Raja Hamzah Yunus Collection at the Balai Maklumat Kebudayaan Melayu Riau

Digital copies of manuscripts and printed books from the collection of Raja Hamzah Yunus, currently held at the Balai Maklumat Kebudayaan Melayu Riau. The selection of records digitised here consist of manuscripts and printed books on history, Islamic teaching, diaries, poems, and novels produced by people from the Riau-Lingga islands.

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  • Surat-Surat Mahkamah

    File Ref: EAP153/13/1
    Court cases heard at the court of justice in Penyengat. Notes: damaged but readable; torn at sides; some of the documents contain site maps of pieces of land, seals and signatures; all loose pages. Watermarks: various: SMITH & MEYNIER; SUPERFINE 1880; E. T ...
  • Surat-Surat Mahkamah [Early 20th century]

    File Ref: EAP153/13/2
    Court cases heard at the courts in Penyengat, in the early 20th century. Notes: one letter has an embossed seal of RH Abdullah, with Sayid Syekh as one of the witnesses; one site map of piece of land and printed form. Watermark: Papier Normale. ...
  • Surat Akte Sultan Riau [1325]

    File Ref: EAP153/13/3
    Official deed from the sultan to one of his subjects, Abdul Mutalib. Dated 1325, double folio, badly damaged and held with sellotape. Issued by Sultan Abdulrahman Syah. Watermark is illegible. ...
  • Kitab Tajwid Qur'an

    File Ref: EAP153/13/4
    Kitab Tajwid Al-Qur'an. Scribe: al-Haji Muhammad Qasih bin al-Haji Muhammad Husin al-Riau al-Jawi. Notes: very thick, white paper, good quality, damaged by insects but only certain sections; in black and violet ink, with 3 staplers in the ‘spine’. Watermar ...
  • Perhimpunan Gunawan [5 Rajab 1329]

    File Ref: EAP153/13/5
    Perhimpunan Gunawan, a collection of love charms. Author: Khatijah Terung, written 5 Rajab 1329 (2 Jul 1911). Notes: 2 exercise books joined together, additions in a different hand; several tipped in pictures. ...
  • Ghayat al-Muna [1320]

    File Ref: EAP153/13/6
    Ghayat al-Muna, poem about celestial princesses and Jinn. Written by Raja Haji Abdullah Abu Muhammad Adnan, 1320. Notes: good condition, written in pencil; pictures have been taped in, clipped from magazines and newspapers. The manusscript is formatted as ...
  • Ghayat al-Muna [1320]

    File Ref: EAP153/13/7
    Ghayat al-Muna, poem about celestial princesses and Jinn. Written by Raja Haji Abdullah Abu Muhammad Adnan, 1320. Notes: Damaged at the sides but this has not affected the writing which is in pencil; vol. 3 of his poem translated and adapted from Arabic or ...
  • Syair Siti Shianah [1333]

    File Ref: EAP153/13/8
    Syair Siti Shianah, a didactic poem for women, explaining rules for daily life. Written by Raja Ali Haji, 1333. Notes: In exercise book, professionally repaired (by people from Perpustakaan Nasional?) in good condition, written in pencil; possibly copied b ...
  • Sejarah peraturan keturunan Raja Bugis di negeri Luwuk

    File Ref: EAP153/13/9
    Genealogy of the royal family in Sulawesi. Good quality white paper, pages loose in good condition, repaired; several drawn genealogical trees; red rubrication; written in red frames measuring 23 x 13 cm; some additions in the same hand and a few in a diff ...
  • Roemah Obat di P. Penyengat [1311 H]

    File Ref: EAP153/13/10
    Recipes with medicinal effects. Author: Raja Ahmad Tabib, 1311. Printed book published by the print shop in Penyengat in jawi and Latin fonts; front cover seems to have disappeared; title page stapled to the next page[?]; back cover blue is still there but ...
  • Kitab Sembahyang

    File Ref: EAP153/13/11
    Exercise book, writing in blue and black ink in different hands; loose pages. ...
  • Ilmu Firasat Orang Melayu

    File Ref: EAP153/13/12
    Ilmu Firasat Orang Melayu, text on divination. Good condition; starts with quite a number of pages with tables, few pages of pasal framed; then 2 pages with bermula and various notes in different inks and hands; very neatly written with red rubrication; ha ...
  • Perjalanan Astanaq

    File Ref: EAP153/13/13
    Perjalanan Astanaq. Scribe: (dipunyai oleh) Haji Abbas Abdulamajid/hamid. Religious poem (to ward off bad luck) with prose between the twelve sections. In good condition, written in pencil on checkered paper; front cover with title in jawi; on the inside c ...
  • Daftar Grant [1308 H]

    File Ref: EAP153/13/14
    Grants issued, with annotations and notes. Comments: Manuscript was found in green folder with ‘Al-Imam’ written on front cover, which also contained item EAP153/13/15. Partly damaged but well legible; a printed form book with notes from the Riau court of ...
  • Safinat al-Najah

    File Ref: EAP153/13/15
    Printed book from Al-Ahmadaiah Press Singapore, a translated religious book written or translated by a member of the famous Al-Fatani family. The book was found inside a green folder with 'Al-Imam' written on it, alongside EAP153/13/14. ...