Nish A. Jamgotch collection of Armenian Prayer Scrolls
Scope and Contents
Two Armenian phylacteries or scrolls containing prayers, readings from the Gospels, magical formulas, and invocations for protection. Includes one manuscript phylactery (undated) with 12 miniature colored paintings of several apostles and saints and one printed phylactery (1698).
- Late 1600S-Early 1700S
- Jamgotch, Nish (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.
Biographical / Historical
Political science professor emeritus Nish Jamgotch Jr., taught at UNC Charlotte from 1966-93 and was recipient of his university's North Carolina National Bank Award for Excellence in Teaching. His studies focused on international politics, US Foreign Policy, and Soviet and East Europe affairs. Published works include Soviet-East European Dialogue: International Relations of a New Type? and Thinking the Thinkable: Investment in Human Survival. As a member of the American Committee for East-West Accord, he has developed a multidisciplinary undergraduate course called Investment in Human Survival which stresses the major challenges and threats to humanity and both intellectual and political commitments to elevate the quality of life in our time.
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Language of Materials
Armenian phylacteries or scrolls containing prayers, readings from the Gospels, magical formulas, and invocations for protection. Includes one manuscript phylactery (undated) with 12 miniature colored paintings of several apostles and saints and one printed phylactery (1698).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Nish A. Jamgotch Jr., 1989.
Processed by Randy Penninger, 1992.
- Jamgotch, Nish
- Prayer scrolls -- Armenia Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Nish A. Jamgotch collection of Armenian Prayer Scrolls
- Randy Penninger
- October, 1992
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