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Georges J. Joyaux collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.232

Scope and Contents

This collection contains two works related to Georges J. Joyaux a Professor of French at Michigan State University.

The booklet “Auguste Laugel Visits the Army of the Potomac” is edited by Joyaux. It appeared in The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography volume 69, No. 4, October 1961. The article contains an overview of Auguste Laugel’s book Les États-Unis pendant la guerre (1861–1865) and an extract from the book about Laugel’s visit to America in 1865 during the Civil War. He visited General Grant’s army along the Potomac River and commented on what he saw in the camps. The book Prince Napoleon in America, 1861: Letters from his Aide-De-Camp is by Lieutenant–Colonel Camille Ferri Pisani and is translated with a preface by Joyaux, 1959. It consists of letters from Prince Napoleon's second aide-de-camp to his superior officer, Colonel de Franconiere about the Prince’s travels in the United States.


  • Creation: 1959 - 1961


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Biographical Note

Georges J. Joyaux was a professor of French at Michigan State University.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)

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Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Georges J. Joyaux Collection
4 Published And Cataloged
S. Roberts
March 2003
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US