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A collection of Ethiopic manuscripts, various dates
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  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: A collection of Ethiopic manuscripts
    Date (inclusive): various dates
    Collection number: 937
    Extent: 13 boxes.
    Abstract: Collection contains 64 Ethiopian manuscripts.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Language of the Material: Materials are in Ethiopic (Ge'ez), Agaw, and Amharic.
    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 UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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.

    Processing Note

    Processed by Kesis Melaku Terefe, October 2008.

    Ge'ez descriptions available

    To obtain a copy of this finding aid which contains Ethiopic language (Ge'ez) descriptions of the material, please contact UCLA Library Special Collections. A computer with the Ge'ez font installed is necessary to view the Ge'ez descriptions.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], A collection of Ethiopic manuscripts (Collection 937). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Scope and Content

    Collection contains 64 Ethiopian manuscripts. Of these, 14 are magical prayers, 10 of which are in scrolls. Most of the manuscripts are service books of Ethiopian Orthodox Church. There is one manuscript which is the prayer book of Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jewish community); it is one of very few Jewish manuscripts written in Ethiopic (Ge'ez) and Agaw. Most of the manuscripts are written in the Ethiopic (Ge'ez) language but there are some manuscripts in Amharic.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Ethiopic manuscripts.