'Dragon Leaf,' detail. MS 314, Latin Bible, Northern France, c. 1240
Rare Books Collection, Rare and Distinctive Collections
This guide provides an introduction to War and Society (HIST 2220) through the lens of manuscripts and printed works held in Rare and Distinctive Collections, University of Colorado Boulder Libraries.
This guide includes images of works from our collections as well as digitized copies of key manuscripts held by the British Library and Cambridge University and elsewhere. To navigate this site, use the tabs at the top to navigate by time period and subject.
See below for links to our collections and to other primary sources.
Guide and text by Susan Guinn-Chipman, 2021. Edits by Sean Babbs, 2022.
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