Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Calverley mss., 1359-18/19th cent., consist of Arabic manuscripts collected by Edwin Elliott Calverley, 1882-1971, professor of Arabic and Islamic studies, whose notes about the documents are occasionally found inscribed thereon. Formerly a missionary in Arabia, 1909-1930, he became a trustee of the American Research Center in Egypt and of the American University at Cairo. He was the author and editor of several books.

See the Manuscripts Catalog for further details of each manuscript, including cataloging notes prepared by James Pollock, Near East cataloger for Indiana University libraries.

Collection size: 6 items

For more information about this collection and any related materials contact the Public Services Department, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. Call (812) 855-2452 or send an email using our Ask a Question form.