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Marquis de Lafayette Bicentennial Celebration Collection

Collection 89

Lafayette, Marquis de (1757-1834).  Bicentennial Celebration Collection, 1791-1958, n.d.

10 inches

This collection contains correspondence, publications, and photographs dealing with the 1957 bicentennial celebration of the Marquis de Lafayette’s birth. Most of the material is from Thomas J. Arceneaux who represented the city and parish of Lafayette during the celebration in France. There is also a large collection of prints of the Marquis depicting him from when he served in the American Colonial Army in the 1770s until his death in 1834. [These had been donated to Dupré Library earlier and were added to this collection due to subject matter.]

Series:

A. Correspondence 1-01
B. Photographs 1-02
C. Publications and printed material 1-03 through 1-08;
Map Case 26-04
D. Prints and illustrations 2-01 through 3-04;
Map Case 26-04

Inventory:

1-01 Correspondence: 1957-1958
    Mainly involving Thomas J. Arceneaux [in English and French]
     
1-02 Photographs, 1957
    Thomas J. Arceneaux’s trip to France for Bicentennial of Lafayette’s birth
     
1-03 Printed material from 1957 trip to France
    Itineraries, speeches, invitations, menus, etc.
     
1-04 Biographical material, 1957
    Mainly items from French Government Tourist Office
     
1-05 Newspaper clippings and press releases, 1957
    Items in English and French
     
1-06 Publications: magazine, France Amerique: 1957 [2 copies]
1-07 Publications:  magazine, Par Le Bontempts: 1957: Dec./1958: Feb.
    LaFayette. Les Publications de l’Association Canada-Américane. Manchester, NH, 1957
1-08 Publications:  magazine, Union Culturelle Francais: 1957;    2 issues
     
Map Case 26-04
  Poster
    Ministere des Travaux Publics, des Transports, et du Tourisme. AFrance: La Fayette Year – The Bicentenary of His Birth, 1757 -1957. © imp. La Photolith I. Delporte, Paris
     
