"Selection of records from the Pa'O Literary and Cultural Council Committee Library Manuscript Archive [1895-1986, 1257-1348 Burmese Era]"

This fonds contains digital copies of 71 Pa'O religious and literary manuscripts. The manuscripts contain diverse works, including Pa'O Theravada Buddhist elucidations of the Tripitaka: Vinaya, Abhidharma, and Suttas; Jataka stories; medicinal texts; astrologies; historical documents; and literary texts. The original materials date from 1895-1986 (1257-1348 Burmese Era), and are written on palm leaf, bound scrolls, and parabaik (accordion-folded paper).