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Finding Aid for the Martha Teach Gnudi Research and Publication Papers 1540-1977
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Description
The collection consists of materials relevant to the publication of Dr. Gnudi's major volumes on Renaissance Italians: 1)"The Life and Times of Gaspare Tagliacozzi." New York: 1950; 2)"The Various and Ingenious Machines of Captain Agostino Ramelli." Baltimore: 1976; and to a related journal article: "Agostino Ramelli and Ambroise Bachot", 1974. Included are copies, transcriptions and translations of original texts, other research materials, notes, manuscript drafts, photographs, etc.
Background
Dr. Martha Teach Gnudi (1908-1976), scholar, historian and librarian, received her B.A. cum laude in classics and history at the University of Southern California, where she laid the foundation for her proficiency in Italian, French, German and Latin. Upon graduation she was awarded a fellowship by the Institute of International Education to study in Italy. She received the doctorate in "belle lettere" from the University of Bologna in 1931.
Extent
3 boxes (50 linear inches)
Restrictions
Property rights in the physical objects belong to the UCLA Biomedical Library. 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 if the Biomedical Library does not hold the copyright.
Availability
The collection is open for research. Contact the History and Special Collections Division, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, UCLA, for information.