Author Archive

Secrets from the Archives: Using What I Found

By • Jun 28th, 2010 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

Archival research may be fun, but nothing is really accomplished if you don’t actually use the information you learn from the archived documents. In my case, I already knew what I wanted to do with the manuscripts going into the archives. For the most part, my research in Pamplona was for the purpose of filling […]



Secrets from the Archives: Research and Hints for the Would-Be Archival Researcher

By • Jun 27th, 2010 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

As I write this, I am currently on the plane on the way back from my research trip to Spain. The archival stage of my research now complete, I thought I would take this opportunity to offer a brief summary of what I have been doing on this trip, and try to provide some hints […]



And she confessed to what?

By • Nov 16th, 2008 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

…and in particular, she saw the Devil disguised as a man and seated on a grey looking chair and dressed (in colors) in between grey and black and with two big horns on top of his head. And upon this … Continue reading

The post And she confessed to what? appeared first on Paleography seminar.



A few problems, but more interesting things.

By • Nov 9th, 2008 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

This week, we were given more pages from the same inquisitorial scribe. His handwriting is much more difficult than the first source we were working with, even though Professor Greenia, in his infinite wisdom of the Spanish Golden Age, casually … Continue reading

The post A few problems, but more interesting things. appeared first on Paleography seminar.