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Preliminary Guide to the Islamic Manuscripts Collection Mss 207
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  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content

  • Title: Islamic Manuscripts collection
    Identifier/Call Number: Mss 207
    Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Collections
    Language of Material: Arabic
    Physical Description: 4.59 linear feet (5 flat oversize boxes)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1122-late 19th century
    Abstract: The collection contains 50 items, single and double leaves from previously disbound Islamic texts, written in many parts of the Islamic world, including Afghanistan, China, Egypt, Gulf States [Qajar], India, North Africa [Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia], Pakistan, Persia [Iran], Syria, and Turkey, from the 12th to the 19th centuries A.D.
    Physical location: Vault
    Language of Materials: The collection is in Arabic.

    Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research.

    Use Restrictions

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Islamic Manuscripts Collection. Mss 207. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Multiple purchases, 2003-2004 and in hand.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains 50 items, single and double leaves from previously disbound Islamic texts, written in many parts of the Islamic world, including Afghanistan, China, Egypt, Gulf States [Qajar], India, North Africa [Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia], Pakistan, Persia [Iran], Syria, and Turkey, from the 12th to the 19th centuries A.D. There are five chronologically arranged series: History, Koran, Poetry, Prayers, and Miscellany.
    Special Collections also has bound copies of manuscript and printed Korans and other Islamic texts.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Koran -- Manuscripts
    Manuscripts -- Islamic countries
    Persian poetry