Medieval Manuscript Leaves Collection

Collection Guide

Summary

Abstract
This collection contains leaf fragments from over 30 different medieval manuscripts ranging in date from the 12th century through the 15th century.
Date Range
1101-1500
Extent
Leaf fragments from over 30 different medieval manuscripts
Language(s)
Latin

Access and Use

Digital Access

All items in the collection have been digitized and are publicly available online.

Physical Access

The collection is open for research. Physical materials may be browsed by appointment in the Reading Room of the University Archives and McHugh Special Collections.

Rights

Public domain (United States)

Preferred Citation

[Author]. [Manuscript Title]. [City]: [Year]. Medieval Manuscript Leaves Collection, McHugh Special Collections, The University of Scranton.

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Administrative/Biographical History

Most medieval manuscripts were created between the fall of the Roman Empire through the 15th century. Printed books became popular during the second half of the 15th century and the manuscript tradition began to die out, although manuscript books continued to be produced well into the print era.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains leaf fragments from over 30 different medieval manuscripts ranging in date from the 12th century through the 15th century.

System of Arrangement

1 box


Acquisition Information

Acquisitions for this collection are continually added through purchases.


Processing Notes

Items in this collection are continually processed as new acquisitions are purchased.

Digitization

Leaves were digitized in-house, using an Epson Expression 10000XL scanner. Images were captured at 300-800 dpi, 48-bit color in uncompressed TIFF format.