Cesare Lombroso Correspondance
In the forge of positivism
The Lombroso Project is an effort to research, catalogue, organise, digitise and make available the unpublished works of Cesare Lombroso (Verona, 1835 – Turin, 1909) and his correspondents.
This is a virtual reconstruction of Cesare Lombroso’s professional and personal letters. La ricostruzione virtuale dell’intero corpus della corrispondenza di Lombroso. Over 2600 letters, notes, postcards received and sent between 1860 and 1909.
This is comprised of a variety of works by Lombroso – including conference minutes, drafts of articles, manuscripts of minor and even trivial interventions…
The “Uncommon Writings”
Lombroso collected the writings and artistic creations of prisoners and of` individuals sectioned in psychiatric hospitals. The collection was continued by Mario Carrara, Lombroso’s son-in-law and successor….
Senza briglie, senza sentinelle indipendente ora di fermarmi qui or d’andare lì padrone totalmente di me stesso godo la compagnia di giovani di sì bel cuore e intelletto.
Lettera di Lombroso a Ettore Scipione Righi, 4 dicembre 1852.