Collection Scope and Content Note
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The Lafayette Collection contains more than 11,000 items documenting
all aspects of the public and private life of Gilbert du Motier, marquis de
The guide to the Lafayette collection was produced with funding
provided by the United States Department of Education grant Title II-C,
"Strengthening Research Library Resources": The French Revolution Collections
at Cornell University: a Retrospective Conversion and Preservation Project.
Project staff included Jean V. Callahan, Peggy John, and Isabel
Rivera. The initial Lafayette website (guide and exhibit) was conceived by Jean
V. Callahan and implemented by Noni Korf Vidal. In 2007, major improvements
were made by Laurent Ferri, curator of the exhibitions "Lafayette, Citizen of
Two Worlds", with the technical asistance of Ken Williams and Evan Earle.