One of the manuscripts acquired through the Medieval Manuscript Fund is an Italian Book of Hours (Codex Pollick) from the 15th century.
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from UVic News:

“It was like an epiphany,” UVic PhD student Brian Pollick says about a trip to Italy to study art. “I wanted to provide ways to give materiality to a bygone age.” Brian and his wife Heather Lindstedt worked closely with UVic Libraries to establish the Medieval Manuscript Fund, which has helped build one of the most extensive collections of medieval manuscripts west of Toronto. “We encourage people to touch them and turn the pages,” says Brian.

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