Resources on Arabic Manuscripts

At UNC and Duke libraries

 

Comprehensive Reference Works on Arabic Manuscripts

Brockelmann, Carl. Geschichte der arabischen litteratur. 2 vols. plus 3 suppl. vols., Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1943-.   UNC Davis: PJ7510 .B7 1943

Kâtip Çelebi. Lexicon bibliographicum et encyclopaedicum ... ad codicum Vindobonensium Parisiensium et Berolinensis fidem primum edidit Latine vertit et commentario indicibusque instruxit Gustavus Fluegel. .... Arabic text with Latin trans. by Gustav Lebrecht Fluegel. 7 vols., Leipzig: Published for the Oriental Translation Fund of Great Britain and Ireland, 1835-1858. Duke Perkins --- Quarto z892.7 K19L.

Sezgin, Fuat. Geschichte des arabischen Schrifttums. 12 vol.s, Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1967-. UNC Davis: Z7052 .S44. Duke Perkins Library | International & Area Studies Reading Room | z492.7 S522G.  Volumes organized by subject, covering Arabic literature up to about 950 CE.

 

Arabic Manuscript Catalogs in UNC Libraries

Abu Raihon Berunii nomidagi Sharqshunoslik instituti. Kratkii katalog sufiiskikh proizvedenii XVIII- XX vv. iz sobraniia Instituta vostokovedeniia Akademii nauk Respubliki Uzbekistan im. al-Biruni / [sostaviteli S. Gulomov ... et al. ; redaktsionnaia kollegiia B. Babadzhanov, A. Kremer, IU. Paul']. Berlin : Das Arabische Buch, 2000. Davis Folio: BP189.2 .A28 2000. Handlist of Sufi manuscripts (18th-20th centuries) in the holdings of the Oriental Institute, Academy of Sciences, Republic of Uzbekistan (Biruni). 

Aro, Jussi. Die arabischen, persischen und türkischen Handschriften der Universitätsbibliothek zu Helsinki. Helsinki: [s.n.], 1958. Davis: PJ9 .S86 v. 23 no. 4

Atiya, Aziz Suryal, 1898- The Arabic manuscripts of Mount Sinai; a hand-list of the Arabic manuscripts and scrolls microfilmed at the library of the Monastery of St. Catherine, Mount Sinai. Foreword by Wendell Phillips. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press [1955]. Davis Reference: Z6621.S45 A8 

Biblioteca apostolica vaticana. Elenco dei manoscritti arabi islamici della Biblioteca vaticana: vaticani, barberiniani, borgiani, rossiani. Città del Vaticano: Biblioteca apostolica vaticana, 1935. Davis: AS222 .V3 t. 67

Biblioteca apostolica vaticana. Secondo elenco dei manoscritti arabi islamici della Biblioteca vaticana / [di] Giorgio Levi della Vida. Città del Vaticano: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, 1965. Davis: AS222 .V3 t. 242

Bibliothèque nationale (France). Département des manuscrits. Catalogue des manuscrits arabes par m. le baron de Slane: Paris Imprimerie nationale 1883-1895. Davis:  Storage (F)--Use Request Form: 016.091 P232c

British Library. Oriental and India Office Collections. A classified handlist of Arabic manuscripts acquired since 1912 / edited by R. Vassie. London: British Library, 1995-. Davis Reference: Z6621.B86 A6 1995

Choix de livres qui se trouvaient dans les bibliothèques d'Alep (au XIIIe siècle) [Le Caire, 1946] Davis: DT43 .I625 t. 49

Danishgah-i Tihran. Kitabkhanah-'i Markazi va Markaz-i Asnad. Fihrist-i Kitabkhanah-'i ihda'i-i Aqa-yi Sayyid Muhammad Mishkat bih Kitabkhanah-'i Danishgah-i Tihran. [Tehran]: Chapkhanah-i Danishgah, 1330- [1951 or 1952-. Davis: Z6621 .T3

Dietrich, Albert, 1912- Medicinalia Arabica. Studien über arabische medizinische Handschriften in türkischen und syrischen Bibliotheken. Göttingen, Vandenhoeck u. Ruprecht, 1966. Davis: AS182 .G812 Folge 3 Nr. 66

