John M. Riddle Microfilm and Papers 300s BCE-1500s CE, 1950s-1980s

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Creator
Riddle, John M.
Size
18.25 linear feet (45 card boxes, 5 boxes, 3 legal boxes, 1 oversize box)
Call number
MC 00368

The John M. Riddle microfilm and papers include Professor Riddle's research materials from the 1960s to the present. The majority of these materials are microfilms of ancient lapidary texts produced by university libraries and museums from various parts of the world.

John M. Riddle (1937- ) is a historian specializing in the history of medicine who received his B.A. at Lenoir Rhyne College and his M.A. and doctorate degree at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He is currently a Professor Emeritus at North Carolina State University.

Biographical/historical note

John Marion Riddle was born August 19, 1937, in Lancaster, South Carolina. He attended Lenoir Rhyne College on a full scholarship and graduated with honors in 1959. Receiving a scholarship from the School of Medicine, he earned an M.A. in 1961 from University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and completed his thesis, The Political History of the Nabataeans from Roman Intervention until Loss of Independence in 106 A.D., under the direction of Wallace E. Caldwell. He earned his Ph.D. in 1963 also from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and completed his doctoral thesis, Amber and Amergergris in materia medica during Antiquity and the Middle Ages, under the direction of Loren C. MacKinney.

Immediately following, Riddle won Professional Development Awards from Wisconsin State University at Eau Claire in 1964 and North Carolina State University in 1965 and 1966. He received an International Travel Grant in 1967 from the Hebrew Union University in Jerusalem. However, the grant was terminated because of the military conflicts in Vietnam. His early professional experiences include Teaching Assistantships at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and at Wisconsin State University in 1962-1963. He earned a Research Assistantship from the Medizinhistorisches Institut der Universität in Bonn, Germany.

John Riddle was an assistant professor of history at North Carolina State University in 1965-1969; an associate professor in 1969-1976; a professor in 1976; Head of the Division of University Studies, 1982-1988; Alumni Distinguished Professor (for teaching), 1994; Head of Department of History, 1995-1998; Alumni Distinguished Professor (for research), 1999; and is presently a professor emeritus. John M. Riddle has published upwards of sixty articles in scholarly books and journals, given approximately sixty paper readings at universities and scholarly conventions, published five books, held offices and memberships in learned societies, earned numerous scholarships and endowments, and even won the prestigious Urdang International Medal in 1987. Professor Riddle has also featured stories in the New York Times, Washington Post, Denver Post, Los Angeles Times, Manchester Guardian, and Time Magazine. He has contributed to documentaries on Discovery Channel (January 2000) and BBC (June 2000), and has been interviewed for broadcasts on CBS, PBS, CBC, Bavarian television, and CNN.

Scope/content

The collection documents Professor Riddle's accomplishments as both a professor and scholar. It contains microfilms of ancient texts, correspondence letters between Professor Riddle and university libraries or museums, receipts of microfilm and text purchases, news releases, magazine clippings, organizational notes, and lapidary notes or citations on 3 x 5 cards.

Arrangement

The microfilm boxes have the name of the countries from which the microfilms were sent and the microfilms are alphabetized. The notecard boxes remain in the same order Professor Riddle had them, which is under headings of location or text authors.

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This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Some microfilm in this collection may be in poor condition and may require reformatting.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John M. Riddle Microfilm and Papers, MC 00368, Special Collections Research Center, NC State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC.

Source of acquisition

Gift of John M. Riddle, 2005 and 2008 (Accession nos. 2005-0007, 2008-0075)

Processing information

Original accession processed by Nathan H. Smith, 2006.

Finding aid updated by Todd Kosmerick, 2008 April; updated by Jennifer Baker 12 December, 2013; updated by Gwynn Thayer September 2016; additions processed by Peter Raia, March 2017; finding aid updated by Jennifer Baker, March 2017.

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Austria (MC 368 Series 1)
Size: 1 card box

3 reels

Graz University MS 1249, 13th c. ff. 1-114v. "Thomas of Contimpre" MS 742, 15th c. "Magnes ets lapis Indieus al inventore vocatus..."
Card box 1, Folder 1
MS 2301, 14th c. "Bruno Longoburgensis..." "Guilelmus de Saliceto..." "Pseudo Aristotle Lapidary" "Liber Albucasis"
Card box 1, Folder 2
MS 1365 (Wien anonymous lapidary) MS 5306 ff. 84-91v. MS 5311 "Ptolemy's Lapidary" MS 11195, 16th c. "Dioscorides Synonmia"
Card box 1, Folder 3
Wien MS 2378 ff 49v.-50v "Adamas est lapis..." Undated
Box 47, Folder 13
Wien MS 5512 ff 350-351v "Lapis Adamas cuius color..." Undated
Box 47, Folder 14
Wien 143 (Marbode) Undated
Box 47, Folder 15
Wien MS 93, ff 133-158v "Dioscordes ex herbis femininis" Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 1
Wien MS 2442 ff 1-5v 1) Lapidary Shorter (?) Thomas of Contipre 2) Sculptured Lapidary 15th C
Box 47, Folder 16
Wien MS 2301 ff 81-83v Aristotle's Lapidary Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 2
Wien MS 2303 ff 62-64v Albertus Magnus Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 3
Wien MS 15,269 Solinus 9th C
Box 47, Folder 17
Wien MS 2898 ff 92-95v Lapidary of Volemar in German Undated
Box 47, Folder 18
Belgium (MC 368 Series 2)
Size: 0.2 card boxes

