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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
19th century
Extent: 1 volume
An oversize volume probably created during the nineteenth century in Florence, Italy by a member of the Peruzzi family. "Album de stampine antiche" is written on a decorative label pasted on the cover. The volume contains a scrapbook comprised of cutouts from books of over 350 woodcuts and engravings of decorative printers' marks including borders, initials, head-pieces, tail-pieces, portions of title pages, and vignettes. The books represented in the volume were published from 1569 to 1790.
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Album de stampine antiche
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1859
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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19th century
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An oversize volume probably created during the nineteenth century in Florence, Italy by a member of the Peruzzi family. "Album de stampine antiche" is written on a decorative label pasted on the cover. The volume contains a scrapbook comprised of cutouts from books of over 350 woodcuts and engravings of decorative printers' marks including borders, initials, head-pieces, tail-pieces, portions of title pages, and vignettes. The books represented in the volume were published from 1569 to 1790.
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Italian
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Manuals (instructional materials) Manuscripts, Italian--19th century Scrapbooks
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1437-1804
Extent: 5 boxes
Collection concerning Florentine families, organizations, trades, and industries covering the years 1437-1804. The documents that compose the collection are divided into two broad sections, one dedicated to families and organizations, and the other to subjects. The former, arranged alphabetically by name, then chronologically for each family or organization, features documents pertaining to about 130 among the most important Florentine families, as well as institutions such as the Monte di pietà and the hospital of Santa Maria Novella (referred to as Spedale). The families that are best-known in the collection include the Acciaiuoli, Altoviti, Antinori, Corsi, Corsini, Guadagni, Rucellai, Salviati, and Strozzi; the best-represented families in the collection are the Amadori, Capponi, Cassi, Lapini, and Ricciardi. A small number of documents containing information on 3 ships is also present. The latter, arranged alphabetically by subject, and chronologically within each subject, is comprised, for the most part, of numerous kinds financial documents (including accounts, receipts, orders, payments, etc.), and documents related to different aspects of rural life and farm management (such as the purchase of cattle and grains). Other subjects include the guilds of Florence, especially the one of the lanaoioli, wool workers, and that of the setaioli, silk weavers; iron trade; and business relations between Florence and England and Florence and the Netherlands.
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Florentine documents and correspondence collection
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 761
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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5 boxes
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1437-1804
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Collection concerning Florentine families, organizations, trades, and industries covering the years 1437-1804. The documents that compose the collection are divided into two broad sections, one dedicated to families and organizations, and the other to subjects. The former, arranged alphabetically by name, then chronologically for each family or organization, features documents pertaining to about 130 among the most important Florentine families, as well as institutions such as the Monte di pietà and the hospital of Santa Maria Novella (referred to as Spedale). The families that are best-known in the collection include the Acciaiuoli, Altoviti, Antinori, Corsi, Corsini, Guadagni, Rucellai, Salviati, and Strozzi; the best-represented families in the collection are the Amadori, Capponi, Cassi, Lapini, and Ricciardi. A small number of documents containing information on 3 ships is also present. The latter, arranged alphabetically by subject, and chronologically within each subject, is comprised, for the most part, of numerous kinds financial documents (including accounts, receipts, orders, payments, etc.), and documents related to different aspects of rural life and farm management (such as the purchase of cattle and grains). Other subjects include the guilds of Florence, especially the one of the lanaoioli, wool workers, and that of the setaioli, silk weavers; iron trade; and business relations between Florence and England and Florence and the Netherlands.
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1430s 1440s 1450s 1460s 1470s 1480s 1490s 1500s 1510s 1520s 1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s 1570s 1580s 1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s
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Acciaiuoli family Altoviti family Amadori family Antinori family Capponi family Cassi family Corsi family Corsini family Guadagni family Lapini family Ricciardi family Rucellai family Salviati family Strozzi family
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Accounts Credit records Genealogies (histories) Inventories Legal documents Manuscripts, European Manuscripts, Italian--15th century Manuscripts, Italian--16th century Manuscripts, Italian--17th century Manuscripts, Italian--18th century Manuscripts, Italian--19th century Manuscripts, Renaissance Notarial documents Statutes and codes
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circa 1875-1909
Creator:
Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909, Compiler
Extent: 56 boxes (+ 1 map drawer folder)
Henry Charles Lea’s extensive research on the Inquisition produced works of such breadth and detail that they continue to be essential references for contemporary researchers. Lea’s general level of mastery of archives from all over Europe and his ability to read source material in multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Catalan, Portuguese, French, Italian, and German, make it difficult for subsequent scholarship to rival that in his works, published over a hundred years ago. This collection contains copies of the archival material which Lea drew upon heavily in the preparation of his books. These copies, made and sent to Lea from various European archives, were donated to the University of Pennsylvania as part of Lea’s library.
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Henry Charles Lea research collection on the Inquisition
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Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909, Compiler
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 729
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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56 boxes (+ 1 map drawer folder)
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circa 1875-1909
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Henry Charles Lea’s extensive research on the Inquisition produced works of such breadth and detail that they continue to be essential references for contemporary researchers. Lea’s general level of mastery of archives from all over Europe and his ability to read source material in multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Catalan, Portuguese, French, Italian, and German, make it difficult for subsequent scholarship to rival that in his works, published over a hundred years ago. This collection contains copies of the archival material which Lea drew upon heavily in the preparation of his books. These copies, made and sent to Lea from various European archives, were donated to the University of Pennsylvania as part of Lea’s library.
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Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909
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Government records Legal documents Manuscripts, Italian--19th century Manuscripts, Latin--19th century Manuscripts, Spanish--19th century Transcripts
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1892-1920
Creator:
Rennert, Hugo Albert, 1858-1927
Extent: 0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Hugo Albert Rennert (1858-1927) was a professor of romance literature at the University of Pennsylvania, an author, and a philologist who focused his research on Spanish literature. This collection contains hand copied European manuscripts, probably used by Rennert in his research, and letters written to Rennert by his fellow scholars of Spanish literature.
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Hugo Albert Rennert collection
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Rennert, Hugo Albert, 1858-1927
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1073
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1892-1920
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Hugo Albert Rennert (1858-1927) was a professor of romance literature at the University of Pennsylvania, an author, and a philologist who focused his research on Spanish literature. This collection contains hand copied European manuscripts, probably used by Rennert in his research, and letters written to Rennert by his fellow scholars of Spanish literature.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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Rennert, Hugo Albert, 1858-1927 Fitzmaurice-Kelly, James, 1858-1923 Foulché-Delbosc, R. (Raymond), 1864-1929
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Correspondence Manuscripts, European Manuscripts, Italian--19th century Manuscripts, Spanish--20th century Postcards
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