B.D.K. Saldin Collection

Collection includes several manuscripts, notebooks, song book and a Malay dictionary. Materials written in Malay, Arabic, and some sections in Javanese. Most manuscripts are compendiums including charms, theological texts and stories of the prophets. Approximate dating: mid-late 19th century. Some of the material is in Gundal script.

Extent and format of original material: 9 items. Custodial history: Inherited from B.D.K Saldin's father, owned by grandfather Baba Deen Singalaksana (died 1907). Owner of original material: B.D.K Saldin.