Chevalier, Michel, 1806-1879

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French political journalist, professor of political economy at the Collège de France from 1840-1879. In 1860 he was charged with signing a commerce agreement between France and England which he had helped to bring about.

From the description of Michel Chevalier letters, 1860. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937065

Statistician and economist Michel Chevalier graduated (1829) from the the Ecole des Mines (School of Mines) in Paris. The French government sent him to the United States to report on the country's industry, financial and banking systems, transportation and communications. He later published Lettres sur l'Amerique on his observations. Chevalier was given several political appointments and worked as an economist and statistician at the College de France (1841-1879).

From the description of Correspondence with John Towne Danson, 1871-1875. (Iowa State University). WorldCat record id: 760176749

French economist, follower of Saint-Simon and advocate of free trade; professor, College de France; also, under Napoleon III, a councilor of state and senator.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, nd. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122585321

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referencedIn James Freeman Clarke additional papers, 1806-1936. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Chevalier, Michel, 1806-1879. Autograph letter signed, in English : Paris, to Miss Cobden, 1878 May 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Michel Chevalier letters, 1844-1873 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Chevalier, Michel, 1806-1879. Michel Chevalier letters, 1860. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Chevalier, Michel, 1806-1879. Letter : Lodève, France, to unknown person, 1847 July 19. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Greenough, Charles P. (Charles Pelham), collector, 1844-1924. Collection of French autographs, 19th c. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Victorian politicians : photograph album, ca. 1860 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Chevalier, Michel, 1806-1879. Letter, 1860 June 7, Paris, to Madame Brooks. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Chevalier, Michel, 1806-1879. Autograph letter signed, nd. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Chevalier, Michel, 1806-1879. [Correspondence with John Towne Danson.]. Iowa State University, Parks Library
creatorOf Chevalier, Michel, 1806-1879. [Letter, 1850]. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIe, 1845-1865 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Chevalier, Michel, 1806-1879. Correspondence with John Towne Danson, 1871-1875. Iowa State University, Parks Library
creatorOf Chevalier, Michel, 1806-1879. Letter, [1850?] December 13, Paris, to [George Ticknor?]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn John Endicott Peabody autograph album, 1816-1885. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Chevalier, Michel, 1806-1879. Letter : Lodève, France, to unknown person, 1847 July 19. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Healey, James E. Victorian politicians : photograph album, c. 1860. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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associatedWith Bossange, Hector, 1795-1884. person
associatedWith Brooks, Harriet Lyman Hazard. person
associatedWith Buchanan, Thomas. person
associatedWith Chemin de fer sous-marin entre la France et l'Angleterre. corporateBody
correspondedWith Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Cobden, Miss, person
associatedWith Danson, J. T. (John Towne), 1817-1898. person
associatedWith Greenough, Charles P. (Charles Pelham), collector, 1844-1924. person
associatedWith Peabody, John Endicott, 1853-1921 person
associatedWith Saint-Simon, Henri, comte de, 1760-1825. person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Ticknor, George, 1791-1871. person
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Birth 1806-01-13

Death 1879-11-28

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