Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Lat 18
This bibliography was compiled by Laura Light, Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll and William Stoneman.
Please be advised that some links may require Harvard ID and PIN.
HOLLIS Record (Link)
Florence Alden Gragg, “Manuscript of Ovid’s Heroides in the Harvard Library,” unpublished manuscript (Cambridge, June 27, 1906) now Houghton, bMS Lat 315(4).
Seymour de Ricci, “A Handlist of Latin Classical Manuscripts in American Libraries,” Philological Quarterly 1 (1922), 100-108. MS cited p. 105.
A brief description of MS with emphasis on its provenance.
John Petersen Elder, “A Description of Harvard University Library MS 18, 1416. Ovid’s Heroides,” unpublished typescript (Cambridge, January 13, 1936) now Houghton bMS Lat 315(31).
Seymour de Ricci, with the assistance of W. J. Wilson. Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1935-1940. (Reprint 1961). MS cited v. I, p. 978.
Brief description. HOLLIS
Paul Oskar Kristeller, Iter Italicum: A Finding List of Uncatalogued or Incompletely Catalogued Humanistic Manuscripts of the Renaissance in Italian and other Libraries. London: Warburg Institute; Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1963–97. MS cited in v. V, p. 226.
Accessible through Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance, a “subscribers only” database. To search the database, connect to: Iter Italicum and search by Houghton Library, Latin Manuscripts. (Link) HOLLIS
Laura Light, Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Houghton Library of Harvard University. Volume 1: MSS Lat 3-179. Binghamton: State University of New York at Binghamton, 1995. MS described p. 29-33 with pl. 2 reproducing f. 2v-3.
Full description of all aspects of MS, including text, physical properties of the MS, script and provenance. HOLLIS.