Selected Recent Additions and Topics of our Digitzation Activities

A selection of recent additions grouped by actual topics of our digitzation activities. See also our latest additions to the Digital Collections.

Recently digitized Lithographic printsRecently digitized Lithographic prints

Lots of old lithographic prints have been added to our digital collections during the last weeks.

14.09.2017

Recently digitized MapsRecently digitized Maps

Newly digitized maps during the last weeks.

14.09.2017

Hebrew manuscriptsHebrew manuscripts

We have digitized a considerable number of Hebrew manuscripts during the last weeks (some of them from microfilm)

20.06.2016

Zoological BroadsheetsZoological Broadsheets

Collection of zoological broadsheets and leaflets from the estate of Ingrid Faust.

06.06.2016

16th Century Calendars16th Century Calendars

Lots of calendars from the 16th century habe been added recently to our collections.

30.05.2016

The estate of the German poet Karl August Georg Maximilian Graf von Platen-HallermündeThe estate of the German poet Karl August Georg Maximilian Graf von Platen-Hallermünde

Karl August Georg Maximilian Graf von Platen-Hallermünde, born 1796 at Ansbach, was a German poet and dramatist. After his quarrel with Heinrich [...]

05.04.2016

New Broadsides in our Digital CollectionsNew Broadsides in our Digital Collections

Broadsides were one of the most common forms of printed information between the 16th and 19th centuries. They had a great significance [...]

05.04.2016

Couplets and Songs by Otto ReutterCouplets and Songs by Otto Reutter

Otto Reutter was one of the most famous German comedians and coupletists of the 1920s. His work includes numerous stage performances, records [...]

11.04.2016

The Munich Association of female artistsThe Munich Association of female artists

In the 19th century, when access to art academies was still barred for women, numerous private "art academies for ladies" were formed. [...]

18.03.2016

Some More Maps By Vaugondy DigitizedSome More Maps By Vaugondy Digitized

Some more Maps by Vaugondy have been digitized. Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (1688–1766), also known as „Le Sieur“ or „Monsieur Robert“, and [...]

11.03.2016

New Musical ManuscriptsNew Musical Manuscripts

Dances, songs, motets, madrigals and masses - some more precious musical manuscripts from the 16th and 17th century have been added to [...]

11.03.2016

Archives of the <i>Zwanglose Gesellschaft</i>Archives of the Zwanglose Gesellschaft

The Zwanglose Gesellschaft (literally: casual/unconventional society), existing since 1837, was founded on the initiative of German poet Franz von Elsholtz in Munich. [...]

07.03.2016

Choir BookChoir Book

One of the most valuable musical manuscripts of the BSB - the choir book with masses of the Josquin era. Created around [...]

26.02.2016

Newspapers of the Allotria AssociationNewspapers of the Allotria Association

The so-called Kneipzeitungen (Tableround resp. Convention Newspapers) of the Munich Artist Association Allotria (persisting since 1873) contain lots of satirical or ironic [...]

03.02.2016

Tibetan Book coverTibetan Book cover

Some more Tibetan Book cover from our collection of Asian manuscripts have been digitized recently.

28.01.2016

Sheet music written by Franz LachnerSheet music written by Franz Lachner

Newly digitized sheet music written by German composer Franz Lachner (1803-1890) .

25.01.2016

The Colmar LiederhandschriftThe Colmar Liederhandschrift

The Meistersinger Societies of the German cities of the late Middle Ages used to collect their songs in self-written codices. The Colmar [...]

23.01.2016

Masonic booksMasonic books

A recent focus of our digitization activities - books about freemasonry, predominantly in German language. Ongoing additions.

08.01.2016

Maps by Gilles Robert De Vaugondy & Didier Robert de VaugondyMaps by Gilles Robert De Vaugondy & Didier Robert de Vaugondy

Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (1688–1766), also known as „Le Sieur“ or „Monsieur Robert“, and his son, Didier Robert de Vaugondy (c.1723–1786), were [...]

08.01.2016

The Subject Catalogue by Martin SchrettingerThe Subject Catalogue by Martin Schrettinger

BSB's Subject Catalogue by Martin Schrettinger (1772-1851), the oldest library subject catalog of the world, consisting of 17,000 handwritten sheets from 1819 [...]

17.12.2015

Magnificent Choir Book of Albrecht VMagnificent Choir Book of Albrecht V

It is one of the most precious treasures of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek: the choir book with motets by Cipriano de Rore. After [...]

17.12.2015

Grillinger BibleGrillinger Bible

This large-sized Latin Bible (1428) is the most important work of a Salzburg studio. The illuminators received many inspirations from very different [...]

16.12.2015

„Ehrenspiegel des Hauses Österreich“„Ehrenspiegel des Hauses Österreich“

Johann Jakob Fugger (1516-1575), member of the famous Augsburg merchant family, ordered the "Ehrenspiegel" to glorify the House of Habsburg. Clemens Jäger [...]

16.12.2015

IIIF/Mirador DemonstratorIIIF/Mirador Demonstrator

Try our Mirador Demonstrator with some medieval manuscripts of the BSB.

