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Guide to the Arabic manuscripts, [18--]-1909
Special Collections M0169  
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Arabic manuscripts,
    Date (inclusive): [18--]-1909
    Collection number: Special Collections M0169
    Extent: 0.25 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions


    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.


    Gift of Herber Hoover through Hoover Library, n.d.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item] Arabic manuscripts, M0169, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Scope and Content

    Contains an incomplete copy of the Koran and fragments of various manuscript books, one with comments in Persian. Includes an Arabic grammar, an Arabic prayer amulet, a fragment of a Sufic prayer, and an Arabic book containing stories praising the Prophet Mohammed.

    Language note

    In Arabic, Persian, and an unidentified language or dialect.

    Access Terms

    Koran and philosophy
    Sufism--Prayer-books and devotions