Aswandi Syahri Collection [1832-1942]

Digital images of a collection of manuscripts, printed books and correspondence collected by historian, journalist and author Aswandi Syahri. The books coever a wide range of topics, predominantly Islam, astrology and history, as well as diaries and literary texts. There are also manuscripts with recipes for traditional medicines, talismans, and official letters from the Dutch Indies as well as the indigenous Riau Lingga government. The collection covers the period 1832 to 1942.