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Manuscript Collections and Archives
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The following list gives information only on those archives and collections referred to in the present work.

Accra (NAG)

National Archives of Ghana, Accra.

Algiers (BH)

Bibliothèque Nationale d’Alger, Fonds Ben Hamouda.


Private library of Shaykh Bāy b. Zayn b. ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz of Boudjebeha, See CCIM, 140-2.

Cairo (AL)

Arab League/Jāmiʿat al-duwal al-ʿarabiyya: Maʿhad al-makhṭūṭāt. See Fuʾād Sayyid et al., Fihris al- makhṭūṭāt al-muṣawwara, 3 vols. in 8 parts. Cairo, 1954-63.

Cairo (AZ)

al-Azhar University Library. See Fih. Az.

Cairo (DK)

Dār al-Kutub al-Miṣriyya. See Fih.…

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“Manuscript Collections and Archives”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 22 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2017

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