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Old Series

T-S A–K

T-S A1–45

Bible: with some Apocrypha, Pseudepigrapha, colophons, shorthand and phylacteries.

There is no T-S A23, T-S A27 or T-S A33.

T-S B1–20

Bible versions: trilingual, Targum, lectionaries and haftarot.

T-S C1–7  

Midrash and Bible commentaries.

T-S D1  

Massora.

T-S E1–4

Mishna and Tosefta.

T-S F1–17

Talmud: text and commentaries.

T-S G1–2

Responsa.

T-S H2–18

Liturgy.

There is no T-S H1 or T-S H9.

T-S J1–3

Documents and letters, bills and lists, historical letters, forms of documents, formularies.

T-S K1–27

Miscellaneous: 1. Magic; 2. Calendars; 3. Book lists; 5. Children's exercises; 6. Colophons; 7. Dictionaries and vocabularies; 8. Dirges; 9. Grammar; 10. Illuminated; 11. Jottings; 12. Kabbala; 14. Medicine; 15. Names and pedigrees; 16. Poetry; 17. Polemic; 18. Printed vellum; 19. Sa‘adya; 21–27. Miscellaneous.

There is no T-S K4, T-S K13 or T-S K20 (Yosippon).

Arabic Boxes (Arabic characters and Judaeo-Arabic)

T-S Ar.1–54

1a. Pentateuch; 1b. Prophets & Hagiographa; 1c. Psalms; 2. Calendars, accounts; 3. Writing exercises; 4. Lists & accounts; 5. Grammar; 6. Tales; 7. Documents; 8. Liturgy; 9. Massora; 10. Astronomy & astrology; 11. Medicine; 12. Philosophy; 13. Literature; 14. Polemic; 16. Midrash, aggada & homilies; 17. Midrash: 18[1]. Talmud etc.; 18[2]. Talmudic commentaries & halakha; 19. Letters & documents ; 20. Jottings & Islamic; 21–28. Bible: translations & commentary; 29. Calendars, maths & astronomy; 30. Documents, letters & history; 31–32. Grammars & lexicography; 33. Homilies; 34–35. Jottings & children's exercises; 36–37. Liturgies & poetry; 38–42. Islamic; 43–45. Philosophy, kabbala and medicine; 46. Religious tracts, homilies, aggada, Midrash, Bible history; 47–50. Talmudic & rabbinic; 51–54. Dr Hirschfeld's selections.

There is no T-S Ar.15.

Miscellaneous Boxes

T-S Misc.1–36

Mainly Bible, Talmudic and printed.

Loan 1–109 = Misc. 35; Loan 109–209 = Misc.36.; 1–7 = Bible; 17–19 and 30–34 contain printed material.

Oriental Boxes (acquired before Schechter's visit to Cairo)

Or.1080

1–15 Miscellaneous;

Or.1081

1–2 Miscellaneous;

Or.1080 ABC

A1–45 Bible; B1–20 Versions & haftarot; C1–6 Bible commentaries;

Or. 1080 J

Mainly Judaeo-Arabic documents.

Or.1081 ABCD (with Or.1081.2 folder)

Bible: text, versions, commentaries & massora;

Or.1081 J

Judaeo-Arabic documents.

Glass

Fragments of miscellaneous content (mainly documents, letters, liturgies, poetry and responsa) originally conserved between glass.

T-S 6H9–21

Piyyut fragments on papyrus.

T-S 8.1–285

T-S 12.1–874

T-S 16.1–389

T-S 20.1–188

T-S 24.1–81

T-S 28.1–26

T-S 32.1–10

Bound Volumes ("Hebrew")

The capital letters refer to the genre divisions given in T-S A-K above.

