Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Ricketts mss., 9th-19th cent., are illuminated medieval and renaissance manuscripts assembled by Coella Lindsay Ricketts, 1859-1941, calligrapher, of Chicago, Illinois. Only about a third of the collection has been cataloged. A brief description of most of the uncataloged material may be found in the Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts ... by Seymour De Ricci with the assistance of W.J. Wilson. New York, Kraus Reprint Corporation, 1961. pp. 617-633 (Lilly Z6620 .U5 R49 1961).

Collection size: 332 items

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

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