Archival records from Locating and identifying Lepcha manuscripts as a first step towards their preservation (EAP281)

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  • Arthur Foning Collection of Lepcha Manuscripts [1894-1963]

    Collection Ref: EAP281/1
    Digital images of 23 Lepcha manuscripts from the collection of the late Arthur Foning. This is a representative collection of Lepcha manuscripts, which holds mostly well-known titles as well as a number of lesser-known astrological texts. The original manu ...
  • Ong Tshering Namchu Collection of Lepcha Manuscripts [20th century]

    Collection Ref: EAP281/2
    Digital images of three manuscripts from the larger collection of Ong Tshering Namchu, a well known bóngthíng and scribe from Mane Gombú Village in Kalimpong. These three manuscripts represent well-known Lepcha religious works. ...
  • Tamyong Collection of Lepcha Manuscripts [19th - 20th century]

    Collection Ref: EAP281/3
    Digital images of a manuscript owned by bóngthíng Tamyong Lepcha of Luknyi (Linge Payong). This manuscript is a good example of an old Lepcha manuscript that is badly damaged by insect attacks. ...
  • Dendrúp Adyemnu Collection of Lepcha Manuscripts [20th century]

    Collection Ref: EAP281/4
    Digital images of three Lepcha manuscripts, the titles of which have not all been identified, owned by Dendrúp Adyemnu Lepcha, a well known literary figure who is originally from Mane Gombú village in Kalimpong. ...
  • Chuksung Collection of Lepcha Manuscripts [19th - 20th century]

    Collection Ref: EAP281/5
    Digital images of a selection of manuscripts from the Chuksung collection. The manuscripts were acquired by Chuksung Lepcha from villages across Sikkim. The collection holds some interesting texts, although many of the manuscripts are in a poor condition a ...
  • Various astrological texts

    File Ref: EAP281/1/1
    Various astrological texts: ngó sá áhláp, sherbá ngâk shang sá tsu, chotshât ngâk shang sá tsu, rá cen ngâk shang sá tsu and suknyi ngâk shang sá tsu. ms handmade, oblong bookform, one quire with separate brown paper cover, stitched; handmade paper; text i ...
  • Various astrological texts [May 1930]

    File Ref: EAP281/1/2
    Various astrological texts: sherbá ngâk shang sá tsu, nákpú, chotshât ngâk shang sá tsu, rá cen ngâk shang sá tsu, suknyi ngâk shang sá tsu, lómbá tân ngâk shang sá tsu and ngó hláp sá tsu. Ms handmade, oblong bookform, one quire, stitched; machinemade pap ...
  • Encouragement of fortune

    File Ref: EAP281/1/3
    Encouragement of Fortune: cângbú lecot. Ms handmade, oblong bookform, two quires, stitched; machinemade paper; text in black ink, notes in pencil, blue and purple ink; scribe unknown, inside front cover in pencil ms dated according to Lepcha calendar in Le ...
  • Various astrological texts

    File Ref: EAP281/1/4
    Various astrological texts: mutli dibá ngâkshang sá tsu, chotshât ngâk shang sá tsu, za khya sá tsu, dakbú sá tsu kyân, párkhó sá tsu and lávo púmtúng sá tsu. Ms handmade, 191x110 mm, 93 pages, oblong bookform, consists of separate cover and several quires ...
  • Eight Goddess calculations [14 April 1925]

    File Ref: EAP281/1/5
    Eight goddesses calculations: hlámo gyá sá tsu. Ms handmade, machinemade paper, 211x112 mm, 101 pages, oblong bookform, separate cover, stitched, last page glued onto cover; machinemade paper; text in black ink; scribe unknown, p. 101 ms dated in Lepcha th ...
  • The legend of Cenrejú

    File Ref: EAP281/1/6
    The legend of Cenrejú: cenrejú sá námthár. 210 x 85 mm; 80 pages plus 7 loose pages attached; ms handmade, oblong bookform, cover wrapper made of red cloth with golden leaf print, stitched; machinemade paper; text in black ink; scribe Núrshíng Lepcha, loos ...
  • Parkhó calculations

    File Ref: EAP281/1/7
    Parkhó calculations: parkhó sa tsu. 229×92 mm; 76 pages; ms handmade, oblong bookform, stitched, hard cover in with black cloth; machinemade paper with the text Gangtok, Sikkim, The … 19 … and D.O. No. … printed on some of the pages; text in black and blue ...
  • The story of Lord Tashe

    File Ref: EAP281/1/8
    The story of Lord Tashe: tashe sung, and The legend of Gúrú Cho-Óng: gúrú cho?óng. 165-170×215-225 mm; 316 pages; exercise book, hard cover wrapped in black cloth; machinemade paper; black and purple ink; scribe unknown, p. 3 ms dated 1892, p. 211 colophon ...
  • The book of Máni

    File Ref: EAP281/1/9
    The book of Máni: máni sa cho, Astrology: yúkcho nyókbú sá cho, The legend of the Ants: tukfyíl sá námthár, Prayers to the Chörten: chotyen munlóm, Funeral calculations: líkbá sá tsu. 291×85 mm; 151 pages; ms handmade, oblong bookform, cover wrapped in bro ...
  • Astrology

    File Ref: EAP281/1/10
    Astrology: tsu.125×98 mm; 23 pages; ms handmade, oblong bookform, one quire, no cover, stitched; handmade paper; black ink; scribe and date unknown; condition poor, ms incomplete, dirt, water and ink stains, insect attacks, some pages damaged and torn. ...