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Special Collections- Vatican Film Library : History of the libraries

Selected information on the holdings and organization of the VFL library


History of Biblioteca apostolica vaticana


Pope Sixtus IV (1471-1484) and Bartolomeo Sacchi (1421-1481, aka Platina), Vatican Librarian (1475-1481)
Detail of fresco in the Ospedale di Santo Spirito, Rome

Vatican Library, Rome