Special Collection


Scholars and philanthropists from Pakistan and abroad present collections of their personal libraries to Bait al-Hikmah as gift for the use of scholars. They include the library of Prof. Edward Bishop of London, Pakistan Historical Society form Dr. Moin-ul-Haque, Ishaat-e-Holy Quran Society from Mr. Ejaz, letters of Quaid-e-Azam from Mr. Rizwan Ahmad and Quaid-e-Azam’s collections from Mr. Shamusul Hasan. Other doners are : Musarrat Hussain Zuberi, Dr. Hafiz Muhammad Ilyas, Chishti Mujahid, Dr. Abdul Razzaque, Dr. Mehdi Hassan, Syed Sharifuddin Pir Zadah, Jamil Zubairi, Dr. Ehsan Rashid, Habib Ansari, Chaudhri Abdul Ghafoor, Rashid Ahmad Siddiqi, Naima Uzma Khan, Prof. Hakim Naimuddin Zubairi, Ali Hassan, Sahba Luknowi, Maulana Abdul Wahid Sindhi, Prof. Mumtaz Hussain and Dr. Ata-ur-Rahim, Jamiluddin Aaly, Syedna Burhanuddin, Mr. Zafar Iqbal of Pakistan Foundation London and Muhammad Khan Jonejo.They have also provided financial assistance for the purchase of books on Islam and other subjects. The personal libraries of Prof. K.K. Aziz, Dr. Qasim Fida Hussain, Dr. Muhammad Baqar, Wazir-ul-Hasan Abdi and Muslim Ziayai Ghalibiat were also purchased for benefiting people visiting the Bait al Hikmah.