Milli Kütüphane

Milli Kütüphane is the national library of Turkey and a major site for study and research in Ankara. With more than a million published volumes and over 27,000 manuscripts, the library is of central importance to scholars and researchers working on all periods and aspects of Turkey.

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Archives du Maroc

The Archives du Maroc is Morocco’s newest public archive and offers scholars the opportunity to delve into previously overlooked material. The Archives hold those records of the French Protectorate that remained in Morocco following independence, as well as a smattering of holdings from the pre- and post-Protectorate periods.

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National Library of Bulgaria

The library became one of the richest Ottoman archives in the world in 1931 when it acquired millions of Ottoman documents from Turkey. Today, the library’s Oriental Department contains more than 160 sijills, 1000 registers, 1,000,000 individual documents, and thousands of manuscripts, from all the provinces of the Ottoman Empire. The library is truly a hidden gem for scholars of the Middle East and the Balkans.

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