StorageSiteUCL Special Collections
Reference Number MS LAT/3
TitleSermons for Saints' Days and Other Texts (Latin, 13th century)
Date13th century
DescriptionManuscript volume, 13th century: Vitae Sanctorum et Sermones, containing saints' lives, notes on festivals, and sermons for saints' days. Written in Germany.
Extent1 volume containing 35 leaves
AdminHistoryOriginally bound with MS LAT 1, MS LAT 2 and MS GERM 16 as Phillipps MS 18090.
CustodialHistoryThe 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.
AcquisitionPresented to University College London by the Duke of Norfolk in 1911.
AccessConditionsThe papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.
FindingAidsDorothy K Coveney, 'A Descriptive Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Library of University College London' (London, 1935); N R Ker, 'Medieval Manuscripts in British Libraries' (London and Oxford, 1969); handlist at University College London Special Collections.
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