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Conservation and Preservation of Manuscripts in Rampur Raza Library, Uttar Pradesh: An Overview


Library Herald Year : 2016, Volume : 54, Issue : 3 First page : ( 301) Last page : ( 314) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469. Article DOI : 10.5958/0976-2469.2016.00022.1

Conservation and Preservation of Manuscripts in Rampur Raza Library, Uttar Pradesh: An Overview

Mahmood Zubair Research Scholar, Venkateshwara University, Gajraula-Amroha, (UP). Email: zmahmood@jmi.ac.in

Abstract The manuscripts are important to human society. Scholars can measure the value of valuable collection, which they are able to access them. The Rampur Raza Library, Rampur has a good collection of manuscripts in Hindi, Sanskrit, Punjabi, Persian, Arabic, Pushto and Urdu. The collection also includes Art objects, astronomical instruments, Mughal miniature paintings, Islamic calligraphy and historical coins. Some measures have been taken for the preservation and conservation of these precious items for the benefits of future generations. This study examines the status and management of manuscript collection, services and specially conservation and preservation of the manuscripts.

Keywords OrientalCollection, Management, Conservation, Preservation, Manuscripts,Mahmood Zubair.

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