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Capitolo fratesco composto dal Padre Tisabesano Secchia Accademico Lepido

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C211
Overview Con le annotation nel fine. A satire on Church life written by a Jesuit. Anagram pseudonym Acrostic on pages 819-821: Sebastiano Chiesa Reggiano Accademico Lepido.
Dates: 17th century?

Compagnia del Gonfalone de Roma manuscript

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS E69
Overview Roll or listing of the dead benefactors of the theatrical gild, arranged by church-yard in Rome, Italy, from the 16th century CE. Includes appropriate prayers. "Facto et ordenato per li nobili hoi Misser francesco pogio Scriptori aplico: el Magnifico misser Gabriele delli rosci Conte misser Julio matheo Guardiani: et miss[er] Cola Antonio inferieri Camerlingo della dicta Compagnia."
Dates: 1505 and later

Conforti et ajuti per li condannati à morte manuscript

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C89
Overview Sermon in five parts to bring comfort to those condemned to death. Possibly a copy of a printed book, probably written in Italy. The end of the volume states "Protesta da farsi dal Condannato prima che si invova per andare alla morte."
Dates: 17th or 18th Century?

Domenico Fischietti libretto

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS K5
Overview Libretto by Carlo Goldoni and full score by D. Fischietti for the opera "Il mercato di Malmantile" ("The Malmantile Market"). Includes all 3 acts. The opera was first performed in London 10 November 1761; it was originally written in 1757.
Dates: after 1757

Earls of Westmorland collection

Call Number: MS D148
Overview 14 Italian manuscripts bound together, regarding the politics of Italy, the Church, France, England, and the Holy Roman Empire.
Dates: approximately 1628-1633?

Gaetano Giarre calligraphy manual: Alfabeto di lettere iniziali adorno di animali

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS E49
Overview This collection consists of a single calligraphy-manual, containing an alphabet of ornamented initials, each beginning an Italian verse, and instructions for writing, cutting a pen, etc. Elaborate birds, beasts, plants, mythological creatures. From Giarre's Alfabeto, 1797, and his Invento, 1801.
Dates: 1801 or later

Gasparo Tentivo’s Portolano of the Ionian and Aegean Seas and the Archipelago

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS G4
Overview Portolano or book of manuscript sea charts, sailing directions, and descriptions of anchorages covering primarily the Greek islands and coasts; also the Sea of Marmora, Turkish coast, Rhodes, Crete, Cyprus; and part of the Yugoslavian, Albanian, Syrian and Egyptian coasts; and Brindisi.
Dates: 1715? (after 1714; before fall of Tenos.)

Giovanni Costa letters

Call Number: MS P673
Overview Giovanni Costa of the Society of Jesuits (S.J.) wrote these three letters to three English contacts on the same day in 1851: Thomas Grant (1816-1870), Roman Catholic bishop of Southward; Jesuit Father Brownbill in London; and Nicholas Patrick Stephen Wiseman (1802-1865), cardinal and archbishop of Westminster. In each of these letters, he provided an introduction to Mr. Giacomo Laguita (1813-1895), described as a good Catholic and the lawyer of the British Legation in Naples, Italy. He asked...
Dates: November 15, 1851

Giuseppe Antonio Langhi correspondence received

Call Number: MS 68
Overview Giuseppe Antonio Langhi Correspondence received, 1590-1610
Dates: 1590 - 1610

Grant-Bradbury family papers

Call Number: RH MS 965
Overview The Grant-Bradbury Family Papers are those of Mary Amelia Grant, a professor of classical languages at the University of Kansas at Lawrence from 1921 to 1960. The collection contains many of the donor's personal papers, but is largely comprised of correspondence, diaries, legal documents, and photographs which document the lives of her parents and maternal grandparents of Topeka, Kansas, her father's Grant family ancestors of Livingston County, Michigan, and her mother's Bradbury ancestors of...
Dates: 1716 - 1987

