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Finding Aid for the Collection of Manuscripts from the Corsini Collection of Books on the Plague, 1531-1780
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of Manuscripts from the Corsini Collection of Books on the Plague,
    Date (inclusive): 1531-1780
    Collection number: 952
    Extent: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.
    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of Manuscripts from the Corsini Collection of Books on the Plague (Collection 952). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232750 

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of nine account books, four medical manuscripts, and three other manuscripts. Includes account books for 1531-1640, 1541-1546, 1551-1615, 1578-1584, 1581-1586, 1613-1627, 1623-1654, 1642-1657, and 1659-1660. Medical books include De Febribus, Seminario medico prattico, Farmacopea di Torino, and Lampronti's Segreti medicinali. Also includes Documenti di casa Salvagnoli, Satire del Cavalier Dotti, and Libro autentico.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Plague--Archival resources.
    Account books--Italy.