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Collection Omar Ibn Said Collection

List of Items in the Omar Ibn Said Collection

The Omar Ibn Said Collection is a 2017 acquisition of the African Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress. It contains 42 items. In the center of this collection is the autobiography manuscript of Omar Ibn Said (c. 1770-1863), a Muslim scholar who was captured in West Africa and brought to Charleston, South Carolina as a slave in 1807 at the age of 37. Accompanying this autobiography are 41 items, most of which were originally assembled by Theodore Dwight, an abolitionist and a founding member of the American Ethnological Society. The items include texts written by other slaves, personal correspondence between Dwight and the first two presidents of Liberia: Stephen A. Benson (1816-1865) and Joseph Jenkins Roberts (1809-1876), correspondence between Rev. Isaac Bird, and the founder of the Syrian Protestant College, Daniel Bliss, as well as newspaper clippings and journal articles published between the late 19th century and the 1970s. Following is a list of the items in the collection.

  1. William Brown Hodgson letter, Savannah, Georgia, to Theodore Dwight.
    Other title
    At a recent meeting of your Ethnologic Society an Arabic MS was submitted by you, which had been received by President Benson of Liberia …
    Summary
    Autograph letter, signed, from William Brown Hodgson to Theodore Dwight inquiring about contents of the Arabic manuscript received from Steven Allen Benson of Liberia that was recently submitted by Dwight to the Ethnological Society.
    Contributor: Hodgson, William Brown - Dwight, Theodore - Benson, Stephen Allen - Rothman, Adam - American Ethnological Society - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1861
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662601

  2. Stephen A. Benson letter, Monrovia, Liberia, to Theodore Dwight, New York, American Ethnological Society.
    Other title
    On my return home early in May, from an official tour down the Coast, I received your favour of the 24th Jany ...
    Summary
    Autograph letter, signed, from Stephen A. Benson to Theodore Dwight about the benefits of circulating publications in Arabic about countries in Africa with assurances from Benson that he will procure desired Arabic manuscripts for Theodore Dwight.
    Contributor: Benson, Stephen Allen - Dwight, Theodore - Rothman, Adam - American Ethnological Society - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1860
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662602

  3. Joseph J. Roberts letter, Monrovia, Liberia, to Theodore Dwight, New York.
    Other Title
    I enclosed to you some time since, care of J. B. Pinney D.D. an Arabic Manuscript …
    Summary
    Autograph letter, signed, from Joseph J. Roberts to Theodore Dwight notifying Dwight that he will be receiving an additional Arabic manuscript sent by Roberts in care of Reverend John Brooke Pinney.
    Contributor: Roberts, Joseph J. (Joseph Jenkins) - Dwight, Theodore - Pinney, John Brooke - Rothman, Adam - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1861
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662600

  4. Isaac Bird letter, Hartford, Connecticut, to Theodore Dwight, Brooklyn, New York.
    Other title

    I received in due time, through our friends the Miss Perkinses, your Arabic Manuscripts ...
    Summary
    Autograph letter, signed, from Isaac Bird to Theodore Dwight acknowledging receipt of Arabic manuscripts with brief commentary about their translations and comparisons with other Arabic orthography.
    Contributor: Bird, Isaac - Dwight, Theodore - Rothman, Adam - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1862
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662603

  5. S. B. Treat letter, Boston, Massachusetts, to Theodore Dwight, Brooklyn, New York.
    Other Title
    Your favor of the 9th I should have answered earlier but for my desire to confer with Rev. D. Bliss of the Syria mission
    Summary
    Autograph letter, signed, from S. B. Treat to Theodore Dwight notifying Dwight that Treat had met with Daniel Bliss and suggests that Theodore Dwight make an appointment to see Bliss at the Bible House in New York.
    Contributor: Treat, Selah Burr - Dwight, Theodore - Bliss, Daniel - Rothman, Adam - American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions - American Bible Society - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1863
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662604

  6. Isaac Bird letter, Hartford, Connecticut, to Theodore Dwight, Brooklyn, New York.
    Other title
    It was with much pleasure that I received, this morning, yours of the 6th inst...
    Summary
    Autograph letter, signed, from Isaac Bird to Theodore Dwight includes a translation by Bird of a second Arabic manuscript from Panama, that of Sheikh [Shaykh] Sana See in April, 1863. In the letter, Bird refers to contacting E.D.G. Prime who reported that the manuscript written by Moro was described by Plumer in The Observer. ...
    Contributor: Bird, Isaac - Dwight, Theodore - Plumer, William S. (William Swan) - Prime, E. D. G. (Edward Dorr Griffin) - Rothman, Adam - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1863
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662605

