Works of Maghribi Shaikh

Scope and Content

Works of Maghribi Shaikh.

The work was finished in AH1156/AD1743-4, 26th year of Muhammad Shah Bad Shah [i.e.Muhammad Nasir Al-Din (AH1131-1161), Mogul Emperor of Hindustan].Copied by Muhammad Aslam. Written in Nasta 'liq, Persian.Catalogued by MW Collier.

Administrative / Biographical History

Maghribi Shaikh (d.1416), a Sufi writer. He died in Tabriz.

Muhammad Aslam, son of Muhammad Hasanpuri, copyist.


Single item

Access Information

By appointment with the Keeper of Manuscripts. Access to records containing confidential information may be restricted.

Acquisition Information

Presented to St Andrews University Library by Elgin Museum, 15 February 1954.


Call number used to be msPK6495.M2

Other Finding Aids

Individual Manuscripts and Small Collections database available as part of Manuscripts Database.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Bound volume: 18x11.3cm

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Maia Sheridan, Archives Hub project archivist, based on material from the Manuscripts Database.

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Keeper of Manuscripts. Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.

Custodial History

On inside cover: 'Taken from the Queen's Apartments in the Kaiserburgh, March 1858. Presented to Elgin Museum by Rev C Barclay'.