Dr. Max Thorek Collection of Bonaparte Family Papers

Collection Summary

Title: Dr. Max Thorek Collection of Bonaparte Family Papers
Call Number: MS 82-03
Size: 0.5 linear feet
Acquisition: Purchased from Sotheby-Parke-Bernet, Inc.
Processed By: KJB, 6-23-1982; JEF, 6-23-1998; MN, 10-2008
Note: None
Restrictions: None

Literary Rights

Literary rights were not granted to Wichita State University. When permission is granted to examine the manuscripts, it is not an authorization to publish them. Manuscripts cannot be used for publication without regard for common law literary rights, copyright laws and the laws of libel. It is the responsibility of the researcher and his/her publisher to obtain permission to publish. Scholars and students who eventually plan to have their work published are urged to make inquiry regarding overall restrictions on publication before initial research.

Restrictions

None

Content Note

The documents in this collection are, with one exception, signed by members or associates of the Bonaparte family. The exception is a report, dated June 25, 1791, from the officers and men of the 83rd Infantry Regiment stationed at Charlemont. The report denounces their Colonel as a royalist and counter-revolutionary. Each of these documents is provided with a translation and biographical sketch of the signatories connected with the Bonaparte family.

Detailed Description: Box and Folder Listing

Box 1 FF 1 1 April 1809, Felix Baciocchi. List of the officers and men of the army in the Grand Duchy of Tuscany. Translation. Biography.
Box 1 FF 2 20 Messidor XII (1804), Eugene de Beauharnais. Endorsement of petition of Ferdinand Dehon to M. Fourcroy. Translation. Biography.
Box 1 FF 3 23 December 1808, Eugene de Beauharnais to Cardinal Fesch. Translation. Biography.
Box 1 FF 4 25 April 1820, Eugene de Beauharnais to Marshall McDonald. Translation. Biography.
Box 1 FF 5 8 December 1831, Hortense de Beauharnais Bonaparte to M. Macaire. Includes address leaf with letter. Translation. Biography.
Box 1 FF 6 29 October 1807, Jérôme Bonaparte. Marriage Certificate of Pierr L. P. Girard and Antoinette U. C. Perrot. Also signed by Jérôme's wife, Catherine of Wurttemburg. Translation. Biography. Portrait.
Box 1 FF 7 28 Germinal XI (April 1803), Joseph Bonaparte to ? Translation. Biography. Portrait.
Box 1 FF 8 27 Brumaire XIV (1806), Joseph Bonaparte to ? Translation. Biography.
Box 1 FF 9 22 March 1816, Joseph Bonaparte to Samuel Latham Mitchill, with address leaf and docket in Dr. Mitchill's hand. Translation. Biographies of Joseph Bonaparte and Samuel Latham Mitchill.
Box 1 FF 10 26 March 1818, Joseph Bonaparte (in third person as Comte de Survilliers) to Madame Willinek. Translation. Biography.
Box 1 FF 11 5 December 1827, Joseph Bonaparte to M. J. Hopkinson. Translation. Biography. Portrait. Note: The portrait of Joseph Bonaparte has been moved to the oversized collection.
Box 1 FF 12 18 Thermidor XI (1806), Julie Clary Bonaparte to unnamed prefect. Translation. Biography.
Box 1 FF 13 28 May 1870, Louis Bonaparte to General Frimont. Translation. Biography. Portrait.
Box 1 FF 14 21 October 1883, Lucien Bonaparte to Capt. Sari. Translation. Biography. Portrait.
Box 1 FF 15 15 December 1811, Certificate of the Society of Maternal Charity. Issued to Mme. Meliand Delagrange. Signed by the Empress Marie Louise. Also signed by Cardinal Fesch. Translation. Biography.
Box 1 FF 16 14 Vendemiare IX (1801), Camillo F. L. Borghese to the Commandant of Turin. Translation. Biography.
Box 1 FF 17 14 May 1813, Pauline Bonaparte Borghese. Order for the payment of a monetary benefit. Translation. Biography.
Box 1 FF 18 25 June 1791, Report of the officers and soldiers of the 83rd Regiment of Infantry at Charlemont to the Military Committee. Translation.
Box 1 FF 19 29 August 1811, Joseph Cardinal Fesch to his sister (possibly Letizia Ramolino Bonaparte). Translation. Biography. Portrait.
Box 1 FF 20 27 January 1837, Caroline Bonaparte Murat to Mme. Nansouty. Translation. Biography.
Box 1 FF 21 23 August 1823, Adam Adalbert, Count von Neipperg. Authentication. Borgo san Donnino-Persenburg-Paris. Translation. Biography.
Box 1 FF 22 Photographs of St. Helena's Island.