Collection ID: LMC 2450
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Collection context

Summary

Abstract:
The Medieval and Renaissance mss., 700-1600, consists of individual items acquired from time to time either as a gift or purchased from a variety of sources.
Extent:
40 items (4 boxes; 1 folio; 1 volume)
Language:
Materials are in multiple languages.
Preferred citation:

[Item], Medieval and Renaissance mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Background

Scope and Content:

The Medieval and Renaissance mss., 700-1600, consists of individual items acquired from time to time either as gifts or purchased from a variety of sources.

Note on Indexing Term - "Medicine": Of particular interest: 1570, Feb. 13-1580, Mar. 3. First Clinical Records Hospital (Battuti Bianch), Ferrara, Italy.

Note on Indexing Term - "Science": Of interest: "Cum volueris scire gradum solis...", Part 2 of Practica circa astrolabium, 15th-century Latin translation of the work by Messahala, a Jewish astronomer. Also, a 15th- century Latin text entitled Horalogium equinoxiale with diagrams, charts and tables dealing with astronomy.

Biographical / Historical:

The contents of this collection originated in Europe during the historical periods of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Themes range from religion and spirituality to greater self-examination through art, cultural reform, and geographic exploration.

Acquisition information:

Gift: 1984 , 2005-2006 , 2007

Purchase: 1994 , 1997 , 2000-2001 , 2004

Transfer: 1985-1986

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], Medieval and Renaissance 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