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Finding Aid for the Qayani Collection of Arabic and Persian Manuscripts
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Qayani Collection of Arabic and Persian Manuscripts,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1307-1883
    Collection number: 1053
    Extent: 4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
    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 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: Advance notice required for access.

    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], Qayani Collection of Arabic and Persian Manuscripts (Collection 1053). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts in Arabic, Persian, and Turkish by or collected by the scholar, Sayyid Abu Talib bin Abi Turab al-Husayni al-Khurasani al-Qayeni (1818-1876).

    Organization and Arrangement

    • Manuscripts 1-4, 6-8, 11-13, 15 (Box 1).
    • Manuscripts 16-23, 28 (Box 2).
    • Manuscripts 29-39 (Box 3).
    • Manuscripts 41-47, 50, 51 (Box 4).
    Manuscripts 5, 9, 10, 14, 24-27, and 40 have been withdrawn.
    Manuscript 48 moved to Collection 1117, Persian Medical Manuscript no.47.
    Manuscript 49 moved to Collection 1117, Manuscript no.109.

    Indexing Terms

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