2-01 Prints: Major General in Colonial Army, 1777-1783     [2 items]
    identified artists: Mondhre, Paris; H. B. Hall, printed by W. Pate, published by G. P. Putnam & Co.
2-02 Prints: Commandant general de la Garde nationale parisienne, 1789: on horse    [1 item, colored]
    Lith de Villain
2-03 Prints: frontal bust, glancing to right, wearing wig, all in military uniform, 1780s-90s  [26 items]
    identified: F. Bohn; Robell F. Goudes; Suireau â Nantes; P. Dien, Paris; published by Richard Bentley, London, 1838; Hopwood; Ethiou, published by Furne, Paris; George E. Parine, New York; Bureau, Engraving and Printing; P. A. Yarkin; Shubert, Lith; Ern Bærentzen & Co, Lith; Lith. de Gerard; I. E. Heid; Bergny, Estampes, Lambelle, Paris; Fielding of Angus sculpture published 26 Aug. 1785; Ducris et. Demiere; M. de
Saillieth;; L. Barre, Le Clair, published by Moltens, Colnaight, London, 3 Feb. 1791
2-04 Prints: profile looking right: bust, with wig, in uniform, 1780s-90s [16 items]
    identified: Esnauts et Rapilly, Paris; Liebe J.; G. Sardi; T Clarke, Sculpt., Philadelphia; dessiné par J. Guerin, gravé par Fiesinger; Anker Smith, published by C. Forster. 1 June 1791 in Literary Magazine & British Review; Jones, sculpt., published by C. Lowndes, Oct. 6, 1792; H. R. Cook, published by M. Jones, Aug., 1806; Godefroy, del., Massard Sc. Reg. direx
2-05 Prints: 3/4 view, wig, uniform, 1780s-90s    [2 items]
    Raffel del, Hopwood, sclpt., imp F. Chardenaine, Paris; Geoffrey, de Gonet, Editeur
2-06 Prints: wig, bust, profile looking left, all but 1 in military uniform   [15 items]
    identified: D=après physiontrace de Quenedey, Ed. Gosselin, sculpt. 1895; F. Bonneville, del,  Duchemn, sculpt.; ; Levacher, sculpt, Lefebvre, fecit.; Antonio Latta e Figli, Venezia; A Fullerton & Co.; S. C. Miger, del, Paris, G. G. Endner, Lipsic, 1781; G. G. Endner, del et sculpt., Leipzig
2-07 Prints: profile, bust, looking left with cockade hat in uniform, 178s-90s   [3 items]
    identified: J. F. Bolt, sculp, Berlin, 1792; Bollinger, sc., Zwickau bei Gebr. Schumann; Rick, sculp, Berlin
2-08 Prints: full view, in uniform, 1780s-90s   [3 items]
    identified: Bosio, dis, Sasso, inc. [Italian]; A. Lacauchie, Lith. Jules Rigo et Cie.; P. Adam
2-09 Prints: no wig, frontal looking right, 1800s-   [5 items]
    2 in uniform, 4 in civilian clothes
    identified: Lith. de Delpech: Ern Bærentzen & Co., Lith. Inst., Figaro 1842
3-01 Prints: no wig, 1/4 profile, looking left, 1800s -     [20 items]
    7 in uniform, 13 in civilian clothes
    identified: E. Lequay, sculp, Dupain, Impr, R. Collard, Paris; Grahistich von Carl Mayor, Stuggart, J. Scheible's Buchhanlung; Rosselin, Editeur, Imp. Lith. Formetin & Cie., Paris; Al. Massard, del et sc.; publié par Blaisot; A. Scheffer, P. M. Fontaine, Sculp; Scheffer, del., Dequevauviller, sculp; C. G. Childs, sc. on steel, published by S. C. Atkinson for the Casket; Ary Scheffer, pinx., Cyprien Jacquemin, sc., imp. Chardin Amé et Fils; Lith de V. Batier; Lith. de Ducarme, publié par Blaisot
3-02 Prints: no wig, 1/4 profile looking right, 1800s -        [21 images]
    8 in uniform, 13 in civilian clothes
    identified: Julien, del., Ch. Ransonette, sc.; Fortier, sculp., Ambroise Tardieu, direxit.; L. Bridi, inc., per Vin. Ferrario; Gerard gez., aus d. kumstanstalt d. Bibliogr. Institute in Hidluh, Eigenthum d. Verleger [German]; Gerard, druck verlag von Bibliographischen Institute zu Hildburghausen. Zeitgossen No. 28 (H. Jarig) [German]; Handry Libraire; Hopwood; engraved by T. S. Engleheart, John Cumberland, Camden New Town;; Mme. Meyer, Del., Boudron, Sculp. (2); Samuel Maverick; Lith v. Baisch, druck v. Ed. Pievisch und Co., Dresden; Fath, del., Ballin, sc., Gilquin et Dupain, imp., publié par Dufour, Mulat, et Boulanger
3-03 Prints: 3/4 or full figure, no wig   [9 images]
    2 in uniform; 7 in civilian clothes
    identified: desiné et gravé par Parquèt, Paris chez Bittner, London published by Charles Pitt; peint per Court, gravé par Aug. Blanchard, dessiné par Girardet, diagraphe et pantographe Gavard; from an original painting by Chappel, Johnson Wilson and Co., Publishers, New York, 1874; drawn and engraved by J. B. Longacre from a portrait in possession of Mrs. Bloomfield; portrait painted by A. Scheffer, engraved by Ed. Giraruet; engraved by Annin and Smith from the admired print of Leroux, after painting by Scheffer, 1824
3-04 Prints: other   [8 images]
    Lafayette and Rochambeaux, dessiné par Pol. Justus, gravé par Morinel, diagraphe et pantographe par Gavard
    Généraux de la Garde Nationale
    page from Mémoires hist. Pol. du règne de Louis XVI, Tom II [36 figures, 6 identified in pencil]
    Ludwig Phillip I, General Lafayette, Marschall Gérard
    Landing of General Lafayette at Castle Garden, New York, 16th August 1824: Imbert, Del., Samuel Maverick, sct.
    United States, General Lafayette's Visit
    Lafayette en Amérique [1824-25]: Tony Johannet, del., Frilley, sculpt
    Coin commemorating Lafayette, front and back: W. L. Ormsbys, Pantographer
     
Map Case 26-04
  Présenté à Monsieur le Marquis de Lafayette par son très humble servieur Lagardette, inventé et composé par Lagardette fils du Graveur