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Microfilms and Microfiches at Cornell of Manuscript and Early Printed Materials
Pertinent to British Medieval and Renaissance Studies

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Medieval literary and historical manuscripts in the Cotton Collection, from the British Library, London [microform]

Published: Reading, Berkshire; [Woodbridge, CT.] : Research Publications, 1989.
Description: 123 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. + 1 guide (7 v. ; 28 cm.)
Location: Olin Library
Call Number: Film 8228
Volumes: 123 microfilm reels
Indexes: Guides pt.1-7 <shelved in Reference>
Location: Olin Library Reference (Non-Circulating)
Call Number: Film 8228 Guide
Volumes: pt. 1-7 (An online catalog is available here)

Chronicles and documents of medieval England [microform] : c.1150-c.1500 from Cambridge University Library.

Published: Sussex, Eng. : Harvester Press Microform Publications, 1986.
Description: 2 pts. on 39 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. + 1 guide (1 v. ((unnumbered)) ; 28 cm.)
Summary: Mss., including chronicles, genealogies, letters, and various documents chiefly related to land, law, politics, and religion.
Location: Olin Library
Call Number: Film 8242
Volumes: Reel 1-39 (pt.1-2)
Notes: <Guide shelved in Reference>

Medieval and early modern women [microform].

Published: Marlborough [England] : Adam Matthew Publications, 2000-
Description: microfilm reels ; 35 mm. + guide (v. : ill. ; 21 cm.)
Location: Olin Library
Call Number: Film 8263
Volumes: pt.1-2=reels 1-26 (2000-2002)
Indexes: guide <shelved in Reference>
Location: Olin Library Reference (Non-Circulating)
Call Number: Film 8263 Guide
Volumes: pt.1 (2000)

Medieval and renaissance manuscripts from the Society of Antiquaries, London [microform].

Published: Woodbridge, Ct. : Research Publications, 1989.
Description: 11 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. + 2 guides (pt. 1-2)
Location: Olin Library
Call Number: Film 6673
Volumes: reels 1-11
Indexes: 2 guides

British literary manuscripts from Cambridge University Library [microform].

Published: Brighton, Sussex, England : Harvester Microform, 1984-
Description: microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Location: Olin Library
Call Number: Film 5902
Indexes: guide in Olin reference
Volumes: ser.1 (1984)

British literary manuscripts from the British Library, London. Series Three, Medieval manuscripts to c. 1500 [microform].

Published: Brighton, Sussex, England : Harvester ; [Woodbridge, CT : Distributed by] Research Publications International, 1985-
Description: 2 pts. on 42 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. + 1 guide (69 p., 22 cm)
Location: Olin Library
Call Number: Film 8241
Volumes: reel 1-42 (pt.1-2)
Indexes: <Guide shelved in Reference>
Location: Olin Library Reference (Non-Circulating)
Call Number: Film 8241 Guide

The Early and central Middle Ages, c. 650-c. 1200 AD [microform] : the manuscript record.

Published: Brighton, Sussex, England : Harvester Microform, 1986-
Description: microfilm reels ; 35 mm.+ 1 guide (51 p. ; 22 cm.)
Location: Olin Library
Call Number: Film 6103
Volumes: pt.1-2 (25 reels)
Indexes: 1 guide Shelved in Reference

British literary manuscripts from the British Library, London. Series One, The English Renaissance [microform].

Published: Brighton, Sussex, England : Harvester Press Microform Publications, 1984.
Description: 53 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. + guide (193 p. ; 30 cm.)
Location: Olin Library
Call Number: Film 5903
Volumes: 53 microfilm reels
Indexes: Guide in Olin reference non-circ

A short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 / first compiled by A. W. Pollard & G. R. Redgrave.

Compiler: Pollard, Alfred W. (Alfred William), 1859-1944.
Published: London : Bibliographical Society, 1976-1991.
Description: 2d ed. rev. & enl. / begun by W. A. Jackson & F. S. Ferguson, completed by Katharine F. Pantzer.
3 v. ; 32 cm.
Location: Olin Library Reference (Non-Circulating)

Note 1: The STC catalogue, including both Pollard & Redgrave and Donald Wing, is now available online via the CUL Gateway.

