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Parsi Manuscripts

21 items on paper, of which Parsi MSS 1-19 were acquired in 1901 with the purchase of the Crawford collection.

They comprise copies of the Avesta, religious treatises, collections of poetry and fables, a vocabulary, and works on history and astrology.

They range in date from the 17th to the 19th century.

Finding aids

Unpublished 19th-century handlist of Crawford items by E.W. West and Professor Geldner.


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