Frederic C. Lane papers
- 1943-1985, 2001
Conditions Governing Access note
Access to the collection is unrestricted with the exception of Boxes 9 and 10. Boxes 9 and 10 will be closed until the year 2021.
Conditions Governing Use note
17.78 Cubic Feet (13 record center cartons, 4 letter size document boxes, 1 over-sized folder)
Lane's primary field of research was the economic history of Venice and other city-states of the Italian Renaissance. Lane traveled regularly to Venice where he researched the papers of ducal families and mercantile houses of Renaissance Venice. His published works include Venetian Ships and Shipbuilders of the Renaissance (1934); Andrea Barbarigo, a Merchant of Venice (1944); Venice, A Maritime Republic (1973); and Money and Banking in Medieval and Renaissance Venice (1985).
Frederic C. Lane died in Westminster, Massachusetts, October 14, 1984.
Scope and Contents note
The papers include Lane's holographic notes for lectures, journal articles, texts, and some annotated typescript for published items. Included also is extensive correspondence with students and colleagues. There are no personal items in the collection. The papers are almost entirely related to Lane's scholarly interest in the economic history of Venice and other city-states during the period of the Renaissance.
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