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Paleography Collection
Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies Library

Subjects
Paleography, Greek; Paleography, Latin; Manuscripts--Catalogues; Manuscripts--Facsimiles; Civilization, Medieval; Church history--Middle Ages, 600-1500

History
This collection officially began in 1929 and was designed to support the basic discipline of mediaeval studies.

Description
The collection includes catalogues of manuscript collections, facsimiles of manuscripts, and paleographic samples. The geographic and chronological emphasis is the mediaeval Latin West and Greek worlds.

Language
Multilingual.

Holdings
8,000 monographs.

Bibliographic Access
The collection is catalogued. LC classification and LC subject headings are used. The holdings are recorded in the University of Toronto Union Catalogue, the National Library Union Catalogue, and UTLAS. A published catalogue for the entire holdings of the library is available (see below).

Physical Access
Access to the collection is by a pass issued by the Chief Librarian. The collection is housed in the library of the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies. For further information visit: http://content.library.utoronto.ca/general-information/libraries/PIMS/.

Interlibrary Loan: Yes.

Reprography: Yes.

Reference Assistance: Yes.

Publications Describing Collection
Pontifical Institute of MediŠval Studies. Library. -- Dictionary catalogue of the Library of the Pontifical Institute of MediŠval Studies, Toronto, Canada. -- Boston : G.K. Hall, 1972. Pontifical Institute of MediŠval Studies. Library. -- Dictionary catalogue of the Library of the Pontifical Institute of MediŠval Studies, Toronto, Canada: first supplement. -- Boston : G.K. Hall, 1979.