T-S 6F1–2

T-S 6H1–8

T-S 6J1–12

T-S 6K1–3

T-S 8C1

T-S 8D1

T-S 8F1–3

T-S 8G1–7

T-S 8H1–24

T-S 8J1–41

T-S 8K 1–23

T-S 10C1–3

T-S 10F1–4

T-S 10G1–5

T-S 10H1–11

T-S 10J1–32

T-S 10K1–22

T-S 13C1

T-S 13D1

T-S 13F1–2

T-S 13G1–3

T-S 13H1–4

T-S 13J1–37

T-S 13K1–7

T-S 18A1

(unbound in 2010)

T-S 18F1

T-S 18H1–2

T-S 18J1–5

T-S 18K1

Bound Volumes ("Arabic")

T-S 6Fa1

T-S 6Ja1–3

T-S 6Ka1

T-S 8Ca1

T-S 8Fa1–3

T-S 8Ja1–2

T-S 8Ka2–10

T-S 10Fa1–3

T-S 10Ka1–5

T-S 13Fa1–2

T-S 13Ja1

T-S 13Ka1

 

New Series

T-S NS 1–199

1–6. Bible scrolls; 7–10. Exodus; 11–15. Leviticus; 16–17. Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Ezekiel; 18–24. Numbers; 25–30. Printed; 31. Documents, Judaeo-Arabic; 32. Talmud, midrash & halakha; 33. Bible: Arabic version & commentaries; 34. Unidentified 35. Liturgy & poetry; 36. Talmud, midrash & halakha; 37. Unidentified; 38. Bible: Arabic version, commentaries, and unidentified; 38a. Poetry & liturgy 39–42. Bible (vellum); 43. I Samuel; 44. II Samuel; 45. Judges; 46. Joshua; 47–48. Kings; 49–57. Bible; 58–63. Jeremiah, Minor Prophets; 64–68. Deuteronomy; 69. Liturgy; 70. Children's exercises; 71. Liturgy & poetry; 72–78 Genesis; 79. Printed; 80–82. Bible (vellum); 83. Documents, Judaeo-Arabic; 84. Talmud, midrash & halakha; 85–86. Printed; 87–88. Bible; 89. Liturgy & Poetry; 90. Medicine & science, Judaeo-Arabic; 91. Philosophy, Judaeo-Arabic; 92–93. Liturgy & poetry; 94–95. Documents; 96. Poetry; 97. Liturgy & poetry; 98. Calendars; 99. Documents, Judaeo-Arabic; 100. Talmud, midrash & halakha; 101. Liturgy (vellum & paper); 102–103. Liturgy (paper); 104. Talmud, midrash & halakha; 105. Bible: Arabic version & commentaries; 106. Bible (paper); 107–160. Liturgy; 161. Bible; 162. Talmud, midrash & halakha; 163–164. Arabic: Arabic characters; 165. Printed; 166. Printed, incunabula; 167. Talmud, midrash & halakha; 168. Philosophy, Judaeo-Arabic; 169–171. Talmud, midrash & halakha; 172. Miscellaneous (Henriques Collection); 173–174. Bible; 175–181. Talmud, midrash & halakha; 182. Bible versions & commentaries; 183–184. Bible; 185. Bible: Arabic version & commentaries; 186. Talmud, midrash & halakha; 187. Philosophy, Judaeo-Arabic; 188–189. Bible: Arabic version & commentaries; 190. Unidentified; 191–192. Printed; 193–194. Poetry; 195–197. Common Prayers; 198–199. Poetry.

T-S NS 200–299

200. Poetry (vellum); 201–207. Poetry; 208. Poetry (vellum); 209. Poetry; 210–211. Talmud, midrash & halakha; 212–214. Printed; 215-220. Talmud, midrash & halakha; 221. Bible: Arabic version & commentaries; 222. Medicine & science, Judaeo-Arabic; 223. Philosophy, Judaeo-Arabic; 224. Miscellaneous, Judaeo-Arabic; 225–226. Documents, Judaeo-Arabic; 227. Bible: Arabic version & commentaries; 228. Unidentified; 229–230. Common Prayers; 231–232. Poetry; 233. Poetry (vellum); 234–239. Poetry; 240. Poetry (vellum); 241–45. Poetry; 246. Miscellaneous; 247. Biblical and non-biblical Hebrew texts with Babylonian vocalisation; 248. Pentateuch with non-standard vocalisation; 249. Various texts with Palestinian vocalisation; 250. Prophets, Joshua, Judges, Minor Prophets, with non-standard vocalisation; 251. Bible, with non-standard vocalisation; 252–254. Talmud, midrash & halakha; 255. Bible: versions & commentaries; 256. Talmud, midrash & halakha; 257. Talmud, midrash & halakha; 258. Talmud, midrash & halakha; 259. Talmud, midrash & halakha; 260–261. Bible: Arabic version & commentaries; 262. Talmud, midrash & halakha; 263. Bible: Arabic version & commentaries; 264. Documents, Judaeo-Arabic; 265. Liturgy; 266–270. Printed; 271. Common Prayers; 272. Common Prayers (vellum); 273–278. Liturgy & poetry; 279–284. Bible; 285. Bible: Arabic translations & commentaries; 286. Bible and Targum; 287. Massora; 288. Talmud and midrash; 289. Liturgy; 290. Bible (paper & vellum); 291. Talmud and midrash; 292. Documents; 293. Bible: Arabic translations & commentaries; 294–296. Printed; 297. Arabic; 298. Miscellaneous; 299. Liturgy.

