Guide to the De Pichon Family Papers, 1711-1907

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Guide to the De Pichon Family Papers, 1711-1907

Collection number: M0563

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
1991
© 1999 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: De Pichon Family Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1711-1907
Collection number: Special Collections M0563
Creator: de Pichon family
Extent: 28 folders.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Gift of Suzanne de Pichon, 1991.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] De Pichon Family Papers, M0563, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Scope and Content

Family documents, including birth, baptism, school records, marriage, nobility, and death certificates. There are also French legal documents concerning a lawsuit, 1828-1830, 18th century property documents, 18th century passports, and a family tree.

Access Terms

Pichon family
France--Social life and customs.


Container List

Folder 1

Colegio Aveledo (Aveledo School) in Caracas, Venezuela. Spanish, 1891-1892.At 12 and 14 years old. Javier Pichon took latin and greek grammar, and mathematics, and passed all exams.

Physical Description: (3 certificates).
Folder 2

Birth Certificate of Marie Amand Maurice Vivier, 1886from Antwerp. Copy dated December 24, 1936.

Folder 3

Birth Certificates from Bordeaux for Amadée Pichón, Sept. 13, 1837and for Paul William de Pichón, May 24, 1836.

Folder 4

Baptism certificates for William Paul Louis Pichón and Amedée Pichón (son and daughter of Eutrope Francois Xavier Pichón and Marie-Franciose Montamat) on Jan. 26, 1842.

Folder 5

Extrait des registres des actes d'etat civil de la Commune de Saintes. Extracts from the civil registers of the town of Saintes. One refers to the marriage of Genevieve Vivier (1908)and the other to the marriage between Elizabeth Vallemant with Eutrope Barnabé Pichon (occurred on July 30, 1770). These are copies of official information.

Folder 6

Eutrope Francios Xavier Pichon will be in charge of the Civil Administration office of Merignac (France) from Nov. 1840.French, Oct. 24, 1840.

Folder 7

Death certificate for Marie Franciose Montamat widow of Eutrope Francois Xavier Pichon, 1875.Taken from the civil registers of the French Consulate General in Caracas, Venezuela.

Folder 8

Passport for Armando de Pichón for travel to France. April 5, 1872.Expedited from Caracas, Venezuela.

Folder 9

This is the old piece of the group, written on skin. It has something to do with Pierre and Josué Pichón and a piece of property in St. Thomas (it is not clear if it is the island of St. Thomas or a small town in France). It appears that it could be a will or a transferral of property of some kind. French, 1711.

Folder 10

Refers to Eutrope Francoise Xavier Pichon. French, July 21, 1775.Would take more time for a precise translation.

Folder 11

Legal documents on law suit against Pierre Javier Pichon. Various other papers which appear to be related. Franch, 1828-1830.

Physical Description: 7 pieces.
Folder 12

Description of various landholdings with names of owners and/or people living on lands. Boundaries are indicated. This is interesting because it describes the holdings of a fiefdom.

Folder 13

Marriage contract between Nicholas Carrouge de Morigny and Marie Antoinette Gabriel la Peyre. French, April 16, 1786.

Folder 14

Xavier de Pichon's diploma from the Central University, Caracs, Venezuela for a degree as a Public Land Surveyor (Agrimensor Público). Spanish, Feb. 18, 1894.

Folder 15

Xavier de Pichon, diploma from the Central University, Caracas, Venezuela for the degree of Bachelor of Arts and Sciences. Spanish, July 22, 1896.

Folder 16

Birth Certificate of Xavier de Pichon, receipt enclosed. French, May 18, 1878.

Folder 17

Xavier de Pichon, certificate of approved examinations from the Central University, Caracas, Venezuela for degree in Civil Engineering. Spanish, Feb. 21, 1906.Exam was taken Aug. 10, 1896.

Folder 18

Medal of Honor for Public Instruction to Armando de Pichón, Caracas, Venezuela. Spanish, July 15, 1886.And: From the Ministry of the Interior, condecoration of Armando de Pichón with Busto de el Libertador, one of the important national merit awards. Spanish, July 6, 1886.

Folder 19

Passport expedited by US Consulate in France to Eutrope Pichon for travel with his wife and children. Sept. 13, 1807.

Folder 20

Mimeographed letter from M. Paez Pumar, director of Colegio Aveledo in Caracas to Xavier de Pichon in El Paso, Texas. Spanish, Oct. 22, 1907.Enclosed with letter is a copy of a speech presented by Xavier de Pichon in Colegio Aveledo, Aug. 4, 1907.It is probably a speech he gave at a graduation or celebration of the school and deals with topics such as science and the work of the director.

Folder 21

Re: Pierre Xavier Pichon. French, dated in Saintes, April 23, 1877.Baptism records, record referring to birth of Eutrope Pichon on Oct. 12, 1773.

Folder 22

Certificate of nationality for Xavier de Pichon. French and Spanish, July 4, 1892.

Folder 23

Certificate of Burial for Armando de Pichón in the General Cemetary of South Caracas. Spanish, Oct. 24, 1889.

Folder 24

Various extracts of entitlement of nobility, appointment to Director of Finance. Information dates from 1773but was compiled at the French consulate in Caracas. Spanish, June 5, 1877.

Folder 25

French passport for Armando de Pichón. French, Nov. 27, 1873.

Folder 26

Certificate of completion of primary studies by Louis Joseph Vivier. (Academie le Paris, Department de la Seine). French, July 5, 1898.

Folder 27

Marriage license between Xavier de Pichón (25) and Margarite Vivier (17). English, Sept. 24, 1903.

Folder 28

Family Tree.