University of Texas, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Abbé de Vertot:

An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center



Creator: Vertot, abbé de, 1655-1735
Title: Abbé de Vertot Collection
Dates: circa 1719
Abstract: Includes a Spanish translation of Révolutions romains concerning revolutions that occurred in the government of the Roman Republic by the French historian and abbot René Aubert de Vertot.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-3601
Extent: 1 box (.42 linear feet)
Language: Spanish
Repository: The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Center

Restrictions

Access:

Open for research


Administrative Information

Processed by:

Joan Sibley and Michael Ramsey, 2011

Note: This finding aid replicates and replaces information previously available only in a card catalog. Please see the explanatory note at the end of this finding aid for information regarding the arrangement of the manuscripts as well as the abbreviations commonly used in descriptions.


Container List

 

Works:

Container
1.1-3 Historia de las revoluciones sucedidas en el govierno de la Republica Romana, handwritten manuscript, approximately 1800 pages in 3 volumes, circa 1719. Written in Spanish.



 Explanatory Note Concerning Manuscript Collections Cataloged in the Card Catalog 

Prior to 1990 when archival cataloging procedures were adopted at the Ransom Center, all manuscript collections were described in a card catalog.

Organization of Collections:

Manuscripts for each author collection were organized into four categories:

  • Works: manuscripts by the author, arranged alphabetically by title;
  • Letters: the author's outgoing correspondence, arranged alphabetically by recipient name;
  • Recipient: the author's incoming correspondence, arranged alphabetically by the author of the letter; and
  • Miscellaneous: all other manuscripts and correspondence, arranged alphabetically by creator.

Materials that did not fit into these categories, such as art, photographs, books, and near-print materials such as newspaper clippings, were dispersed to other Ransom Center collections for cataloging and storage.

Abbreviations Used in Descriptions:

The symbols below were used in combinations. For example ALS means autograph letter signed; Tccms means typed carbon copy manuscript, etc.

  • A = autograph (i.e., handwritten)
  • T = typed
  • S = signed
  • I = initialed
  • Ms = manuscript
  • Mss = manuscripts
  • L = letter
  • FL = form letter
  • N = note
  • D = document
  • C = card
  • PC = post card
  • cc = carbon copy
  • p = page
  • pp = pages
  • l = leaf
  • ll = leaves
  • nd = no date
  • inc d = incomplete date