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MS Typ 887

Miscellaneous European calligraphy, 1591-1977: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b, f, pf, oversize pf
Call No.: MS Typ 887
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Miscellaneous European calligraphy,
Date(s): 1591-1977.
Quantity: 1 collection (.7 linear feet (2 boxes, 8 folders, and 1 volume)
Abstract: Calligraphic manuscripts, including calligraphic drawings.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Received from various sources at various times. Accession information is given with the item entry.
The most recent addition to this collection was made 2016 March 11.

Processing Information:

Processed by: J. F. Coakley.

Conditions Governing Use:

Most items are fragile. Permission of the curator is required for access.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Miscellaneous European Calligraphy, 1591-1977 (MS Typ 887). Houghton Library, Harvard University.


Arranged alphabetically by the name of the calligrapher, with anonymous items in approximate chronological order at the end.

Scope and Contents

Works by British and European calligraphers, including: artistic manuscripts of texts, with or without other decoration, and "calligraphic drawings," that is, drawings done all or partly with pen-flourishes.

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