Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 166
This bibliography was compiled by Aden Kumler, Julia Schlozman, Nadia Marx and William Stoneman.
Please be advised that some links may require Harvard ID and PIN.
HOLLIS Record (Link)
A.E. Johnson, “A Catalogue of Italian Writing-Books of the Sixteenth Century,” Signature, n.s. 10, 1950. MS cited pp. 34-36.
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. 266.
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. 232-233.
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
Dorothy E. Miner, 2000 Years of Calligraphy A Three-Part Exhibition Organized by the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Peabody Institute Library, the Walters Art Gallery; a Comprehensive Catalog. 1965. MS cited p. 68.
A.S. Osley, Scribes and Sources. Boston, 1980. MS cited pp. 98-104. HOLLIS
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. 46-48 as no. 23 and p. 12. HOLLIS
A full description of the MS in this exhibition catalogue and a passing reference to writing manuals.
David P. Becker, The Practice of Letters: The Hofer Collection of Writing Manuals 1514-1800. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard College Library, 1997. MS cited p. 8.