40 Items (4 boxes; 1 folio; 1 volume) Collection ID: LMC 2450
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.
18 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.
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97 bound 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.
150 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.
79 Boxes (74 standard, 5 custom) Collection ID: LMC 2905
The Ngũgĩ mss. (ca. 1950s-2014) consist of the papers of Kenyan author, playwright, essayist, educator, and activist Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o.
1 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.
332 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.
1. G15. One leaf and a part of another of a Sacramentary containing masses for S. John and S. Paul (26 June), St. Leo Pope (28 June), Vigil of S. Peter and S. Paul (28 June), Fragments of the masses for Septem fratrum (10 July), Translations of St. Benedice abbot (11 July), St. Apollinaris (23 July), St. Christopher (25 July). Vellum. Initials in red. French, X century
12 boxes 61 bound Collection ID: LMC 1754
The Miscellaneous mss., 2100 BCE-1970, consist of individual items acquired individually either as a gift or purchased from a variety of sources.
3.5 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.