Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Lat 27
This bibliography was compiled by Laura Light, Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll and William Stoneman.
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Harvard College Library, Illuminated & Calligraphic Manuscripts: An Exhibition held at the Fogg Art Museum & Houghton Library, February 14–April 1, 1955. Cambridge, Mass.: n.p., 1955. MS cited p. 12 as no. 17 and pl. 6 (reproducing f. 73 [detail]).
Brief description in this exhibition catalog.
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.
Neil R. Ker. Medieval Libraries of Great Britain: A List of Surviving Books. 2nd ed. London: Royal Historical Society, 1964. MS cited p. 102. HOLLIS
MS cited in a list of manuscripts and printed books which survive from the library of the Cistercian abbey of Holme Cultram, Cumberland.
Houghton Library, The Houghton Library 1942–1967: A Selection of Books and Manuscripts in Harvard Collections. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard College Library [distributed by Harvard University Press], 1967. MS reproduced on p. 13 (reproducing f. 73).
Reproduction without call number.
Rodney G. Dennis. “Collecting Early Manuscripts at Harvard,” Harvard Library Bulletin 31 (1983), 285-298. MS cited p. 287. HOLLIS
MS cited in 1845 in a letter by the Harvard College Librarian, John Langdon Sibley, who comments on the manuscript “with much diffidence [because] there are but few old manuscripts in the country [with which to compare it].”
Andrew G. Watson. Medieval Libraries of Great Britain: A List of Surviving Books, Supplemnet to the Second Edition. London: Royal Historical Society, 1987. MS cited p. 39. HOLLIS
MS cited in a list of manuscripts and printed books which survive from the library of the Cistercian abbey of Holme Cultram with pressmark “liber cxcix.”
Laura Light, The Bible in the Twelfth Century: An Exhibition of Manuscripts at the Houghton Library. Cambridge: Harvard College Library, 1988. MS cited p. 107.
Brief description in “A Preliminary Checklist of Other Twelfth-Century Manuscripts in the Houghton Library.”
Solange Michon, Le grand Passionnaire enluminé de Weissenau et son scriptorium autor de 1200. Geneva: Slatkine, 1990. Brief description on p. 203.
MS cited as no. 62 in a list of “Autres Manuscrits” compared to Bibliotheca Bodmeriana MS Lat 127, from the library of the Premonstratensians of Weissenan.
Laura Light, Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Houghton Library, Harvard University. Binghamton: Medieval & Renaissance Texts and Studies, 1995. MS cited p. 33-37 and pl. 19 (reproducing f. 1).
Full scholarly description.