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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/062
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Date(s): 1567-1990
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 80 production units.
Name of creator(s): Corsini | Philip | fl 1568-1600 | merchant
Corsini | Bartholomew | fl 1568-1600 | merchant


Administrative/Biographical history:

Philip and Bartholomew Corsini were merchants from Florence, based in Gracechurch Street, London.


Scope and content/abstract:

Photocopies and microfilm copies of the correspondence of Philip and Bartholomew Corsini, Florentine merchants in London, 1568-1637. Also letters addressed chiefly to Francesco Venturini, merchant and banker, and his partner and successors, in Leghorn [Livorno], 1663-1708, and to Angiolini and Frangini, merchants, and others, in Florence, 1701-1742.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Records arranged by MS number, assigned during cataloguing at the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Copies were made of the correspondence when it was auctioned by Christie's Robson Lowe in 1984-1988.

Allied Materials

Related material:

See CLC/B/047 for the sales catalogues from the Corsini auction.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
November 2010 to January 2011.

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