Grey Collection (National Library of South Africa) - HMML Repository

Grey Collection (National Library of South Africa)

132 manuscripts consisting primarily of medieval and renaissance European manuscripts formerly belonging to the colonial governor of South Africa, Sir George Grey.


  • Collection

  • Country

    South Africa
  • City

    Cape Town
  • Repository

    Grey Collection (National Library of South Africa)
  • Project Codes

    South Africa
  • Project Numbers

    South Africa 1-South Africa 135
  • Type

    Microform
  • Microfilm Reels

    132
  • Date Preserved

    1990
  • HMML Reading Room (first record)

  • Languages

    Greek; Latin; Italian; Persian; French; English; German; Dutch; Hebrew; Ge'ez
  • Reproduction Notes

    Papyri, Arabic fragments, and Sumerian tablets were not microfilmed
  • Bibliography

    Carol Steyn, The Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Grey Collection of the National Library of South Africa, Cape Town, 2 vols. (2002).
  • Reading Room Collections

  • Uncataloged Collections