You will find an overview of modern manuscripts from the Special Collections of Utrecht University Library on this page.
- 'Dagboek van mijn verblijf in Duitsland' by Jan Ackersdijck Jan Ackersdijck was an avid traveler, and he kept a diary of all his journeys. This is the diary about his journey to Germany, where he met Hegel.
- The description of England by Abraham Booth A seventeenth-century travel guide: the description of England by Abraham Booth.
- 'Epitheta' by Anthoni Smyters An interleaved copy of Epitheta, a work from 1620 by Anthoni Smyters, with additions and notes from Pieter Poeraet.
- 'Instructie of onderwijsinghe der Hindoustanse en Persiaanse taalen' by Ketelaar The earliest Hindustani grammar
- Journael van ’t gepasseerde op mijne reijse in Engelant by Abraham Booth A Booth abroad: the travel journals of Abraham Booth.
- 'Overzicht der gebouwen van de Rijks Universiteit te Utrecht in 1936' In 1936 a special handwritten book was published to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the university. It offered an overview of the university buildings.
- Anonymous Utrecht jotter An anonymous 17th-century jotter about sex, politics and religion in seventeenth-century Utrecht.
- Camphuysen manuscript About the Camphuysen manuscript; a music manuscript from the second half of the seventeenth century.
- Codex Lerma A musical treasure (manuscript), written in Spain around 1600 with scrawls.
- Hoekendijk's journals The journals of a missionary theologian in wartime.
- Letter by J. Bleuland (1756-1838) to G. de Sénéca About a letter from Jan Bleuland, famous physician and rector of Utrecht University, to the Officer of the Royal Household of king Louis Napoleon.