Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Adomeit mss., ca. 2000 B.C.-1995 A.D. consist of miniature manuscripts collected by Ruth Elizabeth Adomeit, 1910-1996. Included are clay tablets, a 14th century miniature Magna Carta, medieval works, Korans, both old and modern, and contemporary calligraphic works done by friends for Miss Adomeit.

Bequest. Ruth E. Adomeit, 1996.

Collection size: 172 items

NOTE: Access to this collection requires advance notice. Please contact the Curator of Manuscripts for additional information.

Related manuscripts: Adomeit mss. II, Adomeit mss. III

For more information about this collection and any related materials contact the Public Services Department, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. Call (812) 855-2452 or send an email using our Ask a Question form.