S. Caterina V. M.
Community ID
 
604
 
Town
 
Alba
 
Diocese
 
Alba
 
Region
 
Piedmont
 
Date Founded
 
1200-1299 (13th c.)
 
Date Terminated
 
1810
 
Religious Order
 
Poor Clares (Benedictine in the 19th c.)
 
Relative Wealth
 

A report of 1573 notes that S. Caterina was wealthier than S. Maria Maddalena (See S. Maria Maddalena)

 
Literary Works
 

The Torino library has only two books from the monastery. The first dates from 1745 and is an inventory of the Censi and other coods received by the monastery; the second is an inventory that is primarily also a Libro de Censi.

 
Early Documents
 

First document: 1307

 
Manuscript Sources
 

Torino, Archivio di Stato, Sala 14, Materie Ecclesiastiche Monache, Alba, Dominicani di Santa Catterina. 1 fasc. 1307-XVIII.

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Date Started
 
1200
 
Date Finished
 
1810
 
Length
 
568