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Arabic book of pharmaceutical recipes

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1538 S101
Held at: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
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Full title: Arabic book of pharmaceutical recipes
Date(s): [19th century]
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 vol.
Name of creator(s): [Dija | Abu Muhammed Abdullah Ahmad]


Administrative/Biographical history:



Scope and content/abstract:

Copy of a manuscript volume containing pharmaceutical recipes according to the teachings of Najm Aldean Ayyb by his student [Abu Muhammed Abdullah Ahmad Dija]. The manuscript is dated 890 in the Islamic calendar (1469 in the Gregorian calendar), this is thought to be the date of the original manuscript of which this is a copy.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Single volume

Conditions governing access:

Conditions governing reproduction:

Finding aids:

No additional finding aids.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Acquired by the College Library from the estate of Roy Dobbin in 1938.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Transferred from the Library to the College Archives in April 2008.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Jul 2008

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