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Massimo Bontempelli papers, 1865-1991

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Finding aid for the Massimo Bontempelli papers, 1865-1991
Series III. Personal, ca. 1860s-1959, undated 3.0 linear feet 4 boxes
Much of this series concerns Bontempelli's parents, from whom there is correspondence (ca. 110 items) with each other and with Bontempelli, as well as documents relating to the administration of their estate (1930s) and Bontempelli's mother's stay in a sanitorium. A portion of Bontempelli's early life is chronicled by a group of his report cards, letters of recommendation from professors, university degrees, and materials relating to military service. There are also financial papers, address books, tesssere and resumes.
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40 Correspondence, documents, and other personal materials
40 1 Letters from Bontempelli to his mother, Maria Cislaghi Bontempelli, 1889, 1931-1932 8.0 items
40 2 Correspondence regarding Maria Cislaghi's stay in the sanitorium, 1930-1932 35 items
40 3 Correspondence between Alfonso Bontempelli (Bontempelli's father) and Maria Cislaghi 1871-1896 80.0 items
40 4 Letters from Alfonso Bontempelli, 1888-1896 16.0 items
40 5 Scrapbook of Maria Cislaghi, 1860s ca. 100 pp.
40 6 Letters and papers found loose in above scrapbook ca. 30 pp.
40 7 Documents regarding administration of parents' estate, 1930s ca. 50 pp.
40 8 Report cards from Ginnasio and Liceo 1880s and 1990s 10.0 items
40 9 Letters of recommendation from professors, 1902-1908 7.0 items
40 10 Letters regarding military service, with clippings, 1913-1940 13.0 letters
40 11 Photocopied clippings, correspondence, and other materials regarding Coselschi-Bontempelli duel, 1913-1981 ca. 80 items
40 12 Pencil sketch of S. Marinella (Castello Odescalchi), illegible date
40 13 World Atlas, 1885
40 14 Documents and correspondence relating to military service of Bontempelli and his father, 1866-1930 17.0 items
40 15 Miscellaneous documents, 1899-1953 12.0 items
Including Bontempelli's birth certificate, his mother's death certificate, identity papers, etc.
40 16 University degrees of Bontempelli and his father, 1865-1902 13.0 items
See also oversize box 42*.
Box
41 Legal, financial, notebooks, and other personal materials
41 1 Insurance policies, 1912-1942 ca. 25 items
41 2 Correspondence regarding taxes, 1945-1959 13.0 pp.
41 3 Taxes, 1938-1953 ca. 50 pp.
41 4 Bank statements, 1940 5.0 pp.
41 5 Legal brief regarding theatrical rights, 1930? 17.0 pp.
41 6 Address book, 1930s-1940s?
41 7 Passports and tessere, 1929-1958 20.0 items
41 8 Appointment calendars, 1929-1957 24.0 items
41 9 Notebook of names and organizations, 1950s
Box
42* Oversize personal and miscellaneous items
Diplomas and certificates (10), posters (15), notes for Galeria degli schiavi pasted to large piece of paper, and 3 serials (see Series VIII. Serials for titles).
Box
43 Bontempelli biographical materials
Including resumes, lists of publications, and biographical narratives written by Bontempelli, Masino, and others.
43 1 ca. 100 pp.
43 2 ca. 100 pp.
43 3 ca. 100 pp.
43 4 Index of poems by first lines, undated 50.0 pp.
43 5 Lists of theater articles by Bontempelli, undated ca. 50 pp.
43 6 Handwritten lists of publications, translations, etc., undated
43 7 Biographical pieces about Bontempelli 6.0 items
Photocopies of published biographical notes about Bontempelli bibliography of articles about Bontempelli.
43 8 Fragments of personal writings, undated ca. 20 pp.


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