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  • Serigne Mbaye Diakhate (2011-11-30)
    This manuscript is the original handwritten by Serigne Mbaye Diakhate. Based on the interview with the owner, the manuscript was written between 1902 and 1954. Red, purple, and black ink are used in the manuscript. The red ...
  • Serigne Diadia Diop (2011-11-30)
    The manuscript is the original of the work within. Based on the interview with the owner, it was written in the 1980s. Red, green, purple, and black inks are used throughout the manuscript. There are Arabic words in the ...
  • Imfiraaji 
    Namangi, Aliyu (2014-08-20)
    The material contains a collection of nine Hausa Ajami poems written by Dr. Alhaji Aliyu Namangi (1894-1990), entitled Imfiraaji (in Arabic, Imfiraaji is a concept that means 'salvation'). Each poem discusses a particular ...
  • Serigne Moussa Ka (2011-11-30)
    These materials were copied from the original by Serigne Mbaye Nguirane. According to him, he copied the materials from Serigne Moussa Ka over forty years ago during his three-year stay in Diourbel. Red and black ink are ...
  • Serigne Samba Diarra Mbaye (2012-06-12)
    The material is a collection of Arabic and Wolofal (Wolof Ajami) poems by Serigne Samba Diarra Mbaye (1870-1917). There are more Arabic poems than Wolofal in the material. Wolofal poems include page 208-211, 364-369, and ...
  • Ghadafi, Moammar (2014-06-21)
    The material is a Hausa Ajami transliteration of former Libyan leader Moammar Ghadafi's The Green Book. The title in Hausa is Koren Littaafi. Ghadafi's goals for writing The Green Book were to express his political and ...
  • Serigne Moussa Ka (2011-11-30)
    These materials are a collection of poems dealing with the history of the building of the Murid Mosque of Touba, and are considered by many Murid scholars to be one of the major texts of the Muridiyya order in its early ...
  • unknown (2014-08-23)
    The material, entitled Kundin Malam Musa Mai Almajirai (The Diary of Malam Musa Mai Almajirai), is a collection of Hausa Ajami Islamic medicine manuscripts that belongs to the family of Malam Musa Mai Almajirai (born in ...
  • Serigne Habibou Rasoulou Sy (2011-11-30)
    This manuscript is a genealogy describing the descendants of Mame Maharam Mbacke, the ancestor of Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba, who lived in the 18th century. The author describes the methods he used to collect the data needed for ...
  • unknown (2011-11-30)
    The material is a program description of an international gathering of Murid organizations and disciples written in Wolofal (Wolof Ajami). The document is written in Wolofal because it is the primary means of written ...
  • Serigne Mor Kayre (2011-11-30)
    These materials are a collection of Wolof Ajami (Wolofal) poems by Serigne Mor Kayre (1869-1951). Red and black ink are used in the first set of original manuscripts. The red ink is used to highlight key words and phrases. ...
  • Serigne Mbaye Diakhate (2011-11-30)
    These materials are part of the personal archives of Serigne Abdou Kane, a student of Serigne Mbaye Diakhate. The manuscript consists of documents written by him based on the poems he memorized and heard from his teacher. ...
  • Serigne Mouhammadou Masokhna Lo Mbaye Diakhate (2011-11-30)
    These manuscripts are the originals handwritten by Serigne Mouhammadou Masokhna Lo. Based on the interview with the author, they were written in the 1980s. Red, green, and black ink are used in the manuscripts. The red and ...
  • The United Bible Society, Niamey, Niger Republic (2014-06-19)
    The material, entitled Littaafin Farawa, is a Hausa Ajami transliteration of the Book of Genesis in the Holy Bible. The original Hausa language version of the Book of Genesis (written in the Latin script) was published in ...
  • Salihu, Husaini Bukar (2014-08-28)
    The material, entitled Littaafin Ƙasa (The Book of Geomancy), was found in a Hausa Ajami handbook on geomancy by Husaini Bukar Salihu, also known by his moniker Husaibakar. The material features instruction on using elements, ...
  • Serigne Mbaye Diakhate (2011-11-30)
    This manuscript is a handwritten copy of the original written by Serigne Mbaye Diakhate. Based on the interview with the owner, the original was written between 1902 and 1954. Red, green, purple, and black ink are used in ...
  • Serigne Mbaye Diakhate (2011-11-30)
    Serigne Mbaye Nguirane copied these manuscripts from the originals written by Serigne Mbaye Diakhate over forty years ago. Red, green, and black ink are used in the manuscripts. The red and green ink are used to highlight ...
  • Serigne Moukhtar Ndong (2011-11-30)
    This document uses esoteric Islamic sciences to provide medicinal receipes for several illnesses and difficulties of life. It describes local healing and esoteric protective systems, including how to heal someone who is ...
  • Serigne Mbaye Diakhate (2011-11-30)
    The manuscript is the original handwritten by Serigne Mbaye Diakhate. Based on the interview with the owner, the poem was written between 1902 and 1954. Red, purple, and black ink are used in the manuscripts. The red ink ...
  • Serigne Moussa Ka (2011-11-30)
    These materials were copied from the original by Serigne Mbaye Nguirane. According Mbaye Nguirane, he copied the materials from Serigne Moussa Ka over forty years ago during his three-year stay in Diourbel. Red and black ...

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