[INDOLOGY] Manuscript collections on archive.org

Paul Hackett ph2046 at columbia.edu
Tue Jul 25 15:29:13 UTC 2023

Tim, Harry,

Just a note: in the "Buddhist Digital Resource Center Fragile Palm Leaves Foundation”, close to 2,000 manuscripts are mis-labeled as “Tibetan” whereas they are clearly Pali.


Just something to be aware of when searching by language.



> On Jul 24, 2023, at 5:34 PM, Lubin, Tim <LubinT at wlu.edu> wrote:
> Harry, 
> There are:
> The Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland:
> https://archive.org/details/royalasiaticsociety?tab=collection <https://archive.org/details/royalasiaticsociety?tab=collection>
> Buddhist Digital Resource Center Fragile Palm Leaves Foundation
> https://archive.org/details/bdrc-fplmanuscripts?tab=collection <https://archive.org/details/bdrc-fplmanuscripts?tab=collection>
> The Balinese Digital Library (most items in Balinese, Old Balinese, or Old Javanese, a few of the latter bilingual with Sanskrit)
> https://archive.org/details/Bali?tab=collection <https://archive.org/details/Bali?tab=collection>
> Best,
> Tim
> Timothy Lubin
> Jessie Ball duPont Professor of Religion, and Adjunct Professor of Law
> Head of the Law, Justice, and Society Program
> 204 Tucker Hall
> Washington and Lee University
> Lexington, Virginia 24450
> https://lubin.academic.wlu.edu/ <https://lubin.academic.wlu.edu/> 
> http://wlu.academia.edu/TimothyLubin <http://wlu.academia.edu/TimothyLubin> 
> https://ssrn.com/author=930949 <https://ssrn.com/author=930949>
> https://dharma.hypotheses.org/people/lubin-timothy <https://dharma.hypotheses.org/people/lubin-timothy>
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> Reply-To: Harry Spier <vasishtha.spier at gmail.com <mailto:vasishtha.spier at gmail.com>>
> Date: Monday, July 24, 2023 at 4:39 PM
> To: INDOLOGY <indology at list.indology.info <mailto:indology at list.indology.info>>
> Subject: [INDOLOGY] Manuscript collections on archive.org <http://archive.org/>
> Dear list members,
> Has anyone compiled a list of manuscript collections on archive.org <http://archive.org/>.  I'm of course aware of egangotri, but I would appreciate it if members could give me references to other collections of original manuscripts.
> Thanks,
> Harry Spier
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