Minasyan's manuscripts collection, AM 13658.

Manuscript, Book
  • Arabic
  • Persian
[9th-18th century]
23 leaves : paper, vellum.


Restrictions note
The collection is in overall good condition.
Summary note
Collection of a random Arabic and Persian leaves with qur'anic verses, poetry and samples of calligraphy.
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title provided by the cataloger.
  • There are 19 numbered individual folders stored in a single box under "Islamic Manuscripts, Third Series no. 885". Each manuscript has its own number assigned by a previous curator.
  • "Some of the manuscripts of this group were not found with the other pieces when they were boxed in December, 1954. The group as it now stands had been together since at least 1949. The missing pieces have presumably been placed in with other mss. They will be pulled out and put with AM 13658 as found. A.C. 1-3-55" -note by a former curator on a paper card inside the box.
  • Another part of the Minasyan's collection is known to be preserved at Brown University Library: https://library.brown.edu/quran/about.html
Binding note
Separate unbound single and double leaves.
Language note
In Arabic and Persian.
Previously owned by Krikor Minassian (1874-1944).
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