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Special Collections- Vatican Film Library : BAV (By Subject)

Selected information on the holdings and organization of the VFL library

Overview

This page provides catalogs of Vatican Library manuscripts divided by representative subjects of the Biblioteca apostolica vaticana.  For additional resources, see:

Vatican Topic Guide  

VFL Manuscripts on Microfilm Database Search

Guida ai fondi manoscritti, numismatici, a stampa della Biblioteca vaticana, Studi e Testi v. 466-467

Volume 1: Guide to Vatican manuscripts with indices by: general history; topics; authors; exhibitions; incipits; facsimiles; and fondi. Volume 2: Guide to Vatican printed books and numismatics, as well as indices by topic and shelfmark for both volumes.

Catalogs exist for the following subjects:

Humanistic Manuscripts

Science

For more on Medieval and Early Modern Science and Medicine, see our Libguide.

Literary