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Robert Bertram Serjeant

Collection Details

Robert Bertram Serjeant held at Edinburgh University Library [Institution record]

Description of Collection

Content description

Travel, art, archaeology, architecture, literature , political and social history of the Islamic world.

History and development

Donated in 1995 by Mrs Marion Serjeant, widow of Professor Robert Serjeant, Professor of Arabic at the University of Cambridge until 1982.

Strengths

Political and social history of the Yemen.

General arrangement and access regulations

Held in the Special Collections Department on the 5th floor of the Main Library, but on open access.

Subjects of the Collection

Regions of Asia

Near & Middle East and North Africa.

Countries

Yemen.

Languages of material

Arabic, English, French, German.

Subjects

Agriculture, Anthropology, Archaeology, Arts, Communication and media, Development, Economics, History, International relations, Literature, Politics and government, Religion, Science and technology, Sociology, Travel.

Collection Material and Size of Collection

Material Types

Books, Manuscripts, Official publications.

Total size of collection

c. 5000 volumes

Collection Management Information

The collection is not being actively developed.

Content date range

0 to 0 AD

Collection Catalogue Information

Catalogue

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