Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 223
This bibliography was compiled by Aden Kumler, Julia Schlozman, Nadia Marx and William Stoneman.
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HOLLIS Record (Link)
Joseph Martini, Lugano, Manuscripts, Early Printed and Other Rare Books. Cat. XXII, 1931. MS cited pp. 12-14, no. 12.
Lengthy description covering all aspects of the MS, an edition of the catalogue and the historical context.
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. 11, no. 13, pl. 6. (reproducing f. 125 (detail)).
Brief description, with further information on the script and decoration. HOLLIS
Seymour de Ricci, with the assistance of W. J. Wilson. Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada, II. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1935-1940. (Reprint 1961). MS cited p. 1693 as Philip Hofer MS 5.
Brief description, with information on the contents, binding and provenance. HOLLIS
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. 272.
Very brief mention. HOLLIS
Birger Munk Olsen, “The Cistercians and Classical Culture,” Cahiers de l’institut du moyen-âge grec et latin 47 (1984), 64-102. MS cited p. 85.
Discusses classical texts in the library of the Abbey of Morimondo. HOLLIS
Laura Light, The Bible in the Twelfth Century: An Exhibition of Manuscripts at the Houghton Library. Cambridge, MA: Harvard College Library, 1988. MS cited p. 31-34, no. 10, pl. 6; p. 10-13, no. 1, pl. 1.
J. J. G. Alexander and Albinia Catherine De la Mare, The Italian Manuscripts in the Library of Major J.R. Abbey. New York: Praeger, 1969. MS cited p. 10, n. 1.
Francis Wormald, and Phyllis M. Giles. Illuminated Manuscripts in the Fitzwilliam Museum: An Exhibition to Commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Death of the Founder Richard, 7th Viscount Fitzwilliam of Merrion. Cambridge: Fitzwilliam Museum, 1966. MS cited p. 13.
Jean Leclercq, “Textes et manuscrits cisterciens dans des bibliothèques des Etats-Unis,” Traditio 17 (1961), 163-183. MS cited p. 173, 176-181.
Edition of the catalogue of books from the Abbey of Morimondo (pp. 176-181). HOLLIS
Mirella Ferrari, “Biblioteche e scrittoi benedettini nella storia culturale della diocesi ambrosiana: appunti ed episodi,” Richerche storiche sulla Chiesa ambrosiana 9 (1980) (Archivio Ambrosiano 40), 230-290. MS cited p. 265-266, no. 23.
Cited and briefly described in a list of Milanese manuscripts. 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 p. 4 as no. 2 with plate of f. 125. HOLLIS
A full description in this exhibition catalogue.
Mirella Ferrari, “Dopo Bernardo: biblioteche e ‘scriptoria’ cisterciensi dell’Italia settentrionale nel XII secolo,” in Pietro Zerbi, ed., San Bernardo e l’Italia, 253-306 Milan, 1993. MS cited pp. 256, 258, 291, 299 and 300.
Discussion of the books of the Abbey of Morimondo. HOLLIS.
William P. Stoneman. “A Summary Guide to the Medieval and Later Manuscripts in the Bergendal Collection, Toronto.” A Distinct Voice: Medieval Studies in Honor of Leonard Boyle, O.P., edited by Jacqueline Brown and William P. Stoneman, pp. 163-206. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1997. MS cited pp. 169 & 173. HOLLIS Brief references to MSS Bergendal 9 & 18 as nos. 19 & 20 in the booklist of the Cistercian abbey of Morimundo.
Giacomo Baroffio, Iter Liturgicum Italicum. Padova: CLEUP Editrice, 1999. MS cited p. 43.
Cited in a list of Italian liturgical manuscripts. HOLLIS.
Mirella Ferrari, “Sui ‘Salmi’ e sui ‘Profeti’: dal primo catalogo di Morimondo alla Biblioteca Braidense,” in Studi di Storia dell’arte in onore di Maria Luisa Gatti Perer, ed. Marco Rossi and Alessandro Rovetta, pp. 33-46. Milano: Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, 1999. MS cited pp. 35, 41 and 45 as no. 31 in a catalogue of Morimondo manuscripts. HOLLIS
Nigel, Morgan and Stella Panayotova. Illuminated Manuscripts in Cambridge: A Catalogue of Western Book Illumination in the Fitzwilliam Museum and the Cambridge Colleges. London: Harvey Miller, 2009- . MS cited as comparable in description of catalogue, part 2, no. 9, 10, 12. HOLLIS
Don C. Skemer. Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts in the Princeton University Library. Princeton: Department of Art & Archaeology and the Princeton University Library in association with the Princeton University Press, 2013. MS cited II, 158.
This MS cited as having similar script and decoration in a description of Princeton, MS Princeton 2, a glossed Isaiah from Morimundo.