Contents and Arrangement

Jansenism in France Collection, undated

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of a collection of papers related to the Jansenist controversy in France in the 18th century. Included are two printed pamphlets by Pope Benedict XIII (1728) and Pope Benedict XIV (1756) concerning the papal bull UNIGENITUS (1713), and 23 manuscripts, in Italian, Latin and French, primarily contemporary copies of letters and documents by Cardinal Louis-Antoine Noailles, Pope Clement XI, Pope Benedict XIV, Louis XV, King of France, and Pope Clement XIII to the Bishop of Liege, Cardinal Albizzi, G. Languet de Gergy, Archbishop of Sens, and others regarding Pasquier Quesnel's Jansensim. Also present are two songs (ca. 1752) in French and Italian, voicing popular opinion of the Parliament of Paris.

The numbers in brackets refer to the Phillipps item numbers.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Jansenism in France Collection; Jansenism in France Collection, C0838, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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