This is a guest post by Mary-Jane Deeb, chief of the African and Middle Eastern Division.
Omar Ibn Said. Courtesy of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
In the summer of 2017, the African and Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress acquired a collection of unique documents, some dating back to the 1830s. Reas more: https://brbl-dl.library.yale.edu/vufind/Record/3519611?image_id=1009308