Baron Sidney Sonnino (1847-1922) was Italian Minister of Foreign Affiars, November 1914-June 1919.
Microfilms of Sonnino's papers as Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, The collection forms a unique record of World War I diplomacy, including Italy's months of neutrality from Sonnino's accession to office, the negotiations leading to the Treaty of London - including drafts of successive versions in Sonnino's own hand - as well as his papers relating to his conduct at Versailles. The 54 reels of microfilm divide into two sections:
Sonnino's papers were discovered in August 1967, stored in several trunks in his country villa at Montespertoli near Florence. In association with University Microfilms the documents were filmed in 1968.Access Conditions
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A guide to the microfilm series: The Sonnino Papers (University Microfilms).
Diplomatic and consular service, Italian
Neutrality | Italy
Treaty of Versailles (1919)
World War, 1914-1918 | Italy
Sonnino | Sidney | 1847-1922 | Baron | Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs
Ministero degli affari esteri | Italy
Italy | History | 1914-1922