Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Lat 38
Wilbur High Royster, “A Paleographic Treatise, Part I. A Description of a Ms. of Boethius in the Harvard College Library, Ga 112.499,” unpublished manuscript (Cambridge, 1912) now Houghton bMS Lat 315(25). HOLLIS
Extensive discussion of manuscript with information on the contents, text, translation, script and physical properties of the MS.
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 vol. 1, p. 980.
Brief description, with information on the contents, binding and provenance. HOLLIS
G. Lacombe. Aristoteles Latinus. Codices. Rome: La libraria di stato, 1939. MS described vol. 1, p. 240, no. 8, and cited passim.
Brief description in Latin with information on the contents, dating, and physical properties of the MS. HOLLIS.
L. Minio-Paluello et al. ed. Aristoteles latinus. Bruges : Desclée, De Brouwer, 1951-. MS cited vol. I.1-5 (1961) 47-79, p. xxv; III.1-4 (1962), 5-139, p. xxv; II.1-2 (1965) 5-38, p. xiv; I.6-7 (1966), 5-31, p. xvii; I.6-7 (1966) 33-59, p. lvi; IV.1-4 (1968) 5-107, p. xxi; VI.1-3 (1975) 5-60, p. xvii.
Listed as a manuscript for: Porphhyry’s Isagoge (pp. 1-7); Aristotle’s Categories (pp. 7-20), Periermeneias (pp. 20-26), Posterior Analytics (pp. 31-61), Sophistici elenchi (pp. 61-79), and Prior Analytics (pp. 80-90); and the Liber sex principiorum, ascribed to Gilbert of Poitiers (pp. 27-31). 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 pp. 58-62, pl. 61.
Full description of all aspects of MS, including text (pp. 58-60), physical properties of the MS (pp. 6-61), script (p. 61), and provenance (pp. 61). Plate 61 reproduces ff. 23v-24r; plate 65 reproduces p. 7. HOLLIS.