  7. Joseph J. Roberts letter, Monrovia, Liberia, to Theodore Dwight, President of the American Ethnological Society.
    Other title
    I have the honor of your favor, dated May 3. 1863 – evidently a mistake in the month  -- handed to me a few days ago by President Benson…
    Summary
    Autograph letter, signed, from J. J. Roberts to Theodore Dwight about the Arabic manuscript received from President Benson that created a favorable impression and expressing support for the suggestion to the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions to distribute Arabic books and tracts throughout Liberia to African tribes. Roberts also expresses his gratitude for the diploma he received from the American Ethnological Society...
    Contributor: Roberts, Joseph J. (Joseph Jenkins) - Dwight, Theodore - Benson, Stephen Allen - Pinney, John Brooke - Rothman, Adam - American Ethnological Society - American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1863
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662606

  8. William H. Thomson letter, New York, to Theodore Dwight, New York.
    Other title

    Will you please excuse me for having kept your interesting Arabic letter so long…
    Summary
    Autograph letter, signed, from Wm. H. Thomson, M.D. to Theodore Dwight about the difficulty of translating an Arabic text, and describing the writing style and language. Thomson apologizes for the delay in returning the text which Thomson had intended to return to Dwight at an American Ethnological Society meeting … ..
    Contributor: Thomson, William Hanna - Dwight, Theodore - Bliss, Daniel - Rothman, Adam - American Ethnological Society - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1863
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662607

  9. Daniel Bliss letter, New York, to Theodore Dwight, New York.
    Other title

    I came into the city this evening & have seen for the first time the proof sheets of the Narrative of our old friend Kibby…
    Summary
    Autograph letter, signed, from Daniel Bliss to Theodore Dwight thanking him for sending the proof sheets of the narrative by Kibby and apologizing for missing the last and hoping to attend the next American Ethnological Society meeting. On American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions letterhead.
    Contributor: Bliss, Daniel - Dwight, Theodore - Rothman, Adam - American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1864
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662608

  10. N. Saadi letter, Brooklyn, New York, to Dr. Neiss.
    Other title
    Your favor with enclosed Manuscript received…
    Summary
    Autograph letter, signed, from NSaadi to James B. Nies acknowledging receipt of an Arabic manuscript and its translation.
    Contributor: Saadi, N. (Nazir). – Nies, James B. – Rothman, Adam – Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1919.
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662609

  11. James B. Neis, letter, Brooklyn Heights, New York City, to Mr. Wood.
    Other title
    Enclosed is the Arabic “Insurance policy”…
    Summary
    Autograph letter, signed, from James B. Nies to Mr. Wood about returning an original Arabic text and requesting copies to be made to have one sent to him. Nies informs Mr. Wood that the translations were done by two reliable Syrian friends Nazir Sa'adi' and Asa'ad il Milky. Written on Hotel St. George, Brooklyn Heights, New York City letterhead.
    Contributor:  Neis, James B. – Wood – Sa’adi, Nazir – Milky, Asa’ad il – Hotel St. George, Brooklyn Heights - Rothman, Adam – Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1919
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662610

  12. Correspondence opening with the interior of Africa.
    Other title:
    We noticed a few months ago, some elegant African manuscripts
    Summary
    Unsigned newspaper clipping from unidentified issue of the New York "Evangelist" about Arabic manuscripts procured [by T.D.] from Liberian President Stephen Allen Benson and former Liberian President Joseph J. Roberts which were translated by Isaac Bird. Article also reports that a shipment of books had arrived that had been printed from American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions' press in Beirut, Lebanon on the...
    Contributor: Benson, Stephen Allen – Roberts, Joseph J. – Isaac Bird – American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions’ Press in Beirut – Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1860s
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662623

  13. Copy of a letter addressed by the Editor, to the Secretaries of the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions… February 9th, 1863.
    Other title
    I have some facts in my possession, relating to a large and interesting portion of Africa, which I think your Society will deem worthy of their attention ...
    Summary
    Unsigned clipping of newspaper galley proof from unidentified source of letter to the editor by Theodore Dwight addressed from No. 62 Harrison St., Brooklyn, N.Y., February 9th, 1863. Printed at end: Theodore Dwight with added printed note "(A copy of Dr. Bird's letter of January 9th, 1863, was enclosed)". Includes narrative by Theodore Dwight of initially being given a manuscript in Arabic in 1835...
    Contributor: Dwight, Theodore - Benson, Stephen Allen - Bird, Isaac - Cotheal, Alexander Isaac - Roberts, Joseph J. (Joseph Jenkins) - American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1860
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662624

