Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Lat 177
This bibliography was compiled by Laura Light, Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll, Nadia Marx and William Stoneman.
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HOLLIS Record (Link) and Digital Images (Link)
Justin Winsor, “The Collection of Books and Autographs Bequeathed to Harvard College Library by the Honorable Charles Sumner,” Harvard University Library Bibliographical Contributions 6 (1879). MS cited p. 17, col. 2, no. 5.
Seymour de Ricci, “A Handlist of Latin Classical Manuscripts in American Libraries,” Philological Quarterly 1 (1922), 100-108. MS cited p. 102 as Sumner 69.
A brief description of MS with emphasis on its provenance.
Bernard Mann Peebles, “A Harvard Manuscript of Cicero’s De Officiis.” Unpublished typescript: Cambridge, MA, May 19, 1928. Now Houghton, bMS Lat 315(19).
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. 1018 as MS Sumner 69.
Brief description. HOLLIS
W.H. Bond and C.U. Faye, Supplement to the Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York: Bibliographical Society of America, 1962. MS cited p. 238.
Very brief citation of call-number change.
François Avril. Review of Roger S. Wieck, Late Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts, 1350-1525, in the Houghton Library. Bulletin du Bibliophile 1977, 365-369. MS Cited p. 368. HOLLIS
Roger S. Wieck, Late Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts, 1350–1525, in the Houghton Library. Cambridge: Department of Printing and Graphic Arts, Harvard College Library, 1983. MS cited p. 110, fig. 95.
Fig. 95 reproduces f. 1. HOLLIS
Laura Light, Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Houghton Library, Harvard University. Binghamton: Medieval & Renaissance Texts and Studies, 1995. MS cited p. 281-284, pl. 51.
Thorough description of contents and physical properties of MS, with mention of production and provenance. Pl. 51 reproduces f. 57. HOLLIS