Scope and Contents
The collection contains letters to Ulysse Rouchon; documents and manuscripts related to the Department Haute-Loire in France, its capital Puy, and the natives of this region; miscellaneous pamphlets related to the same Department and consisting of decrees, public announcements, circular letters, pastoral letters, proclamations, petitions, court appeals, patriotic songs, and materials concerning the princes and counts of Polignac, other local aristocracy and gentry, clergy, industry, commerce, tariffs, roads, military conscriptions, and religious and public festivals. Also included are miscellaneous printed materials and notes referring to the same region, and arranged according to their respective subjects of anthropology, fine arts, folklore, linguistics, literature, philosophy, religion, and traditions.
- Rouchon, Ulysse (Collector)
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from Martinus Nijhoff in 1965-1966.
3 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Language of Materials
This collection consists of documents, manuscripts and pamphlets related to the history, culture and government of the Department Haute-Loire in France and to the city of Puy.
Biographical / Historical
Ulysse Rouchon resided in Le Puy (Haute-Loire). He was a corresponding member of the Institut de France and a member of the Comité des Travaux Historiques au Ministère de l'éducation Nationale.
- Guide to the Ulysse Rouchon Collection
- Under Revision
- compiled by Manuscripts and Archives Staff
- June 1983
- Description rules
- Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)
Sterling Memorial Library
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511