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CORTONA Museums and galleries - Archivio Storico

Palazzo CasaliThe historical archives of the Cortona town council are in the mezzanine floor of Palazzo Casali. Like many archives of this kind and in this region, the Archivio Storico is a fascinating time machine for anyone interested in delving into the illustrious past and present of this city. Over the centuries the archive has accumulated vast quantities of documents and papers relating to the day-to-day running of Cortona, that enable historians to trace detailed information down to every single person who has resided here. Along with administrative documents, the archive also contains a number of private archives, listed under the following titles and sections:

  • Statuti e Riformagioni
  • Catasto
  • Il Capitano poi commissario fiorentino
  • Consorzio idraulico
  • Ingegneri del Circondario
  • Moltiplico Alfieri
  • Opera del Duomo e di Santa Maria Nuova
  • Ospedale
  • Orfanotrofio Cinaglia

Archivio Storico del Comune di Cortona
Via Casali 1 - 52044 Cortona (AR)
Tel.+39 0575 637 252 Fax 0575 604 819
Opening hours:
Tuesdays: 9.30am-12.30pm
Thursdays: 9.30am-12.30pm
Archive director: Dottor Bruno Gialluca

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