Institute of Ethiopian Studies Collection of Ethiopian Manuscripts [14th century-21st century]

A broad collection of manuscripts (codices and scrolls), books, photographs, papers, pamphlets and ephemera, representing the literature of Ethiopia's major religious groups (e.g., Ge'ez manuscripts from the 14th to the 20th century of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, Arabic Islamic manuscripts from the 16th to the 20th centuries), historical regional and national government documents from the 19th and 20th centuries, and a few scholarly works (often in manuscript form) by Western scholars in Western languages).

Extent and format of original material.