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Antonio Magliabechi letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0335

The collection consists of one hand-written letter of Florentine bibliophile, Antonio Magliabechi. The letter is written in Italian and bound into a volume along with a typescript English translation. Also in the volume is a copy of D'Israeli's biographical description of Magliabecchi from Curiosities of Literature. The letter was written August 24, 1697 to author, Giovanni Giustino Ciampini (1633-1698).

Dates: 1697

C. Grove Haines papers

Identifier: MS-0228

Charles Grove Haines was a Professor of Diplomatic History born in Abbottstown, Pennsylvania December 10, 1906. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and subject files dating to Haines's time as the Director of the Bologna Center at the School of Advanced International Studies dating from 1970-1976. Some personal items are also included.

Dates: 1955-1976; Majority of material found within 1970-1976

Canon Law commentary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0332

Collection consists of one signature (two vellum pages) which appear to have been part of a 14th century codex. The manuscript is written in Latin and is not completely translated.

Dates: 1350

Castelfranco Altarpiece essay

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0232

Collection consists of an untitled, hand-written essay written in Italian and dated December 2, 1803. The essay describes the restoration in 1803 of the "Castelfranco Altarpiece," a painting by Giorgione.

Dates: 1803 December 2

Dorothy L. Sandler papers

Identifier: MS-0227
Scope and Contents The papers in this collection relate largely to Sandler's journalism career in Italy from 1957 to 1975. The correspondence deals with journalistic assignments and most of the writings are pieces which she did for the "Daily American" in Rome, the "New York Times," or various travel magazines. Her personal life is somewhat revealed through the material on "Timignano" the home outside of Siena in Tuscany where she and her husband Grove Haines lived from...
Dates: approximately 1920-1987

Frary collection of Ezra Pound

Identifier: MS-0788

Ezra Pound (1885-1972) was an expatriate American poet, literary critic, a highly influential figure in the development of Imagism, as well as a major contributor to the early modernist poetry movement at the turn of the century. This collection represents the manuscript portion of a larger holding of materials created by or relating to poet Ezra Pound, compiled by collector Richard Frary. The holdings range in time from 1909 to 1986, with most of the materials dating from 1909 to 1960.

Dates: 1909-approximately 2010; Majority of material found within 1909-1960

Frederic C. Lane papers

Identifier: MS-0381

Frederic Chapin Lane was a professor of history at Johns Hopkins and a leading scholar of the Italian Renaissance. The papers span the years 1943-1984 during which he was teaching at Johns Hopkins and conducting extensive research for his writings on the history of Venice in the 14th and 15th centuries.

Dates: 1943-1985, 2001

Frederic C. Lane Venetian account books

Identifier: MS-0155
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two series: microfilms of Italian mercantile records (1416-1535); and a typescript entitled "Translation of Selected Ordinances on Banking". The material reflects Lane's work as a scholar, and provides little biographical information. The microfilmed records (190 rolls) form the bulk of the collection, and contain information not otherwise available outside Italy. The film was shot in very short reels, so each is only 100- 200 frames long....
Dates: 1900-1984

Friedrich Maximilian Hessemer collection

Identifier: MS-0385

The collection of German architect, Friedrich Maximilian Hessemer, consists of four bound volumes of letters (1827-1830) to his father and two volumes of his poetry (1819-1859).

Dates: 1819-1859

Giuseppe Marchi treatise on the plague

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0456

Giuseppe Marchi was an archeologist, born at Tolmezzo near Udine, 22 February 1795; he died at Rome, 10 February 1860. Collection consists of a manuscript transcription of "Orazione che usarano contre la peste nella citta di Trento e prelati che vi erano presenti per il Sacro Concilio ad altre orazioni ed antifone contro il male contagioso," originally published in 1582.

Dates: 1836

Informatione in causa della lite fra poveri e[t?] ricchi delli Hebrei [Documents concerning the litigation between poor and rich Jews]

 Collection — Box: BW-7
Identifier: MS-0732
Abstract Following the Spanish and Portuguese expulsions at the end of the 15th century, the resulting influx of Jews from the Iberian Peninsula often resulted in strained relationships between the new arrivals and the members of native Jewish communities in which they relocated. A folio such as this is an early 17th century copy of documents concerning this historical episode. This item is an informational document, detailing issues of litigation between affluent, longer established Jews and...
Dates: circa 1600

Italian press photographs of the "Years of Lead" protests

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0743

The present collection is a visual account of the tumultuous period known in Italy as the "anni di piombo" (Years of Lead), from the 1960s to 1980s. These black-and-white press photographs document workers' strikes, riots, student demonstrations, and protest marches in Italy, principally Rome, Milan, Turin, and Naples. The collection spans 1969 to 1982.

Dates: 1969 - 1982

Italian recipe book

 Collection — Box: BW-20
Identifier: MS-0446

This recipe book was written by Antonio Leoni of Arezzo in 1749. The book appears to be in two hands, and includes medicinal remedies as well. It is not known whether or not Leoni copied these from another source.

Dates: 1749

Italian visiting cards

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0692

This collection consists of six engraved Italian visiting cards from approximately 1780.

Dates: approximately 1780

John Work Garrett Papers

Identifier: MS-GAR-019

Collection consists largely of correspondence and professional papers of American banker and diplomat, John Work Garrett. Included are items from Garrett's foreign service in Venezuela, Argentina, the Netherlands, and Italy. Other materials relate to political events, locally and internationally (1920-1940). Also in the collection is extensive personal correspondence of Garrett and his wife, Alice, which describes personal friendships, travels, entertainments, and cultural interests.

Dates: 1895-1946

Kent Roberts Greenfield papers

Identifier: MS-0022

Kent Roberts Greenfield (born 1893) was Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University and chief architect of the official United States Army History of World War II. The collection consists of correspondence, lecture notes, student notes, student papers, writings and research notes, printed material, and photographs and postcards. The bulk of the material covers his work as an army historian (1942-1945, 1946-1958).

Dates: 1900-1966

Montalto delle Marche citizenship document for Marcolino Monsignano

 Collection — Box: BW-7
Identifier: MS-0735
Abstract Montalto delle Marche is a municipality in the Province of Ascoli Piceno in the Italian region Le Marche, located about 43 miles south of Ancona and about 9 miles north of Ascoli Piceno. The Venetian printer Giovanni Giubari was active at Montalto between 1586 and 1590 and also worked at Fabriano, Fermo and Ascoli Piceno. This item is the official document, issued by the heads of the city council of Montalto delle Marche, conferring lifelong citizenship to Marcolino Monsignano, governor of...
Dates: 1587 - 1587

Spelman Family papers

Identifier: MS-0392

The collection consists primarily of writings with additional family papers, photographs, and correspondence. The materials range in date from 1726 to 1972. The content is mostly related to the lives of Leolyn Louise Everett Spelman and Timothy Mather Spelman.

Dates: 1726 - 1972

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