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Special Collections


 

The KFCRIS Library’s Special Collections were launched in 1986 with the creation of the Library. Since then, the Library has been collecting original and pictured manuscripts and documents, photos, paintings, rare maps, postal stamps and others. The key duties of the Special Collections Department are the followings:

1. Collecting original and pictured manuscripts and documents through purchasing them after the assessment by experts

2. Indexing original and pictured manuscripts and documents, and entering the data into its own database

3. Indexing the printed copies of the Holy Qur’an owned by the Center, and entering the data into its own database

4. Preparing exhibitions organized by the Center

5. Collecting the manuscript indexes of global libraries, and entering the data into its own heritage database

6. Providing services to researchers and receiving visitors who wish to view the collections

7. Helping individuals and entities evaluate the manuscripts and documents owned by them which they do not intend to sell

8. Issuing indexes of manuscripts after classifying them into categories

 

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King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies

P.O. Box: 51049
Riyadh 11543
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Phone: +966114652255
Fax: +966114659993
Email: kfcris@kfcris.com

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