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Signed handwritten letter from Bernard-René Jourdan, Marquis de Launay, governor of the Bastille, to a Mr. Moreau regarding a building project with accompanying engraving of Launay

 Collection — Box: BW-2, Folder: 1
Identifier: MS-0805
Abstract

This collection is a handwritten letter, dated March 3, 1779, from the Bernard-René Jourdan de Launay, governor of the Bastille, with an accompanying engraving of de Launay.

Dates: 1779 March 3

Société des Amis d’Isidore Isou correspondence

 Collection — Box: BW-7
Identifier: MS-0739
Abstract

The Société des Amis d’Isidore Isou, or the Friends of Isidore Isou, was organized in 1970s France to assist and support Isidore Isou (1925-2007), founder of Lettrism, an art and literary movement which owed inspiration to Dada and Surrealism. This collection primarily includes the society's earliest correspondence, which documents requests for financial contributions to the newly-formed group, spanning 1970 to 1972.

Dates: 1970 - 1972

Sophie Gay letters to Alexandre Guiraud

 Collection — Box: BW-5
Identifier: MS-0772
Abstract

This collection is a set of six letters from French author Sophie Gay to French poet Alexandre Guiraud written in 1822. Sophie Gay was a French author born in Paris, France in 1776. Alexandre Guirard was a French poet, dramatic author, and novelist born in Paris, France 1788.

Dates: 1822

Stephen Dixon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0236
Abstract

This collection primarily documents the career of author Stephen Dixon and spans from approximately 1950 to 2019. Dixon was born in 1936 in New York City. He taught fiction writing in the Writing Seminars at The Johns Hopkins University and is the author of several novels and short stories.

Dates: approximately 1950-2019

Tableau Historique et Politique des Pays-Bas et des XVII Provinces manuscript

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0220
Abstract

The collection consists of a a 300 page document entitled "Tableau Historique et Politique des Pays-Bas et des XVII Provinces" circa 1750s, a photograph (1950s) of the Countess Marie Caroline d'Ursel, a letter with a hand-drawn coat of arms.

Dates: 1750-1950

Thomas G. Boss forged bookplate collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0984
Abstract

A collection of inauthentic bookplates. Contents include restrikes, reprints, tributes, and reproductions.

Dates: 1954-2011 and undated

Traductions litterales des hieroglyphes d'apres des monuments existant et pour pluspart entre mes mains

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0475
Abstract

This collection appears to consist of literal translations (into French) of Egyptian hieroglyphs as read directly from inscribed monuments.

Dates: 1850-1855

Traite Du Commerce Du Fourrures manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-028
Abstract

Collection consists of a French treatise on the fur trade from approximately the late 1830s.

Dates: late 1830s

Wei-Liang Chow papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0762
Abstract

Wei-Liang Chow (1911-1995), known as Chow Wei-Liang in the Chinese tradition, was a Johns Hopkins University professor and mathematician, renowned for his breakthroughs in algebraic geometry. This collection includes some of the professional papers of Professor Chow, including typed letters to and from the mathematician, as well as typed, sometimes handwritten, drafts of some of his essays. The papers range from 1948 to 1995, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1940s and 1950s.

