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

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Title: Collection of manuscripts from the Corsini collection of books on the Plague
Collection number: 952
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.5 linear ft. (5 boxes)
Date: 1531-1780
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library 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

Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Preferred Citation

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

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.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232750 

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Account books.
Plague--Archives.

Container List

 

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

Physical Description: (16 items in 5 boxes and 1 oversize package)

Scope and Content

For a detailed description of the manuscripts, see Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts at the University of California, Los Angeles/ Mirella Ferrari; edited by R.H. Rouse (Berkeley ; Los Angeles : Univ. Calif. Press, 1991), pages 83-86; also available online through Google books.
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.