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Sayyid `Ali Muhammad, the Bab: Select Further Mss + Printed texts


Further Manuscripts and printed texts of the writings of Sayyid `Ali Muhammad Shirazi, the Bab (d. Tabriz, July 9th 1850).

Stephen Lambden UCMerced,

In progress March 2017,

Mss. of the writings of the Bab originating in or located  in Persia, Iran.

The INBMC photopied mss. collection with select identifications:

  • INBMC 3 = Qayyum al-asma' an important early ms. belonging to or in the hand of the first believer Mulla Husayn Bushru'i (d. 1849).

The Majlis Library, Tehran.


BWC, Haifa Israel, Mss. help


Mss in European Librarues

Mss in the British Library, London.

Mss in French Libraries,

Mss. in German Libraries.

Mss in Russian localities.

St. Petersburg

Mss. in Scandanavian Univerersity and other Libraries.


Leiden University Libraries.


Mss. Located in USA, and in other Libraries and Collections.


  • Princeton University Libraries and Collections.


Old Yale Card Catalogue

  • Yale University  Libraries and Collections.

California Located Libraries

University of California Libraries.

Constituting twelve libraries , its collections having over nine million books , 70,000 serials and an expanding electronic resources collection(s),

The University Library at Los Angeles was founded in 1883.

  • UCLA Library
  • Santa Cruz, Bosch Baha'i Library.
  • Merced, Lambden Library.

Mss in Middle Eastern Libraries.

Iraq, Baghdad Univ. Library and private Libraries in Iraq.

Mss in the Indian sub contionent and other Asian Localities.