Note 2: Films of pre-1640 STC books are number 470; see also below, Early English Books OnlineCall Number:Z2002 .P77 1976Volumes:v.1-3

Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700 / compiled by Donald Wing.

Compiler: Wing, Donald Goddard, 1904-
Published: New York : Modern Language Association of America, 1994-1998.
Description: 2nd ed., newly rev. and enl. / revised and edited by John J. Morrison and Carolyn W. Nelson, editors, and Matthew Seccombe, assistant editor.
4 v. ; 29 cm.
Location: Kroch Library Rare & Manuscripts Reference (Non-Circulating)

Note 1: The STC catalogue, including both Pollard & Redgrave and Donald Wing, is now available online via the CUL Gateway.

Note 2:Films of 1641-1700 STC books are Film set 1297Call Number: + Z2002 .W76 1994Volumes:v. 1 (1994); v.4 (1998)Indexes:Guide in ReferenceLocation:Olin Library Reference (Non-Circulating)Call Number: + Z2002 .W76 1994Volumes:v.1; v.4 (1994-1998)

Early English books online [computer file]: in progress

Published: [Ann Arbor, Mich.] : Bell & Howell Information and Learning, [1999]-
Elec. Access: http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/3670430
Summary: From the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War, Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains over 125,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave’s ShortTitle Catalogue (1475 – 1640), Wing’s ShortTitle Catalogue (1641-1700), and the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661).
Notes: System requirements: Internet via World Wide Web; AT&T DJVU Plugin (available for download from the site) or Adobe Acrobat Reader required to view and print documents.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Restrictions: Access to texts by subscription only.
Location: *Networked Resource
Call Number: ONLINE AC4 .E27

Incunabula, the printing revolution in Europe, 1455-1500 : a guide to the [number of] units of the microfiche collection.

Published: Reading, Berkshire, England ; Woodbridge, Conn. : Research Publications International, <1995 >-
Description: <v. 7-10; in 1 > ; 31 cm.
Location: Olin Library
Call Number: No call number available
Volumes: v.1-50
Indexes: Guides: 1-16,19-25
Notes: Shelved in the Olin Microfiche Alcove on top of cabinets housing READEX U.S. Government Documents fiche.

Other microfilm manuscript and early printed materials pertinent to English medieval and renaissance scholarship:

History of Medieval Scholarship

Madden, Frederic, 1801-1873.

Title: The diaries of Sir Frederick Madden [microform].
Published: London : World Microfilms Productions in association with the Bodleian Library, c1973.
Description: 17 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Location: Olin Library
Call Number: Film 5452

Bernard, Edward, 1638-1696.

Title: Catalogi librorum manuscriptorum Angliæ et Hiberniæ in unum collecti [microform] : cum indice alphabetico.
Published: Oxoniæ : E Theatro Sheldoniano …, 1697.
Description: 2 v.
Location: Olin Library
Call Number: Film 1297 449:7 449:8   [also avail. digitally in on-line CU cat]

Microfiche:

The Macregol or Rushworth Gospels [microform] with an introduction by W.O. Hassall.

Edition: Combined paper and microfiche ed.
Published: Oxford: Oxford Microform Publications, 1978.
Description: ix, 4 p., 9 microfiches (col. ill.; 11 x 15 cm.); 17 cm.
Other Names: Medieval manuscripts in microform. Major treasures in the Bodleian Library ; no. 10.

The Oxford Microform Publications series of illuminated manuscripts ; no. 10

Illuminated medieval MSS. Series 1, The Bodleian Library; no. 10 Notes: MS. “presented to the Bodleian Library by John Rushworth, Deputy Clerk of the House of Commons, perhaps in 1681.” The text of the Gospels is in Latin, with Anglo-Saxon interlinear glosses.

Fiche-book.

Microfiches are in color and include a reproduction of the manuscript; entries in N. Ker’s Catalogue of MSS. containing Anglo-Saxon, the Bodleian summary catalogue, and O. Pächt and J.J.G. Alexander’s illuminated MSS. in the Bodleian Library, vol. III; and a commentary on the illuminations by W.O. Hassall.

Includes bibliographical referencesLocation:Olin LibraryCall Number: Microfiche 958Volumes:Microfiches 1-9

The Ormesby psalter [microform] with introduction by W.O. Hassall.

Edition: Combined paper and microfiche ed.
Published: Oxford: Oxford Microform Publications; Toronto: University of Toronto Press
Description: ix, 4 p., 11 microfiches (ill., some col.; 11 x 15 cm.); 17 cm.
Series Medieval manuscripts in microform. Major treasures in the Bodleian Library; no. 3

The Oxford Microform Publications series of illuminated manuscripts ; no. 3

Illuminated medieval MSS. Series 1, The Bodleian Library; no. 3. Notes: Fiche-book.

Microfiches 10 and 11 include material descriptive of the ms. and bibliographical references.Location:Olin LibraryCall Number: Microfiche 951Volumes:Microfiches 1-11

The Engelbert book of hours [microform] / Master of Mary of Burgundy; with introduction by W.O. Hassall.

Published: Oxford: Oxford Microform Publications, 1978.
Description: ix, 6 p., 6 microfiches (col. ill.; 11 x 15 cm.); 17 cm.
Series Medieval manuscripts in microform. Major treasures in the Bodleian Library; no. 4

The Oxford Microform Publications series of illuminated manuscripts ; no. 4

Illuminated medieval MSS. Series 1, The Bodleian Library; no. 4. Notes: MS. purchased by Francis Douce (1757-1834) and bequeathed to the Bodleian Library.

Fiche-book.

Microfiches are in color and include a reproduction of the manuscript; introductions from J.J.G. Alexander’s A book of hours for Engelbert of Nassau (Phaidon ed.) and O. Pächt’s The Master of Mary of Burgundy (Faber ed.); catalogue entries from the Bodleian summary catalogue and from O. Pächt and J.J.G. Alexander’s Illuminated MSS. in the Bodleian Library, vol. I; and a commentary on the illuminations by W.O. Hassall.

Includes bibliographies.Location:Olin LibraryCall Number: Microfiche 952Volumes:Microfiches 1-6

Bible moralisée [microform] with introduction by W.O. Hassall.

Published: Oxford: Oxford Microform Publications, 1978.
Description: ix, 3 p., 9 microfiches (col. ill.; 11 x 15 cm.); 17 cm.
Series Medieval manuscripts in microform. Major treasures in the Bodleian Library; no. 5

The Oxford Microform Publications series of illuminated manuscripts ; no. 5

Illuminated medieval MSS. Series 1, The Bodleian Library; no. 5. Notes: The MS. is the first part of a moralised Bible (Genesis to Job XL) given to the Bodleian Library by Sir Christopher Heydon in 1604.  Parts II (in the Bibliothèque nationale, Paris) and III-IV (in the British Library, London) are not included in this facsimile edition.

Fiche-book.

Microfiches are in color and include a reproduction of the Bodleian manuscript; catalogue entries from the Bodleian summary catalogue and from O. Pächt and J.J.G. Alexander’s Illuminated MSS. in the Bodleian Library, vol. I; and a Guide to Bible moralisée by W. O. Hassall.

Includes bibliographical references.Location:Olin LibraryCall Number: Microfiche 953Volumes:Microfiches 1-9

The Franciscan missal [microform] with an introduction by W.O. Hassall.

Edition: Combined paper and microfiche ed.
Published: Oxford: Oxford Microform Publications; Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1978
Description: ix, 3 p., 17 microfiches (ill., some col.; 11 x 15 cm.); 17 cm.
Series Medieval manuscripts in microform. Major treasures in the Bodleian Library; no. 6

The Oxford Microform Publications series of illuminated manuscripts ; no. 6

Illuminated medieval MSS. Series 1, The Bodleian Library; no. 6. Notes: MS. purchased by Francis Douce (1757-1834) and bequeathed to the Bodleian Library.

