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Preliminary Guide to the Islamic Manuscripts Collection
Mss 207  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Islamic Manuscripts Collection
    Dates: ca. A.D. 1122-latter 1800s
    Collection number: Mss 207
    Collection Size: 0.9 linear feet (3 oversize boxes).
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: The collection contains 39 items, single and double leaves from previously disbound Islamic texts, written in many parts of the Islamic world, including Afghanistan, China, Egypt, Gulf States [Qajar], India, North Africa [Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia], Pakistan, Persia [Iran], Syria, and Turkey, from the 12th to the 19th centuries A.D.
    Physical location: Vault.
    Languages: Arabic, Persian, Bihari

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Islamic Manuscripts Collection. Mss 207. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Multiple purchases, 2003-2004 and in hand.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains 39 items, single and double leaves from previously disbound Islamic texts, written in many parts of the Islamic world, including Afghanistan, China, Egypt, Gulf States [Qajar], India, North Africa [Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia], Pakistan, Persia [Iran], Syria, and Turkey, from the 12th to the 19th centuries A.D. There are five chronologically arranged series: History, Koran, Poetry, Prayers, and Miscellany.
    Special Collections also has bound copies of manuscript and printed Korans and other Islamic texts.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Manuscripts--Islamic countries.
    Koran--Manuscripts
    Persian poetry.