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  • Catalog Record

    Kitāb al-jadwal fī al-ḥisāb al-sinīn al-ʻArabīyah wa-al-Rūmīyah / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is a treatise on using the solar and lunar systems to calculate the months. It includes tables showing the correspondence of the Arabic and Christian years with a preface and it explains the positions and movement of the sun and the moon, and the discrepancies of the dates. Poem on fol. 14b and 15a.

    • Contributor: Thābitī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻAbd Al Laṭīf.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 18??
  • Horsford-Tryon families papers, 1800-2000

    Mainly correspondence among family members primarily in central New York. Includes letters written by the chemist and women's education advocate, Eben Horsford, and by Maria Charity Horsford to her adult children from Washington, D.C., 1850-1853, during her husband Jerediah Horsford's service in the U. S. House of Representatives.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1800
  • Catalog Record

    Om he āryajanaho! Gorakshaṇa karo, yā peṭakā rakshaṇa karo, kyoṅki (Gāvaḥ pratiṣṭhā bhūtānām). Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Call for protection of Cows.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1890
  • Kenneth Bancroft Clark papers, 1897-2003

    Author, psychologist, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, subject and project files, speeches and writings, transcripts of interviews and testimony, book drafts, minutes, reports, and administrative, academic, and financial records relating to Kenneth Bancroft Clark's career as a psychologist and professor at the City College, City University of New York, his contributions to the African-American civil rights movement and equal educational opportunities, and his various consulting ...

    • Contributor: Clark, Kenneth Bancroft
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1897
  • Rudulph Evans papers, 1862-2001

    Sculptor. Correspondence, photographs, drawings, financial and legal records, awards and citations, printed matter, writings, and miscellaneous items relating to the creation of Evans's sculptures, in particular the commission and execution of the statue for the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Evans, Rudulph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1862
  • Catalog Record

    Hādhihi Ḥāshīyat al-Shaykh al-Imām al-ʻĀlim al-ʻAllāmah Aḥmad al-Shāfiʻī al-Janājī al-Mālikī ʻalá Sharḥ Shaykh al-Islām Zakarīyā al-Anṣārī ʻalá al-Muqniʻ li-ibn al-Hāʼim fī ʻilm al-jabr wa-al-muqābalah ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a commentary on Zakarīyā al-Anṣārī's commentary on the mathematical assumptions addressed by Ibn al-Hāʼim in al-Muqniʻ on the algebraic equality and inequality of functions.

    • Contributor: Janājī, Aḥmad Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1888
  • Catalog Record

    al-Lumʻah al-Māridīnīyah Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a short treatise on arithmetic and a commentary on the versified treatise of arithmetic entitled al-Yāsamīnīyah by ʻAbd Allāh ibn Ḥajjāj Ibn al-Yāsamīn.

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al Māridīnī, Badr Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1800
  • Catalog Record

    Pangkat-pangkat caritanipun serat babad ing Tanah Jawi sedhaya : awit Gusti Nabi Adam dumugi sapunika / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Javanese illuminated manuscript on the history of Java and the spread of Islam by saints and rulers.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1862
  • Catalog Record

    Slave-code for the District of Columbia. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ms. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

    • Contributor: District of Columbia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1860

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    Emile Berliner collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Textual materials in the collection include family and business correspondence, Emile Berliner's drawings and notes relating to experiments and other matters, printed and typed Berliner speeches, patents, printed reports and bound volumes concerning patent litigation and related topics, and scrapbooks. The photographs are both studio portraits and informal snapshots of Berliner, his family, his associates, and his inventions. Artifacts include telephone, gramophone, and lab ...

    • Contributor: Berliner, Emile
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1871
  • Catalog Record

    Hādhā Sharḥ mukhtaṣar al-Tuffāḥah fī ʻilm al-misāḥah ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a commentary on al-Tuffāḥah fī ʻilm al-misāḥah by al-Ashʻarī.

    • Contributor: Dimashqī, ʻAbd Al Laṭīf Ibn Aḥmad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1887
  • Risalah fi al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, untrimmed, in moderate condition; brown stains on bottom of many leaves. Black ink on title page; black and red ink in text. Catchwords on rectos. Marginal notes. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-783. Naskhī script; 19 lines in written ...

