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St. Louis, Saint Louis University, Pius XII Memorial Library, Special Collections,  VFL MS 037
Description: f. 1 - Once attached to modern yellow paper with a printed description framed in a decorative border with a heading in Arabic. - Formerly owned by Stanley S. Slotkin (1905-1997), Chairman of the Board of Abbey Rents; acquired by Pius XII Library in 2001.
Notes:-A leaf from the same manuscript is in the Magnes Collection of the Bancroft Library, University California, Berkeley, Accession Number 78.19.5 a-b, Item ID #114. This leaf is mounted on yellow paper from a portfolio, compiled by the collector Stanley S. Slotkin, that includes a printed description of the original manuscript and translation of the original title page by "Miss Afafa Ibrahim, University of California at Los Angeles."
Acknowledgments: - We are grateful to Robert Hillenbrand and Carole Hillenbrand for their generous consultation.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 2
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/VFLMS037_44
Language: Arabic Country: Egypt Century: 19th
View MARC record (VFL MS 037): https://libcat.slu.edu/record=b3600221~S5

Part 1: Single leaf
Description: - paper - Crescent moon inside an escutcheon, similar to Nikolaev #1092. - 227 x 160 mm - Written in 21 long lines; diagonal catchword in lower left margin on the verso.
Country: EgyptCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XIXmedSearchable Date Range: 1840 - 1860
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date: 1859
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Naskhī in black and red inks.
Notes: Arabic. According to the printed description of the portfolio, the original manuscript is dated "Thursday 13 Gandi El Aakhar, 1276," or 28 October 1859.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: Folio a
Author: Abdel Gawad, Mohammed
Title: Qu'ran, commentary
Language(s): Arabic
Notes: Author and title taken from printed portfolio compiled by the collector, based on information from the title page of the original manuscript. 
Acknowledgments: Additional information supplied by Robert Hillenbrand and Carole HIllenbrand.
Status of text: Fragment
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  VFL MS 037, folio a, recto.
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  VFL MS 037, folio a, verso.
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