1 reel

Bibliothek Royal MS 2834, 15th c. I. Lapidary of Twelve Stones II. Marbode's Lapidary of 12 Stones in verse. MS 8887, 12th c. ff. 25-26v. Anonymous lapidary in verse ff. 30-45v Marbode De Lapidary f. 46 Excerpt from Solinus in verse MS 8902 15th c. ff. 210-267v. Marbode De Lapidary MS 14746 15th c. ff. 6-7v Lapidary of Twelve Stones
Card box 2, Folder 1
Liege MS 77 ff 140-155v Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 4
Czech Republic (MC 368 Series 3)
Size: 0.6 card boxes

3 reels

Brno University Bibliothek Reel 1 MS MK 46 [anno 1402] ff. 81-84v Inc: "De lapidibus preciousis dicendum est..." Thomas of Cantimpre (Roll Missing)
Card box 2, Folder 2
Brno University Bibliothek MS MK 107, 15th c. ff. 173-174v. Dioscorides Ovid pro evo
Card box 2, Folder 3
Prague MS XIII f 11, fol. 189 Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 5
MS VIII A. 15th c. F.L. Inc: "Exodus Nam genna coloris..."MS V. B. 22 13-14th c. ff. 77-78v Inc: "Inpuit Dioscorides...Accipiatur..."MS IV. C. 2. 15th c. ff. 22-25v Marbodes sculpture lapidary ff. 105-120, Expl. Canones Super Tabulas Alphonsi regis et cetera MS XIII F. 11. 13-14th c. f. 189 "Dioscorides Ovid pro quo" MS XI C. 2. 15th c. ff. 238-248v. Arnold of Saxony on Stones ff. 249-255v "Magnus es lapis ferringines coloris..." MS I. F. 35 [anno 1426-31] ff. 43-55v "Incipit lapidarius frat. M (atthail Berlan). "
Card box 2, Folder 4
Denmark (MC 368 Series 4)
Size: 0.2 card boxes

1 reel

Det Kongelige Bibliothek MS 1653 Reel 1 ff. 146-150v Dioscorides excerpta MS Thott 62, 14th c. ff. 141-142v Marbode De duodecim lapidubus
Card box 2, Folder 5
Kobenhavn Kongelige Bibliothek MS Thott 62, ff 141-142v "Marbode de Duodecim lapidubus" 14th C
Legal box 50, Folder 6
Kobenhaven MS 1653 "Quid pro quo" Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 7
England (MC 368 Series 5)
Size: 3 card boxes

