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Blau Collection

Collection Details

Blau Collection held at University of Glasgow Library [Institution record]

Description of Collection

Content description

Hebrew books, mainly of Talmudic and Biblical commentary,with Italian imprints predominating. Over half the volumes date from the 16th century.

History and development

Collected by Ludwig Blau (1861-1936), Director of the Jewish Theological Seminary of Budapest. Purchased by Glasgow University in 1937.

Strengths

Hebrew Bible and Talmud.

General arrangement and access regulations

Closed access collection.

Subjects of the Collection

Regions of Asia

Near & Middle East and North Africa.

Languages of material

Hebrew.

Subjects

Religion.

Collection Material and Size of Collection

Material Types

Books.

Total size of collection

193 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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