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The administrative correspondance of Vivant Denon

The administrative correspondance of Vivant Denon

Dominique Vivant-Denon, the Directeur des musées during the Consulate and Empire periods, corresponded frequently not only with Napoleon but also with French museum professionals and artists. This corpus comprises more than 3,000 of his letters.

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Conseil d'État corpus

Conseil d'État corpus

As a result of a request by the Government and as part of the Constitution de l’an VIII, the Conseil d’État was given the role of preparing and discussing the projects for French laws and regulations. Between 1800 and 1814, the Conseil d’État processed on average 5,700 or so dossiers per year.

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04-13-2021

New corpus of texts on Napoleonica

New corpus of texts on Napoleonica

After the defeat of Waterloo, a Provisional Governmental commission was set up in France. That institution’s correspondence are held at the French National Archives. Napoleonica Les Archives is soon to offer access to a new corpus of texts.

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11-02-2020

The Napoleonica® project

The Napoleonica® project

The website Napoleonica Les Archives site is the corner-stone of Napoleonica® and was created in 2000. The website is here updated, and the search engine has been optimised.

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11-02-2020

Partnership with the French National Archives

Partnership with the French National Archives

As part of both the "2021 Année Napoléon" celebrations and the partnership between the two institutions, the French Archives Nationales and the Fondation Napoléon are planning an exhibition of the outstanding pieces from the archives of the Imperial State Secretariat.

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09-17-2020

Partnership with the Institut de France

Partnership with the Institut de France

Under the aegis of the label 2021 Année Napoléon created by Fondation Napoléon, the Institut de France, the Fondation Dosne-Thiers and the Fondation Napoléon have signed a partnership protocol designed to highlight Masson papers held at the Bibliothèque Thiers.