Council of Trent letters
Scope and Contents
Official correspondence dealing with the Council of Trent, 1545-1563 which have been copied in a clear hand. The letters were written by different authors. They were men of ecclesiastical and political authority. They deal with matters relating to Catholic Church doctrine, liturgy, papal authority, and conciliar theory. They also deal with the various aspects of the conduct of the Council: its progress and decisions. The letters were addressed to Cardinal Alessandro Farnese, 1520-1589 nephew and namesake of Pope Paul III, 1468-1549 and to Bernardino Maffeo who was the private secretary to the Pope.
- Council of Trent (1545-1563 : Trento, Italy) (Creator, Organization)
Language of Materials
Materials are in Italian and Latin.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
1 box (0.5 linear ft.) : Handwritten bound. 75 items (315 p.) ; 32 cm. x 24 cm
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Catholic Church -- Doctrines
- Catholic Church -- Doctrines -- History -- Modern period, 1500-
- Catholic Church -- Liturgy
- Catholic Church -- History -- 16th century
- Catholic Church -- Creeds
- Conciliar theory
- Councils and synods, Ecumenical
- Paul III, Pope, 1468-1549
- Register of Council of Trent letters
- Leslie Evens
- 2011 October 26
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.