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Catalogues of Islamic Manuscripts

Part of the Foundation's work is to fund projects in cataloguing and set up cataloguing of private and national collections of Islamic manuscripts in various part of the world. In this section you will find handlists and descriptive catalogues of the different collections the Foundation has published.

The Foundation has continued to bring more uncatalogued collections into its cataloguing project and to place its main emphasis on areas where Islamic manuscripts are endangered and the resources to take remedial steps are lacking. 

Al-Furqan aims to achieve these goals through the study and cataloguing of collections of Islamic manuscripts that have never been catalogued and through their documentation (imaging) by using the best available technological means.


Catalogue of Islamic Manuscripts in the National Library of Ivory Coast

Prepared by Baba Yunus Mohammed

This catalogue presents a description of 2257 Islamic manuscripts, which were written in the Arabic language and collected from both private and public libraries in Ivory Coast. Amongst the manuscripts listed are those that were brought from Andalucía, Morocco, Sokoto in Nigeria and Timbuktu in Mali. The topics covered in this . . .



Catalogue of Islamic Manuscripts in Burkina Faso Libraries

Prepared by Baba Yunus Mohammed

This catalogue presents descriptions of 1240 manuscripts which were collected and catalogued from 12 public and private libraries in Burkina Faso. The subjects covered are jurisprudence, Sufism, history, morphology, grammar, rhetoric and Arabic literature. The importance of the catalogue lies in its shedding light on the important role Muslim scholars played in . . .



Catalogue of the Arabic, Turkish, Persian and Bosnian Manuscripts in the Ghazi Husrev-Bey Library Sarajevo

Prepared by Various Cataloguers

Gazi Husrev Beg Library in Sarajevo holds more than 10500 manuscripts in Arabic, Turkish, Persian and Bosnian. Al-Furqān Islamic Heritage Foundation catalogued and published them in 15 volumes (volumes 4 to 18). It also re-printed the first two volumes a second time. Gazi Husrev Beg Library’s collection of manuscripts is . . .


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