Madrid. Las animas de los cofrades de nuestra senora de las Nieves

Scope and Content

Decorated copy of a deed (13 January 1677) amalgamating two church societies of shoemakers and giving revised and clarified rules for the new Fraternities. Another deed (11 September 1731) gives further modifications and clarifications. The scribe gives the date of the folio as 1732.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information was available at the time of compilation.


See hard-copy catalogue.

Access Information

Open for research. 24 hours notice should be given before a research visit.

Acquisition Information

Guildhall Library.

Other Finding Aids

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Archivist's Note

Date(s) of descriptions: 2000-02-15 Joseph Gelfer.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Custodial History

In 1928 Phelips bequeathed the collection to the Corporation of London in memory of his sister, Clare Louisa Eliot; in 1950 the Guildhall Library placed it on permanent deposit in the University Library.