19 reels

Cambridge University Library MS 0.2.48 ff. 39-250v 215 Dioscorides ex herbis
Card box 3, Folder 1
Cambridge University Library Corpus Christi College MS 44, 12-13th c. Alphabetical Dioscorides Anonymous French Lapidary
Card box 3, Folder 2
Cambridge University Library Corpus Christi College MS 243, 13-14th c. ff. 1-58v Bartholomaeus de Ripa Romea
Card box 3, Folder 3
Cambridge University Library Corpus Christi College HS 466 148 Exps.
Card box 3, Folder 4
Cambridge University Library Pembrose College MS 87, 13th c. ff. 193-208v several French lapidaries
Card box 3, Folder 5
Stratsbibliothek MS Med. 6. 13th c. f. 28v Constantini Practica Dioscorides f. 29v Incipiunt liber de Nominibus mororum f. 139v Marcellus
Card box 3, Folder 1
BM 945 q. 9. Vnl Cordus Annotated and Gesner's Preface
Card box 4, Folder 4
BM Reel 21. Egerton 4986, 10th c. ff. 1-44v Apuleius Herba l2. Add. 24, 978. 17th c. Petreus Andreas Comm. ex Dioscorides 3. Sloane 1975 12th c. ff. 49v - 73 Dios. ex herbis4. Harley 1585. 12th c. ff 79-92v Dios. ex herbis 5. Harley 80, 13th c. ff. 103-104 Galamazar's Lap. 6. Egerton 1984 13th c. ff. 126- 146 Thomas of Cantimpre
Card box 4, Folder 3
BM 2378 pp. 208-213 "Dioscorides Quid pro Quo"
Card box 4, Folder 5
PS. 74-8576778. a. 3 Dioscorides Alphabetical Emp. Stephen of Athens
Card box 4, Folder 6
B.M.MS Harleiam 5294, 12th c. ff. 1-43 v Apuleins 43 v - 58 Dioscorides MS Add. 8928 11th c. H. 62v - 76 Dioscorides and Apuleis MS Sloane 1009 68-72v Albertus Magnus
Card box 4, Folder 1
BM Reel 1-Royal App. 3 14th c. Dios. ex herbis-Arundel 166, early 10th c. Dios.-Sloane 976, 15th c. "Lapden signatum brevider probatum negligentibus..."-Cottonin Titus D. XXIV, 12th c. Marbode Crisclitus lapis quasi-Egerton 2852 14th c. "Inter diversus res inferiores..."
Card box 4, Folder 2
Wellcome Library Reel 2 MS 117 anno 1462 Bartholomaeus de Ripa Romea
Card box 5, Folder 2
Bodleian Library MS 130 11th c. ff. 57-67 Dioscorides ex herbis femininisHatton MS 76, early 11th c. ff. 1105a-1124v. Dioscorides
Card box 5, Folder 5
Jesus College MS 99 Aristotle De Animalibus BPC 3561 (1) MS Jesus College '99 45 expos.
Card box 5, Folder 6
Bodleian Library Hyde MS 34
Card box 5, Folder 4
Wellcome Library Reel 1MS 116, mid 14th c. ff. 1-23 Bartholomaeus de Ripa romea ff. 24-37 Zael ff. 37-72v Kiranides Libei I-IV
Card box 5, Folder 1
Wellcome Library 748, 15th c. Pseudo-Dioscorides
Card box 5, Folder 3
Jesus College MS 100 Aristotle De Animalibus BPC 3561 (2) MS Jesus College 100 458 expos.
Card box 6, Folder 1
Oxford Bodleian Library Canon 31, "In Dioscoridis Traiaru..." 1648
Legal box 50, Folder 8
Oxford Bodleian Library Canon Avct. Class Lat. MS 272, fol. 55 14th Century
Legal box 50, Folder 9
Oxford Ashmol. MS 1471, Albertus Magnus Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 10
Oxford Bodleian Library Canon Miscl. 31, "Frizimolle Commentarius" Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 11
Oxford Bodleian Library MS. 130 Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 12
BM Egerton 4986 Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 13
BM Harley 1585, "Ex herbis" 12th Century
Legal box 50, Folder 14
London Wellcome Library 748, Pseudo-Dioscorides 15th Century
Legal box 50, Folder 15
London Wellcome Library MS 748 Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 16
London BM Add. 18210, Marbode on Sculptured images 13th Century
Legal box 50, Folder 17
London BM Arundel 166, Dioscorides Poem Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 18
Egerton 1984 Thomas of Contimpre Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 19
BM Sloan 1975 Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 20
Cambridge Jesus College Q.D. 2 Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 21
London BM Royal MS App. 3 Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 22
London BM MS Harley 5294, fol. 43 Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 23
Oxford Bodleian Library 130, s.x1 Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 24
BM Sloan 1975 Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 25
Wellcome MS 245 Undated

This File contains two pages of handwritten notes (presumably by Dr. Riddle) in addition to the MS.

Legal box 48, Folder 26
MS Ashmole 341 Undated
Box 51, Folder 2
London BM 22,719, Costa Ben Luca 12th C
Card box 53, Folder 5
France (MC 368 Series 6)
Size: 3.5 boxes