Escorial. Real Biblioteca. Bibliotheca arabico-hispaña escurialensis; sive, librorum omnium mss. quos arabicè ab auctoribus magnam partem arabo-hispanis compositos bibliotheca coenobii escurialensis complectitur, recensio et explanatio, operâ & studio Michaelis Casiri ... Matriti, Antonius Perez de Soto, 1760-70. Wilson RBC Folio: Z6621.E75 A6

Farmer, Henry George, 1882- The Arabic musical manuscripts in the Bodleian library; a descriptive catalogue with illustrations of musical instruments. By Henry George Farmer. London, W. Reeves, 1925. Davis: Storage--Use Request Form: 016.78 F23a

Farmer, Henry George, 1882- The sources of Arabian music: an annotated bibliography of Arabic manuscripts which deal with the theory, practice, and history of Arabian music. By Henry George Farmer. With five plates. Bearsden, Scotland, Issued privately by the author, 1940. Davis: Storage--Use Request Form: 016.78 F23s

Garrett, Robert, b. 1875. Descriptive catalog of the Garrett collection of Arabic manuscripts in the Princeton University library, by Philip K. Hitti, Nabih Amin Faris [and] Butrus `Abd-al-Malik. Princeton, Princeton University Press; London, H. Milford, Oxford University Press, 1938. Davis: PJ25 .P7 vol. 5

Graf, Georg. Catalogue de manuscrits arabes chrétiens conservés au Caire / par Georg Graf ... Città del Vaticano: Biblioteca apostolica vaticana, 1934. Davis: AS222 .V3 t. 63

Great Britain. India Office. Library. A catalogue of the Arabic manuscripts in the Library of the India Office, by Otto Loth [et al] London, 1877-1940. Davis Reference: Z6621.G78 A7

Great Britain. India Office. Library. Catalogue of two collections of Persian and Arabic manuscripts preserved in the India office library; by E. Denison Ross, and Edward G. Browne. London, Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1902. Davis: Z6621.G78 P41

Krek, Miroslav. A catalogue of Arabic manuscripts in the Oriental Institute of Chicago. New Haven, American Oriental Society, 1961. Davis: Z6605.A6 K7

Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden. Bibliotheek. Catalogus codicum arabicorum bibliothecae academiae Lugduno-Batavae / auctoribus M. J. De Goeje et M. Th. Houtsma. Lugdun: Batavorum: Brill, 1888-1907. Davis Reference: Z6621 .L66

Tashkandy, Abbas Saleh. A descriptive catalogue of the historical collection of the scientific manuscripts at the library of `Arif Hikmat in Medina, Saudi Arabia [microfilm]. 1974. Davis: Storage(MFM)--Use Request Form Microfilm: 45-444

Uppsala universitetsbibliotek. Die arabischen, persischen und türkischen Handschriften der Universitätsbibliothek zu Uppsala, verzeichnet und beschrieben von K. V. Zetterstéen. Uppsala [Almgvist & Wiksells] 1930- Davis: Z6621 .U690

Vajda, Georges. Index général des manuscrits arabes musulmans de la Bibliothèque nationale de Paris. Paris: Éditions du Centre national de la recherche scientifique, 1953. Davis Reference: Z6621.P22 A7

Wellcome Historical Medical Library. A catalogue of Arabic manuscripts on medicine and science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library, by A.Z. Iskandar. London, Wellcome Historical Medical Library, 1967. Davis: Z6621.L8466 A7

Yale University. Library. Arabic manuscripts in the Yale University Library, compiled by Leon Nemoy. New Haven, 1956. Davis: Q11 .C9 v. 40 p. [1]-273

 

 

 Arabic Manuscript Catalogs in Duke Libraries

Arberry, A. J. (Arthur John), 1905-1969. The Chester Beatty Library. A handlist of the Arabic manuscripts. Dublin, E. Walker (Ireland), 1955-. Perkins Library | Stacks (III) | q091 B369C

Atiya, Aziz Suryal, 1898- The Arabic manuscripts of Mount Sinai; a hand-list of the Arabic manuscripts and scrolls microfilmed at the library of the Monastery of St. Catherine, Mount Sinai. Foreword by Wendell Phillips. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press [1955]. Divinity School Library | Stacks Quarto | z091 A872A

