What is it about?
Historical outline of the dates the Islamic manuscripts came to the Library and details of the people who collected or donated them.
Why is it important?
There has been no detailed listing of this information previously and it adds useful background to the collection's history.
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This page is a summary of: Cambridge University Library Islamic Manuscript Collection. Origins and Content, Journal of Islamic Manuscripts, January 2016, Brill, DOI: 10.1163/1878464x-00702001.
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