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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

Catherine de Medicis, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of France, 1519-1589 letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 5910
Abstract Photocopies and postcards of letter written on 8 January 1571 by Catherine de Medicis to Monsieur de Fourquevaux, member of the King’s privy council and ambassador to Spain.
Dates: 1571

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 translation...
Dates: 1917 July 14

Collection on motion picture publicity and promotion

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2544
Scope and Contents Various sized film posters, domestic and foreign, used by theaters to advertise films exhibited. The collection also includes souvenir programs sold by theaters and pressbooks provided by the distributors that contain press releases, newspaper advertising mats, illustrations of available posters, and other promotional materials. Other media such as tie-in study guides for schools, magazine advertisements, three-dimensional objects, and related items are also included in the collection. These...
Dates: approximately 1920-2005

Marcel Schwob correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8401
Scope and Contents Materials contain copies of the original correspondence from Marcel Schwob to W.G.C. Bijvanck dated 1891-1898 and a letter from Maurice Barrès to Marcel Schwob written in 1892. The letters are written in French and Schwob seems to send most of his from Paris, France. Folder 1 contains the copies of letters 2-37 from Schwob to Bijvanck; Folder 2 contains letter 56 from Barrès to Schwob; and Folder 3 contains extra copies of some of the letters. The documents are ordered according to the way they...
Dates: 1891-1898

Souvenirs de l'annee 1870

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1513
Scope and Contents Bound carbon copy of a typed document in French. This consists of a letter from Chevreau to his daughter Marguerite de Kronenberg. The letter incorporates notes that were taken during the years 1869-1872, which describe political events in France taking place at the time. Copies of letters on political matters are also included.
Dates: 1886

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