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Dr Zakir Husain Library(Central Library)
Manuscripts: The Library has a valuable collection of 2230 manuscripts in Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pushtoo, Punjabi and Hindi languages- Brij Bhahsa. They pertain to the period 1591-1922 AD, and are on various subjects, namely, Quranic studies, Hadith, jurisprudence, Sufism, Philosophy, Logic, Unani Medicines, Mathematics, Astrology, Music, Astronomy, Chemistry, Poetry, Persian language & literature, Lexicon, History, Geography & Hindu religion. Some of them are special for their calligraphic style and illustrations. Some of the manuscripts are on the Vedas, the Upanishads, Manusmriti, Ramayana, Gita, the Mahabharata, Guru Nanak, Swami Dayanand Saraswati, Swani Vivekananda.
- The manuscripts are housed in an air-conditioned room and acetate lamination of 2000 of them was cautiously completed during the last 8 years for preservation.
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