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Sermons for Saints' Days and Other Texts (Latin, 13th century)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0103 MS LAT 3
Held at: University College London
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Full title: Sermons for Saints' Days and Other Texts (Latin, 13th century)
Date(s): 13th century
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume containing 35 leaves
Name of creator(s): Unknown


Administrative/Biographical history:

Written in Germany.


Scope and content/abstract:

Manuscript volume, 13th century: Vitae Sanctorum et Sermones, containing saints' lives, notes on festivals, and sermons for saints' days.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
Latin. One hand is Gothic minuscule.

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access:


Conditions governing reproduction:

Normal copyright restrictions apply.

Finding aids:

Dorothy K Coveney, A Descriptive Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Library of University College London (London, 1935); N R Ker, Medieval Manuscripts in British Libraries, i (London and Oxford, 1969); handlist at University College London Special Collections.

Archival Information

Archival history:

The manuscript belonged to Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), baronet, an antiquary and bibliophile whose collection included c60,000 manuscripts of various kinds, some relating to the administration of Swiss towns. Various manuscripts were sold after Sir Thomas's death, some to the German government, and were dispersed to several libraries. Originally bound with MS LAT 1, MS LAT 2 and MS GERM 16 as Phillipps MS 18090.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented to University College London by the Duke of Norfolk in 1911.

Allied Materials

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Rachel Kemsley as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Sep 2001

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