Collection of Barbanera Almanacs

Documentary heritage submitted by Italy and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 2015.

Collection of Barbanera lunar almanacs consisting of 356 original exemplars dated from 1762 to 1962, making it the most complete collection in the world. Its universality lies in its being a symbol of a literary genre, which helped to create the mass culture and identity-making heritage of entire nations, up until the advent of more modern forms of mass communication.

  • Year of submission: 2014
  • Year of inscription: 2015
  • Country: Italy
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