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Papers of Giles Barber, mainly relating to the correspondence of Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Marquise of Pompadour (1721-1764), 'Madame de Pompadour',, 2002 and n.d. [c.2000]

MS. 9101/43

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  1. 'Pompadour, notes re[lating to] her letters', notes relating to, and photocopies of, letters and transcripts of letters by Madame de Pompadour, from sale catalogues and published collections, n.d. [c.2000]
  2. 'Letters to M[ada]m[e] de P[ompadour]', notes relating to, and photocopies of transcripts of letters received by Madame de Pompadour, from published sources, n.d. [c.2000]
  3. 'Les correspondants de M[adame] de P[ompadour]’, index slips arranged alphabetically by correspondent, n.d. [c.2000]
  4. photocopies of Histoire du Théatre de Madame de Pompadour dit Théatre des Petits Cabinets (Paris, 1874); extract from 'Pompadour letters ed. Poulet-Malassis' [M. A. Poulet-Malassis ed., Correspondance de Madame de Pompadour avec son père, M. Poisson, et son frère, M. de Vandières (Paris, 1878)]; 'Lettres de M[ada]me de Pompadour au Comte de Stainville (Choiseul), Ambassadeur (1754-1757)', n.d. [c.2000]
  5. notes and papers relating to the life of Madame de Pompadour, 2002 and n.d. [c.2000]


  • 2002 and n.d. [c.2000]


1 box (5 folders)

Language of Materials

  • French


MS. 9101/43

Biographical / Historical

Étienne François, Marquis de Stainville, Duc de Choiseul (1719-1785) was a military officer, diplomat and statesman. He rose to power in part through the patronage of Madame de Pompadour.

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