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Ms. Codex 1190 - Societas Sanctae Annae - Societas Sanct[a]e Ann[a]e per Poloniam, Lithuaniam, Russiam, et alias s[ancti?] regis Poloniae ditiones instituta
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Author:
Societas Sanctae Annae.
Title:
Societas Sanct[a]e Ann[a]e per Poloniam, Lithuaniam, Russiam, et alias s[ancti?] regis Poloniae ditiones instituta [manuscript].
Origin:
[Kraków and Malogoszcz], 1590-1833.
Physical description:
48 leaves : paper ; 295 x 190 mm. bound to 300 x 200 mm. + 10 notes.
Language(s):
Latin, with articles and prayers in Polish.
Summary:
On detached gathering, signed printed letter from Archbishop of Lviv Jan Dymitr Solikowski to the new Society of Saint Anne in Malogoszcz, Poland, with handwritten section by Archbishop of Gniezno Jan Wezyk added in 1634, when he was Primate of Poland and interrex, bearing wax seals by both Wezyk and Solikowski. Bound charter of Society of St. Anne, with articles in Polish, and Latin and Polish prayers. Following are catalogs of the men of the Society (including men's and women's names), members who died, and the women of the Society. Includes 10 scraps of paper with names and towns.
Contents:
1. f.2r-4v: Societas Sanctae Annae, in oppido Malogosscz / Jan Dymitr Solikowski, Jan Wezyk.
2. f.4r-13r: Societas Sanctae Annae. Per Poloniam, Lithuaniam, Russiam, & alias S. Regis Poloniae ditiones instituta / Society of St. Anne, Kraków.
3. f.15r-34v: Catalogus Fratrum Societatis Sanctae Annae in Malogoscz, Anno Domini 1595 / Society of St. Anne, Malogoscz.
4. f.36v-37v: Catalogus Fratrum ex hac in illam vitam commigrantium / Society of St. Anne, Malogoscz.
5. f.38r-47r: Catalogus Sororum Societatis Sanctae Annae, Anno Domini 1595 / Society of St. Anne, Malogoscz.
Provenance:
Sold by L'Art Ancien (Zurich), 1959.
Related names:
Solikowski, Jan Dymitr, 1539?-1603.
Wężyk, Jan, 1575-1638.
Subject:
Catholic Church - Societies, etc.
Confraternities - Early works to 1800.
Małogoszcz (Poland)
Poland - Church history - Sources.
Form / Genre:
Codices.
Charters
Hybrid books.
Manuscripts, Latin - 16th century.
Manuscripts, Renaissance.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from title page (f. 4r).
Foliation: Paper, 48; [1-48]; modern foliation in pencil, lower right recto; some contemporary pagination in ink, upper outer corners 3-18 (f. 5r-13v).
Layout: In brothers' catalog, entries for 1595-1619 in 2 columns with vertical bounding lines in ink. In catalog of deceased members, 3 columns with vertical bounding lines in ink. In sisters' catalog, 2 columns with vertical bounding lines in ink throughout.
Script: Written in various cursive scripts, with some headings in calligraphic bookhands.
Decoration: In the printed text, initials of new sections illustrated with leaves and some figures. Pen-flourished initials in catalogs. Coat of arms of Solikowski (f. 4v). Engraving of Mary, Jesus and St. Anne (f. 4r).
Watermark: Crescent on two-legged table (for example f. 1, 2); monogrammed S in circular coat of arms (f. 13, 14); crown over heart-shaped coat of arms (f. 25, 28); hourglass-like figure surrounded by oval coat of arms (f. 39, 41).
Binding: Late 16th-century vellum (Zacour-Hirsch), with remnants of two leather straps on upper and lower covers.
Origin: Written in Malogoszcz, 1595-1833. Charter and letter printed in Kraków, 1590 and 1595.
Indexed / Referenced in:
Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), p. 32 (Ms. Latin 138).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 1190
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 1190

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Collection: Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: Yes
Notated: No
Language: Latin
Century: 16th century
Date: 1590
Genre: Charters
Genre: Codices
Genre: Hybrid books
Genre: Manuscripts, Latin - 16th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Renaissance
Subject: Catholic Church
Subject: Confraternities
Subject: Societies, etc
Geography: Małogoszcz (Poland)
Geography: Poland
Author: Societas Sanctae Annae
Related names: Solikowski, Jan Dymitr, 1539?-1603
Related names: Wężyk, Jan, 1575-1638
Page material: Paper