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Robert Ignatius Burns papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0595

Scope and Contents

The Robert Ignatius Burns papers contain three boxes of Burns' personal papers, four boxes of his collected manuscripts, and 21 boxes of his collected pamphlets. The manuscripts date between 1212 and 1608. The majority of the manuscripts originate from Spain and are written in Latin or Catalan, but one manuscript is from Rome. Robert Ignatius Burns (1921-2008) was a scholar of medieval history who taught at the University of San Francisco and the University of California Los Angeles.

Dates

  • 1212 - 2008

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Extent

28 Boxes

Language of Materials

Latin

Catalan; Valencian

Spanish; Castilian

English

Overview

The Robert Ignatius Burns papers contain three boxes of Burns' personal papers, four boxes of his collected manuscripts, and 21 boxes of his collected pamphlets. The manuscripts date between 1212 and 1608. The majority of the manuscripts originate from Spain and are written in Latin or Catalan, but one manuscript is from Rome. Robert Ignatius Burns (1921-2008) was a scholar of medieval history who taught at the University of San Francisco and the University of California Los Angeles.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Robert Ignatius Burns, 2008.

Processing Information

The Robert Ignatius Burns papers are mostly unprocessed. Burns' collected manuscripts were described at the item level in 2016. See the digital object record linked to this finding aid under "Digital Material" for a PDF version of the spreadsheet that describes the manuscripts in detail. Burns' personal papers and collected pamphlets have been rehoused in acid-free boxes, but require further description and processing.
Title
Finding aid for the Robert Ignatius Burns papers.
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Bo Doub
Date
2021 March
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States