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The Golden Rose. Research by R H Little

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The Golden Rose. Research by R H Little
c. 1970-1980
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Extent and format
Unbound papers, partly in folders, in a red box. Quarto, etc.
Scope and content
Researches by Dr Reginald H.Little on the subject of Papal gifts of Golden Roses; c. 1970-80. Partly typescript. As follows:- (1) Red folder containing 'The History of the Papal Award of the Golden Rose'. A compilation by Dr Little following up the history of awards of the rose since the publication of Moroni's Dizionario (1852), including a copy of an article by 'A.Shield' in The Month (1900), many photographs of golden roses, cuttings and excerpts, a list of extant roses, and correspondence. With a copy of Charles Burns, Golden Rose and Blessed Sword (1970);- (2) Green folder of correspondence relating to Dr Little's researches; mainly 1970-5;- (3) Typescript copies of 'Rosa d'Oro' from G.Moroni, Dizionario, 59 (1852); 'Papal Gifts of Golden Roses and Consecrated Swords and Hats' (unpublished) by Edward Francis Twining, Baron Twining, GCMG (d. 1967).
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Archival history
Presented by Mrs Little through Arthur George Grimwade, FSA, March 1982.