12 reels

Montpellier 277 Damigeron Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 37
Montpellier 277, fol. 127- Beginning of Aristotle's Lapidary 12th C
Legal box 50, Folder 36
Montpellier MS 490, fol. 208-10v, Pseudo-Dioscorides Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 35
Montpellier MS 490 Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 34
Montpellier 503, s.xiv, fol. 57v-8v Damigeron? Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 33
Paris Arsenal 8524 Undated
Box 47, Folder 21
Paris 6822 Unknown Hands (?) Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 32
Paris BN 6821 Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 31
Paris BN 7028, s.XI, fol. 140-3v, Damigeron Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 30
Paris BN Lat. 1240 Undated
Box 47, Folder 20
Paris BN 14470 Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 29
Paris BN 14470 Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 28
Paris BN NA 873 12th C
Legal box 50, Folder 27
MS 418, 14-15th c. ff. 1-225v Liber Serapionis Agregatus
Card box 6, Folder 2
MS 418 (not spliced together A.)
Card box 6, Folder 3
MS 418 (not spliced together B.)
Card box 7, Folder 1
MS 121 12th c. ff. 50-55v Marbode De Lapidary MS 277, 12th c. ff. 41-160v Kyrannides ff. 101-111v Dioscorides ex herbis femininis ff. 112-116v Prose Alphabetical Marbode ff. 127-136v. Aristotle's lapidary and Albertus propiserum ff. 148-160v. Macer MS 490 15th c. ff. 210v Pseudo Dioscorides 210v ff. 211-214v. Samuel lapidary ff. 249-268v. Albert Erde. 503, ff. 57-69v Damigeron
Card box 7, Folder 3
MS 77 12th c. Reel 1
Card box 7, Folder 2
MS490 15th c. ff. 1208-1210v. Pseudo Dioscorides
Card box 8, Folder 1
Arsenal MS 979 14th c. Alphabetical Dioscorides
Card box 8, Folder 2
Arsenal MS 1031 [anno 1333] Apuleius H. 48-62v Dioscorides ex herbis femininis H. 53-76 Placilus on Animals and Birds
Card box 8, Folder 3
BN Lat. Reel 2
Card box 9, Folder 1
1549 Dios, Ruel
Card box 9, Folder 2
7156 13-14th c.7418 14th c.13955 9th c.9332 9th c.6862 9th c.11218 9th c.6821 14th c.14470 12th c.7628 11th c.16204 12th c.10448 13th c.
Card box 9, Folder 3
MS 50 15th c. 33-49 Dioscorides ex herbis femininis
Card box 10, Folder 1
Selestat MS Dioscorides Undated
Box 47, Folder 19
Paris BN NA lat. 873 12th C

"Folio 117 From Paris Bibliotheque Nat. NOV. ACP Lat. 873, 12th C Without any introduction (rubric) this treatise begins 'Adamans genera est lapisdis...' It is in a 12th c. hand and contains excerpts from (1) Aristotle's lapidary (thus providing extra proof to my thesis that it was translated in Salerno - not two centuries later as previously reported), (2) Damigeron (who was subsequently confused with Dioscorides and the 11th c. editor of the Alph. Dioscorides, took many of these entries and inserted them within the Dioscorides text) (3) Costa ben Luca 'On Physical Ligatures'"

Legal box 50, Folder 26
Montpellier MS H.277 Undated
Oversize box 54, Folder 1
Montpellier MS H.121 Undated
Oversize box 54, Folder 2
Germany (MC 368 Series 7)
Size: 2.5 card boxes

11 reels

Stratsbibliothek MS 1st 307 H 22-25 Zael Marbode "...Civis celestis."
Card box 10, Folder 2
University Bibliothek Reel 2 MS 909 16th c. ff. 48-75 233-284 Notes on Dioscorides
Card box 10, Folder 3
1598 50-242 Dioscorides Saracencus ed.
Card box 11, Folder 1
CLM Reel 3 MS 267, 14thc. ff. 80-84 Marbode ff. 118-131 Constantine Di. gradibush MS 2626 Anno. 1265 ff. Iv-13 Marbode by Tur letters MS 14, 857, 13th c. ff. 37-39v lap. with Medical Treatises Inc. "Ametistus lapis est do XII hic est violatei colloris..."
Card box 11, Folder 2
337 Dioscorides
Card box 11, Folder 3
MS Natural History 91, 11th c. ff 1-6v Dioscorides fragment MS Theology 124, 14th c. ff. 215-217v Inc. "Adamas est in colore modicum obscurior cristallo..."
Card box 12, Folder 1
Reel 1 MS I. 8 Aug. 1 John Serapionis...ex distis Dioscorides
Card box 12, Folder 2
Reel 2 MS Guelf I. 8 Aug. 2 pt. 2 f John Serpionis...ex dietis, Dioscorides...etc.
Card box 12, Folder 3
Reel 3MS Guelf 1.8. Aug. 20 pt. 3 of Serapionis ff. 189-211 MS Guelf 44. 3. Aug. 20 15th c. f 211 Inc: "Suffic...omninis lapidis precioso..." MS Guelf 59 Weissenburg [4143] 10th c. ff. 130-131v Inc: "Fundamentum primum iaspis ispidium nulta sunt genera..."
Card box 13, Folder 1
Reel 4 MS Guelf 60 Weissenburg [4144] 10-11th c. ff. 133-134 Lapidary of Twelve Stones "Inspis vividis gemma..." MS 17.17 Aug. 4 [3107] 15th c. ff. 1130199v "Adamas lapis est quamuis adiustare ferrer..." MS Guelf 685 Helmst. [748] 19th folio. "De praetiosorum lapidum fabricatione exmetallorum..."
Card box 13, Folder 2
Reel 5 MS Guelf 69 Aug. 2o late 16th c. ff. 202-204 (perhaps microfilm by lib. to show that this is not Secreta Alberti de Colonia)
Card box 13, Folder 3
Munich MS 2626, Anno 1265, Marbode 4, 2 Letter, Usual Text 1265
Legal box 50, Folder 38
Munich Cod. Graec. MS 23,479, f. 4v- Marbode Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 39
Erfurt 368 Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 40
Erfurt 346 Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 41
Erfurt 303 Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 42
Erfurt 295 Undated
Legal box 50, Folder 43
Erfurt 222 Undated
Box 48, Folder 1
Erfurt 217 Undated
Box 48, Folder 2
Erfurt 182 Undated
Box 48, Folder 3
Erfurt 77 Undated
Box 48, Folder 4
Erfurt 41 Undated
Box 48, Folder 5
Erfurt MSS on Microfilm Undated
Box 47, Folder 26
Italy (MC 368 Series 8)
Size: 7.5 card boxes

