Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Vellum (parchment)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Fine-quality calf or lamb parchment used for writing, illuminations, or binding books. The terms "vellum" and "parchment" are sometimes confused and used interchangeably.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Ancient and Medieval Manuscript Leaves collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 55
Identifier: MSP 136
Abstract The Ancient and Medieval Manuscript Leaves collection contains leaves from Breviaries, Books of Hours, Antiphonaries, Bibles, an Anthology of Persian Poetry, Byzantine Music Notation, and a papyrus fragment.  The collection demonstrates a variety of medieval texts and artistic styles.  This particular collection is an excellent teaching tool for many classes in the humanities.
Dates: 30 B.C.E. - 18th Century

Ancient and Medieval Manuscript leaves collection, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Collections 55
Identifier: 2023-051
Dates: circa 1300-1350

Bookbinding instruction materials

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20170119.1

Collection of British indentures

 Collection — Box 10 folders
Identifier: MSP 105
Abstract The Collection of British Indentures documents 17th and 18th century British land laws and the transfer or renting of land between individuals and/or family members.  Almost all British legal land indentures (including the indentures in this collection) were handwritten on vellum and in English by the late Middle Ages.
Dates: 1607 - 1769

Gregory the Great, Homilies on Ezekiel illuminated manuscript

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 164
Scope and Contents Illuminated manuscript on vellum, Gregory the Great, Homilies on Ezekiel, in Latin, North-Eastern Germany, Huysburg Abbey, near Halberstadt, 1466. This is one of the key texts of Western monasticism. Manuscript is in a later (19th century) leather binding by W. Pratt, tooled with floral panels and chevrons. The manuscript includes a range of codicological features such as glossing, parchment repair, a scribal colophon, decorated initials, an organized rubrication system, and clear pricking....
Dates: 1466

Joan van Forest probate document

 Unprocessed — Box Folder 1
Identifier: 20120926.1

Sermon Collection manuscript

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20170518
Dates: circa 1300 - 1350