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Articles by Walter Littlefield relating to the Dreyfus Affair

 Collection — Box: BW-2, Folder: 11
Identifier: MS-0821

This collection includes two disbound articles by Walter Littlefield regarding the Dreyfus Affair, published in Munsey's Magazine between 1898 and 1929. Walter Littefield, 1867-1948, was an American author and journalist.

Dates: approximately 1898-1929

Clermont-Tonnerre letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0362

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.

Dates: 1832-1836

Correspondance adressee a Berthe Schuster, marraine de guerre [Correspondence addressed to Berthe Schuster, war godmother]

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0736
Abstract Starting in the spring of 1915, during World War I, some women in unoccupied France volunteered for the role of "war godmothers," marraines de guerre. To provide the moral support these men, so-called "war orphans," could not receive from their families, women in unoccupied areas became their pen pals. Berthe Schuster was one of these war godmothers and lived during the war on 51 Malakoff Avenue in Paris. This collection includes 124 pieces of correspondence, including illustrated letters,...
Dates: 1912 - 1919

Edouard Laboulaye lectures

Identifier: MS-0075

Édouard-René Lefèbvre de Laboulaye was a French businessman, lawyer, author, professor and politician born in Paris January 18, 1811. The collection consists of two volumes entitled "Constitution des États-Unis" containing 59 lectures written in French and delivered by Laboulaye at the Collège de France. Most were delivered in 1862-1863.

Dates: 1848-1864

Elizabeth Daum diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0162

This collection consists of the diary of Elizabeth Daum, which provides an account of her trip to Europe by ocean liner, July to October, 1926. Elizabeth Daum resided in Scranton, PA in 1926. Her travel diary indicates she was an unmarried, young adult who made a trans-Atlantic crossing to Europe in 1926. Other biographical information of Elizabeth Daum has not been found.

Dates: 1926 July 10-October 14

Eugène Rosambeau lithograph, depicting female soldiers of “Les Amazones de la Seine”

 Collection — Box: BW-2, Folder: 5
Identifier: MS-0813

This collection consists of an original color lithograph entitled “Les Amazones de la Seine,” created and signed by Eugéne Morsabeau Rosambeau in 1870. The print depicts a group of a dozen Prussian soldiers brought to surrender by members of the “Amazones de la Seine,” a French female military faction during the Siege of Paris (1870-1871).

Dates: 1870

French caricature folio: “Un Chapelet de Bêtises”

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0770

This item is a folio of caricature sketches created in France in 1861. There is currently no biographical information on the creator.

Dates: approximately 1861

French government-issued ration cards from the Siege of Paris

 Collection — Box: BW-6
Identifier: MS-0797

Likely distributed by the République française, French government, these three ration cards are from the 1870 to 1871 Siege of Paris. One meat ration card from the 9th arrondissement (district) and two subsistence cards for bread, groceries, oil, and chocolate from the 6th arrondissement.

Dates: 1870-1871

French or German "Naughty Hold-to-the-light" cards

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0705

Copied from dealer description: [Erotic Art] A Set of 8 1920s French or German Naughty 'Hold-to-the-Light' Cards. An interesting set of 8 'hold-to-the-light' cards with French & German instructions stamped at the top, featuring ladies in various states of undress doing various things with various props. One features Josephine Baker in her banana dress. The effect of the hold to the light feature is oddly unimpressive. 8 cards. 3.5"x5.5". Minor soil, light wear.

Dates: 1920s

Handbill advertising services of "Audiger, libraire"

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0695

Handbill advertizing the services of a Monsieur Audiger, a French bookseller active in the early 19th century.

Dates: approximately 1808

Henry Carrington Lancaster papers

Identifier: MS-0083

Henry Carrington Lancaster, a scholar and educator in the fields of French literature and history, was born in 1883 in Richmond, Virginia. The collection spans the years 1913-1954 and includes correspondence, a scrapbook, research notes outlining and analyzing the plays of 17th and 18th century French dramatists and the repertoire of the Comedie Francaise, drafts and typescripts, and galley proofs. A large part of the collection is in French.

Dates: 1919-1953

Henry Harrisse items

Identifier: MS-0310

Henry Harrisse was a scholar and bibliographer whose particular interest was the discovery of America. He was born in Paris in 1829. The collection consists largely of items removed from books in the Harrisse Collection in Special Collections at Johns Hopkins dating from approximately 1876-1910, as well as correspondence about Harrisse after his death, dating from 1937-1941.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1876-1910; 1876-1941

Horace Porter typescripts

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0426

Horace Porter (1837-1921) was an American soldier and diplomat who served as an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War, personal secretary to General and President Ulysses S. Grant and to General William T. Sherman, vice president of the Pullman Palace Car Company and U.S. Ambassador to France from 1897 to 1905. The collection consists of four typescripts presumably written by Porter, but dating from approximately 1923.

