Manuscript Collection

Medieval Manuscript Collection - Accession 1500


Medieval Manuscript Collection - Accession 1500


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Accession 1500

Inclusive Dates

ca. 1220-1240, ca. 1260, ca. 1275, ca. 1325, ca. 1350, ca. 1425, ca. 1450, ca. 1450-1475, ca. 1475, ca. 1480, ca. 1500, ca. 1880, ca. 1850


Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

21 pieces


English; Latin; French; Italian; Ethiopian; Arabic;

Scope and Content Note

The Medieval Manuscript Collection consists of documents dating from the 13th century. The collection consists of folios of music, law, the Bible, theology, Psalters, the Book of Hours, Science, Liturgy, as well as more modern representations of the medieval style. Although most of the pieces are from northern Europe, the reproductions are from the Middle East and North Africa. The works include notable authors such as Justinian, Thomas Aquinas, and John Chrysostom.

Additional Notes

See also Description of the Medieval Manuscript Collection by Scott Gwara, English Professor at the University of South Carolina, Columbia.


The Medieval Manuscript Collection was purchased by Winthrop University on August 23, 2012.


Medieval Studies, Medieval Music, Religious Studies, Medieval Law, Medieval Bibles, Medieval Theology, Psalters, Books of Hours, Medieval Science, Medieval Liturgy, Modern Manuscripts in Medieval Style


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Medieval Manuscript Collection - Accession 1500