Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope 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 6 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
Dates: circa 1300-1350
Bookbinding instruction materials
Unprocessed — Box 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
Joan van Forest probate document
Unprocessed — Box Folder 1
Medieval Manuscript codices collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 164
Scope and Contents Bound volumes of medieval manuscripts, primarily religious texts but including one legal treatise. Further description is available in each item's details.
Dates: circa early 1300s - circa early 1500s