  14. Letters addressed to Theodore Dwight from Isaac Bird, Stephen Allen Benson and Joseph J. Roberts, 1860-1863.
    Other Title: [Not available]
    Summary
    Unsigned clipping of newspaper galley proof from unidentified source of letter press compilation of seven letters written to Theodore Dwight. Includes transcriptions of letters from Isaac Bird, May 9, 1860, April 1, 1862, May 22, 1862 and January 9, 1863. Includes transcriptions of letters from President Benson of Liberia, July 19, 1860 and November 20, 1860 and transcription of letter from J.J. Roberts, ex-President...
    Contributor: Benson, Stephen Allen - Bird, Isaac - Roberts, Joseph J. (Joseph Jenkins) - Dwight, Theodore - American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1860-1863
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662625

  15. Letters addressed to Theodore Dwight from S.B. Treat and J.J. Roberts, 1863.
    Other Title
    Your favor of the 9th I should have answered earlier…
    Summary
    Unsigned clipping of newspaper galley proof from unidentified source of two letter press letters written to Theodore Dwight. Includes printed transcription of a letter from S.B. Treat, Secretary of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions from February 19, 1863 agreeing that Dwight should confer with Reverend Daniel Bliss. Also includes printed transcription of extracts from a letter from J.J. Roberts, ex-President of Liberia...
    Contributor: Bliss, Daniel - Roberts, Joseph J. (Joseph Jenkins) - Treat, Selah Burr - Dwight, Theodore - American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1863
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662626

  16. Preface.
    Other Title
    The contents of the following narrative were communicated to me, in 1834 and '35, by the aged and venerable African, Lahmen Kibby, called "Old Paul" ...
    Summary
    Unsigned clipping of galley proof for prefatory essay attributed to Theodore Dwight about Lamine Kebe and "Mohammedism" in Africa.
    Contributor: Dwight, Theodore - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1860
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662627

  17. Park (p. 52) says, that Fattatenda was the capital of Bondou, when he was there…
    Other Title: [Not available]
    Summary
    Unsigned clipping of galley proof for portion of text describing different customs, history, tribes and languages in Africa and the travel and language difficulties faced by outside travelers. Text includes bibliographical citations referencing works by Mungo Park, Heinrich Barth, and Richard and John Lander describing Africa. Text attributed to Theodore Dwight?
    Contributor: Dwight, Theodore - Barth, Heinrich - Lander, John - Lander, Richard - Park, Mungo - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1860
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662628

  18. Extracts from an Arabic manuscript of eighteen pages…  written by Mammorah Dooqueah
    Other Title: Chapter on the Origin of Man
    Summary
    Unsigned clipping of galley proof that includes "Extracts from the Arabic manuscripts of eighteen pages, preserved by the late President Benson; written by Mammora Dooqueah, a Mandingo Negro from Footah. Translated by the Rev. Isaac Bird" and additional text "Extracts from an Arabic manuscript of eighteen pages, procured by ex-President Roberts and translated by the Rev. Isaac Bird" with description of China.
    Contributor: Dukur, Muḥammad - Dwight, Theodore - Benson, Stephen Allen - Roberts, Joseph J. (Joseph Jenkins) - Bird, Isaac - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1865
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662629

  19. The Holy Koran of the Moorish Science Temple of America: [circle] 7
    Other Title: Circle 7
    Summary
    Cover title. Date of publication from page 3 of pamphlet. Includes index on pages 61-63. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
    Contributor: Ali, Drew - Moorish Science Temple of America - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1927
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662631

  20. The Foulahs of Central Africa, and the African slave trade.
    Other Title: [Not available]
    Summary
    An extended discussion about the Fulani (Foulahs) of West Africa as a people who could be enrolled in the effort to stop the slave trade at its source. Deals mostly with Fulani ethnology and language rather than with slavery or the slave trade.
    Contributor: Hodgson, William Brown - Astor Library - Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress) - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1843
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/05038984

  21. Koran Questions for Moorish Americans.
    Other Title: Great meeting is on…
    Summary: [Not available]

    Contributor: Chicago, Ill: Moorish Science Temple of America, Chicago, 1928
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662632

  22. Jet magazine issue from March 13, 1975.
    Other Title: Cover story title: Nation mourns Muslim leader Elijah Muhammad (1897-1975)
    Summary: [Not available]

    Contributor: Chicago, Ill: A Johnson Publication
    Date: 1975
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662633