09.12.2015

Manuscript tablatures and partbooksManuscript tablatures and partbooks

BSB's collection of manuscript tablatures and partbooks up to the 17 century are, in addition to the music printings and the choirbooks, [...]

01.12.2015

Letters of Voltaire (1694-1778)Letters of Voltaire (1694-1778)

Letters of Voltaire (1694-1778) to different recipients - from our collection of autographs

03.09.2015

Letters Of Wilhelm V. („the Pious“), Duke of BavariaLetters Of Wilhelm V. („the Pious“), Duke of Bavaria

Letters of Wilhelm V. („the Pious“), Duke of Bavaria (1548-1626) to different recipients - from our collection of autographs

03.09.2015

More than 30 first editions of masterpieces of German literature.More than 30 first editions of masterpieces of German literature.

„Die Leiden des jungen Werthers“ by Goethe, Kafka's „Verwandlung“, „Lulu“ by Wedekind or the „Galgenlieder“ by Morgenstern. Discover more than 30 masterpieces [...]

29.08.2015

Martin Luther's BibleMartin Luther's Bible

It has been almost 500 years since Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of the Wittenberg Castle Church. [...]

14.07.2015

Bavarian University NewspaperBavarian University Newspaper

The Bayerische Hochschulzeitung (Bavarian University Newspaper) was founded in 1919. It reported on major events of Bavarian universities, student life (especially in [...]

28.07.2015

The journal <i>Sionsharfe</i>The journal Sionsharfe

The journal Sionsharfe („Sions Harp“) by Johann Martin Schleyer was devoted mainly to Catholic poetry and became the voice of the constructed [...]

27.07.2015

Dictionary of musical terminologyDictionary of musical terminology

The dictionary of musical terminology (Handwörterbuch der musikalischen Terminologie) (HmT) discusses in detailed monographs the origin and meaning of musical terms.

14.07.2015

The World Chronicle of Jans der EnikelThe World Chronicle of Jans der Enikel

A manuscript fragment of the World Chronicle of Jans der Enikel (14th century)

29.05.2015

From Sulzbach to Tel AvivFrom Sulzbach to Tel Aviv

A small selection of digitized items in the context of the current exhibition

29.05.2015

Letters Of NapoléonLetters Of Napoléon

Letters of Emperor Napoléon I. of France to different recipients - from our collection of autographs

19.05.2015

Prayer BookPrayer Book

Prayer book (BSB Cgm 121), [S.l.], 15th century, from our collection of medieval manuscripts

23.04.2015

Tibetan Book CoverTibetan Book Cover

Release of a new collection: Tibetan Book cover from our collection of Asian manuscripts

13.04.2015

Historical Aerial PhotographsHistorical Aerial Photographs

The eastern Central Europe in historical aerial photographs (1942 - 1945 over Brandenburg, East Prussia, Poland, Pomerania and Silesia)

13.04.2015

Luthers BibleLuthers Bible

An elaborately colored print of Martin Luther's Bible (Wittenberg 1560/61)

13.03.2015

Astrological ManuscriptAstrological Manuscript

An astrological manuscript for King Wenceslas IV of Bohemia, 14th century

16.03.2015

Tibetan Book coverTibetan Book cover

Some more Tibetan Book cover from our collection of Asian manuscripts have been digitized recently.

16.03.2015

Letters of Martin LutherLetters of Martin Luther

Letters of martin Luther from our collection of autographs

19.02.2015

Letters of emperess Maria TheresiaLetters of emperess Maria Theresia

Letters of emperess Maria Theresia from our collection of autographs

19.02.2015

The Golden Book of HohenwartThe Golden Book of Hohenwart

(fragment of an evangelistary), Regensburg/Bavaria, after 1074/ca. 1260

05.02.2015

A. & W. von HumboldtA. & W. von Humboldt

Letters of Alexander and of Wilhelm von Humboldt from our collection of autographs

21.01.2015

Kaspar HauserKaspar Hauser

Letters of Kaspar Hauser to different addressees, from our collection of autographs

21.01.2015

Immanuel KantImmanuel Kant

Letters of Immanuel Kant from our collection of autographs

21.01.2015

Andreas HoferAndreas Hofer

Letters the leader of the Tyrolean rebellion of 1809 Andreas Hofer, from our collection of autographs

21.01.2015

Manuscripts from FreisingManuscripts from Freising

Manuscripts from Freising form the core holdings of the manuscript collection of the Bavarian State Library due to their cultural and historical [...]

12.01.2015

Magnificent book bindings as art objects - book bindings of the western world in gold or silversmith techniqueMagnificent book bindings as art objects - book bindings of the western world in gold or silversmith technique

Magnificent book bindings as art objects - book bindings of the western world in gold or silversmith technique

12.01.2015

Magnificent book bindings as art objects - Tibetan and other Asian book coverMagnificent book bindings as art objects - Tibetan and other Asian book cover

Magnificent book bindings as art objects - Tibetan and other Asian book cover

12.01.2015

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