Illuminated Manuscripts: Museums and Libraries With Digitized Manuscripts

Museums and Libraries With Digitized Manuscripts

Australia

Adelaide

State Library of South Australia

Canberra

National Library of Australia

Sidney

State Library New South Wales

Victoria

National Gallery Victoria (NGV)

State Library Victoria

  • Medieval Manuscripts The Library’s collection of 27 medieval and renaissance manuscripts is one of the largest in Australia.

Austria

Linz

The State Library of Upper Austria - Landesbibliothek

Melk

Melk Abbey

  • Library. The library currently comprises a total of around 100,000 volumes, including around 1,800 manuscripts and 750 incunabula. Around 16,000 volumes can be seen in the library's large and small halls.

Salzburg

University of Salzburg

Vienna

National Library of Austria - Österreichische Nationalbibliothek

Wolfenbüttel

Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel.

The historical holdings of the Herzog August Bibliothek form a collection of European culture from the Early Middle Ages to the Enlightenment and beyond that is unique in breadth and depth. Manuscripts, incunabula and prints as well as graphics and paintings, maps and modern artists' books offer a variety of starting points for cataloguing, editing and research projects.

Belgium

Antwerp

Museum Plantin-Moretus

  • Manuscripts The museum’s collection includes 638 manuscripts, ranging from the ninth to the eighteenth century. The basis of the collection was laid by Christophe Plantin himself. It was then expanded by the Moretuses.

Bruges

Openbare Bibliotheek Brugge - Public Library of Bruges. The library holds some 800 manuscripts, the majority stemming from the Middle Ages.

Brussels

Bibliothèque Royale de Belgique - Koninklijke Bibliotheek van Bëlgie

Ghent

Universiteits Bibliotheek Gent

Leuben

Maurits Sabbe Library of the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies (University of Leuven)

Liège

Université de Liège Library

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo

Gazi Husrev-beg's Library

Bulgaria

Sofia

National Library of Bulgaria

Canada

Calgary

University of Calgary

Toronto

University of Toronto: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

Vancouver

University of British Columbia Western Manuscripts and Early Printed Books.

Victoria

University of Victoria Digital Collections Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts Collection. An inventory is available.

Czech Republic

Olomouc

Library of Olomouc

Prague

National Library of the Czech Republic Manuscriptorium. Digital Library of Written Cultural Heritage

Denmark

Copenhagen

Royal Danish Library

France

Angers

Bibliothèque municipale d'Angers

Chartres

Bibliothèque municipale de Chartres

Lyon

Bibliothèque municipale de Lyon

Paris

BNF Catalogue

Bibliothèque Mazarine (Calames Manuscripts catalogue)

Reims

Bibliothèque de Reims

Strasbourg

Bibliothèque numérique patrimoniale - NUMiSTRAL (Manuscrits médiévaux)

Troyes

Médiathèque du Grand Troyes

Valenciennes

Bibliothèque de Valenciennes

Germany

Augsburg

Cologne

Codices Electronici Ecclesiae Coloniensis

Freiburg

Universitäts Bibliothek Freiburg

Heidelberg

Hildesheim

Kassel

ORKA - Open Repository Kassel

Köln

University of Cologne

CEEC Codices Electronici Ecclesiae Colonniensis

Lorsch

Bibliotheca Laureshamensis digital: Virtual Monastic Library of Lorsch

Munich

Bayerische StaatsBibliothek

Munich Digitization Center

Tübingen

Universitätsbibliothek Tübingen

Wolfenbüttel

Herzog August Bibliothek

Würzburg

Virtuelle Bibliothek Würzburg

Iceland

Reykjavík

National and University Library of Iceland

Ireland

Dublin

Trinity College Manuscripts

Royal Irish Academy Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts

Israel

Jerusalem

The International Collection of Digitized Hebrew Manuscripts (Ktiv)

The National Library of Israel

Italy

Florence

Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana

Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze

Naples

Biblioteca Nazionale di Napoli

Padova

Università degli Studi di Padova – Centro di Ateneo per le Biblioteche

Rimini

Biblioteca Gambalunga

Biblioteca Malatestiana

Rome

Biblioteca Angelica

Biblioteca Casanatense

Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Roma

Biblioteca Nonantolana Virtuale

Casa di Dante

Venice

Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana

Japan

Tokyo

Senshu University Library

University of Tokyo

New Zealand

Auckland

Auckland Libraries

Wellington

National Library Wellington

Norway

Oslo

The Schøyen Collection

Poland

Wrocław

Digital Library of University of Wrocław Manuscripts

Portugal

Lisbon

Arquivo Nacional Torre do Tombo

Calouste Gulbenkian Museum

Russia

Moscow

Russian State Library collections

The National Library of Russia

Spain

Barcelona

Archivo de la Corona de Aragón

Biblioteca Nacional de Catalunya

Palau de la Música Catalana

Madrid

Biblioteca Nacional de España (BNE)

Biblioteca Virtual del Patrimonio Bibliográfico

Real Biblioteca del Monasterio del Escorial

Seville

Archivo General de Indias

Valencia

Archivo del Reino de Valencia

University of Valencia

Biblioteca Histórica del Duque de Calabria

RODERIC (Repositori d'Objectes Digitals per a l'Ensenyament la Recerca i la Cultura)

Valladolid

Archivo General de Simancas

Sweden

Lund

University of Lund

Uppsala

University of Uppsala

Manuscript Collections at Carolina Rediviva

Switzerland

Basel

Universitätsbibliothek Basel

Cologny

Fondation Martin Bodmer

Geneva

Bibliothèque de Genève

St. Gallen

Abbey Library of St.Gall

Zurich

Zentralbibliothek Zürich

The Netherlands

Amsterdam

Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica

Vrije Universiteit Medieval Manuscripts catalogue

The Hague

Koninklijke Bibliotheek / National Library of the Netherlands

Utrecht

Universiteitsbibliotheek Utrecht

United Kingdom

Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Cambridge

Corpus Christi College

Fitzwilliam Museum

Trinity College

University of Cambridge

Durham

Durham Priory Library

Glasgow

The Stair Society

University of Glasgow Library

Edinburgh

National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts collections

University of Edinburg

Hereford

Hereford Cathedral

Kew, Richmond, Surrey

The National Archives

London

British Library

The Schøyen Collection

Victoria and Albert Museum

Wellcome Library

Lichfield

Lichfield Cathedral

Manchester

The University of Manchester Library

Oxford

Balliol College

Bodleian Library

Christ Church College

Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Wales

The National Library of Wales

United States of America

Baltimore

Walters Art Museum

Bethesda

National Library of Medicine

Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Public Library

Cambridge

University of Harvard

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

University of North Carolina Libraries

Sloane Art Library Illuminated Manuscripts Resources and Facsimiles, accessible via Facebook

Chicago

Newberry Library

University of Chicago Library

Collegeville, Minnesota

Saint Johns University

Cornell, New York

Cornell University Library

Dallas, Texas

Bridwell Library

Los Angeles, California

J. Paul Getty Trust

University of California

New Haven, Connecticut

Yale University

New York

Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Morgan Library & Museum

Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary: Special Tresaures

Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection Late Medieval and Early Modern Works.

Philadelphia

Free Library of Philadelphia

Washington

Georgetown University

Library of Congress

Vatican

Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana