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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

    • Date: 1871
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    Bhāgavatapurāṇa. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Palm-leaf manuscript from Orissa; illustrations on every page; wooden covers highlighted in red with single threaded hole in middle; encased in box (10 x 49 x 29 cm). In Sanskrit (in Oriya script). digital files not viewed; td12 2013-7-16

    • Date: 17??
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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

    • Date: 1884
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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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    Athapustakapūjaprārambhaḥ. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    On book worship in Hinduism.

    • Date: 18??
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    [Baidha saphu]. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Collections of stotra used in getting rid of planetory influences.

    • Date: 1732
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    [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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    Kitāb Dalāʼil al-khayrāt. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    A collection of prayers for the Prophet, with a description of his tomb and his names.

    • Contributor: Jazūlī, Muḥammad Ibn Sulaymān - Mawlawī, Muḥammad Ibn Ibrāhīm - Batchelder, John Davis - John Davis Batchelder Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1772
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    [Unnamed Sufi treatise] Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Untitled Sufi text on meditation containing both poetry and prose.

    • Date: 1520
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    Durrat al-tāj. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Shiite prayer book; consists of prayers to be said on the visitation of Caliph ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib's tomb.

    • Contributor: Ibn Rustam Khān Ṣafī Qul
    • Date: 1500
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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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    Munājāt. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Munājāt (Supplication) of ʻAli ibn Abī Ṭālib.

    • Contributor: ʻalī Ibn Abī Ṭālib
    • Date: 17??
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    ʼPhags pa bskal pa bzaṅ po pa źes bya ba theg pa chen poʼi mdo. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. 17th century manuscript; written on both sides of leaves of composite Tibetan paper completely died blue and subsequently over-painted black and varnished on a central panel, written in gold ink in 7 lines per page with the opening pages containing respectively 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 lines of script in ...

    • Date: 16??
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    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.
    • Date: 18??
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    Kitāb-i Tārīkh-i ʻĀlamʹāra. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    History of Shāh ʻAbbas of the Safavid dynasty and his predecessors.

    • Contributor: Iskandar Munsh
    • Date: 1812
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    Contains the history of the first 10 years of Shāhjahān's reign. In this ms. this work is followed by the second part of Muḥammad Ṣāliḥ Kambūh's ʻAmāl-i Ṣāliḥ, starting with the 11th year of Shāhjahān's reign. Cf, the similar composite manuscript ms. no. 566 in Bankipore, Bengal. Oriental Public Library. Catalogue of the Arabic and Persian manuscripts, v. 7 (Patna, 1921).

    • Contributor: Muḥammad Amīn Ibn Abī Al-Ḥusayn Qazvīn - Muḥammad Ṣāliḥ Kambūh - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (library of Congress)
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    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.

    • Date: 1862
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    Kharīdat al-ʻajāyib wa-tuḥfat al-gharāyib. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Popular but unscientific account of geography and natural history; sometimes attributed to Zayn al-Din ʻUmar ibn al-Muẓaffar Ibn al-Wardī, died 1349.

    • Contributor: Ibn Al-Wardī, Sirāj Al-Dīn Abū Ḥafṣ ʻumar - Ibn Al-Wardī, Zayn Al-Dīn ʻumar Ibn Al-Muẓaffar
    • Date: 15??
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    Hādhā kitāb ʻAjāʼib al-dunyā wa-mā fīhā Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The text is a section of ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt by Zakarīyā ibn Muḥammad Qazwīnī.

    • Contributor: Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā Ibn Muḥammad - Ibn Muḥammad, ʻal
    • Date: 1797
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    This is an original manuscript of Park's account of her work on the NAWSA Congressional Committee.

    • Contributor: Park, Maud Wood - Catt, Carrie Chapman - National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1920
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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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  • Collection

    The Serge Koussevitzky archive

    The finding aid describes the collection of correspondence, personal and business papers, photographs, and other materials which document some of the most significant aspects of twentieth-century music. Through his work as a conductor and publisher, and his efforts to commission new musical works, Koussevitzky maintained deep ties with many of the finest composers and musicians of the day. These figures are represented in their ...

    • Contributor: Music Division, Library of Congress - Koussevitzky, Serge - Koussevitzky, Olga
    • Date: 2005
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    [Thesaurus pauperum, in Italian ; Nicolaus, Experimenta in Italian ; On the medicinal value of precious stones ; Medicina che fa partuire la femina ...; Medical treatise ... in Italian ... part ...

    Manuscript. In Italian and Latin. Title from de Ricci. Thin yellowish parchment, 2 columns, written in brown ink in several hands; 37 lines; foliation is later, in brown ink, with 43 appearing twice. Once part of a larger volume: beginning leaf 1 another foliation appears, starting with 285. At leaf 67 verso appear the names of Lodovigo Fioravante and Stephano Tinelli in a 15th ...

    • Contributor: John XXI - Albertus - Kunz, George Frederick - Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1300

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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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    Muntakhab-i Shāhʹnāmah-i Ḥakīm Abū al-Qāsim Firdawsī, ʻalayhi al-raḥmah va al-maghfirah. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Selections from the Shāhnāmah of Firdawsī.

    • Contributor: Firdaws
    • Date: 1618