  23. Jet magazine issue from August 14, 1975, which includes articles about W.D. Muhammad, Supreme Minister of the Nation of Islam.
    Other Title: New Muslim leader charts interracial future of his nation.
    Summary:  Copy of volume XLVIII, no. 21 issue of Jet magazine from August 14, 1975 which includes article about W.D. Muhammad, Supreme Minister of the Nation of Islam.
    Contributor: Chicago, Ill: A Johnson Publication
    Date: 1975
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662634

  24. Autobiography of Omar ibn Said, Slave in North Carolina, 1831.
    Other Title: [Not available]
    Summary
    Caption title. Offprint. Reprinted from The American Historical Review, Volume XXX, no. 4, July, 1925. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Cataloged from scan he11 2018-11-01
    Contributor: Said, Omar Ibn - Dwight, Theodore - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1925
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662630

  25. Origin of Man.
    Other Title: In the name of God merciful & gracious...
    Summary
    Manuscript No. 2.  Isaac Bird's undated translation of Mohammed Deker's Origin of Man.
    Contributor: Dukur, Muḥammad (Deker, Mohammed) - Bird, Isaac - Rothman, Adam - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1850
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662611

  26. Said Mohammed, son of Mohammed, son of Ali, son of Othman.
    Other Title: [Not available]
    Summary
    Manuscript No. 3. In the name of God merciful & gracious… Isaac Bird's undated translation of Mohammed Deker's Said Mohammed, son of Mohammed, son of Ali, son of Othman.
    Contributor: Dukur, Muḥammad (Deker, Mohammed)- Bird, Isaac - Rothman, Adam - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1850
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662612

  27. Isaac Bird, manuscript translation of the Life of Omar Ibn Said, headed “Manuscript 1” 1860s.
    Other Title: [Not available]
    Summary
    Manuscript no. 1. In the name of God, the merciful, the gracious | Omar ben Saeed Isaac Bird's undated translation of the Life of Omar Ibn Said.
    Contributor: Said, Omar Ibn - Bird, Isaac - Rothman, Adam - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1860
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662613

  28. The life of Omar ben Saeed, a Foulah slave.
    Other Title: [Not available]
    Summary
    Mr. Cotheal's translation of Omar ben Saeed's letter to Paul Alexander Cotheal's translation of the Life of Omar Ibn Said.
    Contributor: Said, Omar Ibn - Cotheal, Alexander Isaac - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1848
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662614

  29. Translation of Sheikh Sana See manuscript
    Other Title
    O my Lord & helper, increase my knowledge …
    Summary
    Isaac Bird's translation of the Panama Sheikh's [?] ms. Isaac Bird's undated translation of Sheikh Sana See's undated manuscript.
    Contributor: See, Sheikh Sana - Bird, Isaac - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1863
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662615

  30. Translations of Sheikh Sana See 1850’s manuscript
     Other Title
    O Lord, increase our knowledge of what has happened! …
    Summary:
    Translation of the 1st ms. of the Panama Sheikh by Wm. A. Thomson, M.D. Dr. William A. [William H.] Thomson's undated translation of Sheikh Sana See's manuscript written in Panama sometime between 1850 and 1855.
    Contributor: See, Sheikh Sana - Thomson, William Hanna - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1863
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662616

  31. Translation of letter written on the part of Keneb el Hussein and Bel Keis el Hussein;  translation of instructions for delivery of a letter, a charm and a magic square.
    Other Title: [Not available]
    Summary
    Translation of instructions for delivery of a letter, a charm and a magic square | Two English translations of texts in Arabic comprising a letter "on the part of Keneb el Hussein & Bel Keis el Hussein ... to the people of Melky ; An English translation of an Arabic "magic square" First of two English translations of Arabic texts by Dr. William H. Thomson comprising a letter "on the part of Keneb el Hussein & Bel Keis el Hussein, dwelling in Gebel, Kunir, to the people of Melky" with instructions for how to pass on the message and stating that on the back of the letter are instructions for how to make a charm to...
    Contributor: See, Sheikh Sana - Thomson, William Hanna - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1863
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018662617

  32. Prayers for safe travel with diagram of an amulet.
    Other Title: [Not available]
    Summary: [Not available]

    Date: 18??
    Link: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018371877

  33. Arabic manuscript containing a description of China.
    Other Title: [Not available]
    Summary
    Manuscript. Arabic. Title assigned by cataloger. Pencilled note on verso of last page: "Ms. 3. Untranslated, sent by Pres. Roberts of Liberia, to Dwight." Pencilled below colophon: "Amketeb Mebraa Medun Bar Kabere his name this book write…" Purchase from Sotheby's London, 30 June 2017. Written in Liberia. Paper; wove ivory paper sewn into a booklet with blind stamp "Owen and Hurlbut, of South Lee, ...”
    Contributor: Dukur, Muḥammad - Dwight, Theodore - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1860
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018371880

