Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 253
This bibliography was compiled by Aden Kumler, Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll, and Johanna Rodda
Please be advised that some links may require Harvard ID and PIN.
HOLLIS Record (Link) and Digital Images (Link)
Seymour de Ricci, with the assistance of W. J. Wilson. Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1935-1940. (Reprint 1961). MS cited v. II, p. 1694, no. 9.
A brief description with a note on provenance. 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 p. 30, no. 105.
A brief description of the manuscript and its physical properties, with notes on binding, provenance and bibliography. 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. 274.
A very brief listing of the manuscript. HOLLIS
Pierpont Morgan Library: Gifts in Honor of the Fiftieth Anniversary. New York: The Library, 1974. MS cited p. 15.
C. Ryskamp, ed., Seventeenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library 1972-1974. New York, 1976. MS cited pp. 41-42.
A description of the six leaves that were separated from the manuscript and given to the Morgan Library. 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 p. 48, no. 23.
A thorough description of the manuscript with notes on provenance, binding and bibliography. HOLLIS
Roger S. Wieck, “Folia Fugitiva: The Pursuit of the Illuminated Manuscript Leaf,” Journal of the Walters Art Gallery 54 (1996), 233-254. MS cited pp. 247-248.
A discussion of the purchase of the manuscript, and the subsequent separation of six leaves. Available online (Link). HOLLIS
Christine Boot, “Medieval Netherlandic Manuscripts in Libraries in the State of Massachusetts,” Archief- en bibliotheekwezen in Belgie 50 (1979), 312-320.
An extensive description of the manuscript, providing a list of contents with folio numbers. HOLLIS
F. Hendrickx, ed., E Codicibus Impressisque Opstellen Over Het Boek in de Lage Landen Voor Elly Cockx-Indestege. Leuven: Peeters, 2004. MS cited v. 3, p. 118, 124.
Handschriftencensus: Eine Bestandaufnahme der handschriftlichen Überlieferung deutschsprachiger Texte des Mittelalters. (website) Accessed 13 November 2009.
Listed in a census of medieval German manuscripts. Found under “Gesamtverzeichnis Handschriften, Cambridge, Mass.” Internet Link
Anne Margreet W. As-Vijvers. Re-Making the Margins: The Master of the David Scenes and Flemish Manuscript Painting around 1500. Turnhout: Brepols, 2013. MS cited pp. 150 and 214.