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What is the oldest item held in the library?

Answered By: Susan Kirkpatrick
Last Updated: Dec 18, 2014     Views: 15

The oldest item in our holdings in held in Special Collections (MS 1/21 (5 & 6) and dates from the eleventh century.
It consists of two fragments from a Service Book containing parts of the Divine Office, and is from France or Northern Italy.
For more on our medieval manuscript holdings see the listings for MS 1 (Miscellaneous Manuscripts) and MS 3 (Brett Manuscript Collection)

 

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