Guide to the Arabic manuscripts, [18--]-1909

Processed by Patricia J. Palmer; machine-readable finding aid created by Steven Mandeville-Gamble
Department of Special Collections
Green Library
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
Phone: (650) 725-1022
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
© 1998
The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Arabic manuscripts, [18--]-1909

Collection number: M0169

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Patricia J. Palmer
Date Completed:
1967 Sept. ; 1973 Nov.
Encoded by:
Steven Mandeville-Gamble
© 1998 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Arabic manuscripts,
Date (inclusive): [18--]-1909
Collection number: Special Collections M0169
Creator:
Extent: 0.25 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Gift of Herber Hoover through Hoover Library, n.d.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Arabic manuscripts, M0169, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Scope and Content

Contains an incomplete copy of the Koran and fragments of various manuscript books, one with comments in Persian. Includes an Arabic grammar, an Arabic prayer amulet, a fragment of a Sufic prayer, and an Arabic book containing stories praising the Prophet Mohammed.

Language note

In Arabic, Persian, and an unidentified language or dialect.

Access Terms

Koran and philosophy
Prayer--Islam
Sufism--Prayer-books and devotions


Container List

Folder 1

Koran, ca. 19th Century

Physical Description: Copy, incomplete
Folder 2

Arabic book : stories and praises of Mohammed, n.d.

Physical Description: Incomplete, hand-illustrated
Folder 3

Arabic Grammar, comments in Arabic and Persian, n.d.

Folder 4

Arabic prayer [amulet?], n.d.

Physical Description: Verso contains writing in Arabic and unidentified language.
Folder 5

Arabic Sufic prayer, n.d.

Physical Description: fragment.
Folder 6

Arabic addresses, n.d.

Physical Description: fragment of collection.
Folder 7

Arabic prayer, n.d.

Physical Description: fragment.
Folder 8

Arabic fragments including prayers, n.d.

Folder 9

Fragments in Arabic and unidentified language, n.d.

Folder 10

Unidentified fragments, n.d.

Folder 11

Unidentified Arabic book, portions of, n.d.

Physical Description: 54 pages
Donated by Stanford Museum, 1970 Nov. 16.
Folder 12

Unidentified Arabic text, portions of, n.d.

Physical Description: 14 pages
Donated by Stanford Museum, 1970 Nov. 16.
Folder 13

Selection from Al-Moattam, autographed on the margins, 1909

Physical Description: 4 pages
Donated by Stanford Museum, 1970 Nov. 16.