Collections and Series
in the Historical Archives
A brief summary(1) is provided here
to assist the reader find his way among the main collections
and documentary series in the municipal Archives, which can be
usefully integrated by a number of other aids available in the
CARTE SCIOLTE [LOOSE PAPERS], 1111-1848
(including parchments and codexes, 12th-16th cents.):
Privileges. Statutes. Gifts. Schools. Hospitals. Lotteries. Churches.
Miracle of the Holy Sacrament. Ceremonials. Streets and squares.
Fortifications. Roads in Turin's territory. Rivers and streams.
Mills. Territorial boundaries. Rural proclamations. Political
orders. Tolls, draft taxes, Curaja. Salt tax and loaning bank.
Meat, wine and wheat tax. Giudicatura. "Affaiterie"
- "Folloni" - "Frise" - "Filatoi"
[hydraulic machinery for textile industry]. Royal letters and
orders. Notaryship. Agriculture, industry, commerce. Property,
lands, sites. Houses and buildings. Municipal finances. Various
lawsuits. Vicariate, police. Health and hygiene. Livestock market.
Abattoirs. Bread assizes. Public illumination. Revenue rights
on hay and straw. Fires and firemen. Military objects. Conscription
and troops. Monte di S. Giovanni Battista [pawnbroker's], Banco
di S. Secondo [pawnbroker's], salt banks. Civil status. Censuses.
Statistics, diverse objects. Judges, mayoral councillors, podestà,
mayoral acts. Theatres and other places of public entertainment.
Concessions. Municipality, administration, Decury Corps, personnel.
Education, university, schools, library. Hospital admissions.
Convents, Confraternities. "Bealere" [channels], water
channelling, "harbours", bridges. Extraction of material.
Neighbouring towns. Factories and industrial mills. Cassa dei
Censi [credit and loan bank]. Urban militia, national guard,
Royal Corps of Volunteers.
COLLECTIONS OF DIFFERENT MATERIALS,
COLLEZIONE I [COLLECTION I], Administration (18th-20th cents.):
Letters and registers of letter copies. Protocol registers. Special
letters and programmatic declarations of Mayors, lists of municipal
Decurions, indexes of the City orders, inventories of the City
COLLEZIONE II [COLLECTION II], Charity and Assistance (20th cent.):
Documentation about dissolved bodies, IPAB lists
COLLEZIONE III [COLLECTION III], Police, Public Safety, Fires
Diverse provisions. Reports of fires. Minutes of police operations.
Prison censuses. List of university students. Requests to open
inns, taverns, public businesses
COLLEZIONE IV [COLLECTION IV], Health and Hygiene (16th-19th
Instructions. Cholera and statistics of cholera patients. House
of correction (life imprisonment). Municipal pharmacies
COLLEZIONE V [COLLECTION V], Finances (1349-19th cent.):
Tax reports, 1349-1359. Declarations of houses and property,
18th-19th cents. Accounts, 1599-1600, 1608-1609, 1698-1707, 1814-
Budgets, 1691, 1714-1719, 1721, 1723-1725, 1727-1732, 1734-
Ledgers, cash books, credits and loans
1780-1781, 1783-1797, 1814-
Ecclesiastical, civil, and
military credits, 1816. Cassa dei Censi [credit and loan bank],
1816-1849. Personal contributions 1801-1814
COLLEZIONE VI [COLLECTION VI], Government (16th-19th cents.):
Administrative and political registers of voters. Honorary citizenship
COLLEZIONE VII [COLLECTION VII], Grace, Justice (19th-20th cents.):
COLLEZIONE VIII [COLLECTION VIII], Military Objects (18th-20th
Building maintenance. National guard. Services and supplies
COLLEZIONE IX [COLLECTION IX], Education and Culture (18th-20th
Società dei Cavalieri: City orders, accounts and inventories
of the Regio and Carignano theatres. Municipal primary and secondary
schools. Schools of drawing. Maria Laetitia civic commercial
COLLEZIONE X [COLLECTION X], Public Works and Transport (18th-20th
Congress and Council of Builders, 1773-1859. Commissions for
Art and Ornament, 1849-1852, 1856-1863, 1864-1870. Building-Hygiene
Commission, 1920-1975. Canals, mills, abattoirs and markets,
public illumination, municipal roads, bridges, water, drains.
The Po-Sangone Association, City light railway
COLLEZIONE XI [COLLECTION XI], Bread assizes, Markets, Agriculture,
Industry, Commerce (18th-19th cents.):
Municipal mills and bakeries. Meat, butter and bread prices.
