Archival records from Manuscripts of the Sri Lankan Malays (EAP450)

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  • B.D.K Saldin Collection of Malay Manuscripts [mid 19th century]

    Collection Ref: EAP450/1
    Description: Manuscripts not dated but probably from mid 19th century. They are part of a larger collection owned by BDK Saldin, including a printed book missing opening pages-no date visible but likely from around the same period. Manuscripts are compendi ...
  • Baba Raden Nizam Ismail Malay manuscripts [19th century]

    Collection Ref: EAP450/2
    Description: This collection consists of one manuscript containing biographies of many of the prohets of Islam and additional texts. Extent and format of original material: Owns a single manuscript. ...
  • Gnei Fathin Preena Basiron Abbas collection of Malay manuscripts and books ...

    Collection Ref: EAP450/3
    Description: This collection includes nine manuscripts and books, all written in the Arabic (jawi) script and according to the owner brought from Singapore by her grandfather. Some are tales of the prophets, and other Islamic stories. One of the manuscript ...
  • Seenar Samath collection of Malay songs [late 20th century]

    Collection Ref: EAP450/4
    Description: 2 typed Malay pantuns were digitised for the pilot project. This is part of a larger collection of other documents include letters, magazines and articles concerning Malays in Sri Lanka. There are also articles supplied for ‘Terang’ magazine, ...
  • Compendium of religious texts [mid 19th century]

    File Ref: EAP450/1/1
    Description: A collection of various texts. Many seem to be theological in nature. The manuscript is written by several hands. Has signature of Baba Deen Singalaxana. Further research needed to determine exact content. Extent and format of original materia ...
  • Compendium of religious texts [mid 19th century]

    File Ref: EAP450/1/2
    Description: Contains a variety of texts. Many seem to be theological in nature. Also included are two pages written in Javanese, the first evidence that the language was still known or at least copied in the 19th century.Some illustrations, different text ...
  • Tales of the Prophets and misc [19th century]

    File Ref: EAP450/2/1
    Description: Includes the biographies of many of the prophets of Islam (for example: Adam, Yusuf, Daud, Sulaiman, Idris, Yakub, Nuh, Isa, Ibrahim, Muhammad), very popular across the Malay world. These are listed in a table of contents. Towards the end of t ...
  • Primer for beginning readers [late 19th century-early 20th century]

    File Ref: EAP450/3/1
    Description: A book for young children to learn the Arabic script. Includes examples and illustrations. Extent and format of original material: 45 page long printed booklet. Physical characteristics of original material: 21x14.5x0.5New plastic cover added ...
  • Malay poems (pantong) [late 20th century]

    File Ref: EAP450/4/1
    Description: There are 2 typed Malay pantuns. They are in the Roman script. The same songs are written in the Sinhala script in 2 pages and in Roman script in another page. The collection seems to be recent. The 2 typed pantuns in Roman scripts are perhaps ...