  34. Faṣl fī uṣūl khalq ibrāʼ Adam ...
    Other Title: [Not available]
    Summary

    فصل في اصول خلق ابرء ادم ...Brief treatise on the creation of man and the subsequent history of the world.
    Contributor: Dukur, Muḥammad - Dwight, Theodore - Benson, Stephen Allen - American Ethnological Society - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1855
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018371865

  35. Letter written by Mohammed Dekr, sent by President Robert of Liberia to Theodore Dwight.
    Other Title: [Not available]
    Summary: Letter apparently detailing the names of various peoples and tribes.
    Contributor: Dukur, Muḥammad - Dwight, Theodore - Roberts, Joseph J. (Joseph Jenkins) - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1850
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018371868

  36. Arabic manuscript by Sheikh Sana See.
    Other Title: [Not available]
    Summary
    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress’ Web site. Manuscript. Arabic. Title assigned by cataloger. Written by Shaykh Bāsāk Tām Yāsīn(?) At head of the first column (right side): "Received from Mr. Frederick Hicks at Panama." Purchased from Sotheby's London, 30 June 2017. Written in Panama. Paper; blue laid paper lined in blue with large blind stamp of a dragon(?); dark...
    Contributor: Sana See - Dwight, Theodore - Hicks, Frederick - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1850
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018371876

  37. Arabic manuscript number 2, by Sheikh Sana See.
    Other Title: [Not available]
    Summary
    Manuscript. Arabic. Title assigned by cataloger. Autograph. At head of the first column (right side): "Received from Mr. Fred'k Hicks at Panama. Written by Sena See, a recaptured African, a laborer on the railroad who attended his S[unday] School. Trans. of ___(?) by Dr. Thomson & Mr. Bird" Purchased from Sotheby's London, 30 June 2017. Written in Panama. Paper; tan color laid paper with...
    Contributor: Sana See - Dwight, Theodore - Hicks, Frederick - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1850
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018371875

  38. Arabic manuscript by Sheikh Sana See.
    Other Title: [Not available]
    Summary: [Not available]

    Contributor Names: Sana See, Sheikh, author -Dwight, Theodore, 1796-1866, former owner.
    Hicks, Frederick, active 1862, correspondent.
    Omar ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: [around 1853?]
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018371874

  39. Anonymous Arabic manuscript containing the Qur̄aʼnic verse, Sūrat Luqmān, 16.
    Other Title: [Not available]
    Summary
    Manuscript. Arabic. Title assigned by cataloger. Scribe not identified. Purchased from Sotheby's London, 30 June 2017. Place of writing not determined. Paper; wove machine made paper with chevron cloth pattern; greyish black ink Naskh; 5 lines in written area XXXX 1 sheet. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website. Incipit: بسم الله الرحمان الرحيم اللهم صلى على سيدنا محمد وعلى...
    Contributor: Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1900
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018371873

  40. Brown envelope with library card with information on Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Fullānī al-Kishnāwī , born in Sudan died approximately 1741 in Cairo.
    Other Title: [Not available]
    Summary:?
    Contributor: Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1900
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018371878

  41. Back cover of an Arabic manuscript with writing on both sides.
    Other Title: [Not available]
    Summary
    Manuscript. Arabic. Title assigned by cataloger. Creator not identified. Purchase from Sotheby's London, 30 June 2017. Place of writing not determined. Paper; blue laid paper; dark brown/black ink. [Style of writing] 1 sheet, written on both sides. Unbound. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website. Incipit: XXX Explicit/Colophon: XXX
    Contributor: Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1800
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018371879

  42. The life of Omar ben Saeed, called Morro, a Fullah Slave in Fayetteville, N.C. Owned by Governor Owen.
    Summary
    Manuscript. Title page in English; text in Arabic. Title from fol. 1a. Autograph. Purchased from Sotheby's London, 30 June 2017. Written in North Carolina, United States of America. Paper; white wove paper; black ink. West African style script based on Maghribī script; varying number of lines per page in varying written areas. [Collation] Library of Congress. ... manuscript, [number]. Binding; cover torn, cover missing;...
    Contributor: Said, Omar Ibn - Dwight, Theodore - Cotheal, Henry - Kebe, Lamine - Omar Ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)
    Date: 1831
    LCCN Permalink: https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2018371864

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