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A/J94

Jumelle family. Papers of the Jumelle family, 1751-1925 (inclusive), 1751-1794 (bulk): A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Digitization of this collection was made possible by a gift from The Polonsky Foundation.

Descriptive Summary

Call No.: A/J94
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Jumelle family
Title: Papers of the Jumelle family, 1751-1925 (inclusive), 1751-1794 (bulk)
Date(s): 1751-1925
Date(s): 1751-1794
Quantity: 7 folders
Language of materials: Materials in French and English.
Abstract: Letters, bills, and miscellaneous documents of the Jumelle family.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

The Jumelle family papers were given to the Schlesinger Library by the Radcliffe College Library.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. The papers created by the Jumelle family are in the public domain.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Preferred Citation:

Jumelle family Papers, 1751-1925; item description, dates. A/J94, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Collection includes letters, bills, and miscellaneous documents, some dating from the period of the French Revolution. Included are letters from Modeste Jumelle, 1788-1794 to her family. She had been left behind in a convent in Paris when they returned to Saint-Domingue. Also included are love letters from Mademoiselle de Vanderstrate to Pierre Laurence Jumelle during the first year of the French Revolution, 1790. Remarks and notes re: the original of the papers, written by unidentified descendant, can be found in folder 1.

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Additional Index Terms

France--History--Revolution, 1789-1799--Personal narratives
Love letters
Women--France

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