Finding Aid for the Minasian Collection of Armenian Material, ca. 1800-1968

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Minasian Collection of Armenian Material, ca. 1800-1968

Collection number: 1632

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, February 2004
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Minasian Collection of Armenian Material,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1800-1968
Collection number: 1632
Extent: 22 boxes (11 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. 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

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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Minasian Collection of Armenian Material (Collection 1632). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of some 95 manuscripts, including records of business correspondence, account books, local histories, folklore, dictionaries, commentaries, statistical information (particularly in Armenian communities in India), and archival papers, including correspondence, business papers, encyclicals, government edicts, photographs, and other materials concerned with the Iranian-Armenian and Indian-Armenian communities. The entire collection is in Armenian.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Armenians--Iran--Archival resources.
Armenians--India--Archival resources.
Armenians--Folklore.
Photographs.

Related Material

  • Minasian Collection of Armenian Manuscripts (Collection 1147). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.
  • Minasian Collection of Armenian Printed Books (Collection 1686). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.
  • Collection of Armenian Manuscripts (Collection 2089). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.

Container List

Box 1

Personal papers.

Boxes 2, 14

Ephemera.

Box 3

Indian, Persian, Armenian communities.

Boxes 4, 9, 12

Miscellaneous.

Box 5

Manuscripts.

Box 6

Press clippings re Azerbijan crisis. 1945-46.

Boxes 7, 10

Indian, Persian, Armenian communities.

Boxes 8, 11

Material in Persian of Armenian interest.

Box 13

Historic photographs of families and Isfahan.

Boxes 15, 16

Armenian archival materials.

Box 17

Ledgers, etc.

Boxes 18, 19

Photograph albums and loose photographs.

Box 20

Photographs and pictures.

Boxes 21-23

Papers.