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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Gathering of loose French currency (assignats), letters, offprints, and a manuscript poem bound in a volume. The reasons behind the gathering of these items are unclear.- Assignats are a short-lived type of French 'fiat money' used during the time of the French Revolution and the French Revolutionary Wars, which resemble bank notes. There are four assignats in this volume, each of different...
Collection — Box CLX-A-354
Content Description This outlandish and colourful manuscript volume is an exceptional resource to understand and study French popular culture in the late 18th-early 19th centuries. Its contents are extremely varied, and include poems, oracles, lyrics of popular songs, proverbs and maxims, recipes, legal document templates, a formulary of letters, calendars, little stories and anecdotes, an account of Napoleon's return to France after his exile on Elba, and a dictionary for the interpretation of dreams. It refers...
Dates: c 1820-1830
Fonds — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Covering six centuries (15th-20th), the material donated by Andrew Malkiewicz is composed of the following set of (largely French language) manuscript letters, missives, declarations, proclamations and engravings, including those relating to: King Philip II of Spain; Charles IX of France; the business of Alessandro Farnese (1520-1589), Cardinal and diplomat; the d'Este family of Italy; Napoleon Bonaparte; Louis Bonaparte; Karl Johan Bernadotte; the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic period...