A valuable collection of books on philology, being the library of Henri Bourgeois, of Arlon, Belgium, who was a member of the Library while a refugee during 1916-1918.
History and development
Donated to the Library by Bourgeois in 1927.
General arrangement and access regulations
Subjects of the
Regions of Asia
Central Asia and the Caucasus, East Asia, Near & Middle East and North Africa, South Asia, South East Asia.
Languages of material
Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Bengali, Chagatai, Chuvash, English, Georgian, Hebrew, Javanese, Kumyk, Kurdish, Sanskrit, Turkish, Ottoman (1500-1928), Uighur, Urdu, Uzbek, Yakut, Yiddish.