Guide to the Catholic Church Missal circa 1550s
Cage 416

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Catholic Church Missal
ID
Cage 416
Date
circa 1550
Extent
1.0 box
General Physical Description note
1.5 linear feet of shelf space
Language
Latin
Abstract
This collection consists of a single item: a missal (liturgical book) containing hymns for worship services.

Preferred Citation note

Catholic Church, Missal, circa 1550s

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Washington State University Libraries Pullman, WA

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Biographical/Historical note

This volume was created by Spanish priests circa 1550.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a single item: a missal (liturgical book) containing hymns for worship services. The contents encompass the portion of the liturgical calendar beginning with the vesper service for the Feast of Saint Jacob the Apostle (July 25) and concluding with the service for Exaltation of the Cross and Octava of the Virgin's birth (September 14). Consisting primarily of church music, this item was hand-produced on parchment in a Spanish monastery.

A detailed description of this item is filed with the collection.

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Arrangement note

This collection is arranged in a single series.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries 2013

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

This collection was presented to the Washington State University Library by President E. O. Holland, Vice President Herbert Kimbrough, Bursar W. C. Kruegel, and Registrar Frank T. Barnard. The book was exhibited in the Spanish Village during the Chicago World's Fair of 1933-34, and was purchased at the close of the fair by a friend of Dean Kimbrough.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Masses -- Early works to 1800
  • Music
  • Music -- Manuscripts
  • Religion

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