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Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778



  • Existence: 1712 - 1778


Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Boswell Collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 89

The Boswell Collection contains the correspondence, diaries, and manuscripts of author James Boswell; estate records, letters, personal and professional papers, and other materials documenting the lives and careers of ten generations of Boswells and their possession of the barony of Auchinleck; and correspondence relating to the political career of Alexander Bruce, Earl of Kincardine.

Dates: 1428-1936, bulk 1700-1795

Ernst Cassirer papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 98

The Ernst Cassirer Papers consist of manuscripts, research notes, correspondence, and personal papers documenting the life of Ernst Cassirer.

Dates: 1892-1958

W. S. Lewis Collection of Marie du Deffand

Call Number: LWL MSS 11
Abstract: The W. S. Lewis Collection of Marie du Deffand contains correspondence and other papers created, owned by, or relating to Marie Anne de Vichy Chamrond, marquise du Deffand (1697-1780), a friend and correspondent of the English author Horace Walpole. The collection was compiled by author, editor, and collector Wilmarth S. Lewis (1895-1979). It includes letters exchanged between du Deffand and her wide circle of friends and acquaintances, manuscripts including verses, essays, memoirs, word...
Dates: 1706-1858, bulk 1760-1780

Hanover royal music archive

Call Number: OSB MSS 146
Abstract: The Hanover Royal Music Archive consists of printed and manuscript music, printed books about music, and related materials assembled by Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover, and his successors. A significant component originated in England and concerns musical activity of several children of George III, circa 1770-1837, particularly Ernest Augustus, then Duke of Cumberland, and Princess Augusta, as well as Prince George of Cumberland, son of Ernest Augustus and later Georg V, King of Hanover....
Dates: 1651-1951, bulk 1770-1870

Letter : Paris, to Renee Caroline de Crequy, 1751 Oct 9

 Part of Collection — Box 24: [Barcode: 39002137225000], Folder: GROUP 435, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Copy of an ALS, written in an unidentified hand.

Dates: 1751 Oct 9

Herman W. Liebert manuscript collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 237

The Liebert Autograph Collection contains chiefly British (as well as other European and American) historical and literary manuscripts and autographs, including items by James Boswell, Jr., Sir Joseph Banks, Marie Corelli, Eugene V. Debs, Camille Pissarro, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Henry Huxley, Samuel Johnson, Ouida, and Alfred Tennyson. The Liebert Correspondence consists of letters written to Liebert by Ian Fleming, Beverly Nichols, John Cowper Powys, and Thornton Wilder.

Dates: 1604-1987

Notes on the siege of Eger, Hungary, by the Turks in 1552, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box 24: [Barcode: 39002137225000], Folder: GROUP 435, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Brief notes and citation, autograph manuscript.

Dates: n.d.

"Traité des tutelles par Jean Gillet 1656", [ca. 1750]

 Part of Collection — Box 24: [Barcode: 39002137225000], Folder: GROUP 435, F-3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Reading notes, holograph, prepared for Louise Dupin on the subject of women's employment.

Dates: [ca. 1750]