25 reels

MS 101, 14th c. ff. 1-14v Marbode de lapidibus ff. 14-22v Among Prose Lapidary ff. 28-24v De virtute sigillium
Card box 14, Folder 1
MS 620 fols. 1-21v
Card box 14, Folder 2
MS 620 reversed microfilm 260 Dioscorides Alphabetical
Card box 14, Folder 3
Plut. 71.16, 13th c. Dioscorides ex herbis femininis
Card box 15, Folder 2
Plut. 73.41, 11th c.
Card box 15, Folder 3
MS Aldrovandi MS. 104 fot. 15MS. L36/IX fot. 9MS. 136/X
Card box 15, Folder 1
Reel 1 Ashb. 1520 14th c. Kyrannides Marbode Zael Lapidary of Salomonem
Card box 16, Folder 1
Reel 2 Plut. 84.19, 14th c. Albertus Magnus, Book of Minerals
Card box 16, Folder 2
Reel 5 Gadd. lat. 109, 13th c. Inc: "Iaspis qui lapis pretiosus est primus in fundamento novae civitatis Ierusalem caelestis..."
Card box 16, Folder 3
Reel 6 Strozz. 73 lat. 13th c. f. 39v Dioscorides ex herbis femininis
Card box 17, Folder 1
MS I 65 sup (1) 15th c. Zael long Medical Treatus Inc: "Divit. Salomon Sapiente Primo Septimo..."
Card box 17, Folder 2
Reel 1 MS 97 v, 10th c. f. 476 Dioscorides (not photograph) ff. 477-523 Apoleius Phtonici ff. 523-532 Dioscorides ex herbis femininis
Card box 17, Folder 3
MS lat. 2 Dioscorides
Card box 18, Folder 1
N.B. MS XII E. 31, 15th c. Lapidary of 100 Stones in Italian Zael in Italian Lapidary of Psamuel in Italian Pseudo Dioscorides in Italian MS XIII G. 33 MS V E. 46 MS V D. 62
Card box 18, Folder 2
Biblioteca de Seminorio MS 30, 14th c. Dioscorides Alphabeticus
Card box 18, Folder 3
Biblioteca Comunale Augusta MS C. 61 lt. 40-41 excerpta Dioscorides
Card box 19, Folder 1
Casantense MS 955, 14th c. Alphabetical Dioscorides
Card box 19, Folder 2
MS 48 VIII d.9
Card box 19, Folder 3
National biblioteca Reel 2 MS D. VI 43 [596] 14th c. ff. 1-15v Marbode
Card box 20, Folder 2
Barberini lat. 160 (IX. 29) S. X. ff. 38-48v "...ex herbis''
Card box 20, Folder 3
National biblioteca MS D. IV. 5[old 397 (i. II. 7), Pasinus]Marbode
Card box 20, Folder 1
Reel 1 Chigi F. VIII 158 15th c. ff. 1-108v Dioscorides (lists and drawings) Urb. lat. MS 1383 12th c. ff. 2-116 Alphabetical Dioscorides Regin. lat. 1106 ff. 1-59v 13th c. Bartholomaeus de Ripa Romea
Card box 21, Folder 1
Cordies 1556
Card box 21, Folder 3
Reel 21. Vat. lat. 10046, 16th c. -Marbode -Large lapidary 2. Reg. lat. 45, 12th c. -2 lapidaries3. Vat. lat. 5373 ff. 36-41 Dios. quid pro quo4. Vat. lat. 1043, 15th c. -Marbode -Pseudo-Albertus (sculptured images)5. Vat. lat. 2403 -ff. 57-91v, 14th c. Marbode6. Vat. lat. 2145 ff 94-1190 Albertus Magna7. Barb. lat. 343, 15th c.8. Chigi F. VII 159, 15th c. -Dioscorides9.Vat. lat. 4482, 15thc c. -Albert of Saxony10. Vat. lat. 4351 -ff. 65v-78, 15thc.11.Vat. lat. 5567 -lap. -Marbode
Card box 21, Folder 2
Dr. Saliceto Guglielmo Summa conseunto 10. 1502
Card box 22, Folder 1
Florence Ash 1520 Undated
Legal box 48, Folder 10
Florence Strozz. 73 Undated
Legal box 48, Folder 11
Florence Plut. 73 .16 Undated
Legal box 48, Folder 12
Florence Strozz. 73, Dioscorides, ex herbis fem. 13th c
Legal box 48, Folder 13
Monte Cassino 97 Undated
Legal box 48, Folder 14
Vat. Lat. 10046 Undated
Legal box 48, Folder 15
Vat. Lat. 2403 Undated
Legal box 48, Folder 16
Vatican Urb. lat. 1383, Alph. Dios. 12th c
Legal box 48, Folder 17
Vatican Chigi F VII 158 15th c
Legal box 48, Folder 18
Perugia, Biblioteca Comunale Augusta, MS C 61, ff. 40-41 Undated
Legal box 48, Folder 19
Parma 30 Undated
Legal box 48, Folder 20
Naples XII, E .31, Pseudo-Dioscoridis Undated
Legal box 48, Folder 21
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. Lat. 4030 Undated
Box 52, Folder 2
Florence 73.41, Ex Herbis Undated
Legal box 48, Folder 22
Venice Baldellos de Baldellii, PS749729 Undated
Box 52, Folder 4
Florence Gadd. lat. 109 Inc: "Iaspis qui lapis pretiosus est primus..." ex Isidore? 13th c
Legal box 48, Folder 23
Biblioteca Estense, Modena, Lat. 993-L.9.28 Undated
Box 52, Folder 3
Biblioteca Vaticano Ms. Lat. 4030, Proceedings of inquisition held in Montaillou 14th C
Box 53, Folder 4
Biblioteca Universitaria Bologna, MSS. Aldrovandi MS.21 Undated
Box 52, Folder 5
Biblioteca Universitaria Bologna, MSS. Aldrovandi MS.54 Undated
Box 52, Folder 6
Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Ashb. 1520 Undated
Box 52, Folder 7
Netherlands (MC 368 Series 9)
Size: 1.5 card boxes

