Would you like to make a donation of or give something on loan to the library? The collections of Leiden University Library have mainly come into existence by means of donations and bequests from scholars and others who sympathise with the library.
Support our Asian Collections
We actively seek your support for the digitisation of our Asian Collections so that they become available by free open access to every student, researcher, in fact to every person worldwide interested in the cultures, histories, literatures and societies of the different cultures in Asia. See our special website with projects.
Recent material donations
Examples of recent material donations and loans are:
- Wouter Swets Musical Collection
- Islamic manuscripts with thanks to the Juynboll Stichting
- A print by Lucas van Leyden, a copy of a print by Lucas van leyden and a manuscript in Arabic thanks to Prof.em. dr. D.E.H. de Boer