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Louis, King of France, XVI, 1754-1793

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1754-08-23 - 1793-01-21

Louis XVI (1754-1793), last king of France before the fall of the monarchy during the French Revolution.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Document : Paris, 1791 Sep 30

 Part of Collection — Box: 64, Folder: GROUP 2500, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: AD in an unidentified hand, signed.
Dates: 1791 Sep 30

Document : Versailles, 1775 Mar 22

 Part of Collection — Box: 214 (Broadside), Folder: GROUP 2500, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: AD in an unidentified hand, signed, on vellum: "Dispense de deux juscription pour le Sr. Charles Bernard de Ballainvillier."
Dates: 1775 Mar 22

French government documents and political pamphlets

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1006
Overview: Printed censorship decrees (1626-1789) issued by the Parlement of Paris, provincial Parlements, the Conseil d'Etat du Roi, bishops and archbishops in France, Pope Clemens XI, and others make up the largest part of the French government documents and political pamphlets. Most of the works banned are ecclesiastical. A small amount of political literature and government decrees from the period of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic era are also included.
Dates: 1626-1804

Walter L. Pforzheimer collection of historical manuscripts

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 838
Overview: The Walter L. Pforzheimer Collection of Historical Manuscripts contains approximately 500 manuscript documents, circa 1370s-1870s, consisting of letters, legal documents, and other manuscripts written or signed by European heads of state, government, diplomatic, military or church officials, or literary authors. Most materials are French, including documents signed by French royalty and nobility, 14th-18th centuries. Many French manuscripts date from the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars,...
Dates: circa 1370-1960s, bulk 1500-1830

Pruden family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 406
Overview: The major figure in these papers is Russell G. Pruden who is represented by a war diary (1918-1919) and correspondence, largely from friends from Yale and the 27th U.S. Aero Squadron in which he served during World War I. His diary contains many photographs, a history of his squadron and other memorabilia. Also in the papers are fourteen letters written to his grandfather, Joseph S. Pruden by D.B. Thompson of Columbus, Georgia, on financial matters. A small manuscripts collection is included in...
Dates: 1572-1941

Donatien Marie Joseph de Vimeur, vicomte de Rochambeau papers relating to the French West Indies

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1576
Scope and Contents: The papers consist of 56 dossiers containing over 3600 documents relating to government of Martinique, Guadeloupe, and other French colonies in the West Indies, most dating from Rochambeau’s term as gouverneur général des Isles du Vent, 1792-1794. Also present are small amounts of papers created by earlier colonial administrators, 1762-1791, or relating to Rochambeau’s surrender to the British, parole, and return to Saint-Domingue, 1794-1802. Twenty-one maps, most in ink and watercolor,...
Dates: 1758-1802, bulk 1792-1794