Binkley, Raglind mss., 1977-1984

Papers of various at the Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

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Title: Binkley, Raglind mss.
Collection No.: LMC 2873 (VAE0927) (VAE0927)
Dates: 1450-1842, 2014

Quantity: 3 Items

Abstract: The Binkley, Raglind mss., ca. 1450-1842, consist of medieval fragments collected by Thomas and Raglind Binkley.
Language: Materials are in Arabic and Latin .
Repository: Lilly Library
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-5500
Business Number: 812-855-2452

Biographical Note

Thomas Binkley, 1931-1995, was an American lutenist who founded the Historical Performance Institute at Indiana University.

Raglind Binkley created the endowed "Binkley Fund" through Early Music America in honor of her late husband, Thomas.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of medieval manuscript leaves from prayer books, Bibles, and liturgical books.


Access Restrictions:

This collection is open for research.

Usage Restrictions:

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 of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.

Related Material

Acquired with books, also located at the Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item], Binkley, Raglind mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Acquisition Information

Gift: 2014

Collection Inventory

Prayer book leaf, ca. 15th century
German chant from late medieval liturgical book, ca. 15th century

Scope and Contents: Presents extremely rare Latin chant "Discubuit Jesus" ("Jesus sat"), which is based on Luke 22:14-15 and 19

Large leaf of Vulgate Bible, ca. 15th century

Scope and Contents: Contains excerpts from Psalm 9 (incomplete verses 16-24, IUXTA Septuaginta)