Henry Vignaud papers, 1842-1912.


Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922. Henry Vignaud papers, 1842-1912.

Henry Vignaud papers, 1842-1912.

Correspondence, including a letter from R. M. McLane to S. M. F. Carnot, critical essays, research notes and materials, his translations and corrected page proofs of the title-pages and front matter of his "Histoire critique ... de Christophe Colomb." Along with manuscripts of P. M. Bigot's "L'identification d'un fragment du plan de marbre de la curie de Pompee," G. L. Duvernoy's "Sur les dents des Musaraignes," C. Fernandez Duro's "Viajes del infante D. Pedro de Portugal," J. H. Van Evrie's "Negroes and negro slavery" (translation), an anonymous manuscript, "Notice sur l'epaisseur du crane humain," and an inscribed copy of E. De La Tour's "Chants du temps de la guerre."

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