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A teaching collection of medieval manuscripts

Identifier: Mss 0175
Abstract This collection consists of 15 leaves from medieval manuscripts selected for the purposes of teaching medieval textual culture. Every common book-type is represented: psalter, gradual, missal (Sanctorale and Temporale), lectionary, folio Bible, pocket Bible, breviary, civil law, Book of Hours (three examples spanning two centuries), capitulary, as well as leaves from a Quran and an Ethiopian Gospel book in Ge'ez that represent the ongoing tradition of manuscript production in the...
Dates: approximately 1250-approximately 1920

Drayton papers

Identifier: Mss 0152

Diaries, ledgers, correspondence, inventories, plats, sketches, architectural drawings of John Drayton, Charles Drayton I-III, James Glen, Charlotta Drayton, Mary Middleton Drayton and others, relating mainly to affairs at Drayton Hall and other family plantations. Collection also includes artwork, reflections on eighteenth century literature, deeds, newspaper clippings and photographs.

Dates: 1701-2004

Illuminated manuscript page

Identifier: Mss 0034-006
Collection Overview

An illuminated copy of Psalm 30:2-12 in Latin with gold leaf initial letters before each verse showing ruled lines and guidelines.

Dates: 16th century or 17th century

Illuminated manuscript pages

Identifier: Mss 0034-014
Collection Overview These manuscripts are from the Missale Romanum and contain pages 74 and 81. Page 74 gives the latter part of the Communion Prayer from the service for Tuesday in Holy Week, with the scriptures from Psalm 68: 13-14: "But as for me, my prayer is to Thee, O Lord; for the time of Thy good pleasure, O God, in the multitude of Thy mercy." On the following page, the service for Wednesday in Holy Week begins with the Introit from Philippians II: 10, 8 and 11: "In the name of Jesus let every knee...
Dates: 15th century or 16th century

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