwritten and bound manuscript in French entitled "LES FOLIES D'UN PENSEUR" (The Foolishness of a Thinker). The item contains various writings on philosophical topics such as the process by which authors are inspired, and how men come to worship God. It also contains some thoughts on the human condition. These are followed by a long dissertation on Napoleon (1769-1821) and Napoleon III (1808-1873). The author writes about the latter's politics, character, and morality. Following these...
Dates: 1851-1863

Saint Francis de Sales papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 447
Scope and Contents

Handwritten correspondence, a list, and licenses, including one printed form with handwritten notations. The letters are by Francis, Pierre Francois Faius (Vicar-general of the Geneva diocese), Charles Auguste de Sales (Francis' nephew and successor as Bishop of Geneva), and Antoine Favre (a friend of Francis). Also included is a typewritten biography of Francis.

Dates: 1610-1652

William Gates papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 279
Scope and Contents Containts transcripts, printers' proofs, grammars, vocabularies, dictionaries, glyph studies, botanical studies, commentaries, articles, editions of codices, personal correspondence, 44 original manuscripts, imprints, maps, charts, drawings, photographs, notes, memoranda, Maya Society materials, genealogies of Maya families, and Mayan glyphs on moveable type. Many of the items are reproductions. The materials relate to the languages history and archaeology of the Indian peoples of Central...
Dates: 1524-1947

Guilhomme La Mothe letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4234
Scope and Contents

One French letter, dated 7 November 1797, from Guilhomme La Mothe to his brother discussing life and Indian affairs at Fort St. Joseph. Michigan.

Dates: 1797 November 7

Joseph Jérôme Le Français de Lalande letters to Mme. Dupiery

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 530
Scope and Contents Materials include thirty-three letters written from de Lalande to Mme. de Piery discussing his work, the current political situation, and personal matters. Portions of three letters have been excised, possibly because of their political content. Some items are not dated, others are dated using the calendar adopted by the French following the Revolution (1789-1792) with no attempt to correlate these dates with the Gregorian calendar. All items handwritten, some signed. All but one...
Dates: 1779-1806

Les eleves de l'ecole francaise de Spiez a leurs bienfaitrices

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 549
Scope and Contents Handwritten dedication in French. The item was written to "Mesdames Cooke-Daniels et Martin" thanking them for being the benefactors of the students studying in Spiez, Switzerland, on the occasion of the French national holiday, 14 July 1917. The students are grateful for the kindnesses shown them and say they are becoming good Frenchmen, worthy of the valiant soldiers who are suffering and dying during World War I. The item is signed by various students. A typewritten English...
Dates: 1917 July 14

Letter and portraits

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2584
Scope and Contents

Letter on vellum in French. The item was written in a secretary's hand and was signed with the words "Henry de Lorraine." It is one page of 9 lines in length with a paper seal affixed. The letter is addressed to the treasurer, Mollay, and deals with a financial transaction. Also included are two portrait etchings of Guise.

Dates: 1581

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