History of the Written Word: Pages from the Past, 2400 BCE-1920 CE1 linear foot (4 volumes) Collection ID: Z4 .H58
The History of the Written Word: Pages from the Past, 2400 BCE-1920 CE, consist of a collection of original leaves from rare books and manuscripts in limited portfolio sets.
Parker mss., 1264-187119 linear feet (95 volumes) Collection ID: LMC 1673
The Parker mss., 1264-1871, consist of commonplace books, legal records, account books, volumes on heraldry, rhetoric and logic, genealogy, sermons, political tracts, a diary, gazetteer and a jest book in verse.
Near Eastern mss., 700-19153.5 linear feet Collection ID: LMC 1789
The Near Eastern mss., 700-1915, consist of a collection of individually acquired manuscripts pertaining to the region formerly known as the Near East, now referred to as the Middle East.
Gottfried mss., ca. 1300-20080.4 linear feet (2 boxes) Collection ID: LMC 2580
The Gottfried mss. consists of Latin manuscripts and a working translation of Giovanni Della Casa's Rime by Rudolf B. Gottfried, 1909-1986, professor emeritus of English, Indiana University.
Ege mss., 1100-150052 Items Collection ID: LMC 2438 (VAD8279) (VAD8279)
The Ege mss., 12th-16th cent., consist 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.
Ricketts mss., 800-1899332 Items Collection ID: LMC 2449
The Ricketts mss., 9th-19th cent., are illuminated medieval and renaissance manuscripts assembled by Coella Lindsay Ricketts, 1859-1941, calligrapher, of Chicago, Illinois. Most of the material relates to religious matters.
Ege mss., 1100-159952 Items (1 box) Collection ID: LMC 2438
The Ege mss., 12th-16th century, consists of original leaves from medieval manuscripts of Western Europe collected by Otto F. Ege, 1888-1951.
Allen mss., 800-1972150 Items Collection ID: LMC 2454
The Allen mss., 800-1972, consists of manuscript pieces collected by William Edward David Allen, 1901-1973, foreign service officer, businessman, and author, and his own writings about Georgian history.
Poole mss., 200-160018 Boxes Collection ID: LMC 2452
The Poole mss. are a collection of 137 ancient, medieval and renaissance manuscripts and single leaves ranging from the 3rd to the 16th century. The collection was formed by George Amos Poole, 1907- , printer, of Chicago, whose interest was in the development of scripts which have had a direct influence on the design of Western printing types, rather than in illumination and decoration. Most of this material relates to religious matters.