The bound manuscripts collection consists of over 700 manuscripts from the 7th to the 19th century and covers a wide variety
of topics. The collection includes a papyrus fragment from the 7th century, a North French or Flemish
Book of hours (late 15th or early 16th century), Persian and Arabic manuscripts, manuscript books from the 16th through 18th century, commonplace
books, Friendship albums, and personal journals.
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library 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.