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Kay Amert research papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 6804
Scope and Contents Contains the papers, research notes, article drafts, and professional correspondence of Kay Amert. The bulk of Amert's research papers focus on the work of Simon de Colines (died 1576), a sixteenth-century Renaissance printer based in Paris, France. The collection includes detailed notes on individual books from the Estienne and Colines presses, especially the types used. The books she studied are housed in various library collections worldwide. This collection also contains the draft of...
Dates: 1986-2007

Robert Beale collection of letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 457
Scope and Contents Official correspondence of the Kingdom of England and Wales in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, found among the personal papers of Robert Beale. Most letters are either by him or to him. They deal with the earliest years of the Dutch Republic and the part played by England in the Dutch revolt. Many of the letters were also originally addressed to Sir Francis Walsingham (1530-1590), Beale's brother-in-law, and Elizabeth's Secretary of State. Four letters are addressed to Robert Dudley, Earl of...
Dates: 1569-1592

Council of Trent letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 460
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...
Dates: 1547-1548

Saint Francis de Sales papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 447
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence, a list, and licenses, including one printed form with handwritten notations. The letters are by Francis, Pierre Francois Faius (Vicar-general of the Geneva diocese), Charles Auguste de Sales (Francis' nephew and successor as Bishop of Geneva), and Antoine Favre (a friend of Francis). Also included is a typewritten biography of Francis.
Dates: 1610-1652

Laws of Italy and Siena

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 459
Scope and Contents Collection of law materials relating to Italy and Siena. Volume 1 is a compilation of Roman law to serve as an example for further law study. Volume 2 contains cases of Roman law to serve as an example for further law study. Volumes 2, 3, and 5 are the laws of the city of Siena presented as a law code for that city.
Dates: 1565-1638

Picenardi family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Vault MSS 769
Scope and Contents Contains deeds and other legal documents of the Picenardi family. Documents are handwritten on parchment, and deal primarily with family land holdings in northern Italy. Also includes some information on the Sfondrati family. Materials date from between 1443 and 1563.
Dates: 1443-1563

Sfondrati family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 520
Scope and Contents Contains depositions, legal opinions, letters, and other materials from the Sfondrati family. Much of the materials deal with the inheritance of lands from Isabella di Capua, of the Cybo-Malaspina family of Massa.
Dates: 1501-1665

Sfondrati family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 524
Scope and Contents Contains legal documents, land records, and family papers related to the Sfondrati and associated families in northern Italy. The papers primarily deal with the heraldry and land holdings of the family in the region. Notes and other materials by later researchers in the collection are also included. The materials date from between 1494 and approximately 1900.
Dates: approximately 1494-1900

John W. Welch chiasmus papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 3776
Scope and Contents Contains the documents and studies related to Jack Welch's research into chiasmus in scriptural and other ancient texts. Includes articles and books related to chiasmus in the Book of Mormon, Old and New Testaments, Doctrine and Covenants, and Pearl of Great Price, as well as the works of Homer and ancient Jewish literature. Also includes Welch's correspondence with scholars, publishers, and readers regarding the impact and reception of his work. Dated 1787-2011, bulk 1953-2011.
Dates: 1787-2011; Majority of material found within 1953-2011

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