Finding Aid for the Collection of Armenian Manuscripts, ca. 1300-1899

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UCLA Library Special Collections
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Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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Finding Aid for the Collection of Armenian Manuscripts, ca. 1300-1899

Collection number: 2089

UCLA Library Special Collections



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • UCLA Library Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/special-collections
Processed by:
Brooke Whiting, April 1982
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, June 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Armenian Manuscripts,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1300-1899
Collection number: 2089
Extent: 15 boxes (7.5 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Selected digitized images from this collection.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Armenian Manuscripts (Collection 2089). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of Armenian manuscripts from the 14th to 19th centuries, mostly from the Minasian Collection. Many are in contemporary bindings.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Armenia--History--Archival resources.
Armenia--Civilization--Archival resources.

Related Material

Minasian Collection of Armenian Material (Collection 1632)  . Available at Library Special Collections, UCLA.
Minasian Collection of Near Eastern Manuscripts (Collection 1147)  . Available at Library Special Collections, UCLA.

Container List

 

Collection of Armenian Manuscripts, v.p. (Armenia), 14th-19th centuries

Physical Description: (15 boxes, 88 items)

Scope and Content Note

Most of the manuscripts are from the Minasian Collection. Many are in contemporary bindings.
Preliminary checklist of the manuscripts by Professor Avedis K. Sanjian:
 

170/466MS 1.  Four Gospels, (p.00) A.D. 1300-1307

Box 1

MS 2. Four Gospels, A.D. 1327

Box 17

MS 3.  Four Gospels, probably 17th Century

Note

[shelved in vault]
Box 1

MS 4.  Four Gospels, A.D. 1643

Box 2

MS 5.  Grigor Tat'ewac'i's Book of Questions, A.D. 1637

Box 2

MS 6. Commentaries on the Four Gospels, A.D. 1648

Box 3

MS 7. Commentaries on the Song of Songs, after A.D. 1650

Box 4

MS 8.  Miscellany, A.D. 1690-1700

Box 4

MS 9. Giardino Spirituale, A.D. 1693

Box 4

MS 10. Book of Sermons, 17th/18th Century

Box 4

MS 11. Brief Treatise on the Seven Sacraments of the Holy Church by the Vardapet Gēorg K'ōč'ec'i/ǰułayec'i, A.D. 1737

