Digital Scriptorium
New York, General Theological Seminary, Special Collections,  02 Western
Description: ff. i + 18 + i - Limp vellum with 4 stitches visible on the outside. Pastedowns: printed material in Spanish and Latin. Flyeaves: thin white paper with fleur-de-lis watermarks. - Manuel Ramos Medina. Imagen de Santidad en un Mundo Profano Mexcio, DF: Universidad Iberoamericana, 1990, p. 91, discussing the high regard the viceroys of Mexico held for the prioress, Bernarda de San Juan, under whose direction this book was made.
Acknowledgments: - We thank Elizabeth Mayer for her description of this manuscript.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
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Language: Latin Country: Mexico Century: 17th

Part 1: ff. 1-18v
Description: - Paper - None on manuscript itself (fleur-de-lis watermark on flyleaves). - 390 x 275 mm - 5 lines of text and music
Country: MexicoCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XVIImedSearchable Date Range: 1640 - 1660
Dated by scribe: YesInscribed Date: 1645
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 1
Script: Gothic
Music: Red 5 line staves with square black notes
Other Decoration: On f. 1v: painted gold initial on red background, with gold foliage. Strapwork on capital letters throughout.
Notes: Manuscript dated 1645 on f. 1r. Folio 16 is a printed page, 300 x 215mm, containing a mass for St. Joseph: "Romae, Ex Typographia Reverendae Camerae Apost. M. DC. LXXX [on the following line:] Superiorum Permissu, Mexici, apud Ioannem de Ribera. Anno 1681." Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1r-15v, f. 16r-v (printed), f. 17 r-v
Title: Gradual and Antiphonary
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Feasts included: St. Elijah the Leader and Our Father, St. Teresa the Virgin (of Avila), and St. Joseph the Confessor.