Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library

Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 121

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HOLLIS Record (Link) and Digital Images (Link)

The Houghton Library Report of Accessions for the Year 1944-45. Cambridge, MA: Harvard College Library, 1945.  MS cited on p. 3.  HOLLIS
A brief description without call number in a report of annual accessions.

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 n. 133, pl. 18.

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.

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 0121. Contains a basic description of the physical layout and contents of the manuscript. Link

Susan L’Engle in Beyond Words: Illuminated Manuscripts in Boston Collections, ed. Jeffrey F. Hamburger, et al. [Chestnut Hill, MA]: McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, 2016, no. 170. HOLLIS; Beyond Words (PDF of entry available)
Discussion of miniatures and decorations.