Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 1
This bibliography was compiled by Aden Kumler, Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll and William Stoneman.
Please be advised that some links may require Harvard ID and PIN.
HOLLIS Record ( Link ) and Digital Images (Link )
Henry Yates Thompson, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Second Series of Fifty Manuscripts (Nos. 51 to 100) in the Collection of Henry Yates Thompson. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1902. MS cited no. 90.
Henry Yates Thompson, Illustrations from One Hundred Manuscripts in the Library of Henry Yates Thompson. London: Chiswick Press, 1908. MS cited v. II, pp. 11-12, no. 90 with pls. XXVI-XXXIII reproducing ff. 1, 6v, 14v, 51, 72, 107v, 109, and 115.
The Houghton Library Report of Accessions for the Year 1943-44. Cambridge, MA: Harvard College Library, 1944. MS cited on p. 2. HOLLIS
A brief description without call number in a report of annual accessions.
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. 250.
Contains a brief description of the manuscript and its physical layout. 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 v. I, p. 949, no. 1 (as Bemis).
Contains a brief description of the manuscript and its provenance. HOLLIS
Houghton Library. The Houghton Library Reports. Accessions. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard College Library, 1943/44. MS cited p. 2.
Contains a brief note on the acquisition of the manuscript and its physical layout. HOLLIS
Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore, Md.) and Dorothy Miner, Illuminated Books of the Middle Ages and Renaissance: An Exhibition held at the Baltimore Museum of Art, January 27–March 13. Baltimore: Walters Art Gallery, 1949. MS cited p. 59, no. 161, with pl. LXIV reproducing f. 14v.
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. 18, no. 47 with pl. 23 reproducing f. 1.
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 cited pl. opposite 182.
J. Nabuco, “Pontifical, Roman,” New Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1967. MS cited v. XI, p. 550, fig. 2.
J.J.G. Alexander and A.C. de la Mare, The Italian Manuscripts in the Library of Major J. R. Abbey. London: Faber, 1969. MS cited p. 35, n. 3.
Paolo d’Ancona and Erardo Aeschlimann, The Art of Illumination: An Anthology of Manuscripts from the Sixth to the Sixteenth Century. New York: Phaidon, 1969. MS cited p. 224, no. 104.
J. Brückmann, “Latin Manuscript Pontificals and Benedictionals in England and Wales,” Traditio 29 (1973), pp. 391–458. MS cited as Yates Thompson MS 90.
Giordana Mariani Canova, “Manoscritti miniati veneti nelle biblioteche di Cambridge e Boston (Mass),” Arte Veneta 29 (1975), pp. 97–104. MS cited p. 97.
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
Wilma Fitzgerald, “Ocelli nominum: Names and Shelfmarks of Famous/Familiar Manuscripts (I),” Mediaeval Studies 45 (1983), pp. 214–97. MS cited p.227.
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. 62, no. 30.
Alain Dierkens, Gil Bartholeyns and Thomas Golsenne, eds., La Performance des Images. Editions de l’Université de Bruxelles. (Brussels, 2001).
F. 14v of the MS reproduced on p. 40.
Lillian Ray Martin, The Art and Archaeology of Venetian Ships and Boats. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2001. MS cited p.73, with fig. 52 reproducing detail of f. 39.
Digital Scriptorium. Columbia University Libraries. (Online) Accessed 24 May 2010. Internet Link
A searchable database of manuscripts from various collections. Search under shelfmark MS Typ 0001. Contains a basic description of the physical layout and contents of the manuscript. Link