Bauwens, Jan. Maktub bilyad. Manuscrits arabes a la Bibliothque Albert Ier (Exposition. Bibliotheque Albert Ier, Bruxelles, 21 december 1968 au 26 janvier 1969). Bruxelles, [Bibliotheque royale de Belgique], (1968). Perkins Library | Stacks | z091 B352M

Biblioteca apostolica vaticana. Elenco dei manoscritti arabi islamici della Biblioteca vaticana: vaticani, barberiniani, borgiani, rossiani. Citta del Vaticano, Biblioteca apostolica vaticana, 1935. Divinity School Library | Stacks | 270.08 V345S, v. 67, 242

Bibliotheque nationale (France). Departement des manuscrits. Catalogue des manuscrits arabes par m. le baron de Slane ... Paris Imprimerie nationale 1883-1895. Library Service Center | z091 P232CT LSC

Bonelli, Luigi. Catalogo dei codici arabi, persiani e turchi della Biblioteca casanatense. Firenze: Stabilamento Tipografico Fiorentino, 1892. Perkins Library | Stacks | z091 R762CT

British Library. Oriental and India Office Collections. A classified handlist of Arabic manuscripts acquired since 1912. Edited by R. Vassie. London: British Library, 1995-. Library Service Center | 016.091 B862, C614, 1995 LSC

British Museum. Dept. of Oriental Printed Books and Manuscripts. Catalogus codicum manuscriptorum orientalium qui in Museo britannico asservantur. Londini, impensis Curatorum Musei britannici, 1838-52. Perkins Library | Stacks Oversize | z091 B862CO

Cambridge University Library. A hand-list of the Muammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the library of the University of Cambridge, by Edward G. Browne. Cambridge, University Press, 1900. Divinity School Library | Reference | z091 C178H

Cortese, Delia. Arabic Ismaili manuscripts: the Zahid Ali Collection in the library of the Institute of Ismaili Studies. London; New York: I.B. Tauris in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2003. Perkins Library | Stacks | Z6621.I634 Z34 2003

Cortese, Delia. Ismaili and other Arabic manuscripts: a descriptive catalogue of manuscripts in the Library of the Institute of Ismaili Studies. London; New York: I.B. Tauris, in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies; New York: distributed in the U.S. and Canada by St. Martin's Press, 2000. Perkins Library | Stacks | 011.31 C828, I83, 2000

Farmer, Henry George, 1882- The sources of Arabian music: an annotated bibliography of Arabic manuscripts which deal with the theory, practice, and history of Arabian music. With five plates. Bearsden, Scotland, Issued privately by the author, 1940. Music Library | Reference | 016.7817 F233S

Fondazione Caetani. I manoscritti arabi di recente accessione della Fondazione Caetani, Catalogo di Renato Traini. Roma, Accademia dei Lincei, 1967. Perkins Library | Stacks | 065.6 R763I, no. 6

Graf, Georg. Catalogue de manuscrits arabes chretiens conserves au Caire. Citta del Vaticano, Biblioteca apostolica vaticana, 1934. Divinity School Library | Stacks | 270.08 V345S, v. 63

Great Britain. India Office. Library. A catalogue of the Arabic manuscripts in the Library of the India Office, by Otto Loth [et al] London, 1877-1940. Perkins Library | Stacks | z091 G786C

Gujarata Vidyasabha. Descriptive catalogue of Arabic and Persian manuscripts: Gujarat Vidya Sabha Collection. Compiled and edited by Chhotubhai Ranchhodji Naik. Ahmedabad, Vidya Sabha [1964]. Perkins Library | Stacks | z091 G969DE

Kaiserliche Universitats- und Landesbibliothek in Strassburg. Katalog der hebraischen, arabischen, persischen und turkischen handschriften der Kaiserlichen universitats-und landesbibliothek zu Strassburg, bearb. von dr. S. Landauer ... Strassburg, K.J. Trubner, 1881. Divinity School Library | Stacks Quarto | 378.43 S897L

