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This collection consists of one Napoleonic era mother-of-pearl and gilded metal bound monthly appointment book, published in approximately 1810 by Chez Marcilly in Paris. It includes one metal writing instrument, and is ornately decorated. No biographical data is available on the creator.
The collection is formed by 13 letters written in French, 1832-1836, as well as their analysis by Dr. François Velde, who discovered the letters in 1993. The letters are part of the correspondence of the Marquis de Clermont-Tonnerre, a minister in the French government of Charles X, and Marie-Caroline, duchesse de Berry, daughter-in-law of King Charles X.
Copies of letters and papers concerning the "Affaire Carrouges," a Surrealist controversy also called the "Affaire Pastoureau"
This collection contains copies of seven documents created in the 1950s concerning the Surrealist turmoil originating from the ‘Affaire Carrouges’. In 1951, a conflict between Surrealists Henri Pastoureau and Michel Carrouges due to a disagreement about religion resulted in the fracturing of the French Surrealist movement for three months. There is representation from both sides of the conflict in this collection.
Correspondance adressee a Berthe Schuster, marraine de guerre [Correspondence addressed to Berthe Schuster, war godmother]
This collection onsists of a 1922 essay by Johns Hopkins University philologist David S. Blondheim, titled "Eassai d'un Vocabulaire Comparatif des Parlers Romans des Juifs au Moyen Age."
This collection consists of an album of photographs relating to the Dreyfus Affair. The Dreyfus Affair was a political scandal that divided France at the turn of the twentieth century, wherein Alfred Dreyfus, a French army officer of Jewish descent, was convicted for treason on uncertain grounds.