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.
Kaylee P. Alexander is a PhD candidate in the Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies at Duke University. Her dissertation research focuses on the visual culture of the cemetery and the market for funerary monuments in nineteenth-century Paris. Here she talks about the resources available for historians of France at the Bibliothèque historique de la Ville de Paris.
Alex Hurlow is a third year PhD student at the University of Manchester, working on the renegotiation of Norman identities after the ‘Loss of Normandy’. Here he talks about the resources available for historians of France at the John Rylands Library.
Sasha Rasmussen is in the second year of her doctorate at the University of Oxford, exploring the sensory worlds inhabited by women in Paris and St Petersburg, 1900-1913. Here she talks about the archives available for historians of music at the BNF, in their musée de l’Opéra and Musique-Louvois collections.