World Survey of Islamic Manuscripts
The objective of this project was to conduct a comprehensive
and up-to-date survey of Islamic manuscript collections throughout the world, and
eventually one hundred and six countries were covered, including descriptions of
hitherto unknown collections in African countries such as Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad,
Comoro Islands, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi,
Mali, Sierra Leone, South Africa and Togo.