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Diplomatic Documents, 1404-1781 M1814
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  • Preferred Citation
  • Collection Note
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  • Indexing Terms

  • 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.
    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.