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Collection of illuminated manuscript leaves, circa 1100-1599.

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

1531 Dickey Drive, Suite 560

Atlanta, GA 30322


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Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of illuminated manuscript leaves, circa 1100-1599.
Call Number:Record Group No. 020-2
Extent: .7 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Abstract:Consists of individual illuminated manuscript leaves dating from the 12th through 15th centuries.
Language:Materials in Latin, French, and Dutch.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Related Materials in This Repository

Other collections in this repository containing illuminated manuscripts include MSS 086, MSS 161, and MSS 370.


[after identification of item(s)], Collection of illuminated manuscript leaves, RG 020-2, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.


Processed by Nancy H. Watkins, December 1996.

Collection Description

Scope and Content Note

This collection of individual leaves taken from illuminated manuscripts represents works created from the 12th through 15th centuries. The bulk of the collection consists of leaves from various Books of Hours (books with prayers for private devotions) written in Latin or Dutch. Also included are single leaves from Bibles, a Dutch religious calendar, a French epistolary, and a book of homilies by St. Augustine.

Arrangement Note

Arranged chronologically.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
2 1 St. Augustine, In Evangelium Iohannis tractatus, homilies XXV-XXVI, circa 1100s
1 8 Matthew 2 and Luke 1, circa 1200s
1 1 I Kings, circa 1220
1 9 Matthew 5-7, circa 1240
2 2 Dutch Book of Hours, circa 1475
1 2 Dutch Book of Hours, "Agnus Dei," circa 1475
1 3 Dutch Book of Hours, prayer on the Wounds of Christ, circa 1475
1 4 Latin Book of Hours, Litany of Saints, circa 1499
1 5 Dutch calendar, circa 1500
1 6 Latin Book of Hours, circa 1510
1 7 French epistolary, circa 1550
2 3 Illuminated leaf, undated