Southern European Collections

Albania • Andorra • Bosnia and Herzegovina • Croatia • Gibraltar Greece • Holy See • Italy Malta • Montenegro • Portugal • San Marino • Serbia • Slovenia Spain • The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

  • [Albania]. de Chetelat (Enzo) Papers, ca. 1901-1980s [bulk dates 1920s-1960s]. Autobiography, correspondence, documents, maps, reports, black/white photographs and photograph albums, several thousand color slides, and artifacts of a Swiss-born mining geologist who visited or worked in many countries from the 1920s to the 1970s, including Albania, Algeria, Bali, Belgian Congo, Brazil, British Honduras, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Ceylon, Czechoslovakia, Dahomey, France, French Guinea, French Guyana, French Polynesia, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Macau, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Paracel Islands, Peru, Samoa, Senegal, Singapore, Somalia, Sumatra, Syria, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Upper Volta, Vietnam, and Yugoslavia. (Bernath Mss 316).
  • [Gibraltar]. “Sunny Memories” Photograph Album, ca. 1903. 102 b/w photographs of various sizes, all accompanied by captions. Apparently an album assembled by Albert R. Lennon, depicting a voyage from London to Australia and New Zealand, and return, although not all images appear to be in order. It includes images of the voyage (on board the Hesperus, Bay of Biscay, Cape Town, Teneriffe, Suez Canal, Port Said, Gibraltar, Ceylon), with the bulk being of Australia (Melbourne, Sydney, other parts of New South Wales) and New Zealand (Wellington, New Plymouth, Urenui, Akaroa, Northern Wairoa, and Napier). (SC 839).
  • [Gibraltar]. World Tour Photograph Album, 1907-1908. 458 b/w snapshots of a world tour by an unknown American woman with images from Gibraltar, Spain, France, Egypt, Ceylon, India, Burma, Java, Singapore, Philippines, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Hawaii, and San Francisco Bay. Includes many images of street scenes, waterfronts, palaces, temples, and other buildings, processions and festivals, American missions, and local inhabitants (many of women and children). (Bernath Mss 79).
  • [Gibraltar]. Abbot (Carnzu) Travel Photograph Album, 1912. Includes images of Gibraltar, Egypt and Pyramids, Ceylon/India, Japan (Kamakura, Nara, and other), Yosemite, U.S. Southwest. (Bernath Mss 372).
  • [Gibraltar]. Bennet (Robert) Mediterranean Photograph Album, ca. early 1930s. About 200 b/w photographs, many commercial, captions in English compiled by United States Merchant Mariner Robert Bennet. Includes images of Egypt (Cairo, Pyramids, Alexandria), Lebanon (Beyrouth/Beirut), Palestine (Haifa, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem), Syria, Italy (Naples), Gibraltar, Marseille, Morocco (Casablanca), Algiers, and a bull fight in Seville. (Bernath Mss 276).
  • [Gibraltar]. China and Japan Photograph Album, 1927. 396 black/white snapshots, captions in English, of the voyage out, including Cape St. Vincent, Gibraltar, Marseilles, Port Said, Indian Ocean, Colombo, Sumatra, Penang, Singapore, and Hong Kong. China images include Shanghai (Bund, street scenes, funeral, boats and river), Tientsin (border regiment, Japanese warships). Japanese images include Kobe (harbor, street scenes), Noda (storage tanks), Saitozaki, Daisanji, and Nunobiki. Numerous photos of local inhabitants, as well as British acquaintances. (Bernath Mss 305).
  • [Greece]. Daneau, Lambert. Selva d’Aforismi Politici, ca. late 1500s. Vellum-bound volume, collection of political aphorisms taken from Greek and Latin historians, handwritten in Italian by Lambert Daneau (ca. 1530-1595), professor of theology. (Mss 193).
  • [Greece]. Dumas [Nicholas] Oral History, 2000-2001. Interviews with a Greek immigrant who settled in Santa Barbara. Central Coast Regional Projects. (OH 8).
  • [Greece]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • [Italian Account Book], ca. 1773-1787. Mercantile ledger, listing food products, with entries of ‘consigned’ and ‘received’ throughout. (Mss 195).
  • Italian Medieval Book of Hours Leaf, ca. 1425. Leaf from an early 15th century manuscript prayer book, probably Italy, written on vellum in Latin Gothic script, with illuminated side initials, some in burnished gold leaf with intricate framework tracing. (SC 850).
  • [Italy]. Abyssinia Photograph Album, ca. 1936. 193 black/white snapshots taken by an Italian army officer during tour in Abyssinia (Ethiopia). (Bernath Mss 228).
