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Medieval fragments study collection, 11th-16th cent.

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Language:
Latin. In Latin.
Earliest date:
1000
Latest date:
1599
Format:
  • Manuscript/Archive
  • 130 items.
Citation:
Reported to: Bibliothèque Nationale pre-1600 manuscript census.
Summary:
Primarily fragments, these specimens were acquired to demonstrate the development of writing in the western world. A variety of scripts are represented, from Carolingian minuscule to the humanistic hands and the "cancelleresca."
Source:
Purchased, 1969 and 1978.
Finding Aid:
Finding aid available in Special Collections Reading Room and online.
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