Dates: 1923

Jean-Baptiste Adanson papers

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0396

Jean-Baptiste Adanson (1732-1804) was the brother of the well-known naturalist and traveler, Michel Adanson (1727-1806). This collection consists of unpublished volumes devoted to the deciphering of hieroglyphics and were drawn from notes and sketches made during his voyages in Egypt between 1762 and 1782.

Dates: 1762-1782

Jean-Jacques Lebel "3e Festival de la Libre Expression" poster

 Collection — Box: BW-22, Folder: 3
Identifier: MS-0883

Poster advertising the daily events of the third annual Festival de la Libre Expression, organized by Jean-Jacques Lebel.

Dates: 1966

Jean Marie Goulemot collection of French First Republic records

Identifier: MS-0809

This collection of French Revolutionary and Napoleonic items donated by Jean Marie Goulemot, ranging from 1796 to 1804, contains state correspondence from the Minister of Justice and the Minister of the Interior.

Dates: 1796 - 1804

Jean-Marie Goulemot Dreyfus affair collection

Identifier: MS-0422

The Jean-Marie Goulemot Dreyfus affair collection contains published and illustrated material that documents the trial of Alfred Dreyfus, accused of treason in 1894 during the French Third Republic (1871-1940). The collection is entirely in French. Materials date from 1895-1900, 1906, and 1994, and include published writings, original drawings, posters and other illustrations that capture the events and reactions of leading figures.

Dates: 1895-1900; 1906; 1994

Johns Hopkins University collection of games and toys

Identifier: MS-0843

The Johns Hopkins University collection of vintage games and toys is an artificially assembled collection of materials purchased and selected by the curators of Special Collections. It spans from 1796 to 2020.

Dates: 1796 - 2021

Johns Hopkins University French Avant-Garde ephemera collection

Identifier: MS-0448
Scope and Contents

The material is diverse, including engravings, drawings, posters, and medals, ranging from the 18th to the 20th century. Much of the collection is oriented toward the avant-garde, so even the 18th-century material tends to be literature of the margins. It is especially strong in 19th and 20th century avant-garde material (Symbolisme, Cabaret literature, political and social satire, Surrealism).

Dates: 1700s-1900s

Johns Hopkins University George Sand collection

Identifier: MS-0494

Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin (1804-1876), best known by her pseudonym George Sand, was a French novelist and memoirist. This is an artifically assembled collection with items chosen by the curators of Special Collections, related to or created by George Sand in the 19th century.

Dates: 1850-1859

Johns Hopkins University Josephine Baker collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0725

Josephine Baker (1906-1975) was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress who came to be known in various circles as the "Black Pearl," "Bronze Venus" and even the "Creole Goddess". Baker was the first Black woman to star in a major motion picture, Zouzou (1934) and to become a world-famous entertainer. The materials span from 1926 to circa 1970 and contain photographs, promotional flyers, and ephemeral books.

Dates: 1926-approximately 1970

Johns Hopkins University Maurice Sand collection

Identifier: MS-0495

Jean-Franois-Maurice-Arnauld, Baron Dudevant, better known as Maurice Sand (1823-1889 in Nohant-Vic), was a French illustrator, writer, and playwright. This is an artificially assembled collection with manuscript material chosen by the curators of Special Collections, related to or created by Maurice Sand.

Dates: 1848-approximately 1880

Johns Hopkins University "May 1968" protests collection

Identifier: MS-0678

The volatile period of civil unrest in France during May 1968 was punctuated by demonstrations and massive general strikes as well as the occupation of universities and factories across France. At the height of its fervor, it virtually brought the entire advanced capitalist economy of France to a dramatic halt. This artificially-created collection contains posters, protest leaflets, tracts, and photographs from these student protests in May 1968.

Dates: 1968

Johns Hopkins University World's Fair collection

Identifier: MS-0545

This artificially-assembled collection consists of materials relating to international World's Fairs and Expositions, including photographs; postcards; written travelogues or personal accounts of the fairs; ephemera, including programs and printed souvenirs; lithographs and engravings; and physical objects. The materials date from the 1830s to the 1960s.

Dates: 1830s-1967

J.P.R. Cuisin manuscript: Les Lunes Poétiques des Deux Mondes; Contemplations Philosophiques, Historiques, Morales et Religieuses

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0831

An autographed manuscript by P. Cuisin, titled Les Lunes poétiques des deux-mondes; Contemplations Philosophiques, Historiques, Morales et Religieuses. The manuscript is undated, but was likely created in Paris between 1820 and 1845. P. Cuisin, also known as J.P.R Cuisin, was a Parisian author who was born in 1777 and died in approximately 1845.

Dates: approximately 1820-1845

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