5 reels

University Library Reel 1 Vule. MS 48, 14th c. ff. 27-30v Marbode f. 30v Additions in verse (Marbode)
Card box 22, Folder 2
University Library Reel 2 MS B.B.L. 197, 15th c. ff. 35-68v Alberti Magna de Mineralibus II. V.
Card box 22, Folder 3
University Library Reel 3 voss. latin e. I Alphabetical Dioscorides
Card box 23, Folder 1
University Library Reel 4 B.P.L. 1283, 15th c. ff. 36-50v Curae Hebarum ex Dioscorides et Apuleo
Card box 23, Folder 2
University Library MS 16, voss. 48, 13th c. ff. 9-12v Marbode
Card box 23, Folder 3
Poland (MC 368 Series 10)
Size: 0.5 card boxes

2 reels

MS 788, 14th c. Alphabetical Dioscorides
Card box 24, Folder 1
MS II. F. 19, 9th c. ff. 118-119v fragmented excerpts from Dioscorides ex herbis femininis MS B 1604, 14th c. f 329v excerpts ex Albertus Magnus Mineralium
Card box 24, Folder 2
Krakow MS 788 Undated
Legal box 48, Folder 9
Scotland (MC 368 Series 11)
Size: 0.5 boxes

1 reel

University of Glasgow MS 468 14-15th c. Bartholomaeus de Ripa Romea
Card box 24, Folder 3
Spain (MC 368 Series 18)
Seville, Biblioteca Colombina, MS 7-6-29, Fols. 14v-26v. (Pseudo-) Dioscorides' Ex herbis femininis Undated
Legal box 48, Folder 27
Switzerland (MC 368 Series 12)
Size: 2 card boxes

6 reels

Bern
Card box 25, Folder 1
Burgabibliothek MS 513, 15th c. ff. 1-58 Lapidary in honor of King Wenceslai II [vid. also London BM Sloane 323] Inc: "Attendite A falsis prophetis"
Card box 25, Folder 2
Burgabibliothek MS 525 ff. 134-166v Macer's D. R. herbis ff. 172-? Apuleius and various Medical Treatises
Card box 25, Folder 3
Stiftisbibliothek MS 44, 9th c. p. 228 Antidutarium MS 751 "Apuleius Dioscorides..."
Card box 26, Folder 1
Stiftisbibliothek MS 751, 9th c. Dioscorides Apuleius
Card box 26, Folder 2
Vandianishe Bibliothek MS 318, 13th c. ff. 1-104v Alphabetical Dioscorides
Card box 26, Folder 3
St Gallen Stiftsbibliothek MS 751, Dioscorides & Apuleius 9th c
Legal box 48, Folder 6
Zurich Zentralbibliothek MS C101 (467),ff. 117v-126,Albertus Magnus Experimenta Undated
Box 47, Folder 22
Zurich Zentralbibliothek MS Rh.62, membr. ff. 148-148v, 12 stones in verse 12 C
Box 47, Folder 23
Zurich Zentralbibliothek MS Rh 147, ff. 40-41, IWC: "Japis punitur primus fundamento civitatis..." Marbode 13 C
Box 47, Folder 24
United States of America (MC 368 Series 13)
Size: 18 card boxes

