The Negash Tigrinya Collection is a unique collection of Tigrinya language texts donated to Ohio University Libraries by Dr Ghirmai Negash, Professor of English at Ohio University. The collection includes:

  •  Eritrean folk literature
  •  Collections of  stories
  •  Poems and novels  
  • Works by important Tigrinya authors such as Musa Aron, Beyene Haile and Yishak Yosief 
  • Writings of freedom fighters in the Eritrean war of independence like Alemseged Tesfai
  • Tigrinya translations of works by important English literary writers including Mark Twain’s Tom Sawyer, Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe and William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth

The collection is shelved in the general stacks by Library of Congress clasification scheme and is available for circulation.