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Sanskrit Manuscripts

29 items on paper and palm-leaf, dating between the 17th century and the 19th.

Sanskrit MSS 1-17 were acquired in 1901 with the Crawford collection.

Sanskrit MSS 3, 7, 9, 18 and 28 are illuminated.

Included are items in Hindi and Punjabi.

Finding aids

Unpublished 19th-century handlist of Crawford items by Professor Geldner and others.


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