Links and Resources

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Archives and Libraries:


Archives nationales:

Archives départementales – contact details for all dept:

Bibliothèque nationale de France:

Libraries in France (by Jack Kessler):

United Kingdom

British Library:

Combined UK university libraries’ Online Catalogue:

The London Library:
Contains extensive collections in French History

United States

Library of Congress Online Catalogue:

Scholarly Societies:

United Kingdom

Association for the Study of Modern & Contemporary France:

The Society for Court Studies:

United States

The Society for French Historical Studies:


Société Française d’Étude du Dix-Huitième Siècle:

Discussion list:


Online Sources and Databases:

European State Finance Database:

The Encyclopedia of Diderot and d’Alembert Collaborative Translation:

The French Embassy (UK): Culture et Langue:


Research Institutes:

France Institut d’histoire de la révolution française, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne:

Research in Progress:

The Catholic Reformation Research Network:

Research Environment:

Maison Française d’Oxford: