Palm Leaf Bibliography
Abhakorn, Rujaya. ‘Towards a collective memory of mainland Southeast Asia : field preservation of traditional manuscripts in Thailand, Laos and Myanmar’ in International Federation of Library Associations Journal, Vol. 23, 2 (1997).
Agrawal, Om Prakesh, 1982, "Care and Conservation of Palm-Leaf and Paper Illustrated Manuscripts." In John Guy, ed., Palm Leaf and Paper: Illustrated Manuscripts of India and Southeast Asia. Victoria, Australia: National Gallery of Victoria, p. 85
Agrawal, Om Prakesh, Conservation of Manuscripts and Paintings of South-East Asia,Butterworth-Heinemann, London (1984) 24; 25; 50.
Agrawal, Om Prakesh, and Barkeshli Mandana, Conservation of Books Manuscripts and paper Documents. INTACH, Lucknow (1997).
x(Agrawal, Om Prakesh, Conservation of Books Manuscripts and paper Documents. INTACHLucknow. Same as above?)
xAgrawal, Om Prakesh, "Palm Leaf and Paper: Illustrated Manuscripts of India and Southeast Asia,"(editor John Guy). Victoria, Australia: National Gallery of Victoria, 1982, 85. (seems like same as number 2 (above) or line 3 on spreadsheet)
Agrawal, Om Prakesh, Preservation of Art objects and Library Materials National Book Trust, New Delhi (1993)
Alahakoon, C.N.K. (2012) ‘The Division of Labour in the Production of Sri Lankan Palm-leaf Manuscripts’, Journal of the Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka, New Series, LVII (II) 223-224.
+added one in spreadsheet.
D’Alwis, J. (1870) Descriptive Catalogue of Sanskrit, Pali and Sinhalese Literary Works, http://www.forgottenbooks.org/readbook/A_Descriptive_Catalogue_of_Sanskrit_Pali_Sinhalese_Literary_Works_of_v1_1000053500#1, Accessed 12 April 20141
Asa Saphukuthi. (1996). Kathmandu: The Asa Archives, Publisher.
Balee Buddharaksa, Pali Literature in Lanna: catalogue of 89 manuscripts with summaries. Chiang Mai: Social Research Institute, Chiang Mai University, BE 2543 (in Thai).
Bayly, C. (1993) ‘Knowing the Country: Empire and Information in India’, Modern Asian Studies, 27, (1) 3-43.
Bender, E. (1982) ‘Reviewed work: Catalogue of Manuscripts in the India Office Library by D. J. Wijayaratne; C. H. B. Reynolds’, Journal of the American Oriental Society, 102(4) 681-682.
Bennett, T. (2004),Pasts Beyond Memory: Evolution, Museums, Colonialism, London and New York: Routledge.
Bechert, Heinz, et al., Burmese Manuscripts, Part I. Wiesbaden: Verzeichnis der Orientalischen Handschriften in Deutschland, Band XXIII, 1 (1979).
de Bernon, Olivier, Catalogue of Palm-Leaf Manuscripts in Phnom-Penh and Kandal Provinces, Cambodia. Materials for the Study of the Tripitaka, Vol. 3. Bangkok: Fragile Palm Leaves Foundation and École française d’Extrême-Orient, 2004
de Bernon, Olivier, ‘The Preservation and Transmission of Manuscripts in Cambodia’ in The Literary Heritage of Laos: Preservation, Dissemination and Research Perspectives. Vientiane: National Library of Laos, 2005.
Bhattacharya, B., 'Palm Leaf Manuscripts and their Preservation', Indian Archives 1(3), New Delhi (1947) 233-34.
Bhattacharya, B., 'Further Note on Palm Leaf Manuscripts', Indian Archives 1(4), New Delhi (1947) 325.
Cœdès, Georges, Catalogue des manuscrits en pāli, laotien et siamois provenant de la Thaïlande. Copenhagen: The Royal Library, 1966.
Coomaraswamy, A. K., Mediaeval Sinhalese Art, Pantheon Books, New York (1908) 49.
Crowley, A., 'Repair and Conservation of Palm Leaf Manuscripts', Restaurator 1(2) (1969) 105-114.
