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Finding Aid for the Gerald and Barbara Weiner collection of Ethiopic manuscripts, ca. 1600-1960
1874  
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Description
A collection of 239 Ethiopic manuscripts (137 bound volumes and 102 scrolls), on vellum, dated ca. 1600 - 1960. The collection consists of religious and liturgical works used in the Ethiopian Christian tradition. The majority of the texts were written in the Ge'ez script, a classical form of calligraphic lettering that is related to the Amharic language.
Extent
45 boxes (ca. 28.5 linear ft.) 12 oversize boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.