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Papers of Giordano Bruno Cavagna

Identifier: Coll-646

Scope and Contents

The papers consist of copies of typescript of the then unpublished workMetafisico classica e cristiana.


  • Creation: 1961-1966

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Conditions Governing Access

Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance.

Biographical / Historical

Giordano Bruno Cavagna was born in Bologna, Italy, on 26 January 1921. He was Professor of History and Natural Philosophy at Minghetti, an academic institution in Bologna specialising in Classical Studies. His publications includeLa soluzione kantiana del problema epistemologico fondamentale(1962) andLa dottrina della conoscenza in Enrico Bergson(1965). Between the years 1961 and 1966 he was working on hisMetafisico classica e cristiana. Giordano Bruno Cavagna died in Bologna on 17 May 1966.


2 boxes containing 11 folders typescript.

Physical Location


Other Finding Aids

Important finding aids generally are: the alphabetical Index to Manuscripts held at Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections and Archives, consisting of typed slips in sheaf binders and to which additions were made until 1987; and the Index to Accessions Since 1987.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession no. E88.38.


Check the local Indexes for details of any additions.

Existence and Location of Copies

Copies sent by Cavagna's widow to 20 academic institutions in Italy and abroad.

Papers of Giordano Bruno Cavagna (1921-1966)
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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