Fiche-book.

Microfiche are in color and include a reproduction of the manuscript; entries in the Bodleian summary catalogue, and O. Pächt and J.J.G. Alexander’s Illuminated MSS in the Bodleian Library, vol. I; and a commentary on the illuminations by W.O. Hassall.

Includes bibliographical references and index.Location:Olin LibraryCall Number: Microfiche 954Volumes:Microfiches 1-17

Bede’s Life of St. Cuthbert [microform] with introduction by W.O. Hassall.

Edition: Combined paper and microfiche ed.
Published: Oxford: Oxford Microform Publications, 1978
Description: ix, 6 p., 4 microfiches (ill., some col.; 11 x 15 cm.); 17 cm.
Series Medieval manuscripts in microform. Major treasures in the Bodleian Library; no. 7

The Oxford Microform Publications series of illuminated manuscripts ; no. 7

Illuminated medieval MSS. Series 1, The Bodleian Library; no. 7.Other Titles: Life of St. Cuthbert. Notes: MS. given to University College, Oxford, by William Rogers in 1666.

Fiche-book.

Microfiches are in color and include a reproduction of the complete manuscript; material from B. Colgrave’s Two lives of St. Cuthbert (Cambridge ed.); entries in C.M. Kauffmann’s Romanesque manuscripts and Coxe’s Catalogue; and a commentary on the illuminations by W.O. Hassall.

Includes bibliographical references.Location:Olin LibraryCall Number: Microfiche 955Volumes:Microfiches 1-4

Bodley Herbal and Bestiary [microform] / with introduction by W.O. Hassall.

Edition: Combined paper and microfiche ed.
Published: Oxford : Oxford Microform Publications; Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press, 1978.
Description: ix, 3 p., 6 microfiches (ill., some col.; 11 x 15 cm.); 17 cm.
Other Names: Placitus, Sextus, Papyriensis.
Hassall, W. O. (William Owen), 1912-
Tyson, Edward, 1650-1708.
Bodleian Library. Manuscript. Bodley 130.
Series Medieval manuscripts in microform. Major treasures in the Bodleian Library; no. 8

The Oxford Microform Publications series of illuminated manuscripts; no. 8

Illuminated medieval MSS. Series 1, The Bodleian Library; no. 8. Notes: MS. consists of two parts, a Herbal frequently attributed to Apuleius Barbarus, and a Bestiary attributed to Sextus Placitus. It was given to the Bodleian Library in 1706 by Edward Tyson.

Fiche-book.

Microfiches are in color and include a reproduction of the manuscript; R.T. Gunther’s The Herbal of Apuleius Barbarus (Roxburghe Club, 1925), Sextus Placitus in Corpus Medicorum Latinorum (Leipzig ed., vol. IV); Guide to the Herbal from MS. Bodley 130 (Micro Methods, 1960); a commentary on the illuminations by W.O. Hassall; and the entry in C.M. Kauffmann’s Romanesque manuscripts.

Includes bibliographical references.Location:Olin LibraryCall Number: Microfiche 956Volumes:Microfiches 1-6

Terence, comedies [microform] / with introduction by W.O. Hassall.

Edition: Combined paper and microfiche ed.
Published: Oxford : Oxford Microform Publications, 1978.
Description: ix, 6 p., 7 microfiches (ill., some col.; 11 x 15 cm.); 17 cm.
Series Medieval manuscripts in microform. Major treasures in the Bodleian Library; no. 9

The Oxford Microform Publications series of illuminated manuscripts; no. 9

Illuminated medieval MSS. Series 1, The Bodleian Library; no. 9. Notes: The original is Bodleian MS. Auct. F.2.13. “Copied in the 12th century, probably at the Abbey of St Albans, from a Carolingian version of a late antique illustrated MS of the plays of Terence.”–“Commentary and bibliography” (fiche 7).ISBN:0904735117Location:Olin LibraryCall Number: Microfiche 957Volumes:Microfiches 1-7

Compiled by Andy Galloway, asg6@cornell.edu | updated 2 July 2012