Jaffna College Archive Collection

The archive belongs to Jaffna College and holds diverse materials ranging from 1710 to the present, with a focus on late nineteeneth- and early-twentieth century materials. The materials are divided into seven shelves categorized by major subject: history, religion, medicine, astronomy, the Tamil language, mathematics, geography, and nineteenth- and twentieth-century reference materials. Unshelved folders hold a twentieth-century pamphlet collection primarily related to Jaffna College. The archive also contains one large envelope of twentieth-century photographs from Jaffna College sporting events, staff photographs, and other miscellaneous events.

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  • Religious Tract Society 1841

    File Ref: EAP835/3/1
    This file contains 95 tracts published by various American Ceylon Mission-affiliated presses in Jaffna between 1841 and 1891. The tracts range from four to over 30 pages, and discuss various topics including caste, Catholicism, Christian morality, Hinduism ...
  • List of Parishes and Villages showing Udayarships, Vidanships, etc., with a...

    File Ref: EAP835/3/2
    This 1895 manuscript file provides lists of administrative positions (village headman, udayars, and vidaiyars) for each village and parish in the Jaffna province, described as: "List of Villages showing the number of Headmen, Police Vidahns, Division Offic ...