Scope and Content
Title: Minasian Collection of Near Eastern Manuscripts,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1100-1899
Collection number: 1147
Extent: 202 boxes (101 linear ft.)
3 oversize boxes
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Department of 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, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
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.
Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Caro O. Minasian, purchase, 1968.
[Identification of item], Minasian Collection of Near Eastern Manuscripts (Collection 1147). Department of Special Collections,
Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and Urdu manuscripts relating to Persian and Arabic lexicography, Persian
literature, history, Shiite theology and jurisprudence, practical arts, and philosophy and logic, and includes letter books,
financial records, postcards, photographs, diaries, notes, and ephemera.
Materials in this collection are primarily in Arabic, with some in Persian, Turkish, and Urdu.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Collection of Persian Calligraphic Samples (Collection 1123). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.