COLLEZIONE XII [COLLECTION XII], Statistics, Census, Citizenship,
Civil Status, Elections (18th-20th cents.):
States of souls, Registers and lists of births, marriages and
deaths, 1750-1865. Declarations of domicile, declarations of
Cemeteries: rules, monuments and
Statistical yearbook, 1903-
COLLECTION XV [COLLECTION XV], Public Safety (20th cent.):
Anti-aircraft protection, 1937-1945.
ORDINATI [CITY ORDERS], 1325-1842(2)
DELIBERAZIONI E VERBALI DEL CONSIGLIO COMUNALE [RESOLUTIONS AND
MINUTES OF THE TOWN COUNCIL](3), 1848-1905, January 1906-November 1919, December
1920-November 1923, December 1946-
DELIBERAZIONI DI ORGANI SOSTITUITI AL CONSIGLIO [RESOLUTIONS
OF BODIES REPLACING THE COUNCIL]
Royal Commissioner, December 1905-January 1906. Prefect's Commissioner,
December 1919-January 1920. Royal Commissioner, February 1920-November
1920. Royal Commissioner, December 1923-June 1924. Prefect's
Commissioner, July 1924-December 1926. Podestà, January
1927-December 1943. Prefect's Commissioner, January 1944- November
1944. Podestà, December 1944-19 April 1945. Popular Council,
2 May 1945-9 December 1946.
DELIBERAZIONI E VERBALI DEL CONSIGLIO DELEGATO [RESOLUTIONS AND
MINUTES OF THE DELEGATED COUNCIL], 1849-1860; OF THE MAYORAL
COUNCIL(4), 1860-1905, February 1906-November 1919, December
1920-June 1923, 21 December 1946-
DELIBERAZIONI CON VISTO DEGLI ORGANI DI CONTROLLO [RESOLUTIONS
SEEN BY THE CONTROLLING BODIES]
Town Council, 1860-1977. Mayoral Council, 1938-1982.
RAGIONERIE [ACCOUNTANCY], 1768-1800,
PROTOCOLLI E MINUTARI [PROTOCOLS AND
BOOKS OF MINUTES], 1498-1875. Scritture private [PRIVATE LETTERS
/ DEEDS / CONTRACTS], 1698-1982. ATTI NOTARILI (COPIE) [NOTARY
ACTS (COPIES)], 1814-1983. NOTE DI TRASCRIZIONE [NOTES OF TRANSCRIPTIONS],
1853-1984. ATTI SPECIALI [SPECIAL ACTS], 1853-1970. ATTI PUBBLICI
DEL SEGRETARIO [SECRETARY'S PUBLIC ACTS], 1879-1986. LITI [LAWSUITS],
VICARIATO [VICARIATE], 1595-1848.
CARTE DEL PERIODO FRANCESE [PAPERS FROM
THE FRENCH PERIOD], 9 December 1798-26 May 1799, 20 June 1800-17
AFFARI DEGLI UFFICI COMUNALI [AFFAIRS
OF THE MUNICIPAL OFFICES]
· Mayor's Office, 1849-1985
· General Secretary, 1852-1959
· General Services, 1849-1869
· Legal, 1849-1950
· Solicitors, 1951-1975
· Personnel, 1907-1973
· Financial Administration, 1850-1975
· Accountancy, 1849-1925
· Patrimony, 1849-1970
· Police, 1849-1925
· Education, 1851-1855
· Education and Good Works, 1850-1899
· Civic Libraries, 1866-1958
· Civil Status and Elections, 1850-1984
· Elections, 1866-1886
· Statistics, 1932-1969
· Demographic Services, 1903-1974
· Bread Assizes and Commercial licenses, 1916-1925
· Public and Industrial Services, 1914-1972
· Hygiene and Health, 1899-1945
· Work, 1915-1919
· Excise Duty Office, 1922-1976
· Public Works, 1848-1963
· Public Works: clearance of Via Roma 1920s-1930s
· Public Works: bridges, canals and drains.
REGISTRI SCOLASTICI [SCHOOL REGISTERS],
CATASTO COMUNALE [MUNICIPAL LAND REGISTERS],
Napoleonic land register.
Gatti land register and subsequent updates.
TIPI E DISEGNI [BUILDING TYPES AND PLANS],
PIANI D'INGRANDIMENTO E REGOLATORI [URBAN
EXPANSION AND MASTER PLANS], 1716-1997.
PROGETTI EDILIZI I CAT [BUILDING PROJECTS
CAT. I], 1770-1915; CAT. II, 1880-1941. PERMESSI EDILIZI [BUILDING
PERMITS], 1849-1941. ABITABILITÀ [FITNESS FOR HABITATION],
1881-1941. PROGETTI DI FOGNATURA [PROJECTS FOR DRAINS], 1849-1979.
