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Ulysse Rouchon collection

Call Number: MS 873

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.


  • 1571-1957


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


Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL


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

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