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Medieval Manuscript Catalogs

France : Ministere de l'education nationale, 1885-19.
Builds on Catalogue general des manuscrits des bibliothhques publiques des departements.
Van Pelt Library: Z6620.F8 F7
Florence : L. S. Olschki, 1890-.
112 vols. Attempt to catalogue medieval manuscripts in libraries and archives in Italy.
Van Pelt Library: Z6620.I8 M2
Spain : Biblioteca Nacional. Madrid, 1953-.
Van Pelt Library: Z6621 .M197
Online resource. Also known as 'Kristeller.' The most comprehensive finding list available of previously uncatalogued or incompletely catalogued Renaissance humanistic manuscripts found in libraries and collections all over the world. Originally published in six volumes between 1963 and 1992.
List of catalogs to individual archives, catalogs on microform at Penn and guides to catalogs (e.g., Kristeller).
Oxford : Clarendon, 1969-.
Provides cataloguing to smaller medieval manuscript collections that aren't adequately catalogued elsewhere.
Van Pelt Library: Z6620.G7 K4
This database contains descriptions of all medieval western manuscripts written in Latin script and produced up to c. 1550 now preserved in public and semi-public collections in the Netherlands. These include the collections of libraries, museums and archives, as well as the collections of monastic orders and some other private institutions that are open to researchers.
Rome : Istituto storico italiano per il Medio Evo, 1977-.
Intended as a modernization of Potthast, incorporating collections he omitted and adding collections published since his compilation. The first volume, Series collectionum, lists published collections; subsequent volumes list individual texts, giving for each, as did Potthast, manuscripts, editions, translations and commentary. Volumes currently published (1-5) take the listing of texts through the letter H, so Potthast must still be relied on.
Van Pelt Library: Z6203 .R462
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