Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or_1923 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: Papers of David Jenks, including letters to him in Urmia, a diary kept by him (1892-4), a translation of an anonymous commentary on the liturgy, and working papers for an edition of the Well-woven web by Yoḥanan bar Zoʿbi.

Language(s): English, Syriac, modern Syriac

Physical Description

Loose papers and bound exercise books, kept together in a box.



Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by the executors of the Rev. David Jenks, 1935.

Record Sources

For a full description see J. F. Coakley, Catalogue of Syriac manuscripts in Cambridge University Library acquired since 1901 (2018).


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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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