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French Studies

Provides annotated links to scholarly resources of particular interest to students & faculty researching at U.Va.

      French Primary Resources by Date

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Here you can find primaries sources organized by historical era. Please click in the appropriate tab. If not indicated otherwise the source is open access
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ French Historical Pamphlets: Microfilms Collections at UVA
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ French Historical Pamphlets: Catalogs and Guides to find collections

      French Primary Resources by topic

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Here you can find primaries sources organized by topic addressing courses taught at UVA; Please click in the appropriate tab. If not indicated otherwise the source is open access ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Don't forget to consult the General Tools to expand your research
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Databases
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Finding Aids

The ARTFL Project

A full text database containing a large number of French literary works such as:
  • Main Database: ARTFL-FRANTEXT
    The main ARTFL database (FRANTEXT, formerly Trésor de la Langue Française) is a corpus consisting of nearly 2000 texts in French, ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing. The eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries are about equally represented, with a smaller selection of seventeenth century texts as well as some medieval and Renaissance texts. There is also a Provençal database that includes 38 texts in their original spellings
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Manuscripts : Digital collections
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Manuscripts : Catalogs to find manuscripts
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ French Revolution & Napoleonic Era: Thematic Databases and Web sites
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ French Revolution & Napoleonic Era: Pamphlets: Digital collections
Pamphlets: Collections in microfilm at UVA
Pamphlets: Guides to other Pamphlets Collections
Pamphlets: Collections identified
Institution Print Pamphlets Digitized OPAC Accessibility Description
University of Florida 2,810 2,810 NO Description
University of Kansas 9,000 NO NO NO
University of Alabama 391 NO NO NO
Johns Hopkins University 500 NO NO NO
University of Maryland, College Park 12,000 850 4000 Description
Yale University ? NO NO Description
Newberry 30,000 30,000 YES Description
University of Michigan ? NO NO NO
Ball State University 500 500 NO NO
Emory University 1, 500 +300 NO Description
Stanford University 500 500 NO Description
Center for Research Libraries 100 100 NO Description
Bibliothèque nationale de France 10,000 NO
National Library of Australia 11,000 NO NO Description