Dhawan, S., 'Essential Oil for Prevention of Mould Growth on Palm Leaf Manuscripts', in Aranyanak, C. and Singhasiri, C, eds., Biodeterioration of Cultural Property 3, Conservation Science Division, Bangkok (1995) 272-82.
Daniels, Christian, ‘Surveying and Preserving Documents in Dehong, Yunnan, China’ in The Literary Heritage of Laos: Preservation, Dissemination and Research Perspectives. Vientiane: National Library of Laos, 2005.
Das, J.P. and Williams, J., Palm Leaf Miniatures - the Art of Raghunath Prusti of Orissa, Abhinav Publications, New Delhi (1991) 2; 40.
Davis,T. A. and Dennis V. Johnson. "Current Utilization and Further Development of the Palmyra Palm (Borassus flabellifer L., Arecaceae) in Tamil Nadu State, India." Economic Botany, Vol. 41, No. 2 (Apr. - Jun., 1987), pp. 247-266.
Dean, John F. 1999. "Burma, Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam: The Road towards Recovery." Disaster and After: The Practicalities of Information Service in Times of War. London: Taylor Graham. Volume editors, Paul Sturges and Diana Rosenberg
Dean, J. F., Conservation and Stabilization of Palm Leaf and Parabaik Manuscripts, Manual Guide No. 8a (1997).
Dutta, P.K., 'Use of Neem oil in conservation', Conservation of Cultural Property in India XVIII-XX, New Delhi (1985-87)98-100.
Devaraja, L. (1997) ‘Palm-leaf manuscripts of Sri Lanka, Enchanted by the lure of the Ola’,Colombo: Daily News, 6 December.
Devi, L.D., 'Experiment on the application of artemisia oil as insecticide and insect repellent in the Museum', Conservation of Cultural Property in India XXII, New Delhi (1989) 108-111.
De Silva, M. U. (2005) ‘Caste Considerations in Native Appointments–A Review of British Administrative Policy in Sri Lanka During the Nineteenth Century’, Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka, New Series, LI, 41-78.
De Silva, P. H. D. H. (1970) A Preliminary Catalogue of Ceylon Material in Foreign Museums, Colombo: National Museums, Ceylon, Type written manuscript, Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka.
De Silva, P.H.D.H. (1975a) A Catalogue of Antiquities and Other Cultural Objects from Sri Lanka (Ceylon) Abroad, Colombo: The National Museums of Sri Lanka.
De Silva, W.A, Catalogue of Palm Leaf Manuscripts in the Library of the Colombo Museum, Volume 1, 1938.
X same as above De Silva, W.A. (1938) Catalogue of Palm-leaf Manuscripts in the Library of the Colombo Museum Volume 1, Colombo: Ceylon Government Press.
Encyclopedia of Tamil Literature, Volume I, Chennai: Indian Institute of Asian Studies, 1990.
Filliozat, Jacqueline, ‘Documents Useful for the Identification of Pāli Manuscripts of Cambodia, Laos and Thailand’ in Journal of the Pali Text Society XVI (1992): 13-54.
Florian, M-L. E., Kronkright, D.P. and Norton, R.E., The Conservation of Artifacts Made from Plant Materials, The Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles (1990) 146; 156; 170.
Ginsburg, Henry, Thai Art and Culture:Historic Manuscripts from Western Collections. London: British Library, 2000.
Godakumbura, C.E., Catalogue of Ceylonese Manuscripts. Copenhagen: The Royal Library, 1980.
Godakumbura, C.E., et al., Catalogue of Cambodian and Burmese Pali Manuscripts. Copenhagen: The Royal Library, 1983. X repeat Godakumbura, C.E. (1980) Catalogue of Ceylonese Manuscripts, Copenhagen: The Royal Library.
Gupta, C.B., 'Preservation of Palm Leaf Manuscripts', Conservation of Cultural Property in India VII, New Delhi (1974)59-61.
Handurukande, R. (1990) ‘The Minayev Collection of Manuscripts in the State Public Library in St Petersburg’, The Sri Lanka Journal of the Humanities, 16 (1&2) 195-214.
von Hinüber, Oskar, ‘The Pali Manuscripts kept at the Siam Society, Bangkok. A Short Catalogue’ in Journal of the Siam Society 75 (1987):9-74.
von Hinüber, Oskar, A Handbook of Pāli Literature. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1996.
C. Hooykaas, Bagus Umbarara, Prince of Koripan. The story of a Prince of Bali and a Princess of Java, illustrated on palm leaves by a Balinese artist, with Balinese text and English translation. [Or. 12579]. London: British Museum, 1968.
Hundius, Harald, ‘The Colophons of Thirty Pāli Manuscripts from Northern Thailand’ in Journal of the Pali Text Society, XIV (1990): 1-173.
Hundius, Harald, ‘Lao Manuscripts and Traditional Literature: The Struggle for their Survival’ in The Literary Heritage of Laos: Preservation, Dissemination and Research Perspectives. Vientiane: National Library of Laos, 2005.
Hundius, Harald, ‘The Preservation of Lao Manuscripts’ in M. Lorrillard and Y. Goudineau (eds.), Recherches récentes sur le Laos. EFEO: Collection Etudes Thématiques, 2008.
Iijima, Akiko. ‘A Historical Approach to the Palm-leaf Manuscripts Preserved in Wat Mahathat, Yasothon, Thailand’ in The Literary Heritage of Laos: Preservation, Dissemination and Research Perspectives, Vientiane: National Library of Laos, 2005.
Joseph, G.A. (1901) Catalogue of the Colombo Museum Library. Part 1. Pali, Sinhalese, and Sanskrit Manuscripts, Colombo: Colombo Museum.
Joshi, B. R., 'Preservation of Palm Leaf Manuscripts', Conservation of Cultural Property in India, Vol XXII, New Delhi (1989) 120-27.
Kalyanasundaran, K., Memories of Asia, Project preserve palm leaf manuscripts of Asia [online], Chennai, available at URL www.xlweb.com, accessed 23 March 2002.
Dara Kanlaya, ‘The Preservation of Palm-leaf Manuscripts in the Lao PDR’ in The Literary Heritage of Laos: Preservation, Dissemination and Research Perspectives. Vientiane: National Library of Laos, 2005. English translation by David Wharton.
Kato, Kumiko (ed.), A Study of Lue Manuscripts in China, Laos and Thailand. Nagoya: The Graduate School, Faculty of Arts, University of Nagoya, 2001 (in Japanese, with the lists of titles given in Thai). Added one
Kesavan, B.S., ed., The Book in India - a Compilation, National Book Trust, New Delhi (1986) 9.
Kishore, Ranbir, 'Preservation repair of palm leaf manuscripts', Indian Archives 14, New Delhi (1961) 77.
Khine, Myat. 1986. "The Fine Writings on Ancient Parabaiks." Forward (October): 22-25.
Kölver, B. & Shakya, H. (1985). Documents from the Rudravarna-Mahavihara, Patan. 1. Sales and Mortgages. Sankt Augustin: VGH Wissenscharisherlag.
Kongkaew, W., Making Thai Traditional Books and Palm Leaf Manuscripts, The National Library of Thailand, Bangkok (1987).
Kulasuriya, A. (1978) ‘The Minor Chronicles and Other Traditional Writings in Sinhalese and Their Historical Value’, The Ceylon Historical Journal, XXV (1-4) 1-33.
Lafont, Pierre-Bernard, ‘Inventaire des manuscrits des pagodes du Laos’ in Bulletin de l’Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient (BEFEO 52.2, 1965): 429-545.
Lagirarde, François ‘Les manuscripts en Thaï du nord de la Siam Society’ in Journal of the Siam Society, 84 (1996): 91-115.
Lawson, P. (n.d.). Palm leaf books and their conservation. Library Conservation News, 16, 5-7, 17, 5.
Losty, J. P. (1982). The art of the book in India. London: The British Library.
Lakdusinghe, S., personal communication (2002).
Lertsiri, K., Storage of Manuscripts in Thailand, INTACH ICI OACC, Bhubaneswar, unpublished typescript (1998).
Liyanaratne, J. (1983) Catalogue des manuscripts Singhalais, Paris: Bibliotheque Nationale.
