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Roger Bensky collection of Samuel Beckett letters

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-181024
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three letters from Samuel Beckett to Roger Bensky (20 February, 22 April, and 5 November 1969); one letter from Geneviève Serreau to Bensky (26 June 1969), and copies of two articles written by Bensky (1969, 1974). The correspondence from Beckett resulted from Bensky's efforts to find publication for his article "La symbolique du mime dans le théâtre de Samuel Beckett." Having been rejected by two academic journals, Bensky decided to write to Beckett himself, with...
Dates: 1969-1974

Marie-Therese Cosme papers

 File
Identifier: GTM-940608
Content Description

Personal letters and materials relating to Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ., collected by Marie-Therese Cosme and written by mutual friends Pierre Leroy, SJ; Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ; and others. Includes offprints of monographs by Leroy and Teilhard de Chardin. Also letters from French explorer and spiritualist Alexandra David-Neel (1868-1969) and Emmanuel de Breuvery, SJ (1906-1970).

Dates: 1939-1981

Marie Therese Dubalen - Nancy Corson Carter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS303
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Marie Therese Dubalen - Nancy Corson Carter Collection documents some of the writings of French Jesuit Pierre Teilhard de Chardin in their original French. The collection contains 14 mimeographs by Teilhard and includes several essay-length versions of his famous "Le Milieu Divin." The Teilhard mimeographs are arranged in alphabetical order. There is also a bit of supplementary material to round out the collection, including obituaries of Teilhard and newspaper clippings about him. The...
Dates: 1923 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1949

French Military Treatise

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS451
Collection-level Scope and Content Note Dating to the period of the French Revolution and handwritten in French, this military treatise on French battle tactics is contained in 32 folders in one 0.25 linear-foot box. The text covers a wide variety of topics, such as encampment, mountain warfare, artillery, military reconnaissance, and attack and defensive tactics. The material includes references to Buonaparte, the Italian Campaign of 1796, the Cairo Campaign, Louis XVII, Le Duc de Castries, and Lord Camelford. This treatise is a...
Dates: 1786 - 1799

H. A. Jules-Bois Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS114
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The H. A. Jules-Bois Papers primarily consist of 1 linear foot manuscripts of poetry and essays by and about H. A. Jules-Bois with a small amount of correspondence and clippings, arranged in 78 folders in 2 boxes. The H. A. Jules-Bois Papers primarily consist of manuscripts of verse and prose by Jules-Bois, most of which are in individual folders arranged by title, first poetry and then essays. The papers also include a small portion of correspondence between Jules-Bois and Jean le Cardinal...
Dates: 1824 - 1945; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1940

Life of Blessed Colette, Reformer of the Sisters of Saint Clare, bound manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: GTM-150528
Scope and Contents

Manuscript account of the life of Saint Colette (b.1381-1447), as related by the Abbot of Saint-Laurent (c.1750-1770). Full title in French: "La Vie de la bienheureuse Collette Reformatrice des Religieuses de Sainte Claire." Bound volume, 285 pages.

Dates: 1750-1770

Michel Marsaudon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS158
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Michel Marsaudon Papers primarily consist of correspondence to the young French merchant Michel Marsaudon trading in various ports in Haiti during the Haitian and French Revolutions. Also included are documents relating to Marsaudon's brief service in the artillery corps of his native Bordeaux, as well as other correspondence, official documents and receipts mostly relating to trade and society in Haiti in the early 1790's. The collection is arranged in 104 folders in one box....
Dates: 1788 - 1802

Eric F. Menke French Documents Collection

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS105
Collection-level Scope and Content Note

The Eric F. Menke French Documents Collection consists of 24 vellum documents from seventeenth and eighteenth century France mainly consisting of contracts and deeds. Also includes a handwritten copy of court proceedings from Revolutionary Paris of a child sexual abuse case.

Dates: 1630 - 1791; Majority of material found within 1701 - 1791

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - Diane de Margerie Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-930319
Content Description

Letters from Teilhard de Chardin to Diane de Margerie. Includes printed articles by and about Teilhard de Chardin. Four offprints bear inscriptions by Teilhard to Ambassador Roland de Margerie and his wife Jenny Fabre-Luce, parents of Diane de Margerie.

Diane de Margerie (b.1927), is a French writer and translator.

Dates: 1923-1975; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1955

World War II German Propaganda Pamphlets

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: GTM-150924
Scope and Contents One bound volume containing 37 original documents and another 9 in facsimile, consisting of printed or mimeographed pamphlets, caricatures, pastiche of newspapers, and booklets. The items are written in French. The documents were created by the Germans and aimed at French soldiers and their families in the early months of World War II. The documents were intended to lower the morale of the French troops and make them question their motivation to participate in the war.The...
Dates: 1939 - 1940

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