Our Source Collections
University, Private, and Public Libraries We Have Consulted On Site
The Beinecke Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT (photo displayed above; credit: Comerford, October 2016. Copyright information for photos taken at the Beinecke is available here). Part of this research was supported by a grant from the Beinecke Library.
Yale University Law Library, New Haven, CT
Hendrik Conscience Library, Antwerp
Princeton University Firestone Library and Princeton University Marquand Art Library, Princeton, NJ. Part of this research was supported by a grant from the Princeton University Friends of the Library.
BPEB (Library of the Episcopal Seminary of Barcelona) (for more, see the blog post from 6/10/2019).
John Carter Brown Library, Brown University, Providence, RI
Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Florence, Italy
Library of Congress, Washington, DC
University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
Biblioteca Comunale dell'Arciginnasio, Bologna, Italy
Archives We Have Consulted On Site
Antwerp: Plantin-Moretus Museum, Library, and Archive, Antwerp, Belgium (photo displayed above; credit: Comerford, August 2016)
Rijksarchief Antwerpen, Antwerp
Rijksarchief Leuven, Leuven
Archivio di Stato di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
Archivio di Stato di Modena, Modena, Italy
Archivio Arcivescovile di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Archivio di Stato, Florence, Italy
Archivum Romanum Societatis Iesu, Rome, Italy
I thank the following for their financial support of this project over the years and for allowing on-site access to their collections:
Georgia Southern University (Educational Leave, Fall 2016, travel support, graduate and undergraduate student research assistants [for credit and paid], and Digital Commons training, expertise and support)
We have also used the online catalogues of many libraries, including those at the University of Texas at Austin, University of Pennsylvania, the Biblioteca de Castilla-La Mancha, Biblioteca centrale della Regione Siciliana, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Roma, Biblioteca regionale universitaria di Messina, Austrian National Library, Morgan Library, Boston College Library, Newberry Library, various libraries at Durham University, New York Public Library, Biblioteca Trivulziana of Milan, Duke University Library, University of Kent Libraries, Royal Library of Belgium, Cambridge University, Emory University, University of Glasgow, Biblioteca Augusta di Perugia, Harvard University, the British Library, National Library of Medicine (Bethedsa, MD), Universidad Pontificio de Comillas, Scottish National Library, University of London, McGill University, Universidad de Sevilla, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Hereford Cathedral Library, Biblioteca provinciale dei Cappuccini di Palermo, Biblioteca Statale Isontina Gorizia, and the Biblioteca centrale della Regione siciliana (Palermo); the digital collections at Hathitrust, Google Books, Bayerische StaatsBibliothek digital, LIAS (KU Leuven), archive.org, Internet Culturale, Pinterest, canadiana.ca, the Pre-Reformation Digital Library; historic and current auction and bookseller catalogues of Sotheby's, Forum Auctions, liberantiquus.com, Bayntum, abebooks.com, Nederlandsche Vereeniging van Antiquaren, antiqbook.com, Classic Books and Ephemera, Govi, Philobiblion, Law Book Exchange, abaa.com, Quaritch, Fondo Antiguo, Christie's; and printed sources on the Jesuit studies as well as on the history of books and printing.