Historia di M. Bartolomeo Ruffino auditore in Tunisi della impressa che fece l'armata Turchesca a Tunisi il force et la golezza l'anno 1574

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS D62
Overview Con l'impresa che fece Alli Malucco del regno di Fezza + di Marocco + una breve naratione della battaglia succeduta frail Re di Portugallo, + esso Malucco l'anno 1577.
Dates: 1577

Hugo de Balma manuscript

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C66
Overview Italian Translation by Domenico di Montechiello, of work attributed to H. de Balma, Gerson, & S. Boneventura, 13th century Carthusian.
Dates: 16th century

Il conclave del 1774: Dramma per musica da recitarsi nel…Carnovale dell’anno 1775…

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS D81
Overview Satirical libretto for (closet?) musical drama based on election of Pope Pius VI.
Dates: 1775?

James Joyce miscellany

Call Number: MS 134
Overview A collection of photostat copies compiled by James F. Spoerri of Irish-born author James Joyce letters, primarily to publisher Grant Richards; poet Ezra Pound; Irish writer James Stephens; Joyce's daughter, Lucia Joyce; Joyce's sister, Eileen Joyce Shaurek, and others. The backs of some of the photostats are annotated with a repository name. Collection also includes some newspaper clippings and reprints of prospectuses for the novel Ulysses.
Dates: 1915 - 1919

Manuscript notes of Léon Dorez

Call Number: MS 5
Overview Research notes of Léon Dorez (1864-1922), French scholar and librarian who specialized in the Italian humanists, with offprints of his published articles.
Dates: [late 19th-early 20th centuries]

Maps, plans and views of the land holdings of Francesco Soderini

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: MS J11
Overview Maps of the holding of Francesco Soderini near the river Egola (Evola) which runs into tho Arno west of Florence. Floor-plan and views of the villa and cottage of Barbialla, "per Montaione." Apparently for feudal purposes. Placement of the land not as important as area and shape of the land.
Dates: approximately 1709-1714

Registro di bandi sommario

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS E114
Overview Book: Collection of laws.
Dates: approximately 1583?

Relazioni di vari proveditori gen[era]li rittornati ... di Dalm[azia] et Alb[ani]a ... [e] di Morea

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C95
Overview Relazioni di vari proveditori gen[era]li rittornati...
Dates: Between 1697 and 1710

Rime di diversi in burla e in sul grave

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C51
Overview Italian poetry codex
Dates: approximately 1570

Robert Frampton letters

Call Number: MS Q23
Overview A collection of nine letters of Robert Frampton, Bishop of Gloucester, including one letter to the Keeper of the Great Seal. The letters concern church government, and, in the case of those to friend William Walsh, social, philosophical, and literary matters.
Dates: 1682, 1697-1702

Rotolo et alcune memorie

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS E272
Overview Chronicle of history of the Friuli area, Italy compiled ca. 1511 and continued to 1543. Contents cover period 1490 to 1543, arranged chronologically. Written in northern Italian vernacular in a variety of scripts and by different hands over several decades. Records land and family transactions in villages surrounding Friuli, including: Buin, Coloreto, Amelia, Pavia, Pagna, Nels, Artegna, Pers, Feletto, Udine, Carnia, Codroipo, S. Lorenzo, and Blauso.
Dates: 1511 - 1543

Ruttilio Scotti manuscript

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS E96
Overview An unpublished historical work on one of the great monastaries of the Western Church, Subiaco, established by St. Benedict, and its surrounding territories in central Italy.
Dates: 1615

Viaggi di Germania: i piu frequentati e particolarmente da chi viaggia per le Poste

Call Number: MS A2
Overview 12 route-maps of the posts from Florence and Venice to Vienna, from Vienna to Belgrade, and from Vienna to Berlin via Prague. The maps are in the form of strips, folded and bound together. Include receipt as separated material with its call number.
Dates: before 1817

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