Box 4

MS 12. Miscellany, A.D. 1742

Box 4

MS 13. Nersēs lambroniac'i's Commentary on the Divine Liturgy, A.D. 1811

Box 4

MS 14.  The Shield of Faith by Mik'ayēl Č'amč'ian, A.D. 1823

Box 4

MS 15. John Chrysostom's Commentary on the Book of Isaiah, A.D. 1847

Box 5

MS 16. Menologium, 17th Century

Box 6

MS 17.  Menologium and Sermonary, 18th Century

Box 6

MS 18. Menologium, 17th Century

Box 7

MS 19. Menologium and Sermonary, 18th Century

Box 7

MS 20. Ritual Book, 15th/16th Century

Box 7

MS 21. Ritual Book, A.D. 1513

Box 7

MS 22. Ritual Books, A.D. 1580 and 1667

Box 8

MS 23. Fragments from Three Ritual Books, 16th/17th Century

Box 8

MS 24. Ritual Book, A.D. 1693

Box 8

MS 25.  Ritual Book, 17th/18th Century

Box 9

MS 26. Ritual Book, 17th/18th Century

Box 8

MS 27.  Ritual Book, A.D. 1807

Box 8

MS 28. Ritual Book, A.D. 1814

Box 8

MS 29. Ritual Book and Other Texts, A.D. 1817

Box 8

MS 30. Ritual Book, A.D. 1825

Box 8

MS 31. Ritual Book, A.D. 1830

Box 8

MS 32. Calendar of Feasts, 14th/15th Century

Box 9

MS 33. Liturgical Texts, A.D. 1460-61

Box 9

MS 34. Hymnal (Fragments), 16th Century

Box 9

MS 35.  Psalter, 15th/16th Century

Box 9

MS 36. Liturgical Texts (Fragments), 15th/16th Century

Box 9

MS 37.  Fragments from a Psalter, 16th Century

Box 9

MS 38.  Hymnal, 16th/17th Century

Box 9

MS 39.  Psalter, 15th/16th Century

Box 9

MS 40.  Hymnal and Calendar of Feasts, !.D. 1650

Box 9

MS 41.  Breviary, A.D. 1678

Box 10

MS 42. Liturgical Texts, A.D. 1650

Box 10

MS 43.  Psalter, Early 17th Century

Box 10

MS 44.  Hymnal, 17th Century

Box 10

MS 45. Calendar of Feasts, 17th Century

Box 10

MS 46. Breviary, 16th/17th Century

Box 10

MS 47. Prayer Book, A.D. 1711

Box 10

MS 48. Grigor Tat'ewac'i's Book of Sermons: Volume I, Jmeran, A.D. 1754-68

Box 11

MS 49.  Grigor Tat'ewac'i's Book of Sermons: Volume II, Amaran, A.D. 1630

Box 11

MS 50. Book of Sermons, 17th Century

Box 11

MS 51. Sermons and Other Texts, 17th Century

Box 12

MS 52.  Book of Sermons, A.D. 1710

Box 12

MS 53. Theological and Other Texts, A.D. 1699-1706

Box 12

MS 54. Miscellany, A.D. 1563

Box 12

MS 55. Miscellany, A.D. 1656

Box 12

MS 56. Miscellany, A.D. 1662

Box 12

MS 57.  Miscellany, 17th Century

Box 12

MS 58. Miscellany of Theological Works, A.D. 1725

Box 12

MS 59.  Miscellaney, 18th Century

Box 12

MS 60. Miscellany, A.D. 1836

Box 13

MS 61. Nersēs Šnorhali's Works, 16th/17th Century

Box 13

MS 62.  Collection of Canticles, 17th Century

Box 13

MS 63.  Book of Odes, A.D. 1798

Box 13

MS 64. Minstrel Yart'un Ōłli's Daftar, Before A.D. 1840

Box 13

MS 65. Anthology of Poetry, After A.D. 1522

Box 13

MS 66. Pharmacopoeia, 16th/17th Century

Box 13

MS 67.  Amirdovlat' Amasiac'i's "Useless to the Ignorant" and Other Works, 16th/17th Century

Box 13

MS 68.  Amirdovlat' Amasiac'i's "Useless to the Ignorant," 17th Century

Box 13

MS 69. Calendrical and Other Texts (Fragments), 18th Century

Box 14

MS 70. Pharmacopoeia, 18th Century

Box 14

MS 71.  European Pharmacopoeia, Early 17th Century

Box 14

MS 72.  Armenian Canon-Book, A.D. 1618

Box 14

MS 73. Geomancy and Other Texts, A.D. 1625

Box 14

MS 74. A Brief Lexicon of the Books of the Bible and Other Texts, A.D. 1696

Box 14

MS 75.  Simēon ǰułayec'i's Summa of Logic, 17th/18th Century

Box 14

MS 76. Mxit'ar Sebastac'i's Concise Book of Rhetoric, A.D. 1758

Box 15

MS 77. Readings from the Book of Daniel, 18th Century

Box 16

MS 78. Interpretation of Dreams and Treatise on Planets, A.D. 1769-80

Box 15

MS 79. Catholicos Aristakēs II's Encyclical Letter, A.D. 1475

Box 15

MS 80. Brief Canticles, 19th Century

Box 15

MS 81. Anthology of Popular Songs, A.D. 1906 or Earlier

Box 15

MS 82. Fragments of a Menologium, 17th Century

Box 15

MS 83.  Menologium (Fragments), A.D. 1882

Box 15

MS 84.  Collection of Poems, 1896-1927

Box 15

MS 85.  Menologium (Fragments), A.D. 1882

Box 15

MS 86.  Commentary on the Gospel of Matthew (Fragments), 19th Century

Box 15

MS 87. Readings from the Book of Daniel, 19th Century

Box 15

MS 88. Fragments from Gospels, 14th/15th Century

Box 16

MS 89. Menologium (Fragments), 17th Century

Box 16

MS 90. Encyclical Letter by Catholicos Abraham Kretac'i, A.D. 1736

Box 17

MS 91. The Story of the Seven Sages (in Armeno-Turkish), 18th Century

Note

[shelved in vault]