StorageSiteUCL Special Collections
Reference Number MS MOCATTA/57
TitleSayings of Hakim Yekutiel ben Dawud
Datepost 1934
DescriptionTranslator's [?] typescript of 'The Sayings of Hakim Yekutiel ben Dawud'. Extracts from his letters written between 1895 and 1935, translated from Judaeo-Persian and Persian into English, with a short commentary by his brother Yuhannan [sic] ben Dawud.
Extent1 volume containing 175 folios
AdminHistoryYuhanna Dawud, known as Yohanan ben David in Hebrew and John David in English; a traditional Jew from a religious background; collected Persian works of art and Islamic treasures from his boyhood; Professor of Oriental Art and Literature; oriental translator; Curator of the Department of Islamic Art, British Museum; died London, 1969.
CustodialHistoryFormerly held with other Jewish collections in the Mocatta Library of University College London.
AcquisitionTransferred from the Mocatta Library (subsequently the Jewish Studies Library) of University College London.
AccessConditionsThe papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.
Related MaterialUniversity College London Special Collections holds other works by Yuhanna Dawud (Ref: MS MOCATTA 21, 29, 58-59)
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