  • [Italy]. Bennet (Robert) Mediterranean Photograph Album, ca. early 1930s. About 200 b/w photographs, many commercial, captions in English compiled by United States Merchant Mariner Robert Bennet. Includes images of Egypt (Cairo, Pyramids, Alexandria), Lebanon (Beyrouth/Beirut), Palestine (Haifa, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem), Syria, Italy (Naples), Gibraltar, Marseille, Morocco (Casablanca), Algiers, and a bull fight in Seville. (Bernath Mss 276).
  • [Italy]. Bittmann (Miss M. C.) Photograph Album, ca. 1905-1906. 96 black and white snapshots, captions in English, with images of Italy (Florence, Venice, Milan), England (London), New York City, Panama Canal, Nicaragua (Corinto), Mexico (Mazatlan), California (Nordhoff – Ojai Valley many on horseback, Santa Barbara), and Alaska (Inland Passage, Kenai Peninsula, Seward, Fort Gibbon). (SC 1048).
  • [Italy]. Certifcato di Nascita. One Italian document, birth certificate, Diocesi di Vicenza, Provincia di Padova, 1943, along with one letter (ALS, in Italian), 1922, and one undated handwritten note (in Italian). Laid in Giovanni La Cecilia, Storie Segrete Delle Famiglie Reali [Main D 107 L32]. (SC 803).
  • [Italy]. China/Ceylon Photograph Album, ca. 1910s-1920s. About 120 b/w photos, most with captions, taken by a young officer on the British river boat Robin, stationed in the Canoton/Samshui area in 1913. Includes some views of Italy, the Baltic, and a damaged submarine. (Bernath Mss 34).
  • [Italy]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • [Italy]. Europe 1930s and WWII North Africa Photograph Album, ca. 1930s-1945. 185+ b/w photographs of a 1930s bicycle tour through Europe, including Germany (Dresden), Venice, Vienna, the Dolomites, Yugoslavia, Roumania (Bucharest), and Bulgaria (Sofia), as well as North Africa during World War II (1942-1943), including Bougie, Constantine, Tunis (victory parade), Carthage, then on to Italy (1943), and back to North Africa (1944-1945), including Egypt (Timsah, Alexandria). (Bernath Mss 31).
  • [Italy]. Kriegs-Nachrichten Collection, 1870-1871. Three portfolios/scrapbooks with photographs, clippings, war reports, leaflets and political cartoons pertaining to the Franco-Prussian war of 1870-1871, as well as the Paris Commune and the Italian annexation of Rome. (Bernath Mss 123).
  • [Italy]. Leti, Gregorio (1630-1701). Italian historian and polemicist. Holdings includeLa Juste Balance des Cardinaux Vivans (1652) in French [Spec BX4663.L414],Histoire de Donna Olimpia Maldachini (1666) in French [Spec BX4705.P36 L414], Il Sindicato de Alexandro VII (1668) in Italian [Spec BX1345.L4] and in French as Le Syndicat du Pape Alexandre VII (1669) [Spec BX1345.L414], Le Nepotisme de Rome(1669) [Spec BX1808.L4 1669], the two-volume set Historia o Vero Vita di Elisabetta, Regina d’Inghilterra (1693) [Spec DA355.L45], the three-volume set Vita di Don Pietro Giron, Duca d’Ossuna (1699) [Spec DP183.9.O7 L4], the two-volume set La Vie d’Olivier Cromwel (1703) [Spec DA426.L414], and The Life of Pope Sixtus the Vth (1704) in English [Spec BX1335.L513].
  • [Italy]. Machiavelli, Niccolò (1469-1527). Italian statesman and political theorist. Holdings include early editions of Tutte le Opere di Nicolo Machiavelli (1550) [Spec PQ4627.M2 1550], De Republica (1599) [Spec JC143.M166 1599 vault], and The Works of the Famous Nicholas Machiavel (1680) in English [Spec DG731.5.M3 1680]. Fine press edition of The Prince (1972) by the Folio Society [Spec JC143.M38 1970].
  • [Italy]. Panama Canal / Southwest U.S. / Europe Photograph Album, 1926. 250+ b/w snapshots, apparently of a family’s 1926 travels, including the Panama Canal, Texas, New Mexico, Grand Canyon, and Europe. Includes shots of ships and locks (Panama Canal); Elliott family and oil wells (Brady, Texas); Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Indian pueblos at Taos and [Bandelier?] (New Mexico); Grand Canyon and Colorado River views; Isle of Mull, Isle of Skye, west coast and lochs of Scotland; Verona and Italian Alps. (Bernath 71).
  • [Italy]. Tasso, Torquato (1544-1595). Italian poet. Holdings include several editions of his heroic epic Jerusalem Delivered, such as Gierusalemme Liberata (1581) in Italian [Spec PQ4638.A81], Godfrey of Boulogne, or, the Recovery of Jerusalem(1624) in English [Spec PQ4642.E21 F3 1624], and The Jerusalem Delivered of Torquato Tasso (1854) in English [Spec PQ4642.E21 W6 1854]; Risposta (1585) [Spec PQ4640.R57]; and the pastoral Aminta (1590) [Spec PQ4639.A2 1590], also Leigh Hunt’s English translation Amyntas: A Tale of the Woods (1820) [Spec PQ4642.E22 H8 1820].
