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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Lat 306

Papers by and concerning Gabriel Naudé

Correspondence by and compositions concerning the French scholar Gabriel Naudé.


  • 1627-1650 and undated

Conditions Governing Access

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


.15 linear feet (1 volume)

Includes letters from Naudé to Federigo Ubaldini and Jacobus Jouvinus; letter to Naudé from Girolamo Angelini, Jacobo Gaddi, Jacomo Micalori, and Federigo Ubaldini, among other correspondents. Also contains compositions written in honor of Naudé, notably autograph manuscripts by Pierre d'Auberoche, Baldassare Bonifacio, bishop of Capo d'Istria, Giovanni Andrea Lotti, and Joannes Rhodius. Also includes three manuscripts in Greek in unidentified hands comprising a fragment by Stephanus Byzantius, an oration on Saint Theodorus Studita, and four unidentified Christian poems.

Biographical / Historical

Gabriel Naudé was a French scholar and librarian of the Mazarin Library in Paris.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

66M-44. Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund from Arthur Freeman, 2 Holyoke St., Cambridge, MA 02138; received: 1966 Dec. 3.
Naudé, Gabriel, 1600-1653. Papers by and concerning Gabriel Naudé, 1627-1650: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

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