Papers of Charles C. Stewart, professor of history (1974-) contain a photocopy of a TEXT and commentary on the Koran by 'Abd al- Jalil wuld Abd al-Rahman wuld Muhammadu wuld Muhammadu wuld al-Khattat wuld Sid A'mar (ca. 1900-65) compiled from 1946-52 and correspondence concerning the acquisition of the TEXT; Mauritanian Arabic manuscripts collection of Islamic and sub-Saharan African research material on 104 microfilm reels and including 2,054 works from the libraries of Harun b. Baba b. Sidi Muhammad b. Sidiyya al-Ntishai'i, Ismail b. Baba, and Ya'qub b Muhammad b. Baba. These Arabic language manuscripts and printed documents, primarily from the 19th century, concern literature, law, Islamic religious texts and commentaries, Arabic language, and history. This series also includes a 4 volume catalogue and index (1990) for the Mauritanian manuscripts, color negatives of selected manuscripts, and computer disks containing data from which the catalogue was prepared.
Copies of microfilm reels are available for purchase through an Interlibrary Loan request.