Which libraries have the largest collection of manuscripts of historical value?

(A) Khuda Baksh Oriental Public Library
(B) Tanjavur Maharaja Serfoji Saraswati Mahal Library
(C) Asiatic Society Library
(D) Rampur Raza Library

Correct Answer : Khuda Baksh Oriental Public Library
Question Asked : SSC Combined Graduate Level Prelim Exam 2002
Explanation : Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Library was opened to public in October, 1891 by Khan Bahadur Khuda Bakhsh with 4,000 manuscripts, of which he inherited 1,400 from his father Maulvi Mohammed Bakhsh. It is an autonomous organization under Ministry of Culture, Government of India, and is governed by a Board with the Governor of Bihar as its ex-officio Chairman. It is known for its rare collection of Persian and Arabic manuscripts. It also hosts paintings made during the Rajput and Mughal eras of India.
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