Guide to the Album palaeographicum... , 1285-1629

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Guide to the Album palaeographicum... , 1285-1629

Collection number: M0388

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections Staff
Date Completed:
ca. 1977
© 1999 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Album palaeographicum... ,
Date (inclusive): 1285-1629
Collection number: Special Collections M0388
Extent: 44 documents
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: [code "fr" not found in ISO 639-2 list].

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Purchased, 1977.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Album palaeographicum... , M0388, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

33 French documents, dating from the 13th to 17th centuries, pertaining primarily to property and monetary transactions, including among other items records of sale, marriage contracts, rental contracts, expense records, and a will; also several documents issued by feudal authorities. Many of these documents are in regional dialect. 10 Spanish documents relating to property in or near Cordoba, dating from the 15th and 16th centuries. One political document from the Council of Basel, ca. 1420.

Arrangement

Chronological, by language

Note

Please note that oversize items, marked by an asterisk in this guide, are stored in the map case, separately from the rest of the collection.

Container List

 

13th/14th Century French Documents

Box 1, Folder 1a

Unidentified

Box 1, Folder 1b

Unidentified

Note

[English hand, writing in S.W. France (Aquitania)]
Box 1, Folder 1c

Document, 13th/14th c.

Box 1, Folder 2a-c

Unidentified

Box 1, Folder 2d

Document, 14th c.

Box 1, Folder 3a

Contract regarding farm land. Grosbois-en-Montagne, 1318.In Bourgogne dialect.

Box 1, Folder 3b

Record of sale. Breuil-Gersoy, Basses Pyrenees, 1382.In Gascogne dialect.

Box 1, Folder 4

Marriage contract, 1367.

Box 1, Folder 5a

Record of sale, 1365.

Box 1, Folder 5b

Document, 1367.

Box 1, Folder 6a

Expense record of a ducal administrator, ca. 1330.

Box 1, Folder 6b

Directions for the use of military funds. Clermont, France, 1390.

Box 1, Folder 6c

Military order issued by Charles VI of France, 1395.

 

15th Century French Documents

Box 1, Folder 6d

Rental contract of a textile merchant in Metz, Jehan Theuron, ca. 1420.

Box 1, Folder 7a-c

Unidentified

Box 1, Folder 7d

Document, 1465.

Box 1, Folder 8 *

Report on the revenues of forest land. Longchamps, Andelys, 1409.

Box 1, Folder 9

Letter of vassalage. A. de Sales, 1410.In French dialect.

Box 1, Folder 10

Document. St. Victor, 1452.

Box 1, Folder 11a

Rental contract. Villarceau, 1482.

 

16th and 17th Century French Documents

Box 1, Folder 11b

Record of sale, 1504.

Box 1, Folder 12

Unidentified

Box 1, Folder 13 *

Will. Provence, 1546.In Provencal dialect.

Box 1, Folder 14

Marriage contract. Azomar, 1565.In Languedoc dialect.

Box 1, Folder 15

Document. Gorre, near Metz, 1575.

Box 1, Folder 16

Document. St. Jean, Alsace, 1597.

Box 1, Folder 17

Legal document relating to Charles II, Duke of Lorraine. 1598.

Box 1, Folder 18 *

Letter of vassalage of Jean Fourneau. 19 April 1600.

Box 1, Folder 19

Document regarding an inheritance. Metz, 1627.

 

Spanish documents, relating to property in or near Cordoba

Box 1, Folder 20

Record of sale. 1400.

Box 1, Folder 21

Marriage contract. Villamediana, 1402.

Box 1, Folder 22 *

Record of the sale of a house. Berlanga, 1414.

Box 1, Folder 23

Contract regarding a house, concluded between F. and G. Ruik from Villamediana, 1420.

Box 1, Folder 24

Contract about the division of property (pre-nuptial agreement?), 1425.