Voltaire letters, 1751-1778


Date: 1751-1778 | Size: 10 microfilm_reel(s)


These letters are principally by Voltaire.

Background note

Voltaire was a philosophe.

Collection Information

Physical description

10 microfilm reels.


Acquired from the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, 1954.

Location of originals:

Originals in Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris.

Related material

Associated materials: The American Philosophical Society also owns eight boxes of uncataloged miscellaneous Voltaire material.

Early American History Note

This is a microfilm of an early American collection that may be of interest to researchers at the APS and may complement an original manuscript collection at the APS.

Indexing Terms


  • Microfilm Collection

Geographic Name(s)

  • France -- History -- 18th century.
  • France -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.