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The Hathaway Collection consists of 24 leaves of music manuscript waste taken from bindings in which the leaves had been used as linings and pastedowns. The leaves represent a variety of types of music manuscripts, including breviaries, missals, antiphonals, and graduals, originating from Germany, Switzerland, and the Low Countries between the 11th and 15th centuries. For detailed descriptions of each of the manuscripts, see Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts at the University of California, Los Angeles / Mirella Ferrari; edited by R.H. Rouse. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1991, pages 31-39. Music manuscript fragments used in bindings. Copied in Switzerland, Germany and the Low Countries. Contents from Missal, Gradual, Hymnal, Breviary and Antiphonal.
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