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    Alfīyah fī al-ṭibb ismuhā Mughnīyat al-muʻānī ṣināʻat al-ṭibb / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a treatise on medicine, including drugs and their pharmaceutical properties, written in 1254 H [1838]. It consists of more than 1,000 verses. Includes table of contents (fol. 1b-2a). Second colophon, dated 10 Shawwāl 1291 H [20 November 1874] added by same scribe on fol. 43a.

    • Contributor: Shīwī, Ibrāhīm Ibn Aḥmad
    • Date: 1874
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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 ...

    • Date: 18??
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    Slave code for the District of Columbia, 1860.

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

    • Contributor: District of Columbia
    • Date: 1860

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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
    • Date: 1825
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    Hādhā kitāb al-Lumʻah al-Māridīnīyah fī sharḥ al-Yāsamīnīyah fī ʻilm al-jabr wa-al-muqābalah ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is 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
    • Date: 1874
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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
    • Date: 1871
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    Hādhā Sharḥ Shaykh al-Islām Zakarīyā al-Anṣārī li-manẓūmāt Ibn al-Hāʼim fī ʻilm al-jabr wa-al-muqābalah al-musammá bi-Fatḥ al-mubdiʻ fī sharḥ al-Muqniʻ ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. Transcribed by Ṭāḥā ibn Yūsuf and finished on 8 Shaʻbān, 1305 AH. [Egypt?] Paper: yellowed cream, in good condition but split from spine. Text of al-Muqniʻ in red, with exposition in black; text framed by double red line. Occasional diacritical marks; catchwords at bottom of ...

    • Contributor: Anṣārī, Zakarīyā Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1888
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    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.

    • Date: 1826
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    Emile Berliner collection, 1871-1965

    Unpublished and published textual materials, photographs, sound recordings, scrapbooks, artifacts, and a motion picture documenting the life and work of the German-born immigrant to America who invented the gramophone, the flat disc recording, the radio microphone, acoustic tile, and an early version of the helicopter. Included are unpublished and experimental gramophone records dating from the 1890s, some of them featuring the voices of Berliner ...

    • Contributor: Berliner, Emile
    • Date: 1871
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    Letter from John S. Smith to Juliana Smith Reynolds, November 25, 1862

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Smith, John S.
    • Date: 1862-11-25

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    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
    • Date: 1897
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    Hādhā Kitāb al-Ṭibb al-jadīd al-kīmīyāʼī / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is based on the medical and alchemical system of Paracelsus.

    • Contributor: Ḥalabī, Ṣāliḥ Naṣr Allāh Ibn Sallūm.
    • Date: 18??
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    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
    • Date: 1862
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    Letter from W.B. Sprague to Juliana Smith Reynolds, September 12, 1864

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Sprague, W.B.
    • Date: 1864-09-12

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    Hāz̲ā duʻā-yi ṣanamay-i Quraysh az Mawlānā Amīr al-Muʼminīn. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text of the Shīʻah prayer of ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib titled Duʻa-yi ṣanam-i Quraysh together with an interlinear Persian translation.

    • Contributor: ʻalī Ibn Abī Ṭālib
    • Date: 1808
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    Om he āryajanaho! Gorakshaṇa karo, yā peṭakā rakshaṇa karo, kyoṅki (Gāvaḥ pratiṣṭhā bhūtānām). Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Call for protection of Cows.

    • Date: 1890
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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
    • Date: 1883
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    al-Munḥarifāt. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic. Purchase ; Mahmud al-Mansuri ; 1945. Paper: yellowed cream, with torn edges, in moderate condition. Watermark on leaf 20. Black and red ink in text. Title written in later hand in pink ink. Catchwords only on leaves 1 and 7. Starting from the third leaf, each verso begins with the ...

    • Contributor: ʻazzārī, Khalīl Ibn Ibrāhīm
    • Date: 18??
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    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
    • Date: 1848
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    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
    • Date: 1831

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    al-Mulakhkhaṣ fī al-hayʼah. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Text is a compendium of astronomy which describes the methods of determining the positions of longitude; it consists of an introduction and two chapters.

    • Contributor: Jighmīnī, Maḥmūd Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1872
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    Nubdhah laṭīfah fī ʻilm al-kitābah wa-al-aḥbār. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Treatise on the types, manufacture, and use of pens, inks, and paper.

    • Contributor: Ṭanṭāwī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻīs
    • Date: 1852
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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
    • Date: 1854
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    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
    • Date: 1854