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University of Texas, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Camille Jordan:

An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center



Creator: Jordan, Camille, 1771-1821
Title: Camille Jordan Collection
Dates: circa 1807
Abstract: Includes a manuscript biography of French publicist and lawyer Joseph Michel Antoine Servan by the French politician Camille Jordan.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-2227
Extent: 1 box (.42 linear feet) and 1 oversize folder (osf)
Language: French
Repository: The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Center

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Joan Sibley and Michael Ramsey, 2011

Note: This finding aid replicates and replaces information previously available only in a card catalog. Please see the explanatory note at the end of this finding aid for information regarding the arrangement of the manuscripts as well as the abbreviations commonly used in descriptions.

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Container List

 

Works:

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1.1 Éloge de Servan, signed handwritten manuscript with revisions, 73 pages, circa 1807.
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osf 1 Éloge de Servan, handwritten manuscript cover, 1 page, circa 1807.

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 Explanatory Note Concerning Manuscript Collections Cataloged in the Card Catalog 

Prior to 1990 when archival cataloging procedures were adopted at the Ransom Center, all manuscript collections were described in a card catalog.

Organization of Collections:

Manuscripts for each author collection were organized into four categories:

  • Works: manuscripts by the author, arranged alphabetically by title;
  • Letters: the author's outgoing correspondence, arranged alphabetically by recipient name;
  • Recipient: the author's incoming correspondence, arranged alphabetically by the author of the letter; and
  • Miscellaneous: all other manuscripts and correspondence, arranged alphabetically by creator.

Materials that did not fit into these categories, such as art, photographs, books, and near-print materials such as newspaper clippings, were dispersed to other Ransom Center collections for cataloging and storage.

Abbreviations Used in Descriptions:

The symbols below were used in combinations. For example ALS means autograph letter signed; Tccms means typed carbon copy manuscript, etc.

  • A = autograph (i.e., handwritten)
  • T = typed
  • S = signed
  • I = initialed
  • Ms = manuscript
  • Mss = manuscripts
  • L = letter
  • FL = form letter
  • N = note
  • D = document
  • C = card
  • PC = post card
  • cc = carbon copy
  • p = page
  • pp = pages
  • l = leaf
  • ll = leaves
  • nd = no date
  • inc d = incomplete date

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