Malalasekera, G.P. (1958) The Pali Literature of Ceylon, Colombo: M.D. Gunasene & Co. LTD. First published 1928.
Marrison, G. E. “East Javanese palm-leaf manuscripts: materials and palaeography of palm-leaf manuscripts from Eat Java, Madura, Bali, and Lombok” Indonesia and the Malay World, Vol. 30, no. 86, 2002, p.83
Mitra, M., 'Strategy Adopted for Survey of Manuscripts in Orissa', INTACH ICI Newsletter 29, Lucknow (2002) 3-4.
Mitra, R.L. The Sanskrit Buddhist Literature of Nepal, Calcutta (reprint) 1971, p.xxxv-vi.
Nair, M.V., 'A New Method for Relaxing Brittle Palm Leaves', Conservation of Cultural Property in India XVIII-XX, New Delhi (1985-87) 1-4.
National Library of Laos, ‘Bansi luang.’ Unpublished Inventory of Preservation of Lao Palm-leaf Manuscripts Programme at the National Library of Laos, Vientiane, 1992-2002.
National Library of Laos (ed.), Inventory of Palm-leaf Manuscripts in Six Provinces of Laos. Vientiane: Ministry of Information and Culture, 1994.
Nordstrand, O.K., 'Some notes on procedure used in the royal library, Copenhagen, for the preservation of palm leaf manuscripts', Studies in Conservation (1958) 135-40.
X repeat Nordstrand, O. K. (1958) ‘Some Notes on Procedures Used in the Royal Library, Copenhagen, for the Preservation of Palm-Leaf Manuscripts’, Studies in Conservation, 3, (3) 135-140.
X repeatOve, K. Nordstrand. “Some Notes on Procedures Used in the Royal Library, Copenhagen, for the Preservation of Palm-Leaf Manuscripts”, Studies in Conservation, Vol. 3(3), 1958, pp. 135-140.
Pani, S., Illustrated palm leaf manuscripts of Orissa - a selection from Orissa State Museum, Orissa State Museum, Bhubaneswar (1984) 4; 1.
Perumal, P., 'Conservation of Palm Leaf Manuscripts', Application of Science and Technology for Conservation of Heritage, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam and Government Museum, Chennai (1997) 62-71.
Padhi, B.K, 'Preservation of Palm Leaf Manuscripts in Orissa', Conservation of Cultural Property in India VIII, New Delhi (1974) 62-4.
Patnaik, Durga Prasad. Palm leaf Etchings of Orissa, New Delhi: Abhinav Publications, 1989.
Pal, P. & Meech-Pekarik, J. (1988). Buddhist book illuminations. Hong Kong: Ravi Kumar, Publisher.
Premchit, Sommai, with Puangkam Tuikeo ‘A Catalaogue of Palm Leaf Texts in Wat Libraries in Chiang Mai.’ Unpublished mimeograph from University of Chiang Mai, 1975.
Premchit, Sommai,, Lan Na Literature: Catalogue of Palm-leaf Texts on Microfilm at the SRI. Chiang Mai: Social Research Institute, 1986.
Raechelle Rubinstein, ‘Leaves of palm: Balinese lontar’ in: Illuminations: the writing traditions of Indonesia: featuring manuscripts from the National Library of Indonesia, ed. by Ann Kumar and John H. McGlynn. New York: Weatherhill; Jakarta: Lontar Foundation, 1996, pp.129-154.
X repeat Ranbir Kishore, "Preservation and Repair of Palm Leaf Manuscripts," India Archives XIV(January 1961).
Reynold, C.H.B. (1982) ‘Reviewed work: catalogue of Ceylonese Manuscripts (Catalogue of Oriental Manuscripts, Xyloraphs, etc., in Danish Collections, “Vol.1”) by C. E. Godakumbura’, Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 45, (1) 213.
Roongruangsri, Udom. Wannakam lan na (Second Edition). Bangkok: Chulalongkorn University, BE 2547 (in Thai).
_ possibly repeat of above Roongruangsri, Udom. Photcananukrom lanna-thai. Chiang Mai: Chiang Mai University, BE 2547 (in Thai).
Ryder, A.W., trans., Panchatantra, Jaico Publishing House, Mumbai (2001).
