Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 119
This bibliography was compiled by Aden Kumler, Julia Schlozman, Nadia Marx and William Stoneman.
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HOLLIS Record (Link)
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. 14, no. 26, pl. 15.
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. 260.
Brief description of manuscript’s contents, physical properties, and provenance.
Robert Branner, “A Cutting from a Thirteenth-century French Bible,” The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 58 (1971), p. 219-227. MS cited p. 221, 224-225, and n. 15.
Branner argues that the MS, which he designates the “Hofer Bible” group of leaves, does not include this leaf in the Cleveland Museum of Art.
Carra Ferguson, David S. Stevens Schaff, Gary Vikan under the direction of Carl Nordenfalk, ed. Gary Vikan, Medieval & Renaissance Miniatures from the National Gallery of Art. [Washington]: The [National] Gallery, 1975. MS cited as being sister leaves to no. 37.
Willene B. Clark, “A Re-united Bible and Thirteenth-Century Illumination in Northern France,” Speculum 50.1 (1975), 33-47 at p. 36, n. 18.
Clark agrees with Branner in rejecting this MS and other leaves in Washington, Philadelphia and a private Swiss collection as part of a first volume to Brussels II, 2523. HOLLIS
Anton von Euw and Joachim M. Plotzek. Die Handschriften der Sammlung Ludwig, I. Köln: Das Museum, 1979. MS cited p. 99-103. MS cited as being sister leaves to MS Ludwig I 10.
Laura Light, The Bible in the Twelfth Century: An Exhibition of Manuscripts at the Houghton Library. Cambridge: Harvard College Library, 1988. MS cited p. 16-17, no. 3.
A Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Philip Hofer Bequest in the Department of Printing and Graphic Arts. Cambridge, MA: Harvard College Library, 1988. MS cited pp. 14-15 as no. 7. HOLLIS
A full description of the MS in this exhibition catalogue.
Anne Bondeelle-Souchier, “Les moniales cisterciennes et leurs livres manuscrits dans la France d’Ancien Régime,” Cîteaux: Copmmentarii cistercienses 45. 3-4 (1994), 193-337 at pp. 297-298.
MS cited as having once belonged to the Cistercian nunnery of Bon Repos or Notre Dame du Repos in Marquette. Other fragments of the same manuscript are in collections in Los Angeles, Washington, Philadelphia, Brussels and a private Swiss collection. HOLLIS
Elizabeth C. Teviotdale, “ A Pair of Franco-Flemish Cistercian Antiphonals of the Thirteenth Century and Their Programs of Illumination,” in Interpreting and Collecting Fragments of Medieval Books: Proceedings of The Seminar in the History of the Book to 1500, Oxford, 1998, ed. Linda L. Brownrigg and Margaret M. Smith. Los Altos Hills, CA and London: Anderson-Lovelace and Red Gull Press, 2000, 230-258 at p. 237.
MS cited without shelfmark as part of a Bible which survives as fragments in Brussels, Los Angeles, Washington and Philadelphia. HOLLIS