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The Piola fonds (1811-1913)

Fondo Piola, Documentazione relativa all'Imperiale Regio Istituto di Scienze, Lettere e Arti, 1830-1832

Gabrio Piola (1794 - 1850); Pietro Piola Daverio (1860 - 1920)

Mathematician, mechanics scholar, Piola was one of Francesco Brioschi's professors.

The collection is made up of 11 bundles and divided up into two sections: 1. The Gabrio Piola papers (6 bundles of handwritten papers, letters, reports); 2. The Pietro Piola Daverio papers (5 bundles of correspondence), a total of 500 letters.
The names which appear in the fisrt section (re-arranged by Arnaldo Masotti) include Antonio Bordoni, Cesare d'Azeglio, Francesco Brioschi, Gabrio Casati, Carlo Cattaneo, Francesco Hayez, Antonio Lombardi and Antonio Rosmini.

Held at the Archivi Storici since July 2011.

Additional documentation
Undergoing arrangement and inventory. A complete list of correspondents appearing in the Gabrio Piola paperwork is available for consultation in the reading room.