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

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  • 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 ...