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Anglo-Saxon & Medieval
History of the Book
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General Resources
The Medieval Bestiary: Manuscripts (descriptions of manuscripts containing medieval bestiaries, along with some images) (David Badke)
The Age of Charles V (1000 illuminations from 14th-Century manuscripts) (Bibliothèque Nationale de France)
Bodleian Library, Illuminations from Manuscript Pages 
Centre for Manuscript and Print Studies (a "new research centre created from the merger of the Centre for Palaeography and the Research Centre in the History of the Book"; site has events info, links, and more) (Institute of English Studies, London)
Finales de libro: Exposición de colofones (images from exhibit on colophons, from ancient to modern, in Spanish) (U. Salmanaca)
Digital Scriptorium (searchable database of manuscript images) (U. of California, Berkeley and Columbia U.)
Early Manuscripts at Oxford ("digital facsimiles of complete manuscripts, scanned direct from the originals"; inncludes ancient papyri (from Herculaneum), Celtic manuscripts, and other medieval manuscripts) (Oxford U.)
Kevin S. Kiernan (U. Kentucky), "Digital Preservation, Restoration, and Dissemination of Medieval Manuscripts" 
Medieval Manuscripts on the Web (links to archives) (Siân Echard, U. of British Columbia)
Medieval English Literary Manuscripts (glossary of terminology key to manuscript studies, including a discussion of locating microfilm copies of mss, by Tom Hickman) (Rossell Hope Robbins Library, U. of Rochester)
Technology of the Word in the Middle Ages (manuscript images) (Jim O'Donnell, U. Penn)
Manuscript Studies
The Auchinleck Manuscript (description and history of the Auchinleck MS) (Alison Wiggins, National Library of Scotland)
Borgia Group of Unknown Provenience [sic] (manuscript information, images, and bibliography) (GB Online)
Scrolls from the Dead Sea: The Ancient Library of Qumran and Modern Scholarship (virtual exhibit, including historical background and images) (Library of Congress, Washington, DC)
Declaring Independence: Drafting the Documents (online exhibit, with articles and images) (Library of Congress, Washington, DC)
The Piers Plowman Electronic Archive (description of broad-based project to produce electronic reproductions of Piers texts) (Hoyt Duggan, U. of Virginia)
Libraries of Timbuktu: for the Preservation and Promotion of African Literary Heritage (images, articles, and program description) (Alida Jay Boye, U. of Oslo)
Ancient Manuscripts from the Desert Libraries of Timbuktu (virtual exhibit) (Library of Congress, Washington, DC)
Poet at Work: Recovered Notebooks from the Thomas Biggs Harned Walt Whitman Collection (virtual exhibit) (Library of Congress, Washington, DC)
Manuscript Reproductions and Exhibits
The Age of Charles V (1000 illuminations from 14th-Century manuscripts) (Bibliothèque Nationale de France)
Aberdeen Bestiary Project (Aberdeen Library, UK; digitized images of complete manuscript)
The Age of Charles V (1000 illuminations from 14th-Century manuscripts) (Bibliothèque Nationale de France)
The Book Of Kells
Book of Kells Images (www.EsotericArt.com)
Book of Kells Images (Paul DuBois)
Dresden: Treasures from the Saxon State Library (virtual exhibit, on the manuscript and print collections, on later history, through the Romantic period) (Library of Congress, Washington, DC)
Leonoardo da Vinci: From inspiration to innovation  (virtual exhibit, with viewable reproductions of the Codex Arundel, a 16th-century manuscript, as well as background articles, and more; in the Treasures collection) (the British Library, London, UK)
A Leonardo da Vinci Notebook (Codex Arundel) (British Library exhibit)
Les Tres Riches Heures du Duc de Berry (Project ARTFL)
The Lindisfarne Gospels (images of the manuscript, and articles about background) (the British Library, London)
DScriptorium  (digital images of manuscript pages, as well as links to manuscript archives and special exhibitions) (Jesse D. Hurlbut, Brigham Young U.)
The Wanderer (reproduction of manuscript pages, plus edition and translation of poem) (Tim Romano)
Manuscript Archives
Bibliothèque nationale de France 
Biblioteca Nacional  (Madrid, Spain)
Bodleian Library (Oxford U.)
The British Library (Manuscripts collections homepage)
Cambridge University Library (Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)
The Archive of John Evelyn (e-texts of his diaries, within a virtual exhibition) (the British Library, London, UK)
Treasures from Two Millennia:Fifty Treasures from Glasgow University Library 
Hill Monastic Manuscript Library (Saint John's U.)
The Huntington Library 
Karpeles Manuscript Library (site for a museum with numerous holdings throughout the US, with images, links, and more) (The Karpeles Manuscript Library Museums)
The Library of Congress (Washington, DC)
The Library of Congress: Manuscript Reading Room (includes online exhibits, information about the library's services, and more) (LOC, Washington, DC)
World Treasures of the Library of Congress: Beginnings (online exhibit of "international collections"; various media are presented) (Library of Congress, Washington, DC)
Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts (National Library of the Netherlands)
The Pierpont Morgan Library 
The Schøyen Collection (Elizabeth Gano Sørenson, National Librayr of Norway)
The Thomas Jefferson Papers at the Library of Congress (virtual exhibit) (Library of Congress, Washington, DC)
Bruce Jones (U. California, San Diego) Manuscripts, Books, and Maps: The Printing Press and a Changing World (articles on the history of the book)
Mesoamerican Codices
Maya Codices (information, images, and bibliography) (GB Online)
Mixtec Codices (manuscript images, information, and bibliography) (GB Online)

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