Medieval manuscripts in Dutch Collections
Medieval manuscripts in Dutch Collections

Universiteitsbibliotheek Amsterdam (VU), Special Collections: Manuscripts and Early Printed Books

De Boelelaan 1105 (B-wing)
Phone: +31(0)20 598 5184

Mailing to:
De Boelelaan 1103
1081 HV Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Visiting hours:
Monday to Friday: 9.00-12.30 and 13.00- 16.45
Library of the Vrije Universiteit (VU)
VU Library, Special Collections
How to reach us?

See the information on the website

Number of manuscripts in the collection(s)

21 medieval manuscripts (7 in Middle Dutch, 1 Oriental)


Short descriptions are enclosed in the OPC

Printed catalogues

W. Heijting ed., Catalogus van de handschriften in de Universiteitsbibiotheek Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amstelveen 2007.

Contact Person

Prof. dr. A.A. den Hollander, Head Curator, Special Collections

Other important information about the collection (e.g. origin, composition of the collection, etc.)

In the collection there are seven manuscripts coming from the in 1629 dissolved Wilhelmieten-monastery at 's-Hertogenbosch (known under the names of ‘Porta Coeli’ and ‘Baseldonck’).

Copyright information

Copyright must be requested from this institution

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