Samuel Williams papers  1814-1856
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La Carte du Musée S. Borgia (Premiere moitie du XVe siècle), which contains a complete 10 page manuscript by Henry Vignaud, is housed in the Clements Library's Map Division.

The Clements Library's Graphics Division holds Stephen Seymour Thomas's Henry Vignaud, First Secretary, American Embassy, Paris, 1905 and a photograph of Henry Vignaud at a ceremony at Lafayette's tomb.

Related Materials

The University of Michigan purchased Henry Vignaud's library after his death. The collection is currently housed in the William L. Clements Library, the Special Collections Library, the Stephen S. Clark Library, and the University's general collections.

In addition to the Henry Vignaud papers, the William L. Clements Library holds additional maps, publications, and other materials related to Henry Vignaud. The following books include manuscript items related to Henry Vignaud, many of which are tipped into or otherwise affixed to the volumes: Inventory of Henry Vignaud manuscripts located in books at the William L. Clements Library (.pdf)


Growoll, Adolf. Henry Harrisse: Biographical and Bibliographical Sketch. New York: Printed for the Dibdin Club, 1899.

Nowell, Charles E. "Henry Vignaud: Louisiana Historian." The Louisiana Historical Quarterly. 38.1 (January 1955): 1-25.

Parsons, Edward Alexander. "Henry Vignaud: A Personal Sketch." The Louisiana Historical Quarterly 5.1 (January 1922): 63-75.

Parkman, Francis. Pioneers of France in the New World. The Jesuits in North America in the Seventeenth Century. La Salle and the Discovery of the Great West. The Old Regime in Canada. Library of America: 1983.

"Vignaud, Henry." Dictionary of American Biography. Volume X. Scribners: 1995. 268-270.