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MS Span 12

Catholic Church. Catholic Church monastic charters, 1454-1528: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Span 12
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Catholic Church.
Title: Catholic Church monastic charters,
Date(s): 1454-1528.
Date(s): 1913
Quantity: 1 collection (.1 linear feet (1 tray case)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in Spanish and Latin.
Abstract: Eight medieval charters relating to Spanish monastaries; and a document of privileges granted by King Charles I to the Dominican monks of Granada.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession number. Gift of Paul J. Sachs; received: 1915 October 27.


Apparently identical with a lot from the W. C. Crane collection in a sale at Anderson (New York, 1913 May 22, no. 865) to J. Martini (DeRicci, p. 990).

Processing Information:

Processed by: Martha Kelehan.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Catholic Church Monastic Charters, 1454-1528 (MS Span 12). Houghton Library, Harvard University.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Medieval monastic charters; dated at Cordova and Seville, 1454-1528. Includes a document from Charles I, King of Spain, granting the king's privilege to Dominican monks in Granada, dated 1519.

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