Collection ID: LMC 2432
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Collection context

Summary

Abstract:
The Calverley mss., 1359-18/19th cent., consist of Arabic manuscripts collected by Edwin Elliott Calverley, 1882-1971, professor of Arabic and Islamic studies, whose notes about the documents are occasionally found inscribed thereon.
Extent:
2 boxes
Language:
Materials are in Arabic .
Preferred citation:

[Item], Calverley mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Background

Biographical / Historical:

Formerly a missionary in Arabia, 1909-1930, Edwin Elliott Calverley, 1882-1971, became a trustee of the American Research Center in Egypt and of the American University at Cairo. He was the author and editor of several books. Calverley also famously translated Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali's The Mysteries of Worship in Islam. This collection is on permanent loan from the E.E. Calverley Arabica Collection of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri.

Scope and Content:

See cataloging notes prepared by James Pollock, Near East cataloger for Indiana University libraries, in the collection's vertical file.

Acquisition information:
Permanent loan: 1982
Physical location:
Lilly - Stacks

Access

RESTRICTIONS:

This collection is open for research.

TERMS OF ACCESS:

Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library, however, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the curator.

PREFERRED CITATION:

[Item], Calverley mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
1200 East Seventh Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-5500, USA
CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
CONTACT:
(812) 855-2452
liblilly@indiana.edu