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Arabic manuscripts collection

Title
Arabic manuscripts collection, ca. 677-1893.

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Vol/DateFormatAccessStatusCall NumberLocation
Vols. 51879A, 51903A, 51925AMixed materialBy appointment onlyAvailable*ZL-334-1 Vols. 51879A, 51903A, 51925ASchwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
Vol. 51929AMixed materialBy appointment onlyAvailable*ZL-334-2 Vol. 51929ASchwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
Vol. 51953AMixed materialBy appointment onlyAvailable*ZL-334-4 Vol. 51953ASchwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
Vols. 13 & 22Mixed materialBy appointment onlyAvailable*ZL-334-5 Vols. 13 & 22Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

Details

Additional Authors
Schiff Collection.
Found In
(CStRLIN)NYPW96-A114.
Description
30 linear feet (ca. 200 v.)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Finger rings.
  • Seals.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
  • Microfilm must be used in lieu of originals when available.
Indexed In (note)
  • Schmitz, Barbara. Islamic manuscripts in the New York Public Library, 1992.
Additional Formats (note)
  • available on microfilm;
Source (note)
  • Various
Language (note)
  • are in Turkish and Persian.
Provenance (note)
  • Manuscripts from various sources including the Schiff Collection of Arabic Materials.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of Oriental Manuscripts Collection.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 116
Title
Arabic manuscripts collection, ca. 677-1893.
Additional Formats
Selected manuscripts available on microfilm; New York Public Library; *ZL-334
Summary
Collection consists of manuscripts written in Arabic on paper and vellum ranging from the 7th century to the late 19th century. Items include versions of the Koran and the Bible with commentaries, religious treatises, prayers, and prayer books. Literary writings are poems, proverbs, sayings, traditions, and biographical accounts. Other works concern logic, metaphysics, philosophy, astronomy, astrology, magic, medicine, law, history, and science. Also, grammars and dictionaries, and miscellaneous items such as rings and seals.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Access
Microfilm must be used in lieu of originals when available.
Indexed In:
Schmitz, Barbara. Islamic manuscripts in the New York Public Library, 1992.
Language
A few manuscripts are in Turkish and Persian.
Linking Entry
Forms part of Oriental Manuscripts Collection.
Added Author
Schiff Collection.
Found In:
(CStRLIN)NYPW96-A114.
Research Call Number
MssCol 116
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