Medieval, Byzantine, and Renaissance Manuscripts

The Princeton University Library has very significant holdings of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, Western European documents that date from the 11th-16th centuries. Most of them are in the Department of Special Collections, including the Robert Garrett Collection, the Grenville Kane Collection, the Robert Taylor Collection, and 201 in the growing Princeton Collection of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts. In addition, there are a number of manuscripts in the Cotsen Library, other manuscripts in other manuscript series or bound with printed books; more than 250 separate miniatures, leaves, and cuttings; and about 100 manuscripts in the Scheide Library.

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For more information on Princeton's holdings, please visit the Medieval, Byzantine, and Renaissance Manuscripts webpage.