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Many manuscripts in the Folger collection are known by their "de Ricci" numbers, as well as their Folger call numbers. De Ricci numbers come from the ''Census of medieval and renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada'' by Seymour de Ricci, with the assistance of W. J. Wilson.  
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[[File:DeRicci-titlepage.jpg|alt=Title page of Seymour de Ricci's manuscripts census|thumb]]
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Many manuscripts in the Folger collection are known by their "de Ricci" numbers, as well as by their Folger call numbers. De Ricci numbers come from Seymour de Ricci, ''Census of medieval and renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada''. New York : H. W. Wilson, 1935-1940. 
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The Folger has several paper copies of de Ricci ([http://hamnet.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=10877 Hamnet record]) and a [[List of card catalogs|card file]] of de Ricci numbers (in the little room to the left of the main card catalog room). 
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A [http://hdl.handle.net/2027/heb.05703 searchable scanned copy] is available as an ACLS Humanities E-book (access restricted by licensing agreement):
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* [http://hdl.handle.net/2027/heb.05703.0001.001 Volume 1]: Alabama - Massachusetts ([http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/pageviewer-idx?c=acls&cc=acls&idno=heb05703.0001.001&q1=FOlger&node=heb05703.0001.001%3A7&view=image&seq=289&size=100 Folger Shakespeare Library entry] starts on page 267)
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* [http://hdl.handle.net/2027/heb.05703.0002.001 Volume 2]: Michigan - Wisconsin, Hawaii, Canada
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* [http://hdl.handle.net/2027/heb.05703.0003.001 Volume 3]: Indexes 
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To find manuscripts by de Ricci number in [[Hamnet]], do an Advanced Search of the "Bibliographic citation" field in Hamnet: search for "Ricci" and "Medieval" in one box, and the number ''as a phrase'' in another box (NB. because the number includes a decimal, it's necessary to search it "as a phrase" or it will be interpreted as two numbers).
  
 
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Revision as of 12:03, 4 February 2017

Title page of Seymour de Ricci's manuscripts census

Many manuscripts in the Folger collection are known by their "de Ricci" numbers, as well as by their Folger call numbers. De Ricci numbers come from Seymour de Ricci, Census of medieval and renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York : H. W. Wilson, 1935-1940.

The Folger has several paper copies of de Ricci (Hamnet record) and a card file of de Ricci numbers (in the little room to the left of the main card catalog room).

A searchable scanned copy is available as an ACLS Humanities E-book (access restricted by licensing agreement):

To find manuscripts by de Ricci number in Hamnet, do an Advanced Search of the "Bibliographic citation" field in Hamnet: search for "Ricci" and "Medieval" in one box, and the number as a phrase in another box (NB. because the number includes a decimal, it's necessary to search it "as a phrase" or it will be interpreted as two numbers).