S. Clara
Community ID
 
2505
 
Town
 
Freiburg
 
Dedication
 
S. Clare (needs verification)
 
Date Founded
 
1272
 
Date Terminated
 
1782
 
Religious Order
 
Poor Claresn
 
Foundation Information
 

Further information about the foundation of this Clarissen community is needed.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

The Staatsbibliothek in Bamberg contains a manuscript from this community, written by Agnes de Mülheim (15th c.), #Lit. 110. The Donaueschingen contains a Paternoster, #298 and a Liber precum (15th c.), #437 from this house. The Augustinian museum in Freiburg in Breisgau contains a Liber precum, Inv. Nr. 11739 and an Officianle (15th c.), owned by Anna Sybotin, Inv. Nr. 11756. The University library in Freiburg in Breisgau preserves two Liber precum(s), #s 29 and 185; a manuscript of the Lignum vitae of Bonaventura (15th c.), #193; a manuscript about Maria Magd. #194; an Andachtsbuch (devotional book) (c. 1487), #253; a Sequentiar. (15ht c.), written by Elsbeth Töpplin, #1131; two Graduals (c. 1491), #1136-1137; and a miscellaneous work, #1138. The Cornell University library in Ithaca, NY contains a De absolutione (c. 1476/88), from the community, #B.20. The Landesbibliothek in Karlsruhe contains a life of S. Clare (c. 1492), written by Magdal. Steimerin and Sibilla von Bondorf, #Tennenb. 4. The British Library in London contains a life of S. Francis from the community, written by Bonaventura, and copied by Sibilla von Bondorff, #Add. 15710. The Staatliches Graph. Sammlung in Munich contains a fragment of the life of S. Clare from this house, #Inv. Nr. 39837/39844. The German National Museum in Nürnberg contains a fragment of a manuscript by Meister Eckhart (14th c.) belonging to the house, #7090/1. The Stiftsbibliothek in St. Paul in Lavanttal contains two manuscripts from the house, # XXV/1, 16 and 2/2. The Stiftsbibliothek of St. Gall likewise preserves three works from the house: a legend of the 10,000 virgins, #591; a life of the elders, #598; and a miscellaneous work, #985, all 15th century.

 
Secondary Sources
  
Manuscripts Produced
 

The extant works from this community's library are quite varied. (see manuscript sources)

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Contributors Notes
 

Further research is necessary.

 
Date Started
 
1272
 
Date Finished
 
1782
 
Length
 
1938