27 reels

Yale University MS 18 circa 1400
Card box 27, Folder 1
University of Chicago Ansse de Villoison Epistle Vinarienses
Card box 27, Folder 2
National Library of Medicine Ambriose Pare L'Administration Anatomique 1550 Etienne Gourmelen Scmmaire de la Chiruqie Laurent Joubert Traitle Des Arbusades Sextus Payriensis Placitus de Medicina Animalium Ehestandts Artzney 1561 Ehestandts Artzney 1571 Alfonso Lopez de Corell Chiridium Medicinae 1549
Card box 27, Folder 3
National Library of Medicine "Arnolde of Villanova" 1505 Artemidarus Daldianus, De Somniborum Articella 1519
Card box 28, Folder 1
Dioscorides de corationibus morborium moibanus Gesner, Strausburg 1565Fasciculus RenidiorumMollerus Basil 1579
Card box 28, Folder 2
Falliopio Omnia Opera
Card box 28, Folder 3
Hildegard's Physica Oribasius de simplicibusTheodores DieteEsculapii de morborumStrasburg 1533
Card box 29, Folder 1
Ibn Serapion de Simplicibus Medicina 1531Averros RasisoNicole Prescio. Dispensadium ad Apomatatios 1505
Card box 29, Folder 2
Isaac Israeli Omnia Opera 1515Baptista Mantuanus Bucolica seu Adolescente 1502Federico Grisone Ordini de Cavalcare 1551
Card box 29, Folder 3
Johann van Heurne Praxis Medicinae Nova Ratio 1599S. Hildegard Physicas 1551Jakob Horst Precationes Medicorum Piae 1585Sebald Heyden Wie Man Sich Denlgauben Stercken Soll 1531
Card box 30, Folder 1
Julius Wolff Das Gesetz des Transformation des KnochenJohann Schonen Ein Nutzlichs BushleinSebastano Hippocrates on humorsHippocrates 1512Al-Razi 1508
Card box 30, Folder 2
L. Angiullara, M. Guilandinus 79-24 18.2
Card box 30, Folder 3
Matthioli Epistoles
Card box 31, Folder 1
Pierto Bairo de Medendis 1578L'Onziesme Livre 1557Diomede Amico de Morbis Communibus 1556Antione DuPinet Historia Plantarum
Card box 31, Folder 2
Ramon Lull Libelli Aliquot Chemici 1600
Card box 31, Folder 3
Anonymous
Card box 32, Folder 1
Anonymous
Card box 32, Folder 2
Anonymous
Card box 32, Folder 3
Anonymous
Card box 33, Folder 1
Anonymous
Card box 33, Folder 2
From Karen Reed, Department of History of Science
Card box 33, Folder 3
University of Michigan Macer De Virtitibus herbis
Card box 34, Folder 1
Ali b. Al-Abbas, Al-Maqosi, Al-Arragani, d. 994...Liber "Totius Medicane necessaria contineus quen sapientissimus..." 1523, Lugdoni"...Celsus" Avarez, AntonioAretarus Cappadex [Paris, 1554]
Card box 34, Folder 2
St. Louis University Listas 6 8-11
Card box 34, Folder 3
St. Louis University Dondi, Giacomo 1255-1351 "Aggrogator Iacobi Dondi patavini exc. philosophi et medici liber in Quo Sunt Mediciamentorum Simplicium et Compositorum... venetiis, Apud. Iuntas, 1543
Card box 35, Folder 1
Brown University Dioscorides collection
Card box 35, Folder 2
Vatican Film Library List No. 43 Platearuis, Matthaeus Platearius vulgo Circa instans. Numcupatus...De simplici Medicina novis exornatus additicuibus [Lugdini 1512]
Card box 35, Folder 3
Washington NLM MS 54 Undated
Legal box 48, Folder 7
New York Pierpont Morgan Library, M 760 Undated
Legal box 48, Folder 8
Boston Med. Lib. MS 1 ff. 55v-59, "said to be marbode, related but in prose" 13th c
Box 47, Folder 25
National Library of Medicine, Mesue Undated
Box 53, Folder 2
NLM, Filippo Costa, Dioscorides (1576); Chirurgie Francdise (1573); Danzius Tabulae Simplicium Medic...(1543); Danzius, Cavones (1545) 16th Century
Box 53, Folder 3
Vera Diversitat Corporis (1707); Valemus Cordus, Annotations...Historia Plantarum (Strasbourg 156); Nicola Mass, De Morbo Gallico (1532) 1532-1707
Card box 53, Folder 6
NLM, Petri Andrear Matthioli senensis medici 1565
Card box 53, Folder 7
Anonymous (MC 368 Series 14)
Size: 5 card boxes

