Historic Manuscript Collection, ca. 1250-1901

The Historic Manuscript Collection consists of items that illustrate the history of book production. The collection contains ten manuscript leaves created during the medieval and Renaissance periods (1250-1550), in Latin, commissioned by the Catholic Church. There are also six printed leaves from books in Latin, English, and Hebrew from various authors and time periods spanning 1475 to 1901.

Manuscript Title links to catalog record. MS number links to digital image.

Manuscript TitleImageBox:Folder
Breviary, single leaf (France: ca. 1400)MS-011:1
Psalter, single leaf (France: ca. 1472)MS-021:2
Psalter, single leaf (France: ca. 1472)MS-031:3
Book of Hours, single leaf (France: ca. 1470)MS-041:4
Book of Hours, single leaf (France: ca. 1460)MS-051:5
Bible, single leaf (France: ca. 1250)MS-061:6
Psalter, single leaf (Italy: ca. 1350)MS-071:7
Biblia Hebraica, single leaf (Belgium: 1584)MS-081:8
Bible. Matthew’s Version, single leaf (England: 1549)MS-091:9
Grettis Saga, single leaf (England: 1901)MS-101:10
Acts and Monuments, single leaf (England: 1576)MS-111:11
Missal, single bifolium (France: ca. 1450)MS-121:12
Breviary, single bifolium (Netherlands: ca. 1400)MS-131:13
Missal, four leaves (Antwerp: 1570)MS-141:14
Book of hours, single leaf (France: ca. 1530)MS-151:15
Catena aurea super quattuor evangelistas, two single leaves (Basel: 1476)MS-162:1
A catholike and ecclesiasticall exposition of the Holy Gospell after S. John, single leaf (London: 1575)MS-171:16
Sententiarum libri IV, single leaf (Nuremberg: 1481-1492)MS-181:17
Antiphonary, single leaf (Spain: ca. 1550)MS-192:2
Antiphonary, single leaf (Germany: ca. 1350)MS-202:3
Decretum, single leaf (Italy: 1475)MS-212:4
Psalter, single bifolium (1400s)MS-222:5
Actes and Monuments, single leaf (England: 1631)MS-232:6