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Guide to the Paul Delannoy Scrapbook Pages, 1916-1921 and undated.

Summary

Collection comprises 4 scrapbook pages the Delannoy's compiled to document their lives during World War I. Includes a map of France with the front outlined, along with the Delannoy ration cards for sugar and gasoline, safe-passage documents for Paul and Jeanne (one set contains their black-and-white photographs), and insurance papers they signed recognizing the risk of war in areas they traveled. Three pieces of French paper money are attached to one page. The final page contains an undated poster from the Paris Chamber of Commerce regarding war loans.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11037
Title
Paul Delannoy scrapbook pages
Date
1916-1921 and undated
Extent
1.5 Linear Feet, 1 oversize folder
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials are in French.

Collection Overview

Collection comprises 4 scrapbook pages the Delannoy's compiled to document their lives during World War I. Includes a map of France with the front outlined, along with the Delannoy ration cards for sugar and gasoline, safe-passage documents for Paul and Jeanne (one set contains their black-and-white photographs), and insurance papers they signed recognizing the risk of war in areas they traveled. Three pieces of French paper money are attached to one page. The final page contains an undated poster from the Paris Chamber of Commerce regarding war loans. Though both Paul and Jeanne are represented in the papers, the majority of the documents were issued to Paul. It is not clear whether pages were removed from a larger volume.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Paul Delannoy Scrapbook Pages, 1916-1921 and undated, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Historical Note

Paul and Jeanne Delannoy were residents of 24 Avenue de la R̀̀̀̀è̀̀public, Paris, where they owned a pharmacy. Both were pharmacists.


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