Collection Facts

13 items
Dates of Original: 
c. 1640 - 1840
Collection Owner:
NYH Topic Area(s):

Historical Context

The Early Modern Period followed the Middle Ages and lasted from the close of the fifteenth century to the end of the eighteenth century. During this time period, Europeans began colonizing the Americas, had economic growth, and larger amount of scientific experiments occurring.

Scope of Collection

The Medieval and Early Modern Studies Collection includes manuscript leaves, manuscripts, printed book leaves, and books produced mainly in Europe from about 1200 to 1837.