Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 237
This bibliography was compiled by Aden Kumler, Julia Schlozman, Nadia Marx, William Stoneman and Peter Kidd.
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HOLLIS Record (Link) and Digital Images (Link)
J. Reste, “Illustrierte Ablasskunden aus Rome und Avignon aue der Zeit von 1282-1364,” in Abhandlungen aus dem gebiete der mittleren und neueren geschichte und ihrer hilfswissenschaften ; eine festgabe zum siebzigsten geburtstag geh. rat prof. dr. Heinrich Finke gewidmet von schülern und verehrern des in- und auslandes. Münster i.W: Aschendorff, 1925, p. 147-168.
Philip Hofer, The Reproduction Series: Harvard Library, Department of Printing & Graphic Arts. Cambridge, Mass: [Harvard College Library], 1941.
MS reproduced in hand-colored collotype facsimile. 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. 1699 as no. 32.
Brief description of MS then in the collection of Philip Hofer. HOLLIS
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 as no. 39 and pl. 21 (reproducing recto).
Brief exhibition catalogue description.
O. Homburger and C. von Steiger, “Zwei illuminierte Avignoneser Ablassbriefe in Berlin,” Zeitschrift für Schweizerische Archäologie und Kunstgeschichte 17 (1957), p. 134-158.
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. 273.
Brief description including change in call number.
Laurence Witten. Catalogue 5: Important Books, Manuscripts, Documents & Autographs, 10th to 19th Century. New Haven, Connecticut: 1962. MS cited p. 14.
This MS cited in the description of decorated fragments from another extremely similar indulgence. The fragments were sold at Sotheby’s, London, 22 June 1982, lot no. 21; they were later in the collection of Mark Lansburgh and more recently sold at auction at Sotheby’s, London, 5 December 1989, lot no. 60 and are now untraced.
Lilian M. C. Randall and Judith Oliver, Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Walters Art Gallery, I. Baltimore: Published by the Johns Hopkins University Press in association with the Walters Art Gallery, 1989. MS cited in description of Walters MS W. 742, here no. 63.
MS cited as a comparable example in this manuscript description.
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. 28.
A brief description that provides bibliography and a list of other similar manuscripts. HOLLIS