Krek, Miroslav. A catalogue of Arabic manuscripts in the Oriental Institute of Chicago. New Haven, American Oriental Society, 1961. Library Service Center | z091 K92C LSC

Kunnah, Abbas Abd Allah. Fihris al-makhtutat al-musawwarah: al-hadith wa-`ulumuh. al-Qahirah: al-Munaamah al-Arabiyah lil-Tarbiyah wa-al-Thaqafah wa-al-Ulum, Mahad al-Makhuat al-Arabiyah, [1997-] Catalog of microfilmed MSS on hadith. Divinity School Library | Stacks | 016.297124 K96, F477, 1997

Mulla Firuz Library. Catalogue raisonne of the Arabic, Hindostani, Persian, and Turkish mss. in the Mulla Firuz Library. Compiled by Edward Rehatsek. [Bombay] Managing committee of the Mulla Firuz library, 1873. Library Service Center | 091.0954 M958, C357, 1873 LSC

O'Connor, V. C. Scott. An eastern library: an introduction to the Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Public Library. Patna: The Library, 1977. Perkins Library | Stacks | 027.45412 O18, E13, 1977

Ozen, Mine Esiner. Dr. Emel Esin Kutuphanesi katalogu: yazma eserler. Istanbul TEK-ESIN Turk Kulturunu Arastirma ve Gelistirme Vakfi, 1995. Library Service Center | 011.31 E75, O99, 1995 LSC

Princeton University. Descriptive catalog of the Garrett collection of Arabic manuscripts in the Princeton Universty library, by Philip K. Hitti, Nabih Amin Faris [and] Burus Abd-al-Malik. Princeton, Princeton University Press; London, H. Milford, Oxford University Press, 1938. Perkins Library | Stacks | 016.091 G239H

Rampur Raza Laibreri. Catalogue of the Arabic manuscripts in Raza Library, Rampur. Prepared by Imtiyaz Ali Arsi, librarian. Rampur, U. P., Raza Library Trust, 1963-1977. Perkins Library | Stacks | z091 R278C

Saint Catherine (Monastery: Mount Sinai). Catalogue of the Arabic mss. in the Convent of S. Catharine on Mount Sinai; comp. by Margaret Dunlop Gibson. London, C.J. Clay and sons, 1894. Divinity School Library | Stacks | z091 S615C

Shiloah, Amnon. The theory of music in Arabic writings (c. 900-1900): descriptive catalogue of manuscripts in libraries of Egypt, Israel, Morocco, Russia, Tunisia, Uzbekistan, and supplement to B X. Munchen: G. Henle Verlag, c2003. Music Library | Reference | 781.97 I61, B10, v. 1

Sotheby's (Firm). Islamic and Indian art, Oriental manuscripts and miniatures: London, Thursday 10th and Friday 11th October 1991. London: Sotheby's, [1991]. Library Service Center | 700.954 S717, I82, 1991 LSC

Univerzitna kniznica v Bratislave. Arabische, turkische und persische Handschriften der Universitatsbibliothek in Bratislava. Unter der Redaktion Jozef Blaskovics bearbeiteten: die arabischen Handschriften, Karel Petracek; die turkischen Handschriften, Jozef Blaskovic; die persischen Handschriften, Rudolf Vesely. [Hrsg. von der Universitatsbibliothek Bratislava. Bratislava, Verlag der Slowakischen Akademie der Wissenschaften] 1961 [i.e. 1962]. Perkins Library | Stacks | z091 B824A

Uppsala universitetsbibliotek. Die arabischen, persischen und turkischen Handschriften der Universitatsbibliothek zu Uppsala, verzeichnet und beschrieben von K. V. Zettersteen. Uppsala [Almgvist & Wiksells] 1930-. Library Service Center | z091 U68A LSC

Vajda, Georges. Index general des manuscrits arabes musulmans de la Bibliotheque nationale de Paris. Paris: Editions du Centre national de la recherche scientifique, 1953. Divinity School Library | Reference | z091 V133I

Zanetti, Ugo. Les manuscrits de Dair Abu Maqar: inventaire. Geneve: P. Cramer, 1986. Divinity School Library | Stacks Quarto | 015.3203 Z28 M294 1986