Scope and Contents
For the purposes of cataloging and description, the Spinelli Archives has been divided into the following groups:
The Spinelli Family Papers I
The Spinelli Family Papers II & III
The Baldocci Family Papers
The Guardi Family Papers
The Buonguglielmi Family Papers I
The Buonguglielmi Family Papers II
Miscellaneous Material contains small groups of papers from related families, empty wrappers (the contents of which are assumed not to be present in the archive), and various other papers.
Parchments includes selected parchments from various parts of the archive, housed separately for preservation and descriptive purposes.
Addendum includes a small number of items acquired after the bulk of the archive had been received by the library and processing had commenced.
Oversize contains oversize materials from the archive, including numerous original wrappers, the contents of which are housed in the family groups.
- 14th - 19th century
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
A limited number of items from the archive as a whole have been withheld and await conservation treatment and may not be available for use. These are referenced in the archive finding aids. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
300 Linear Feet ((697 boxes) + 1 broadside)
- Baldocci family
- Buonguglielmi family
- Family papers
- Florence (Italy) -- Commerce -- History -- Sources
- Florence (Italy) -- History -- Sources -- 1421-1737
- Florence (Italy) -- Politics and government -- 1421-1737
- Florence (Italy) -- Social conditions -- Sources
- Guardi family
- Spinelli family
- Spinelli, Benedetto, 1483-1547
- Spinelli, Buonsignore, 1645-1711
- Spinelli, Lionardo, 1473-1532
- Spinelli, Tommaso, 1397-1472
- Spinelli, Tommaso, 1472-1522
- Vasari, Giorgio, 1511-1574
- Guide to the The Spinelli Archive
- Under Revision
- by Diane J. Ducharme
- April 1992
- Description rules
- Beinecke Manuscript Unit Archival Processing Manual
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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