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Harley L. McDevitt Inquisition Collection
This collection contains documents relating to the Inquisitions of Spain, Italy, Portugal, Peru, and Mexico. Included are manuals and guidelines on proper conduct within the inquisition; accounts of trial procedures, prisoner sentences, and autos de fe; and certificates and books of privileges of the staff of the inquisitions. Also included are public edicts, papal bulls, and royal decrees published by various inquisitions relating to banned works, jurisdiction of the different inquisitions, and various heresies, as well as contemporary histories and pro-inquisition arguments. Materials include broadsides, letters, certificates, and bound volumes.