Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library

Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 41

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This bibliography was compiled by Aden Kumler, Julia Schlozman, Nadia Marx, Johanna Rodda, and William Stoneman.
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Houghton Library. The Houghton Library Reports. Accessions. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard College Library, 1942-43. MS cited p. 2-3.

Houghton Library. The Houghton Library Reports. Accessions. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard College Library, 1945-46. MS cited p. 2.

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. 255.
Brief description of manuscript’s contents, physical properties, and provenance.

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. 22, n. 10

Marigold Anne Norbye, “The King’s Blood: Royal Genealogies, Dynastic Rivalries, and Historical Culture in the Hundred Years War: A Case Study of A tous nobles qui aiment beaux faits et bonnes histories,” Ph.D. Thesis, University College London, January 2004.

Lisa Fagin Davis, “Scrolling through History: La Chronique universelle, Boston Public Library MS Pb. Med. 32,” in Secular Sacred: 11th-16th Century Works from the Boston Public Library and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, ed. Nancy Netzer. Chestnut Hill, MA: McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, 2006.

Christie, Manson & Woods International Inc. The History of the Book: The Cornelius J. Hauck Collection of the Cincinnati Museum Center, Tuesday 27 June 2006 and Wednesday 28 June 2006. New York: Christie's, 2006. MS cited p. 123 in description of Lot 111, a related MS.

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 0041. Contains a basic description of the physical layout and contents of the manuscript. Link

Lisa Fagan Davis, “The First and Second Recensions of the ‘Chronique Anonyme Universelle’: Houghton MS Typ 41 and MS Fr 495”, Harvard Library Bulletin, 20, no. 1 (Spring 2009, published October 2010): 1-33. 
Complete manuscript description in Appendix 2.