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Ezio Levi papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 1138
Scope and Contents

The Ezio Levi Papers consist of autograph manuscript and typescript writings and notes about Italian and Spanish literature and art, with related correspondence, printed articles, and photographs, 1910s-1940s and undated; biographical information about Levi and Flora Aghib Levi D’Ancona, undated; legal documents and correspondence relating to their immigration to the United States, 1930s-1940s; other correspondence, 1910s-1949, most relating to Levi's academic career in the United States; and lantern slides, possibly made by Ferdinando Lembo, of works of art in the Steri palace, Palermo, and relating to the legend of Tristan and Isolde, undated.

Language of Materials

Most materials in Italian or English.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Ezio Levi Papers is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited in Yale University Library by Flora Aghib Levi D’Ancona, 1944; additional correspondence added, 1949. Date of acquistion and transfer unknown.


Organized into two series: I. Writings, 1863-1941. II. Other Papers, 1916-1949.

Majority of material found within 1910 - 1941
3.14 Linear Feet (8 boxes)
Related Names
Levi, Ezio, 1884-1941
Lembo, Ferdinando
Language of Materials
Multiple languages