Joseph Gagné is a post-doctoral researcher affiliated with the University of Windsor. His work focuses on the French Regime in North America, and in particular, the Seven Years War. Here he talks about the material available for historians of France at the Chicago History Museum
Sam Young is a second-year PhD student in the School of Modern Languages at Cardiff University. His research explores the role of Social Catholic associations in the development of mass urban housing in France after the Second World War. Here he talks about the material available at the British Library for historians of France and the Francophone World.
Antonio Marson Franchini is a D.Phil. candidate in Medieval History at Oxford University, focusing on medieval religious history. His dissertation aims to edit and study a model sermon collection created at the end of the thirteenth century in Paris by Friar Nicolas de Byard. Here he talks about his research at the Bibliothèque municipale de Laon.
Hannah Stamler is a Ph.D. Candidate in History at Princeton University, focusing on modern French cultural history and visual culture. Here she talks about her research at the Fondation Jérôme Pathé in Paris
Blanche Plaquevent is a PhD student in history at the University of Bristol. She researches the history of the concept of sexual revolution in France between 1945 and 1969. During the course of her archival research, she had the opportunity to visit a private archival centre, the IMEC, about which she tells us here.
Haley Bowen is a PhD candidate in the Department of History at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor. Her dissertation research explores the diverse communities of laywomen who lived in French convents during the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. Here she talks about using the Archives de la Bastille
Mandy Paige-Lovingood (North Carolina State University) is a first-year doctoral student examining the cross-cultural exchange between the France and the Ottoman Empire in the eighteenth-century. Here she talks about using the Bibliothèque nationale de France’s digital library, Gallica
Hannah Frydman is a PhD candidate in European history and women’s and gender history at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. Here she talks about her research at the Archives de la Préfecture de Police
Dr Ludivine Broch is a lecturer in History at the University of Westminster. Here she talks about her research in the Harry S. Truman and Lyndon B Johnson Presidential Libraries in the USA
The French History Blog has recently added a new page, the French Archive Directory. In this post, William Rispin discusses how researchers can make best use of this resource.