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.
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.
Languages of material
Arabic, English, French, German.
Agriculture, Anthropology, Archaeology, Arts, Communication and media, Development, Economics, History, International relations, Literature, Politics and government, Religion, Science and technology, Sociology, Travel.