Archival records from Constituting a digital archive of Tamil agrarian history during the colonial period (EAP458)

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  • Kalaimakaḷ Kalvi Nilayam Collection

    Collection Ref: EAP458/1
    This collection contains 21 palm-leaf bundles (488 palm-leaves) which address land details and taxation, first rights (honor), work rights, sale deeds of land and trees, further details of village management as well as details of the history of pazaiyakoTT ...
  • Sri Vasavi College Collection [1824-]

    Collection Ref: EAP458/2
    This collection contains one palm-leaf bundle (42 palm-leaves) which is an invitation for religious functions. ...
  • Atalai Naṭarāja Collection collection [1814-1876]

    Collection Ref: EAP458/3
    This collection (1814-1876) contains 8 palm-leaf bundles (consisting of 214 palm leaves comprising 92 palm-leaf documents) which consists of various land deeds such as land sale, land details, land tax etc of cuppiramaNiyanh ceeruvvaikaaranh and others of ...
  • Veḷḷiyaṅkuṇram Pulikēci Collection [1802-1958]

    Collection Ref: EAP458/4
    This collection (1802-1958) contains one copper plate describing the honour (first right) given to immuTi kanhaka raamaya kavuNTanh of veLLiyangkunhRam village by Tirumalai Nayyakkar, sovereign of Madurai for performing the festival at azakarkoyil; one off ...
  • Pūti Pulavar Tāhir Collection

    Collection Ref: EAP458/5
    This collection contains a book printed in English and Tamil addressing a conflict over the properties of a Zamindar of Bodinayakanur. ...
  • Meḻūrappaṉūr Māyāṇṭi Tēvar Collection

    Collection Ref: EAP458/6
    This collection (1887-1948) contains 10 palm-leaf manuscripts and 12 handwritten paper documents all addressing land transactions in the village of Urappanur, Thirumangalam Taluk in Madurai District. The transaction amounts ranges from Rs. 20 to Rs. 200. ...
  • "Civakiri Kūraiku,al Ātīṉam Collection"

    Collection Ref: EAP458/7
    This collection contains 35 handwritten palm-leaf documents addressing ritual tax (canjcaaram), loans, land leases and receipts and 22 paper documents (1937-1944) containing tax collection, petitions, letters, notice, invitation etc. Documents belonging to ...
  • Cellaturai Collection [1905-1949]

    Collection Ref: EAP458/8
    This collection (1905-1949) contains 37 paper documents. The documents cover a wide range of issues such as various land deeds (land sale, land lease and land mortgages), village issues, conflicts in the court, the formation of community youth club and var ...
  • Nāṭumutalaikkuḷam Karuppaiyyā Collection

    Collection Ref: EAP458/9
    This collection contains 1 copper plate (1777) which describes land given to tirumalai punhnha teevanh, cunta teevanh and occaa teevanh (headmen to the Pramalai Kallar sucaste) for them to rule over by the sovereign of Madurai Thirumalai Naayakkar in the y ...
  • Eḻuvampaṭṭi Jekanātaṉ Collection

    Collection Ref: EAP458/10
    This collection contains 1 copper plate document with 2 digital images which describes a dispute over the first rights (honour) in a temple. ...
  • Nāṭṭukkoṭṭai Makātmā Pāṇṭiyar Collection

    Collection Ref: EAP458/11
    This collection (1806-1963) contains 10 palm-leaf bundles (38 palm-leaves) covering accounts and land deeds of periyacuurappakavuNTar and naTukkooTTai zamin; 4 notebooks of account details of naTukkooTTai zamin and a court case details of pericyacuurappaka ...
  • Cokkatēvaṉpaṭṭi Periyakaruppa Tēvar Collection

    Collection Ref: EAP458/12
    This collection (1937-1940) contains 4 documents covering land deeds, a court document and 5 receipts. The transaction amount in these documents ranges between Rs. 5 and Rs. 50. ...
  • Pālakiruṣṇaṉ Collection

    Collection Ref: EAP458/13
    This collection (1888-1920) contains 20 palm-leaf documents addressing land management, financial transactions and receipts. It contains 12 handwritten palm-leaf bundles related to land management such as pledging, purchase and sharing among the people in ...
  • "Collection from the office of the Public Works Department, Madurai"

    Collection Ref: EAP458/14
    This collection contains a printed book (1889, 181 pages) on the history of Periyar dam project. ...
  • Pūṇṭi Ōṭṭuvītu Rājēntiraṉ Collection

    Collection Ref: EAP458/15
    This collection contains 89 handwritten and printed paper documents (1877-1948) addressing land deeds, land tax, partition of properties, loans, petitions, court documents, financial transactions, receipts and astrological readings; 17 handwritten palm-lea ...