Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 194
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 no. 8. Available online (link).
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. 269.
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. 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
Bernard Lambert. Biblioteca Hieronymiana Manuscripta: La Tradition Manuscrite des Oeuvres de Saint Jérôme. 4 vols. Instrumenta Patristica 4. ‘s-Gravenhage: Martinus Nijhoff, 1969-1972. HOLLIS
MS cited in vol. 2, p. 501 (no. 263) in a list of manuscripts of Jerome’s Vita Malachi.
Laura Light, The Bible in the Twelfth Century: An Exhibition of Manuscripts at the Houghton Library. Cambridge: Harvard College Library, 1988. MS cited p. 108. Light’s suggestion that the MS was written at Llanthony, Monmouthshire has not been accepted.
Rodney G. Dennis, “A Twelfth-Century Manuscript in Reshaped Boards,” in The Marks in the Fields: Essays on the Uses of Manuscripts, eds. Rodney G. Dennis and Elizabeth Falsey. Cambridge, MA: Houghton Library, 1992, p. 142-144.
Richard Sharpe et al., English Benedictine Libraries: The Shorter Catalogues. Corpus of British medieval library catalogues, 4. London: British Library in association with the British Academy, 1996. MS cited n. B71.72
Alan Coates, English Medieval Books: The Reading Abbey Collections from Foundation to Dispersal. Oxford historical monographs. Oxford [England]: Clarendon Press, 1999. MS cited p. 50-4; 153, n. 50.
Brief description in a list of MSS from Reading Abbey with provenance information. HOLLIS
William P. Stoneman, Of Current Interest: Recent Research on Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Hougton Library. Cambridge: Houghton Library of the Harvard College Library, 2006. MS cited n. 11.
A brief description that provides bibliography and a list of the manuscript’s contents. HOLLIS
R. M. Thomson, Books and Learning in Twelfth-Century England: The Ending of ‘Alter Orbis.’ Lyell Lectures 2000-2001. Walkern, Hertfordshire: Red Gull Press, 2006. MS cited p. 75, n. 41.
MS cited in a group of Reading Abbey MSS produced there in the mid 12th century with characteristic initials distinguished “by the use of large coloured dots located at the top and bottom of rounded letter forms.”
Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music (website). Accessed 27 October 2009.
Jorge Juan Fernandez Sangrador. “Textos patristicos en la coleccion de manuscritos latinos antiguos de The Houghton Library (The Harvard College Library,” Helmantica 61 (2010), 259-278 at p. 268. HOLLIS
Brief derivative description.