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Next BIMCC events
- May 2013
Our Newsletter No 46 has been published in May 2013.
- 19 October 2013
- Excursion to the map collection of prince Emmanuel de Croÿ (1718-1784)
- Valenciennes, France
- Organizer: BIMCC and Bibliothèque de Valenciennes
- Valenciennes’ library is housed in a nice eighteenth century building which belonged to a Jesuit college created during the Spanish period. Among other treasures, this library houses the collections of Emmanuel de Croÿ who was a prince of the Holy Empire, but also led a military career in France where he received the grade of marshal. A learnt gentleman interested in science and in all the new discoveries of the eighteenth century, he collected books and maps; these were seized in his chateaus near Valenciennes during the Revolution.
- Venue: Bibliothèque de Valenciennes, 2 rue Ferrand, 59300 Valenciennes
- Language: French
- At 14.00. The visit will be guided, in French, by Marie-Pierre Dion, Director of the Library, who researched the life of Emmanuel de Croÿ; ad-hoc translation into English will be provided to those members requiring assistance. More details will be provided in the May 2012 BIMCC Newsletter.
- To register, please fill the 'Registration form' before 7 October 2013.
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