Lists of digitized manuscript catalogs and multi-library medieval manuscript databases

The most useful 21 links

1. Digitized manuscript catalogs (Brigitte Pfeil)

http://www.ub.uni-kassel.de/handschriftenkatalogeonline.html
http://www.uni-kassel.de/ub/historisches-erbe/sondersammlungen/handschriftenkataloge.html

Please mail Ms. Pfeil additions: pfeil at http://bibliothek.uni-kassel.de

2. Online catalogues of medieval manuscripts (Albrecht Diem)

http://www.earlymedievalmonasticism.org/Catalogues-of-Latin-Manuscripts.html

3. Handschriftencensus manuscript catalogs

http://www.handschriftencensus.de/forschungsliteratur/kataloge

4. Medieval Manuscript Catalogs & Inventories (Robert D. Peckham)

http://www.utm.edu/staff/bobp/vlibrary/mscatalogs.shtml

5. Kristeller Online: Latin manuscript books before 1600

http://www.mgh-bibliothek.de/kristeller

Please note that there is a printed addendum published in 2006.

6. http://Peraldus.ch: A collection of bibliographical references to medieval
manuscripts

http://www.peraldus.ch

7. Looking for a manuscript in the publication Scriptorium and in the Bulletin codicologique

http://www.scriptorium.be/search_manuscript.php?lang=en

8. Hill Museum & Manuscript Library

http://www.hmml.org/research

9. Schoenberg Database of Manuscripts

http://dla.library.upenn.edu/dla/schoenberg

AUSTRIA

10. http://manuscripta.at – Mittelalterliche Handschriften in
österreichischen Bibliotheken

http://manuscripta.at

BELGIUM/ THE NETHERLANDS

11. Bibliotheca Neerlandica Manuscripta

http://www.library.leiden.edu/special-collections/manuscripts/subcollections-whs-bnm.html

[2016 see also
https://socrates.leidenuniv.nl/R/-?func=dbin-jump-full&object_id=3198460
https://bnm-i.huygens.knaw.nl/]

12. Medieval manuscripts in Dutch collections

http://www.mmdc.nl

13. Online guide to mediaeval manuscripts in Wallonia – Brussels

http://www.cicweb.be/en/recherche.php

EAST EUROPE

14. Manuscriptorium

http://www.manuscriptorium.com

Mostly Czech Republic

FRANCE

15. Bibliothèque virtuelle des manuscrits médiévaux

http://bvmm.irht.cnrs.fr

16. Enluminures, Liber Floridus, Mandragore

http://www.manuscritsenlumines.fr

17. Initiale – Catalogue de manuscrits enluminés

http://initiale.irht.cnrs.fr

GERMANY

18. Manuscripta Mediaevalia

http://www.manuscripta-mediaevalia.de

Please note: There are (i) descriptions and digitized catalogs in the
database, (ii) an old presentation of older digitized catalogs where
you can link directly to pages at

http://www.manuscripta-mediaevalia.de/hs/kataloge-online.htm

(iii) PDF-descriptions in the section „Projekte“ which cannot be
searched (respective incompletely via Google site:search)

ITALY

19. MANUS – Censimento dei manoscritti delle biblioteche italiane

http://manus.iccu.sbn.it

SWITZERLAND

20. Verbundkatalog HAN

http://www.ub.unibas.ch/?id=1469
http://www.ub.unibas.ch/han/

Mostly modern materials but also medieval mss. from Basel, Luzern, St. Gallen (Vadiana), and Solothurn (to mention only the most important libraries with medieval manuscripts)

USA

21. Digital Scriptorium

http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/digitalscriptorium

UPDATES

May, 2014

I should have mentioned

FRANCE

Calames
http://www.calames.abes.fr

July, 2014

Bibliografia dei manoscritti citati in rivista
http://tlion.sns.it/mssb

December, 2014

MIRABILE
http://www.mirabileweb.it

USA

Directory of Collections in the United States and Canada with Pre-1600 Manuscript Holdings
http://bibsocamer.org/wp-content/uploads/Conway_Davis_2014.pdf
[2016: http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/pdfplus/10.1086/682342 ]


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