Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 2
This bibliography was compiled by Aden Kumler, Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll, Johanna Rodda and William Stoneman.
Please be advised that some links may require Harvard ID and PIN.
HOLLIS Record (Link) and Digital Images (Link)
B. L. Ullman. “Codices Maffeiani,” in Studies in the Italian Renaissance , pp. 373-382. Rome: Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, 1955. HOLLIS
This MS not cited.
José Ruysschaert. “Recherches des deux bibliothèques romaines Maffei des XVe et XVIe siècles,” La Bibliofilia 60 (1958), 306-333. HOLLIS
This MS not cited.
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
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. 118 with fig. 115 reproducing f. 1.
Digital Scriptorium. Columbia University Libraries. (Online) Accessed 24 May 2010. Internet Link
A searchable database of manuscripts from various collections. Search or browse under shelfmark MS Typ 0002. Contains a basic description of the physical layout and contents of the manuscript. Link
Peter Kidd. “An Unnoticed Photograph at Houghton Library; or, Unknown Leaves from the Library of Raphael de Marcatellis,” Harvard Library Bulletin 21.2 (Piecing Together the Picture: Fragments of German and Netherlandish Manuscripts in Houghton Library edited by Jeffrey F. Hamburger) (2010), 143-151. MS cited p. 145. HOLLIS
In a passing reference Kidd identifies the arms in this MS as those of Mario Maffei (1463-1537) of Volterra and an addition to the known copies of surviving books from his important library.