Collection ID: LMC 2438
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Collection context

Summary

Abstract:
The Ege mss., 12th-16th century, consists of original leaves from medieval manuscripts of Western Europe collected by Otto F. Ege, 1888-1951.
Extent:
52 items (1 box)
Language:
Materials are in English ; French ; German ; Italian ; Latin .
Preferred citation:

[Item], Ege mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Background

Biographical / Historical:

Otto F. Ege, 1888-1951, was dean of the Cleveland Institute of Art and lecturer on the history of the book at the School of Library Science, Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.

Scope and Content:

The Ege mss., 12th-16th century, consists of original leaves from medieval manuscripts of Western Europe collected by Otto F. Ege, 1888-1951, dean of the Cleveland Institute of Art and lecturer on the history of the book at the School of Library Science, Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. Each leaf is mounted and accompanied by a descriptive letterpress. Leaf 2 of number 33 and leaf 2 of number 49 were removed from Ege, Original Leaves Illustrating Evolution of 'Black Letter' Types. (Lilly Z118 .A3 E28)

Note on Indexing Term - "Music": Of particular interest are numbers 8: an early 13th century Gradual; 27: an early 15th century Antiphonarium; and 32: a middle 15th century Gradual.

Acquisition information:
Purchase: 1956
Physical location:
Lilly - Vault 2

Indexed Terms

Subjects:
Music
Names:
Ege, Otto F.

Access

RESTRICTIONS:

This collection is open for research.

TERMS OF ACCESS:

Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library, however, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the curator.

PREFERRED CITATION:

[Item], Ege mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
1200 East Seventh Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-5500, USA
CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
CONTACT:
(812) 855-2452
liblilly@indiana.edu