Finding Aid for the Minasian Collection of Near Eastern Manuscripts, ca. 1100-1899

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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Minasian Collection of Near Eastern Manuscripts, ca. 1100-1899

Collection number: 1147

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé, May 2004
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, June 2004
© 2004 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Minasian Collection of Near Eastern Manuscripts,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1100-1899
Collection number: 1147
Extent: 202 boxes (101 linear ft.) 3 oversize boxes
Repository: 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.
Language: English.

Administrative 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.

Preferred Citation

[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.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Manuscripts--Arab countries.

Related Material

Collection of Persian Calligraphic Samples (Collection 1123). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.

Container List

Box 1

1-3.

Box 2

4-8.

Box 3

9-24.

Box 4

25-28.

Box 5

29-35.

Box 6

36-42.

Box 7

43-48.

Box 8

49-50.

Box 9

51-53.

Box 10

54-56.

Box 11

57-61.

Note

(no.61 also on positive microfilm in box)
Box 12

62-66.

Box 13

67.

Box 14

68-72.

Box 15

73-79.

Box 16

80-83.

Box 17

84-94.

Box 18

95-103.

Box 19

104-117.

Box 20

118-122.

Box 21

123-128.

Box 22

129-136.

Box 23

137-147.

Box 24

148-149.

Box 25

150-158, 160-160a.

Box 26

161-168.

Box 27

169-174.

Box 28

175-178.

Box 29

179-188.

Box 30

189-197.

Box 31

198-208.

Box 32

209-222.

Box 33

223-225.

Box 34

226-229.

Box 35

230-234.

Box 36

235-238.

Box 37

239-241.

Box 38

242.

Box 39

243-244.

Box 40

245-249.

Box 41

250-254.

Box 42

255-263.

Box 43

264-277.

Box 44

278-284.

Box 45

285-302.

Box 46

303-314.

Box 47

315-321.

Box 48

322-334.

Box 49

335-346.

Box 50

347-354.

Box 51

347-354.

Box 52

358-366.

Box 53

367-375.

Box 54

376-383.

Box 55

384-407.

Box 56

408-419.

Box 57

420-422.

Box 58

423-431.

Box 59

432-445.

Box 60

446-448.

Box 61

449-452.

Box 62

453-455.

Box 63

456-464.

Box 64

465-467.

Box 65

468-477.

Box 66

478-487.

Box 67

488-490.

Box 68

491-492.

Box 69

493-495.

Box 70

496-499.

Box 71

500-508.

Box 72

509-521.

Box 73

522-531.

Box 74

532-534.

Box 75

535-549.

Box 76

550-562.

Box 77

563-577.

Box 78

578-580.

Box 79

581-597.

Box 80

598-613.

Box 81

614-633.

Box 82

634-641.

Box 83

642-650.

Box 84

651-655.

Box 85

656-665.

Box 86

666-674.

Box 87

675-679.

Box 88

680-688.

Box 89

689-693.

Box 90

694-701.

Box 91

702-704.

Box 92

705-711.

Box 93

712-720.

Box 94

721-725.

Box 95

726-731.

Box 96

732-735.

Box 97

736-747.

Box 98

748-750.

Box 99

751-759.

Box 100

760-765.

Box 101

766-775.

Box 102

776-783.

Box 103

784-787.

Box 104

788-796.

Box 105

797-799.

Box 106

800-803.

Box 107

804-808.

Box 108

809-822.

Box 109

823-826.

Box 110

827-835.

Box 111

836-847.

Box 112

848-860.

Box 113

861-872.

Box 114

873-877.

Box 115

878-890.

Box 116

891-904.

Box 117

905-921.

Box 118

922-924.

Box 119

925-936.

Box 120

937-950.

Box 121

951-960.

Box 122

967-977.

Box 123

978-986.

Box 124

987-1000.

Box 125

1001-1011.

Box 126

1012-1025.

Box 127

1026-1032.

Box 128

1033-1035.

Box 129

1036-1039.

Box 130

1040-1049.

Box 131

1050-1061.

Box 132

1062-1065.

Box 133

1066-1068.

Box 134

1069-1079.

Box 135

1080-1097.

Box 136

1098-1100.

Box 137

1101-1110.

Box 138

1111-1123.

Box 139

1124-1132.

Box 140

1133-1138.

Box 141

1139-1144.

Box 142

1145-1154.

Box 143

1155-1157.

Box 144

1158-1170.

Box 145

1171-1185.

Box 146

1186-1196.

Box 147

1197-1200.

Box 148

1201-1208.

Box 149

1209-1220.

Box 150

1221-1238.

Box 151

1239-1243.

Box 152

1244-1249.

Box 153

1250-1258.

Box 154

1259-1276.

Box 155

1277-1285.

Box 156

1286-1301.

Box 157

1302-1316.

Box 158

1317-1319.

Box 159

1320-1330.

Box 160

1331-1344.

Box 161

1345-1351.

Box 162

1352-1368.

Box 163

1369-1372.

Box 164

1373-1384.

Box 165

1385-1391.

Box 166

1392-1398.

Box 167

1399-1406.

Box 168

1407-1419.

Box 169

1420-1439.

Box 170

1440-1454.

Box 171

1455-1475.

Box 172

1476-1496.

Box 173

1497-1504.

Box 174

1505-1506.

Boxes 175, 198

Pictures.

Box 176

Pictures and postcards.

Boxes 177, 183-184, 189-190, 192-193

Ephemera.

Boxes 178-180, 194

Letter books.

Boxes 181-182, 186

Personal papers.

Boxes 185, 197, 202

Miscellaneous.

Boxes 187-188

Manuscripts - uncataloged.

Box 191

Papers.

Box 195

Papers, trade receipts, letters, etc.

Box 196

Diaries, notes, etc. [Christian missions in Persia].

Box 198

Pictures.

Box 199

Notes, fragments, archive materials, etc.

Box 200

Papers - Hebrew.

Box 201

Persian trade documents.

Box 203

Ledger, Persian. 1857-1889.

Box 204

Historic photographs - Armenian families, foreign missions and banks in Isfahan.

Box 205

Photographs.