Finding Aid for the Collection of Manuscripts from the Corsini Collection of Books on the Plague, 1531-1780

Processed by Brooke Whiting; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
© 2003
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Collection of Manuscripts from the Corsini Collection of Books on the Plague, 1531-1780

Collection number: 952

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Brooke Whiting, March 1967
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, November 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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.


Container List

 

Manuscripts Received with the Corsini Collection of Books on the Plague. n.p. (Italian), 1531-1780

Creator/Collector: Corsini collection
Physical Description: (16 items in 5 boxes and 1 oversize package)

Scope and Content Note

Contents:
  • 9 account books for 1531-1640, 1541-1546, 1551-1615, 1578-1584, 1581-1586, 1613-1627, 1623-1654, 1642-1657 and 1659-1660
  • 4 medical manuscripts: De Febribus; Seminario Medico Prattico; Farmacopea di Torino; and Lampronti's Segreti Medicinali
  • Documenti di Casa Salvagnoli
  • Satire del Cavalier Dotti
  • Libro autentico ... 1601-1615
The Corsini collection of books is in UCLA's Biomedical Library.
The nine account books are bound in vellum strap bindings typical of the Renaissance.