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What is the oldest item held in the library?

Answered By: Susan Kirkpatrick
Last Updated: May 10, 2017     Views: 16

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 MS1 (Miscellaneous Manuscripts) and MS3 (Brett Manuscript Collection)

 

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