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France

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Jean-Marie Goulemot Dreyfus affair collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0422
Abstract

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 vintage games and toys

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0843
Abstract

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 1972.

Dates: 1796 - 1972

Johns Hopkins University French Avant-Garde ephemera collection

 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

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0494
Abstract

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: [Barcode: 31151030132827]
Identifier: MS-0725
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0495
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0678
Abstract

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

Medieval manuscript

 Collection — Box BW-9: [Barcode: 31151030068195]
Identifier: MS-0528
Abstract

Collection consists of a medieval manuscript granting half a farm, originating from France, dated July 22, 1359. The property is granted by Steue Decalmelas, inhabitant of the castle of Caylus.

Dates: 1359 July 22

Paris Commune photo album

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030133460]
Identifier: MS-0693
Abstract

Copied from dealer description: "Album offering extensive photographic documentation of the Paris Commune and its aftermath, 1871-circa 1985." The Paris Commune was a revolutionary socialist government that ruled Paris from 18 March to 28 May, 1871.

Dates: approximately 1871-approximately 1985

Pierre Lafon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0041
Abstract

Pierre Lafon or Lafond was a French stage actor born in Lalinde in the Dordogne on September 1, 1773.The collection consists of contracts, theatre bills, marriage documents, letters, totalling 47 items, which span the years 1797 - 1838.

Dates: 1797-1838