  • [Italy]. Type Specimens Collection, 1785-1984. Advertisements, catalogs, flyers, leaflets, and lists, mainly by U.S. companies, but also a number from Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, and the Netherlands. Includes some material from California firms such as the A. Carlisle & Co. (San Francisco), Border Printing Co. (San Francisco), California Electrotype and Stereotype Co. (Los Angeles), California Electrotyping Co. (San Francisco), University of California Press (Berkeley and Los Angeles). (Printers Mss 42).
  • [Italy]. Wilson Peace Trip Photograph Album, 1918-1919. 113 b/w photos documenting President Woodrow Wilson’s trip to Europe to present his peace plan to end the Great War (World War I), at the Paris Peace Conference. This volume (no. 2 only) includes images of the voyage to Europe, as well as images of his stops in Great Britain (Dec. 1918) and in Italy (Jan. 1919). (Bernath Mss 27).
  • [Malta]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • [Slovenia]. Gospodicni Wilsonovi. One bound volume, with numerous signatures by Slovene women, asking Woodrow Wilson’s daughter [Eleanor Wilson McAdoo?] to influence her father to help Slovenes they say are suffering under Italian rule. Ljubljana, Marca, [Slovenia], 1919. (SC 659).
  • [Spain]. Bennet (Robert) Mediterranean Photograph Album, ca. early 1930s.About 200 b/w photographs, many commercial, captions in English compiled by United States Merchant Mariner Robert Bennet. Includes images of Egypt (Cairo, Pyramids, Alexandria), Lebanon (Beyrouth/Beirut), Palestine (Haifa, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem), Syria, Italy (Naples), Gibraltar, Marseille, Morocco (Casablanca), Algiers, and a bull fight in Seville. (Bernath Mss 276).
  • [Spain]. Comella, Luciano Francisco (1751-1812). Spanish playwright. Holdings include La Buena Nuera (1780) [Spec PQ6512.C63 B83 1780z], El Dichoso Arrepentimiento (1780) [Spec PQ6512.C63 D52 1780z], El Idolente (1780) [Spec PQ6512.C63 I52 1780z], Pedro el Grande, Czar de Moscovia (1785) [Spec PQ6512.C63 P42 1785], La Andrómaca (1790) [Spec PQ6512.C63 A62 1790], La Moscovita Sensible (1790) [Spec PQ6512.C63 M67 1790z], Los Amores del Conde de Cominges (1800) [Spec PQ6512.C63 A56 1800z], Hércules y Deyanria (1816) [Spec PQ6512.C63 H47 1816], and Séneca y Paulina (1817) [Spec PQ6512.C63 S46 1817].
  • [Spain]. “Contador Esipiritual.” Disbound printed documents, first and second parts, 4 pp. Stamp of Bibliateca Particular. Cordoba (Spain), [ca. 1700s]. (SC 1009).
  • [Spain]. Felipe II (Philip, King of Spain). One document: deed, 31 leaves, sale of the land Aldeaseca de la Frontera to Juan de Bracamonte y de Guzman, senor de Penaranda, signed ‘Yo el Rey.” Madrid, 16 Dec. 1574. (SC 556).
  • [Spain]. Felipe V (King of Spain, 1683-1746). Bound, holographic copy of a set of Ordenanzas for Santiago, New Spain, 1733. In Spanish. (SC 108).
  • [Spain]. Isabella, Queen. One document (ADS), order to her notary, Diego Ramirez re how she lost a pearl, part of a rosary, and how the Queen’s Chamberlain, Sancho de Paredes, should not be held responsible. Seville, Spain, 15 February 1502. (SC 554).
  • [Spain]. Powell [Philip W.] Papers, ca. 1930s-1980. Mainly drafts of writings and research files including copies of 16th-18th century Spanish and Mexican government documents, of a UCSB Latin American scholar. (UArch FacP 18).
  • [Spanish Inquisition]. Four printed variants of a 23 Feb. 1813 decree, in Spanish, abolishing the Spanish Inquisition tribunals and describing the system to succeed them. Cadiz, Spain, 1813. (SC 736).
  • Spanish Inquisition Collection. 270+ printed items from the early 1500s and later, including original documents and later studies relating to the Spanish Inquisition. Each item cataloged separately.
  • Spanish Inquisition Documents, 1616-1816. Mainly records of pensions and property confiscated as part of the Inquisition and appeals to the crown by Jewish citizens requesting protection from discrimination and just access to jobs and professions in society, most from the Kingdom of Mallorca and predominantly the city of Palma. (Mss 118).