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Archive and Library

The Archive and Library preserve the documentary and book heritage that the Veneranda Fabbrica has produced and collected in more than six hundred years of history in the course of its activities.


Info and Accessibility

The Archives and Library of the Veneranda Fabbrica are located in Piazza Duomo, 20.
Both are accessible for consultation from Tuesday to Friday, from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm by appointment only, by writing to the email address: archivio@duomomilano.it


Annals

The Annals are a collection of volumes that trace the history of the Fabbrica del Duomo from 1387 to 1875. The six volumes published so far are available online in searchable and downloadable PDF format, accompanied by indexes and appendices guiding users in their searches in this rich depository of information.

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Volume I 1387-1411 Download
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Volume II 1412-1480 Download
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Volume III 1481-1550 Download
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Volume IV 1551-1600 Download
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Volume V 1601-1680 Download
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Volume VI 1681-1875 Download
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Appendice I Download
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Appendice II Download
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Indice Generale Download

Heritage

The variety of the archival heritage preserved in the Archives of the Veneranda Fabbrica reflects the complex history of the institution. In addition to accounting records, minutes of meetings and payment orders, there is also a rich photographic archive, a collection of drawings and the archive of the Music Chapel. This material, together with the publications kept in the library, provide a complete overview not only of the history of the Duomo, but of the entire city of Milan.