Keyword: T.A. Sakti, Biography, Preservant, Aceh Literary Manuscript
The existence of the Aceh Literary Manuscript which continues to disappear, it takes a figure who is not only capable, but also can develop it in Acehnese society. The figure was found in T.A. Magic. Research with the title T.A. Sakti: A Biography of the Conservationist of Aceh Literary Manuscripts, 1954–2021, aims to explain the life history of T.A. Sakti and explained the contribution and strategy of T.A. Sakti in the Aceh Literary Manuscript. This study uses an approach to the type of historical research. Data collection techniques were carried out by interview, documentation and literature study. The data analysis of this research is descriptive qualitative. The results of the study can be seen, T.A. Sakti is a lecturer at Syiah Kuala University, writing and translating various Acehnese Literary Manuscripts. T.A. Contribution Sakti in the Aceh Literary Manuscripts, securing by protecting the Aceh Literary Manuscripts through studying saga, nazam and books; transferring characters, studying and caring for saga scripts, nazams and books. T.A. Contribution Sakti in the development of the Aceh Literary Manuscripts through grounding the Aceh Literary Manuscripts and actively visiting several prominent readers and writers of saga, nazam and books. Utilization of Aceh Literary Manuscripts to be achieved by conveying knowledge to the public, providing services and support to academics and sharing the results with others. The Aceh Literary Manuscript protection strategy was carried out by T.A. Sakti by collecting Aceh Literary Manuscripts, maintaining and caring for them. The development of the Aceh Literary Manuscript was carried out by T.A. Sakti by rewriting, translating and publishing the Manuscripts of Aceh Back, making coverage and publication of his works. The strategy for utilizing the Aceh Literary Manuscript was carried out by establishing Balee Tambeh as a place for discussion and study. Furthermore, he gave Arabic-Malay teaching in History Education, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Syiah Kuala University.