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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Miniature books.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Book of Protection, In Syriac

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: MSS 16684
Content Description The book of protection, in Syriac is a scarce and richly-illustrated miniature manuscript compendium of protective charms in Syriac. It contains prayers and incantations invoking saints and others for protection against fear, implements of war, sickness, lunacy, headaches, dogs, and the evil eye, wolves, snakes, scorpions, and much else. It is neatly written in a single hand in black and red ink within red borders and contains 19 illustrations to the text. In contemporary dark...
Dates: early 19th century[?]

Caroline Brandt papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2020-0088

Caroline Brandt papers-addition 1

 Unprocessed — Box 3
Identifier: ViU-2022-0081

Caroline Brandt papers-addition 2

 Unprocessed — Box 3
Identifier: ViU-2022-0082

Jack R. Levien papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 15241

Syriac book of protection

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0130
Dates: early 19th century[?]