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FRANC. French Revolution & Napoleon Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: FRANC
Includes collections documenting France during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic eras, as well as research done on people, events, and organizations from that time period.

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

David Bien Papers

 Collection — Box 01-26(unprocessed)
Identifier: MSS 2017-005
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, research materials, publications, and original scholarship collected by David Bien, documenting research on the French Revolution and the ancien régime.

Note to researchers: This collection is in process, and portions remain unavailable to researchers at this time. Please contact FSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives for more information about access to this collection.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 09/28/2017

Donald D. Horward Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2011-0415

Professional files of Dr. Donald D. Horward, including addresses and speeches, awards, committee files, correspondence, research materials, writings, operational and financial records of the Institute on Napoleon and the French Revolution, consortia, conference and congress files, and publications.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1961-2011; Other: Date acquired: 05/26/2011

French Revolution Collection on Camille Desmoulins, Lucile Duplessis, and Arthur Dillon

Identifier: MSS 2011-0329
Scope and Contents Cahier Rouge by Lucile Duplessis Desmoulins (red homemade manuscript book/diary by Duplessis, wife of Camille Desmoulins, undated); manuscript letter from General Arthur Dillon to Camille Desmoulins (1793); a small collection relating to General Arthur Dillon's regiment before, during and after the French Revolution (1702-1847); unbound pamphlets including Desmoulins' Le Vieux Cordelier (1793), Desmoulins' Lettre de Camille Desmoulins (1793), and Observations due Comte De Lally-Tolendal Sur La Letre Erite Par M Le Comte De Mirabeau (1789); and an extra-illustrated copy of the English translation of Claretie's biography, Camille Desmoulins and His Wife...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1702-1876; Other: Date acquired: 03/29/2011

General Jean-Jacques-Germain Pelet-Clozeau Papers

Identifier: MSS 94-3
Scope and Contents The General Jean-Jacques-Germain Pelet-Clozeau Papers contain material from the early years of the French Republic in 1793 to Second Empire under Napoleon III in 1858. The greatest area of concentration deals with France during the First Empire under Napoleon. One of the largest segments of this collection includes journals kept during the major campaigns of the Napoleonic Wars. Also included is correspondence from Napoleon to Marshals Berthier and Davout from 1805-1810. Much of the military campaign material is supplemented with hand-drawn sketches and maps along with situation reports of various units of the Grande Armée. Among the collection's other sources are...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1793-1858

John D. Bates, Sr. papers

 Collection — Box 137
Identifier: MSS 0-15
Scope and Contents

Holograph letter written by John D. Bates, Sr. in 1863 to his son, John D. Bates, Jr. of Boston, Mass. The letter relates to the capture of the Confederate cruiser FLORIDA. Also discusses briefly France's offer of the Mexican crown to Maximilian. Along with the letter and its envelope, there are two enclosures. One is a holograph letter from Captain William Lull (1863) to John D. Bates, Sr. in regard to his ship. The other is a handwritten sheet of instructions on firing a furnace.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1863; Other: Date acquired: 05/04/1945

Michael La Vean Rare Book Collection

Identifier: RB 2021-002
Scope and Contents

This collection contains books, artifacts, and manuscripts related to the Napoleonic era and the French Revolution.

Dates: 1750-2010

Napoleonica Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSS 2021-002
Scope and Contents

Objects, ephemera, and art related to Napoleon and Napoleonic France.

Dates: 1750-2010

Olin Norwood Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-192
Scope and Contents The Olin Norwood collection consists chiefly of holograph French documents and correspondence, but there are also a variety of other materials, such as British, American, German and Belgian holograph, typed and printed correspondence and historical materials, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, pictures, and other materials. The materials in this collection cover topics such as the American Civil War and World War II, military issues such as the Battle of Kings Mountain or the bombardment of cities. Other materials discuss searching and seizing foreign vessels, people fleeing their country, slavery and the sale of slaves in areas such as South Carolina, and the collection also contains...
Dates: 1621-1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/28/1956

Papal Indulgence

 Item — Box 1
Identifier: MSS 2020-003
Scope and Contents

Manuscript, ink on paper, containing an absolution from Pope Pius VII. A small metal crucifix is attached by a braided string and red wax seal.

Dates: 1805

Proctor and Martha Jones Collection on Napoleon

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1999-003
Scope and Contents

Literary manuscripts, transcriptions, historical illustrations, and other research materials documenting Proctor Jones's research on Napoleon I and the Napoleonic era.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1999