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Finding Aid for the Shaykhiyah collection of Arabic and Persian manuscripts, ca. 1683-1924
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Shaykhiyah collection of Arabic and Persian manuscripts
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1683-1924
    Collection number: 1655
    Extent: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
    Abstract: Collection consists of theological and philosophical manuscripts in Arabic and Persian, as well as some poetry and works on astronomy.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    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.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.
    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Shaykhiyah collection of Arabic and Persian manuscripts (Collection Number 1655). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of theological and philosophical manuscripts in Arabic and Persian, as well as some poetry and works on astronomy.
    Materials in this collection are in both Arabic and Persian.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Manuscripts 1-10 (Box 1)
    2. Manuscripts 11-29 (Box 2)
    3. Manuscripts 30-43 (Box 3)
    4. Manuscripts 44-50 (Box 4)
    5. Manuscripts 51-57 (Box 5)

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Islam --Doctrines.
    Islam and philosophy.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Manuscripts --Arab countries.