Manuscript is employed for contemplation and study and is a poetic work that deals with the exploits of the Raghu dynasty, important as a mythic background to and retelling of elements of the Hindu epic, the Rāmāyaṇa.
Title from colophon (f. 11r). Written in 7-9 lines per leaf. 11 leaves foliated [1-11], upper left and lower right verso; the edges of the manuscript have been cut and many partial numbers appear. Colophon: iti raghuvaṃśemahākāvye kālidāsakṛtau bhāvāgagamanavarṇato ekādaśasargaḥ // (f. 11r). Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; some significant syllables, words, numbers, or phrases highlighted in red.
Formerly owned by Viṣṇubhaṭṭa Sahasrabudhya (f. 11r).
Listed in H.I. Poleman, Census of Indic Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New Haven, Conn.: American Oriental Society, 1938), Poleman 1963 (UP 1546).