Rao, V.P., Padma, B.N. and Ganorka, M.C., 'A Study on Indian Palm Leaf Manuscripts', Conservation of Cultural Property in India XV, New Delhi (1992) 20-24.
Sah, A., Degradation of Palm Leaf Manuscripts, INTACH ICI OACC, Bhubaneswar, unpublished typescript (2001).
+ added Sah, A., 'Puskola Pothi : Palm Leaf Manuscripts of Sri Lanka', Poster Summary Booklet, IIC, London, 2002.
Sah, A., Save Palm Leaf Manuscript Heritage, INTACH-ICCI, Lucknow (2001)4; 10; 16.
Sah, A., 'Talpatra conservation', INTACH-ICCI Newsletter 30, Lucknow (2002) 3-4.
Salomon, Richard. Indian Epigraphy, New Delhi: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd., 1998.
Added one by Richard Salomon
Sambandan, M. S. Acthum Pathippum, Chennai: Manivasagar Publications, 1997.
Saranankara, A. (2003). Aluvihara Rock Cave Temple. Kandy: Ven. Dr. Inamaluwe Nandaratana Thero, Publisher.
Singh Tej conservation of Cultural Property in India. Indian Association for the Study of conservation of Cultural property, New Delhi (1988).
Singh, Griha Man, “Conservation of Rolled Palm leaf Manuscripts (RPLM)” in “Abhilekha,” published by The Nepal Archives, 1996.
Singh, Griha Man, “Haritalika coated envelope is a means of document preservation” in “Abhilekha”, published by The Nepal Archives, 1994.
Skilling, Peter and Santi Pakdeekham, Pali Literature Transmitted in Central Siam: A catalogue based on the Sap Songkhro. Materials for the Study of the Tripitaka, Vol. 1. Bangkok: Fragile Palm Leaves Foundation and Lumbini International Research Institute, 2002.
Sumekar, S., Rachmananta, D. P. and Noegraha, N., eds., Selected Manuscript Collection of The National Library of Indonesia, Perpustakaan Nasional R.I, Jakarta (1999) 59.
Suryawanshi, D. G., M. V. Nair, and P. M. Sinha. 1992. "Improving the Flexibility of Palm Leaf." Restaurator 13(1): 37-46.
Suryawanshi, D. G., P. M. Sinha, and O. P. Agrawal. 1994. "Basic Studies in the Properties of Palm Leaves." Restaurator 15(2): 65-78.
Schuyler, Montgomery, Jr. "Notes on the Making of Palm-Leaf Manuscripts in Siam." Journal of the American Oriental Society, Vol. 29 (1908), pp. 281-283.
Talwar, V.V., 'A Note on Rehabilitation of a Palm Leaf Manuscript', Conservation of Cultural Property in India XII, New Delhi (1979) 48-50.
Titley, Norah M. "An Illustrated Sinhalese Palm-Leaf Manuscript." The British Museum Quarterly, Vol. 26, No. 3/4 (Spring, 1963), pp. 86-88.
Trier, J. (1972). Ancient paper of Nepal. Copenhagen: Jutland Archaeological Society Publications, Volume X.
Wickramsinghe, N., Conservation of palm leaf manuscripts in Sri Lanka, National Museum, Colombo, unpublished typescript (2001) 9; 3.
Wichienkeeo, Aroonrut. The Northern Thai Dictionary of Palm-Leaf Manuscripts. Chiang Mai: Silkworm, BE 2539 (in Thai).
Wilden, E. (2014). Manuscript, Print and Memory. Relics of the Cankam in Tamilnadu. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter. Retrieved 21 Jul. 2016, from http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/246341
Wimonkasem, Somchet . Baep rian phasa lan na. Chiang Mai: Charoenwat, BE 2534 (in Thai).
Witthayalai, Khru Mahasarakham (ed.), Inventory of Palm-leaf Documents in Northeastern Thailand, in 14 vols. Mahasarakham: Teachers Training College, BE 2530 (in Thai).
Wyatt, David, ‘Palm-leaf Manuscripts and History-Writing in Premodern Northern Thailand’ in Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Thai Studies. Chiang Mai: Chiang Mai University, 1996.