On the grounds of the Jesuit General Curia in Rome is located the
Archives building housing ARSI which is the archives of the central
government for the worldwide Society of Jesus (founded 1540).
Yearly Schedule Dates when Archivio is closed in 2019-2020 (Dates are inclusive).
ARSI should reopen on Monday 21st September if the conditions related to the medical emergency for coronavirus will allow it. Initially the capacity will be limited to 8 scholars upon reservation. Reservations will be accepted from 1st September 2020.
Each year at the first visit to ARSI, the researcher must register and provide a proof of identity, and a letter of recommendation.
Every day, morning and evening, the researcher must sign the register.
Those using manuscript material must have the competence to read the documents provided. Staff will provide only limited assistance.
No access to documents later than 10 February 1939 (the death of Pope Pius XI).
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