Dates: 1946 - 1995

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letters (correspondence) 18
France 17
France--Paris 9
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clippings (information artifacts) 5
fliers (printed matter) 5
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leaflets (printed works) 3
magazines (periodicals) 3
posters 3
programs (documents) 3
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Civil rights 2
Egyptian language 2
Egyptian language--Writing, Hieroglyphic 2
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Dreyfus, Alfred, 1859-1935 3
Johns Hopkins University 3
Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975 2
École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts Paris 2
Goulemot, Jean-Marie 2
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Sand, George, 1804-1876 2
Sand, Maurice, 1823-1889 2
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Zola, Émile, 1840-1902 2
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Abrial, André-Joseph, 1750-1828 1
Adams, Charles Kendall, 1835-1902 1
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Adanson, Jean Baptiste, 1732-1804 1
Aide & Défense Homosexuelle pour l’Égalité des Orientations Sexuelles (ADHEOS) 1
Ajalbert, Jean, 1863-1947 1
Alderman, Edwin Anderson, 1861-1931 1
Amnesty International. Section française 1
Arnaud, Noël 1
Arnould, Arthur, 1833-1895 1
Audiberti, Jacques, 1899-1965 1
Audiger, Monsieur 1
Aurel 1
Barrois, Joseph, approximately 1785-1855 1
Barth, John, 1930- 1
Beaudoin, André 1
Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922 1
Berry, Marie-Caroline de Bourbon-Sicile, duchesse de, 1798-1870 1
Billy, André, 1882-1971 1
Blondheim, D. S. (David Simon), 1884-1934 1
Bloomfield, Maurice, 1855-1928 1
Bonaparte, Lucien, prince de Canino, 1775-1840 1
Breton, André, 1896-1966 1
Briggs, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1841-1913 1
Brown, Francis, 1849-1916 1
Brown, George William, 1812-1890 1
Browne, William Hand, 1828-1912 1
Buck, Carl Darling, 1866-1955 1
Buffier, Louis 1
Buloz, Francois, 1803-1877 1
Butcher, S. H. (Samuel Henry), 1850-1910 1
Capps, Edward, 1866-1950 1
Carrouges, Michel, 1910-1988 1
Carter, Franklin, 1837-1919 1
Chamson, André, 1900-1983 1
Chaptal, Jean-Antoine-Claude, 1756-1832 1
Charles X, King of France, 1757-1836 1
Chevalier, Victor 1
Chez Marcilly 1
Chow, Wei-liang, 1911-1995 1
Churchill, William, 1859-1920 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
Clermont-Tonnerre, Aimé-Marie-Gaspard, duc de, 1779-1865 1
Cocteau, Jean, 1889-1963 1
Coleman, Elliott, 1906-1980 1
Colet, Louise, 1810-1876 1
Collège de France 1
Collitz, Hermann, 1855-1935 1
Collitz, Klara Hechtenberg, 1863-1944 1
Comédie-Française 1
Cook, Albert S. (Albert Stanburrough), 1853-1927 1
Cooper, Lane, 1875-1959 1
Couchoud, Paul Louis, 1879-1959 1
Cuisin, P., 1777 1
Debord, Guy, 1931-1994 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Dixon, Antonia 1
Dixon, James R., -1960 1
Dixon, Sophia 1
Dixon, Stephen, 1936-2019 1
Doussinelle, Paul Pierre Marie Joseph 1
Drisler, Henry, 1818-1897 1
Dujardin, Marie 1
Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870 1
Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895 1
Eaton, Charles James Madison, 1808-1893 1
Eisenhower, Milton Stover, 1899-1985 1
Ellis, Robinson, 1834-1913 1
Eury, Roger 1
École nationale supérieure d'architecture Paris-La Villette 1
F.A. Bernett Books 1
Fabian, Franklin, 1853-1939 1
Fargue, Léon-Paul, 1876-1947 1
Festival de la Libre Expression 1
Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874 1
Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880 1
Fleisher, Katherine Jacobson 1
Fleisher, Leon 1
Follain, Jean, 1903-1971 1
Frank, Tenney, 1876-1939 1
G. Sternfeld 1
Galerie Jeanne-Bucher 1
Garnett, James M. (James Mercer), 1840-1916 1
Garrison, Wendell Phillips, 1840-1907 1
Gavarni, Paul, 1804-1866 1
Gay, Sophie, 1776-1852 1
Gildersleeve, Basil L. (Basil Lanneau), 1831-1924 1
Gilman, Daniel C. (Daniel Coit), 1831-1908 1
Goodwin, William Watson, 1831-1912 1
Grandville, J. J., 1803-1847 1
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