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Francesco Sapori Papers

An inventory of his papers at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Sapori, Francesco, 1890-1964.
Title: Francesco Sapori Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1920-1959
Quantity: 11.0 linear ft.
Abstract: Papers of the Italian art historian. Collection includes articles, books, clippings, photographs, and scrapbooks, mostly in Italian.
Language: Bulk in Italian, some in English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Francesco Sapori (1890-1964) was a university professor in Italy and the author of books and critical works on art. In addition he wrote poetry, novels and religious books.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Francesco Sapori Papers consist of Writings (articles, books, pamphlets etc. on such topics as art, literature, history and the Bible), Printed material (books that mention the author, and other books, magazines, clippings and pamphlets), and Memorabilia (photographs, scrapbooks, etc.).

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Arrangement of the Collection

Material is in alphabetical order.

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Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Sapori, Francesco, 1890-1964.


Art historians -- Italy.
Art, Italian.

Genres and Forms

Clippings (information artifacts)


Art historians.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Francesco Sapori Papers
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Francesco Sapori and Brunilde Sapori.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: DMW
Date: 9 Nov 1979
Revision history: 25 Mar 2010 - converted to EAD (MRC)

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Box 1 Miscellaneous (19 volumes)
Box 2 Miscellaneous (24 volumes)
Box 3 Miscellaneous (8 volumes)
Box 3 Introductions to books (5 volumes)
Box 3 Typescripts (5 volumes)
Box 3 Miscellaneous (2 volumes)
Box 4 Miscellaneous (6 volumes)
Box 5 Miscellaneous (6 volumes)
Box 6 Miscellaneous (3 volumes)
Oversize 1 Miscellaneous, oversize
Oversize 2 Miscellaneous, oversize
Box 6 Magazines (2 items)
Oversize 3 Magazines, oversize
Box 6 Miscellaneous (4 items)
News clippings, by and about
Box 6 Miscellaneous (2 volumes)
Box 7 Miscellaneous (2 volumes)
Box 7 Miscellaneous (1 volumes)
Printed material
Box 7 with mention of Sapori (5 volumes)
Box 7 without mention of Sapori (3 volumes)
Box 8 without mention of Sapori (8 volumes)
Box 8 Magazines (3 items)
Box 8 Pamphlets (4 items)
Box 8 News clippings (4 volumes)
Box 8 News clippings (1 folder)
Box 8 Photographs (2 volumes)
Box 9 Photographs (2 volumes)
Oversize 3 Photographs, oversize
Box 9 Biographical material
Box 9 Scrapbooks (4 volumes)
Box 9 Invitations (1 volume)
Box 9 Political
Box 10 Miscellaneous
Box 10 Autograph books (2 volumes)

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