Statistics of Books,Journals and Series
Last Updated On Sep 3 2007 11:38AM
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COLLECTIONS:-

Books 

  6,99,321

Theses & dessertation

  20,000 

Periodicals

  12,000

Manuscripts

  15,000

Microforms

  2,000

 

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS :-

Over the years the Library has acquired many prominent special collections e.g.

1.Diaries, Personal Records of old Bombay families - Sir Jamshedjee Jeejeebhoy the   first Baronet ranging from 1826-1876 and Serene Maneckjee Cursetjee (1857-1939).

2.Newspaper clippings mostly in Marathi from Ashana Irabatti collection.

3.Newspaper clippings, from Baburao Patel Collection - 750 files on social and political       conditions in the 1950's and 1960's.

 4.Lokhitawadi Collection - 12,000 books and back volumes of journals in Marathi,  English,  Hindi, Art collections: Books on art Presented by Ms.P.F. Pavari.

5.Letters - 342 letters of lokhitawadi presented by Dr. Indumati Parikh.

6 .Manuscripts- 7500 Sanskrit manuscripts, 1376 Persian, Urdu and Arabic manuscripts  (Fyzee,Khatkhate, Hamadani Collections).

INDIVIDUAL COLLECTIONS


People have donated their entire collections to the University.

1. A.K. Priolkar Collection : Sanskrit, Marathi, English and Portuguese books.
2. Patkar Collection - Law books.
3. M.M.P.Y.Kane Collection - Books on Law, Sanskrit. 
4. Dr. B. Ambedkar Collection - Books, Newspapers, letters. 
5. Collection of aterial on Mumbai(Bombay)-Special collection of rare books on the city.