The bulk of the manuscripts are in Sanskrit.Other than this there are manuscripts in Tamil, Marathi, Telugu,Urdu and Persian covering subjects like literature, music,medicine.The manuscripts are mostly on paper but a few were written in on palm-leaf. The library also holds medical records of Ayurveda scholars, including patient case studies and interviews in the manuscripts classified under the Dhanvantari section.
These records also furnish information on the political, cultural and social administration of the Maratha kings of Thanjavur.
|Entry into the Library - Entrance is free but no cameras allowed inside|
|Paintings at the entrance foyer|
|The Maratha Bell Tower located in the same campus|
|Foundation Pillars of the Maratha Bell Tower|