Treasures of the UCLA Library: Near Eastern Manuscripts

Treasures of the UCLA Library: Near Eastern Manuscripts

While in graduate school at UCLA and working in the Center for Primary Research and Training, Ali Anooshahr brought paleographic training and language proficiency in Persian, Arabic, and Ottoman Turkish to the task of describing and processing the UCLA Library's collection of Near Eastern Manuscripts. He is currently Assistant Professor of History at UC Davis.

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Writer, Director, Editor, and Producer -- ERIN FLANNERY
Production Manager -- LUCINDA NEWSOME
Associate Producer and Set Designer -- KELLEY BACHLI
Cinematographer -- BRYAN DONNELL
Original music -- TONY MORALES
Manuscripts Librarian -- GENIE GUERARD
Visual Art Specialist -- OCTAVIO OLVERA

Documentary Funding:
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
Irving and Jean Stone Endowed Fund
University Librarian Discretionary Fund

Special thanks to:
UCLA University Librarian GARY E. STRONG
Director of Library Special Collections TOM HYRY
Former Head of Charles E. Young Research Library Special Collections VICTORIA STEELE
Staff of Library Special Collections

Ali Anooshahr
Brandon Barton
Andre Tyrece Carter
Kim Forsythe
Amanda Mundell
Michelle Rapport
Hannah Watanabe-Rocco

Duration: 03:50

Published: Tuesday, February 01, 2011