Letters from Baron Haussmann to M.J. Lair, 1881-1890.


Letters from Baron Haussmann to M.J. Lair, 1881-1890.

This correspondence documents Haussmann's involvement with public works in France. It includes information about historical preservation projects in the Gironde (Bordeaux), where he had worked as a prefect, as well as the texts used to prepare two political speeches. These letters are not included in the published correspondence of Baron Haussmann.

34 letters (39 leaves)

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Lair, M. J.

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Haussmann, Georges Eugène, baron, 1809-1891

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Baron Georges Haussmann (1809-1891) was a French magistrate best known for the controversial rebuilding of Paris when he was prefect of the Seine under Napoleon III between 1853 and 1870. Before attaining this position, he held various other government positions throughout France, including being the prefect of the Gironde during the Second Republic. Following his dismissal from the prefecture of the Seine, Haussmann held various positions in both the public and private sectors. From...