17 reels

Anthim, De observatione ciborum Liechtenhan Corpus Medicorum Lat. 81 "Marcellus Demedici"
Card box 36, Folder 1
Dioscorides ex herbis femininis
Card box 36, Folder 2
Hippocrates Liber Prio de Morbis Muleirum Contantinus Africanus 1536
Card box 36, Folder 3
Marcellus Ruediger
Card box 37, Folder 1
Marcellus Virgil Florence, 1518
Card box 37, Folder 2
MFM 329
Card box 37, Folder 3
Pietro Bairo Secreti Medicinali 1562Nicolaus Myrepus De Comp. Med. 1541Leonello Vittori Practica (Venice 1540)
Card box 38, Folder 1
PS H 323HBM Sloane MS 84 or 610Sch. H50H2 Macer Oribasius Vrivasi
Card box 38, Folder 2
PS 807681 Royal 3 Arundel 166 Sloane 976 Titus D. XXIV Egerton 2852
Card box 38, Folder 3
Sith, Symson 1561 Silvatoco, Matteo 1521
Card box 39, Folder 1
Singer, C. The Journal of Hellenic Studies XLVII (1927) pp. 1-52 Dioscorides ex herbis femininis
Card box 39, Folder 2
548
Card box 40, Folder 1
Unlabeled
Card box 40, Folder 2
Bibliotheque Nationale Paris 2179 Dioscorides de materia medica libri
Card box 41, Folder 1
Bethesda, Maryland Bartholomeau Anglicus
Card box 41, Folder 2
Bethesda, Maryland Bartholomaeu Anglicus 1488
Card box 41, Folder 3
Untitled
Card box 41, Folder 4
Notecard Boxes (MC 368 Series 15)
Size: 1.25 linear feet (5 card boxes)
References (1 of 5)
Card box 42
References (2 of 5)
Card box 43
References (3 of 5)
Card box 44
References (4 of 5)
Card box 45
References (5 of 5)
Card box 46
Professional Papers (MC 368 Series 16)
Size: 0.5 linear feet (1 archival box)
MSS on Microfilm
Box 47, Folder 1
Request/Response Letters (7/7/68 - 10/15/68)
Box 47, Folder 2
Request/Response Letters (10/21/68 - 10/22/68)
Box 47, Folder 3
Request/Response Letters (10/23/68 - 10/31/68)
Box 47, Folder 4
Request/Response Letters (11/13/68 - 12/31/68)
Box 47, Folder 5
Request/Response Letters (1/3/69 - 3/25/69)
Box 47, Folder 6
Request/Response Letters (4/2/69 - 6/23/71)
Box 47, Folder 7
Written Citations
Box 47, Folder 8
Written Citations
Box 47, Folder 9
Printed Citations
Box 47, Folder 10
Chart on Lapidaries
Box 47, Folder 11
Other Correspondence
Box 47, Folder 12
Improving Course/Instructor Evaluations 1976-1979
Box 47, Folder 27
Kremers Award Recommendations Undated
Box 47, Folder 28
Urdang Medal Recommendations Undated
Box 47, Folder 29
Essay on Dioscorides Undated
Box 47, Folder 30
Assorted Medical Images - 1 Undated
Box 49, Folder 1
Assorted Medical Images - 2 Undated
Legal box 51, Folder 1
Notes on Historia Plantarum Undated
Legal box 51, Folder 3
Cert. of Commendation Recommendations Undated
Box 49, Folder 2
Notes and Transcriptions, Alphabetical Dioscorides Undated
Legal box 51, Folder 4
Notes, Stone Lists in MSS Undated
Legal box 51, Folder 5
Slide, Pedanios Dioscorides Undated
Box 49, Folder 3
Written Citations and Notes Undated
Box 49, Folder 4
Rare Book Notes on Dioscorides Undated
Legal box 51, Folder 5
Unspecified Country (MC 368 Series 17)

This series contains sources for which the country of origin was unidentified.

Untitled Undated
Legal box 48, Folder 23
Misc. Lapidary Undated
Legal box 48, Folder 24
MC Vaugh Diosc. 541282 Undated
Card box 52, Folder 1
Mschl. MSS Undated
Legal box 48, Folder 25
Untitled Undated
Box 53, Folder 1
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