Diplomatic Documents, 1404-1781 M1814

Finding aid prepared by Sara Timby
Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California, 94305-6064
Repository email: speccollref@stanford.edu
2011-06-13


Title: Diplomatic documents
Identifier/Call Number: M1814
Contributing Institution: Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Language of Material: Multiple languages
Physical Description: 0.5 Linear feet 34 manuscript documents
Date (inclusive): 1404-1781

Scope and Contents

Included are 34 diplomatic documents from Italy (predominantly), France, Spain, England, and Czechoslovakia. Of particular note is an 1772 Papal indulgence from Olomouc, in the Czech Republic, and a 1781 letter addressed by Pope Pius VI to Scipione de' Ricci, bishop of Pistoia-Prato, in reply to the bishop's complaint about two nuns of the Monastery of Santa Caterina who are on the road to perdition and whose heresies and misdeeds border on the incredible.

Access to Collection

Open for research.

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 2011. Accession 2011-042.

Preferred Citation

[identification of item], Diplomatic Manuscript Documents, 1404-1781, M1814. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Collection Note

An artificial collection created by the dealer, Bernard M. Rosenthal.

Processing Information Note

Handwritten dealer notes by Bernard Rosenthal are included with the document when they include more information than written on each folder.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Bernard M. Rosenthal, Inc., Booksellers
Ricci, Scipione de', 1741-1810.
Manuscripts, Italian.
Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern).
Manuscripts, Medieval.
Paleography.
Papacy--History--Sources.
Popes--Correspondence.
Medieval and Renaissance studies--Czech Republic--18th century.
Medieval and Renaissance studies--England16th century.
Medieval and Renaissance studies--France--15th century.
Medieval and Renaissance studies--Italy--15th century.
Medieval and Renaissance studies--Italy--16th century.
Medieval and Renaissance studies--Italy--17th century.
Medieval and Renaissance studies--Italy--18th century.
Medieval and Renaissance studies--Spain16th century.


Collection List

Half Box 1, Folder 1

Treviso, Italy: May 2, 1404

Half Box 1, Folder 2

Treviso, Italy: January 9, 1444

Half Box 1, Folder 3

Asillo(?), Italy: January, 1448

Half Box 1, Folder 4

Asillo, Italy: November 3, 1459

Half Box 1, Folder 5

Milan(?), Italy: July 11, 1485

Half Box 1, Folder 6

(?): February 6, 1486

Half Box 1, Folder 7

France: late 15th century

General note

Calligraphy exercises
Half Box 1, Folder 8

(?): May, 1504

Half Box 1, Folder 9

(?): ca. 1509

Half Box 1, Folder 10

Salerno (Cava), Italy: June 19, 1518

Half Box 1, Folder 11

Venice, Italy: August 18, 1548

Half Box 1, Folder 12

Padua(?), Italy: September 5, 1552

Half Box 1, Folder 13

Barcelona, Spain: 1565

Half Box 1, Folder 14

Burgonvalis: December 14, 1565

Half Box 1, Folder 15

Vicenza, Italy: July 28, 1571

Half Box 1, Folder 16

Porta Buffoleti: August 10, 1583

Half Box 1, Folder 17

Venice, Italy: April 4, 1589

General note

Manumission of a slave
Half Box 1, Folder 18

(?): January 22, 1591

Half Box 1, Folder 19

Venice, Italy: April 8, 1591

Half Box 1, Folder 20

Venice, Italy: September 20, 1597

Half Box 1, Folder 21

Cartina d'Ampezzo, Italy: October 16, 1603

Half Box 1, Folder 22

Venice(?), Italy: February(?) 21, 1610

Half Box 1, Folder 23

Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy: October 8, 1619

Half Box 1, Folder 24

Bassano, Italy: May 3, 1621

Half Box 1, Folder 25

Montebelluna, Italy: April 1, 1626

Half Box 1, Folder 26

Bassano, Italy: January 22, 1630

Half Box 1, Folder 27

Treviso, Italy: April 16, 1632

Half Box 1, Folder 28

Bassano, Italy: 1659

Half Box 1, Folder 29

Rome, Italy: September 17, 1678

Half Box 1, Folder 30

Rome, Italy: June 1781

General note

Letter addressed by Pope Pius VI to Scipione, Bishop of Prato, in relpy to the bishop's complaint about two nuns of the Monestary of Santa Caterina who are on the road to perdition and whose heresies and misdeeds border on the incredible.
Flat Box 2, Folder 1

Rovereto, Italy: March 19, 1485

Flat Box 2, Folder 2

(?): February 3, 1550

Flat Box 2, Folder 3

England: 1598

Flat Box 2, Folder 4

Czech Republic: November 4, 1772

General note

Papal Indulgence
Flat Box 2, Folder 5

Vellum bookcover, ca. 17th century