Nebraska Authors

Sheila Edmunds

Born 1929-04-07 New York City, NY (USA)

Died 2013-11-14
Aurora, NY (USA)

New York City, NY (USA)
Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx

Researcher and Art Professor

Places Lived

New York, NY
Omaha, NE
Terre Haute, IN
Northampton, MA
Aurora, NY

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Nonfiction


Medieval Studies; Medieval Art; Early Manuscripts; Aurora, NY; Biography


Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart, Omaha, NE
Bachelor's Degree in Art Education, St. Mary-of-the-Woods College, Terre Haute, IN
Ph.D. in Art History, Columbia University, New York, NY


Art Teacher
Art Professor

Places Worked

Taught school in Omaha, NE
Taught art history at Smith College, Northampton, MA
Taught art history at Wells College, Aurora, NY
Historian, Village of Aurora, NY


The Last Judgment in Fifteenth Century Netherlandish Painting. 1952.
The Missals of Felix V and Early Savoyard Illumination. 1964.
Manuscripts and Illumination in the Duchy of Savoy. 1965.
New Light on Bapteur and Lamy. 1968.
The Medieval Library of Savoy. 1970.
A Note on the Art of Joseph Ibn Hayyim. 1976.
Cayuga Country: An Anthology of People, Places, and Events. 1978.
The Place of the London Haggadah in the Work of Joel Ben Simeon.1980.
Vérard, Meckenem and B.N. Ms. Fr. 1686. 1986.
Questions of Transmission: Text, Image and Technique in Early Copies of Hartlieb's Alexanderbuch. 1986.
Some Augsburg Families of the Fifteenth and Early Sixteenth Centuries. 1995.
Clara's Patron: The Identity of Jörg Roggenburg. 1997.
The Life and Work of Clara Hätzlerin. 1999.
Anna Rügerin Revealed. 1999.
Aurora: Time Well Spent. 2000.

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