T-S NS 300–342

300. Poetry; 301. Grammar; 302. Lexicography; 303. Bible: Arabic version & commentaries; 304. Documents; 305–306. Arabic; 307. Philosophy and kabbala; 308–313. Talmud, midrash & halakha; 314. Philosophy, Judaeo-Arabic; 315. Liturgy; 316. Printed; 317. Talmud, midrash & halakha; 318. Bible: Arabic version & commentaries; 319. Bible (vellum and paper); 320–321. Documents, Judaeo-Arabic; 322. Amulets and magic; 323–324. Documents, Judeao-Arabic. 325–326. Liturgy; 327. Arabic characters; 328. Liturgy (vellum); 329. Mishna, Talmud, Alfasi, Maimonides; 330–331. Printed Fragments; 332. Printed; 333. Bible (vellum); 334–335. Bible (paper); 336. Rabbinics; 337. Poetry & prayers; 338. Documents; 339. Judaeo-Arabic; 340. Arabic; 341. Grammar & Bible translation; 342. Miscellaneous.

T-S NS J

1–629. Documents, Judaeo-Arabic, Hebrew & Aramaic.

 

Additional Series

T-S AS

1–31. Bible (vellum); 32–38. Bible (scrolls); 39–61. Bible (paper); 62. Texts with Babylonian vocalisation; 63. Texts with Palestinian vocalisation; 64–68. Texts with non-standard vocalisation systems; 69–72. Bible translations; 73. Bible commentaries; 74. Midrash & aggada; 75–80. Talmud; 81. Talmud (vocalised); 82–95. Rabbinica; 96. Rabbinica (vocalised); 97–99. Maimonides (Mishneh Torah); 100–110. Common Prayers; 111–138. Liturgical and secular poetry & literary prose; 139–141. Grammar, massora & lexicography; 142–143. Magic, kabbala & philosophy; 144. Scientific works; 145–153. Documents & letters; 154–175. Judaeo-Arabic texts; 176–184. Arabic; 185–188. Jottings; 189–198. Printed; 199–225. Miscellaneous & unidentified.

 

Lewis-Gibson Collection

This Collection, formerly the Westminster College, Cambridge, Collection is now jointly owned by Cambridge University Library and the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford. The following manuscripts are currently in Cambridge University Library:

L-G Bible

L-G Bible 2, 1-107; L-G Bible 4, 1-67; L-G Bible 6, 1-89

L-G Talmud

L-G Talmud 1, 1-113; 

L-G Arabic

L-G Arabic 1, 1-152; L-G Arabic 2, 1-178;

L-G Misc.

 L-G Misc. 1-130

L-G Glass

L-G Glass 1-43

L-G Add.

L-G Add. 1-3

 

The following manuscripts are currently in the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford:

L-G Bible

L-G Bible 1, 1-96; L-G Bible 3, 1-97; L-G Bible 5, 1-56; L-G Bible 7, 1-46

L-G Talmud

L-G Talmud 2, 1-126

L-G Liturgy

L-G Liturgy 1, 1-185; L-G Liturgy 2, 1-172; L-G Liturgy 3, 1-101

 

Inventory

Further information can be found in the complete (as of 2006) inventory of the Cambridge Genizah, carried out in cooperation with the Friedberg Genizah Project in preparation for the digitisation of the fragments. The inventory (in ODS format) can be downloaded from Cambridge's insitutional repository. The link is: https://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.45739