    • Contributor: Budayrī, Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1831

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  • Letter from John S. Smith to Juliana Smith Reynolds, November 25, 1862

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Smith, John S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1862-11-25

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    [Śrīmadbhāgavatamahāpurāṇaṃ]. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Wrapped in cloth; encased in box (11 x 40 x 18 cm). In Sanskrit. digital files not viewed; td12 2013-7-16

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1884
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    Wasīlat al-mubtadiʼīn li-ʻilm ghurrat al-shuhūr wa-al-sinīn. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The first four pages are Aḥmad ibn Qāsim al-Miṣrī's poem, Wasīlat al-mubtadiʼīn, a poem on astronomy and astrology. It covers the sun, the moon, the planets, the constellations, the signs of the Zodiac and the astrological characteristics of each day of the week. On fol. 3a, the author says that he completed this poem on 18 Rabīʻ al-awwal 1298 (17 February 1881). The author's ...

    • Contributor: Miṣrī, Aḥmad Ibn Qāsim
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1883
  • Hayes, Hollister, and Kelman families papers, 1826-2012

    Correspondence, diaries, memoirs, lectures and sermons, genealogical material, and printed matter pertaining chiefly to members of the Hayes family and their careers as Presbyterian missionaries in China. Includes papers of Margaret Hayes Hollister; her parents, John David Hayes and Barbara Monteath Kelman Hayes; her paternal grandparents, W. M. Hayes and Margaret Young Hayes; her maternal grandfather, John Kelman; and her paternal great-grandfather, David Hayes.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1826
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    Wa-hādhihi abwāb tushtamilu ʻalá ṣanʻat al-nafṭ wa-ʻamalih. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript is a large portion of a work on the manufacture of petroleum, oils, and gums. On the title page, a piece of paper has been glued over the top three-quarters of the page so that only the rubricated title and 3 lines of writing at the bottom are visible. There follow two pages of tables on different kinds of petroleums, oils, and gums. ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 18??
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    Kitāb al-malāḥah fī ʻilm al-filāḥah / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    According to Ismāʻīl Bāshā Bābānī's Kitāb īḍāḥ al-maknūn fī al-dhayl ʻalá Kashf al-ẓunūn, this text is a summary of Jāmiʻ fawāʼid al-malāḥah, by Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad Raḍī al-Ghazzī; it consists of 10 chapters and an epilogue.

    • Contributor: Nābulusī, ʻAbd Al Ghanī Ibn IsmāʻĪl
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1854
  • Frank Kameny papers, 1843-2006

    Gay rights activist. Correspondence, case files, legal records, organization records, subject files, printed matter, and other papers relating to Kameny's work in the gay rights movement.

    • Contributor: Kameny, Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1843
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    Hādhihi Ḥāshīyat al-ʻĀlim al-ʻAllāmah al-Ustādh al-Ḥifnī al-musammāh bi-Farāʼid ʻawāʼid jabrīyah ʻalá sharḥ al-Sibṭ lil-Yāsamīnīyah ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    A commentary on the commentary of Sibṭ al-Māridīnī on al-Urjūzah, a poem on algebra, by Ibn al-Yāsamīn.

    • Contributor: Ḥifnī, Muḥammad Ibn Sālim
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1888
  • Catalog Record

    al-ʻIqd al-thamīn fī-mā yataʻallaqu bi-al-mawāzīn / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri, 1945. The colophon (fol. 42b) says that this manuscript was copied from a manuscript written in 1194 H [1780], which itself was copied from a manuscript written by the author himself. Paper: Cream, with watermarks, in good condition. Title page in black ink; rest of text in black with some red ink; marginal notes and calculations in various ...

    • Contributor: Jabartī, Ḥasan Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1854
  • James Forman papers, 1848-2005

    Author, journalist, and civil rights activist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, family papers, appointment books and calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Forman's activities as executive secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and president of the Unemployment and Poverty Action Committee.

    • Contributor: Forman, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1848
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    [Qurʼān] Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. In Arabic. Title supplied by cataloger. Gift of Charles C. McVicker. Paper: smooth yellowed cream with no visible watermarks; the first two pages and colophon are elaborately illuminated in green, blue and red on gold background; borders are gold, blue and red; titles of individual sūrahs in gold; verses separed by ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 18??
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    Raqāyiq al-ḥaqāyiq fī ḥisāb al-daraj wa-al-daqāyiq. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    As the introduction (fol. 1b) notes, this text summarizes and simplifies Kashf al-ḥaqāʼiq fī ḥisāb al-daraj wa-al-daqāʼiq by Aḥmad ibn Rajab Ibn al-Majdī, 1366-1447, which calculates the movement of celestial bodies.

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al Māridīnī, Badr Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1825
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    [Almanac for Hindu year 1871-1872]. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Title devised by cataloger. In Sanskrit. digital files not viewed; td12 2013-7-16

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1871