PERMESSI DI FOGNATURA [PERMITS FOR DRAINS], 1897-1959. TORINO
CASE [TURIN HOUSES], 1920-1930. COMMISSARIATO E COMISSIONE ALLOGGI
[COMMISSIONER AND REHOUSING COMMISSION], 1939-1946. DISTRUZIONI
BELLICHE [WAR DESTRUCTION], 1944-1945. CONCESSIONI E PROGETTI
DI SEPOLTURA [BURIAL CONCESSIONS AND PROJECTS], 1855-1960(6).
EDITTI, PATENTI E MANIFESTI [EDICTS,
PATENTS AND MANIFESTOS], 15th-19th cents.
MANIFESTI [MANIFESTOS], 1873-
REGOLAMENTI COMUNALI [MUNICIPAL REGULATIONS], 19th-20th cents.
CAPITOLATI MUNICIPALI [MUNICIPAL SPECIFICATIONS], 1851-
ARCHIVI AGGREGATI [ANNEXED ARCHIVES]
Charitable institutions, 1075-1982. Municipality of Cavoretto,
1547-1920. Association of bealere [canals], 18th-20th cents.
Charitable institution of wet-nursing and Company of puerperas,
1732-1974. Principessa Isabella nursery school, 1866-1982. Crocetta
nursery school, 1868-1980. Bonafous agrarian institute, 1870-1988.
Regional institute for the blind, 1877-1980. Reynero charitable
institution, 1879-1981. Lorenzo Prinotti institute, 1882-1990.
Regina Margherita nursery school, 1885-1981. Home for the widows
of civil service employees, 1888-1962. Maria Laetitia Rubatto
nursery school, 1888-1982. Congregation of charity, 1891-1937.
Nizza district nursery school, 1893-1987. Gaja charitable institution,
1897-1956. Sassi nursery school, 1899-1985. A. Volta practical
school of electro-technology, 1903-1991. Candido Viberti nursery
school, 1904-1981. Tommaso di Savoia nursery school, 1908-1982.
Vanchiglietta nursery school, 1913-1983. Children's home, 1915-1969.
Nurses' volunteer corps, 1915-1939. National works for the monumental
Cemetery of Grappa, 1923-1931. Italian colonial institute, 1926-1959.
The Margherita Piedmontese charitable institution for the blind,
1928-1993. Eugenia Bona Capello holiday camp, 1932-1981. Committee
for the monument to E. Filiberto of Savoy, Duke of Aosta, 1933-1937.
Central educational body, 1934-1978. ONMI, municipal committee
of Turin, 1935-1988. ECA, 1937-1978. Ines Casalini Ghesio Volpengo
Foundation - maternity help, 1937-1981. Italia '61 - Committee
for the centenary celebrations of Italian unity, 1959-1963.
ARCHIVI PRIVATI [PRIVATE ARCHIVES]
Pes di Villamarina, 17th-19th cents.
Roberto d'Azeglio, 1829-1852.
Michele and Giuseppe Buniva and related families, 18th-20th cents.
OGGETTI DIVERSI [VARIOUS OBJECTS], 19th-20th
cents.: coats of arms, diplomas, certificates, tributes; prints,
lithographs; postcards; medals, coins, plaques
FOTOTECA [PHOTOGRAPHIC LIBRARY], 19th-20th
cents. Includes the Dall'Armi, Cagliero, Pozzo, Ratti and Bubbio
COLLEZIONE SIMEOM [SIMEOM COLLECTION],
COLLEZIONE CARTOGRAFICA [COLLECTION
OF MAPS], 16th-20th cents.
NUOVE ACQUISIZIONI [NEW ACQUISITIONS],
RACCOLTA GEC [GEC COLLECTION], 19th-20th
ARCHIVIO [di redazione] DELLA "GAZZETTA
DEL POPOLO" [(Editorial) ARCHIVES OF THE GAZZETTA DEL POPOLO],
MISCELLANEA, BIBLIOTECA ED EMEROTECA
[MISCELLANEOUS, LIBRARY AND NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL LIBRARY],
(1) Taken from the volume
Itinerari tra le carte.
(2) From 9 December 1798 to 26 May 1799; from 20 June 1800 to
17 May 1814: City Orders of the French period.
(3) Also in a published edition: Municipal Acts 1848-
(4) Also in a published edition: 1899-
(5) See also Collection V.
(6) See also Collection XII.