Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Lat 255
This bibliography was compiled by Nadia Marx and William Stoneman.
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HOLLIS Record (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).
A description of the manuscript, listing the contents with an added discussion of its miniatures. HOLLIS
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 p. 1016 as Sumner 64.
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. 244.
Very brief citation of call number change. HOLLIS
Rodney G. Dennis, “The World of Madness and the World of Dreams: Charles Sumner and Philip Hofer as Collectors of Early Manuscripts,” Gazette of the Grolier Club, new series 42 (1990), 17-37. Lat 255 cited pp. 23-24.
Brief allusion to the manuscript as a reflection of the acquisition efforts of the donor to Harvard. HOLLIS
Jorge Juan Fernandez Sangrador. “Textos patristicos en la coleccion de manuscritos latinos antiguos de The Houghton Library (The Harvard College Library,” Helmantica 61 (2010), 259-278 at p. 265. HOLLIS
Brief derivative description.