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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Ital 206

Roberto Paoli correspondence

Correspondence of Italian literary critic and hispanist, Roberto Paoli.


  • 1905-1997


Language of Materials

In Italian and Spanish, with small amounts in other languages.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.
This collection is shelved offsite. Retrieval requires advance notice. Check with Houghton Public Services staff.


1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)

Chiefly letters addressed to Paoli with a few from him, with some third-party correspondence.

Biographical / Historical

Roberto Paoli (1930-2000) was an Italian literary critic, university professor, translator, and noted scholar of hispanic studies.


Processed. Correspondence is physically arranged apparently randomly in folders; this finding aid arranges the correspondence alphabetically by correspondent to facilitate retrieval by name.

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2018M-065. Purchased from Renata Innocenti with funds from the Frank Brewer Bemis Bequest, 2017 November 9.

Processing Information

Processed by Melanie Wisner, 2018.
This finding aid was produced from a donor-supplied spreadsheet. The original was in Italian, and parts of this finding aid remain in Italian, the remainder having been translated into English.
Link to catalog
Paoli, Roberto. Roberto Paoli correspondence, 1905-1997 (MS Ital 206): Guide
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English, Italian

Repository Details

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