Ministero dei Beni delle Attivitą Culturali e del Turismo Direzione Generale Biblioteche e Istituti Culturali

Tullia Gasparrini Leporace

Tullia Gasparrini Leporace(Director 1942-1951)
(Cosenza, 1910 - Venice?, 1969)

Graduated in literature in Rome in 1933, she began hercareer as a librarian in Florence. Detached in Rome at the National School of Medieval Studies, she assumed in 1942 the direction of Pavia that she held until 1951. She met with courage and skill difficulties related to the war period, displacing the more valuable collections to avoid bombing and supervising their arrangement.

Nevertheless she continued her studies in the field and bibliographic palaeographic that earned her a long series of articles, books and monographs and a close connection with the University, as an assistant to paleography and diplomatic in Pavia and later in Padua, when she was transferred to the direction of Marciana in Venice.