Archival records from Rescuing Tamil customary law: locating and copying endangered records of village judicial assemblies (1870-1940) (EAP314)

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  • Family Documents [1919-1954]

    File Ref: EAP314/3/2
    This file contains two family documents: a marriage invitations and a hand drawn family genealogy. ...
  • Temple conflicts [1827-1945]

    File Ref: EAP314/3/4
    This file contains the complaints sent to the District Collector by Achutharama Goundar, the forefather of the current document holder Sundarapandian Goundar. The main content of the document is their rights to get the Honour (Parivattam) during the festiv ...
  • Drama company disputes [1932-1936]

    File Ref: EAP314/4/1
    This file contains 14 documents related to contracts and disputes between individuals and local drama companies (include children's contracts, receipts for advance payment, and complaints made by both sides: the companies and the parents). Parents would se ...
  • Government communication [1874-1948]

    File Ref: EAP314/4/2
    This file contains different handwritten and printed official documents including various types of notifications and communications to and by the British administration to village officials regarding issues on use of government land, election schedule form ...
  • Temple papers [1862-1947]

    File Ref: EAP314/4/5/2
    This file contains loose documents covering various temple management issues. ...
  • Land Auctions [1865-1937]

    File Ref: EAP314/3/3/1
    This file contains 13 open auction notices and land tax receipts. ...
  • Land Rent Receipts [1865-1937]

    File Ref: EAP314/3/3/2
    This file contains 6 land rent receipts. ...
  • Miscellaneous [1865-1937]

    File Ref: EAP314/3/3/3
    This file contains 6 documents concerning land deed, loans and inam estate. ...
  • Receipts of land tax paid to the Zamindar [1932-1940]

    File Ref: EAP314/2/2
    This file contains 7 land tax receipts for land given to Subburaj Kudumban's family by the Gandamanayakanur Zamindar. ...
  • Honour Dispute 1 [1889]

    File Ref: EAP314/5/1/1
    This document is related to a conflict over the honour given at the Kallazhakar Temple annual festival to the document holder's family, it was settled by the Madras Endowment Board. ...
  • Maintenance Pledge [1904]

    File Ref: EAP314/6/2
    This document is related to a divorce and address the maintenance to be given by the former husband to his first wife. ...
  • Mortgage Loan documents [1901-1914]

    File Ref: EAP314/7/1
    This file has 5 documents dealing with pledging the land for cash. ...
  • Miscellaneous Documents [1924-1978]

    File Ref: EAP314/8/4
    This file contains 6 miscellaneous documents ranging from school leaving certificate, thank you notice sent by the Addeenam for the villagers for their support them in a legal issue and invitation for the swearing of a new Addeenam. ...
  • Tax Notice [1930s]

    File Ref: EAP314/8/5/14
    This file contains the village names and the different clan group names as well as the disciples names who have paid the ritual tax and its amount. ...
  • Temple dispute documents [1898-1930]

    File Ref: EAP314/10/1
    This file has 2 handwritten documents dealing the temple dispute. Two groups are fighting for the rights over the honour given in the Sundaravalli Amman temple. ...