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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of 47 bound volumes chiefly of Babi texts in Arabic and Persian composed or copied between 1846 and 1923 in a numbered series of 45 octavo and two quarto bound books. This collection was purchased by Miller from Saʻid Khan Kurdistani (Dr. Saeed Khan). See the notes in William McElwee Miller papers, 1931-1979, C0385, Box 4. One volume is a blue line copy of an original text; another volume is a lithograph. Some volumes contain multiple texts.

Collection History

Custodial History:

Formerly owned by Saʻid Khan Kurdistani (Dr. Saeed Khan).

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

This collection is not open for research use; however digital copies are available in PDF format.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Unidentified text; William McElwee Miller Collection of Bābī Writings and Other Iranian Texts, C0723-1-47, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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