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French Revolution pamphlets

Identifier: 11-MWalB02675

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 94 publications (pamphlets, speeches, essays, official proceedings, etc.), mostly of the French Revolutionary period. Among the numerous prominent authors included in this collection are Thomas Paine, Jacques Necker, Mirabeau, and Louis XVI. Many of the publications were put out by various committees of the revolutionary government. Most of the documents are in French; 9 are in English.


  • Creation: 1761-1807
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1787-1800

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University. Please contact the department for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.


3.00 Linear Feet

6 manuscript boxes other_unmapped


Arranged alphabetically by title, this collection runs from roughly from 1761-1807 (as many of the dates are given according to the French Republican calendar, some approximations have been made). For more information about each series, please consult the series descriptions in the box and folder listing.

Other Descriptive Information

Addenda to this collection may not be listed in the finding aid, but may be available for research use. Please contact us for more information.

Surella Seelig
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Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

415 South St.
Waltham MA

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