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Bibles, ca.900-1948

Identifier: Series 1

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The Herbert Kraft manuscripts consist primarily of pages from various books and manuscripts dating from 793 AD to the early twentieth century. The majority of the materials come from printed books, but there are a large number from hand-lettered manuscripts. The pages are made from a variety of materials, including wood-pulp and non-wood-based paper, and vellum.

Most of the items consist of an original page glued along one edge to a folded black cardboard backer which acts as a book cover. Many pages which have been glued completely to the board also include a facsimile of the glued side of the original, likely dating from the 1920s; most of these are identified in the description. Most, but not all, items also include a typed description created by Herbert Kraft and attached to the front of the board holding the item.


  • ca.900-1948

Language of Materials

From the Collection: The materials in this collection are in a number of languages including, but not limited to, Latin, Greek, German, French, English, Arabic, Sanskrit, and Japanese.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.


From the Collection: 5 Linear Feet (Approximately 250 items.)

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Repository Details

Part of the The Monsignor Field Archives & Special Collection Center Repository

Archives, Walsh Library
400 South Orange Ave
South Orange NJ 07079 US