Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 127
This bibliography was compiled by Aden Kumler, Julia Schlozman, Nadia Marx, Johanna Rodda and William Stoneman.
Please be advised that some links may require Harvard ID and PIN.
HOLLIS Record (Link) and Digital Images (Link)
The Houghton Library Report of Accessions for the Year 1949-50. Cambridge, MA: Harvard College Library, 1950. 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. 69, pl. 32.
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. 261.
Brief description of manuscript’s contents, physical properties, and provenance.
Paul Oskar Kristeller, Iter Italicum: A Finding List of Uncatalogued or Incompletely Catalogued Humanistic Manuscripts of the Renaissance in Italian and other Libraries. London: Warburg Institute; Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1963–97. MS cited in v. V, p. 232.
Accessible through Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance, a “subscribers only” database. To search the database, connect to: Iter Italicum and search by Houghton Library, Typographic Collection. (Link) 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 n. 8.
Roger S. Wieck, “French Illuminated manuscripts in the Houghton Library: Recent Discoveries and Attributions,” Harvard Library Bulletin 31.2 (1983), p. 188–198. MS cited p. 197.
Very brief mention in a listing of the Library’s holdings of French illumination.
Available online (Link). HOLLIS
Jenny Stratford, “The Illustration of the Songe du Vergier and Some Fifteenth-Century Manuscripts,” in Patrons, Authors and Workshops: Books and Book production in Paris around 1400, eds. Godfried Croenen and Peter Ainsworth. Synthema, 4. Louvain [Belgium]: Peeters, 2006.
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 0127. Contains a basic description of the physical layout and contents of the manuscript. Link