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Guide to the Jane Howard Guernsey Papers, ca. 1970-1999

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Collection Summary

Repository: Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries
Creator: Guernsey, Jane Howard, 1927-
Title: Jane Howard Guernsey Papers
Dates: ca. 1970-1999
Quantity: 0.2 cubic ft. (1 box)
Abstract: Translations and photocopies of three 17th century sources regarding Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia by Massimiliano Deza, Antonion Lupis and Benedetto Baccini.
Forms of Materials: Photocopies, transcripts and audiotapes

Biographical Note

Jane Howard Guernsey, Vassar Class of 1949, published a biography of the first woman to receive the Ph.D., THE LADY CORNARO: PRIDE AND PRODIGY OF VENICE, in 1999 after nearly three decades of research.

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Scope and Content Note

Translations and photocopies of three 17th century sources regarding Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia by Massimiliano Deza, Antonion Lupis and Benedetto Baccini.

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Access and Use

Access

This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library without any additional restrictions.

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Related Material

  • Guernsey, Jane Howard. The Lady Cornaro: Pride and Prodigy of Venice. Clinton Corners, N.Y. : College Avenue Press, 1999.

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Subject Headings

Names:

  • Cornaro Piscopia, Elena Lucrezia, 1646-1684

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Encoding Information

Encoded by Laura Finkel, December 2006.

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Audiotapes require use of tape machine - no transcripts available.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jane Howard Guernsey Papers, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.

Processing Information

Processed by Laura Finkel, December 2006.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Jane Howard Guernsey, November 2006.

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