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Finding Aid for the Minasian Collection of Near Eastern Manuscripts, ca. 1100-1899
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Minasian Collection of Near Eastern Manuscripts,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1100-1899
    Collection number: 1147
    Extent: 202 boxes (101 linear ft.) 3 oversize boxes
    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 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

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Caro O. Minasian, purchase, 1968.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Minasian Collection of Near Eastern Manuscripts (Collection 1147). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233426 

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and Urdu manuscripts relating to Persian and Arabic lexicography, Persian literature, history, Shiite theology and jurisprudence, practical arts, and philosophy and logic, and includes letter books, financial records, postcards, photographs, diaries, notes, and ephemera.
    Materials in this collection are primarily in Arabic, with some in Persian, Turkish, and Urdu.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Related Material

    Collection of Persian Calligraphic Samples (Collection 1123). Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.