Archival records from Preservation of the manuscripts of the Jaffna Bishop's House (1850-1930) (EAP700)

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  • "Jaffna Bishop’s House Collection, Sri Lanka [1850-1930]"

    Collection Ref: EAP700/1
    The collection consists of manuscripts (with some printed documents) dated from 1850 to 1930. They relate the history of the missions or describe the day to day administrative and managerial activities of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate missionaries (O.M.I. ...
  • 1. Historical Relations [1850-1930]

    Collection Ref: EAP700/1/1
    1. Historical Relations: They constitute the major part of the digitised materials. They contain diverse types of information such as memoirs of missionaries or codices, on the evolution of the missions, the day to day life, with observations on economic a ...
  • 2. Letters [1848-1893]

    Collection Ref: EAP700/1/2
    Unlike the above mentioned historical relations, the letters were written at the time of the fact; they bear testimony of the actuality; they are usually addressed to a private reader. Extent, format and physcial characteristics of original material: One v ...
  • 3. Account books

    Collection Ref: EAP700/1/3
    They present detailed explanations of the income and different expenses related to the missions, churches and cathedral, daily accounts of the expenditures on different chapters like school, orphanage, and charity.. Extent, format and physcial characterist ...
  • 4.Catalogue [1851-1904]

    Collection Ref: EAP700/1/4
    4. Catalogue: They are the records of all types of letters sent by the missionaries with dates of expedition and the addressee – letters which were initially kept at the Bishop’s House a hundred years ago. Extent, format and physcial characteristics of ori ...
  • 5. Sermons and Commentaries [1850-1900]

    Collection Ref: EAP700/1/5
    5. Sermons and Commentaries: Contain preparatory copies for sermons, preaches for retreats, commentaries on Tamil writings. These writings are in French, often with Sinhala or Tamil terminology inside the French text. Extent, format and physcial characteri ...
  • 6. Printed documents [1897-1914]

    Collection Ref: EAP700/1/6
    6. Printed documents: Consist of three biographies and one draft act on marriage. Extent, format and physcial characteristics of original material: One volume of 266 folios. 13x20 cm Printed book. ...
  • 7. Matrimonial [1889-1898]

    Collection Ref: EAP700/1/7
    7. Matrimonial: This is a record on consanguinity and exemption of marriages celebrated by the Catholic church. Extent, format and physcial characteristics of original material: One volume of 408 folios. 22x38 cm size paged hardbound manuscript. ...
  • 8. Statistics [1929]

    Collection Ref: EAP700/1/8
    Statistics: This record contains information on the members of the Diocese of Jaffna. Extent, format and physcial characteristics of original material: One volume of 190 folios. 16x20 cm size paged softbound manuscript. ...
  • Father Jacques Batayron obituary notes [16 Aug 1898]

    File Ref: EAP700/1/1/1
    Father Jacques Batayron (1838-1898) addressed this note of self-description, containing necessary elements to compose his obituary notice. A printed obituary notice in English is inserted at the end, image: 19. Extent, format and physcial characteristics o ...
  • Codex Historicus [1893-1901]

    File Ref: EAP700/1/1/2
    Historical relations. Events related to the Episcopate of Jaffna, Ceylan and various activities of the members of the mission. Table of contents, images: 265-274. Extent, format and physcial characteristics of original material: One volume of 392 folios. 2 ...
  • Codex Historicus [1915]

    File Ref: EAP700/1/1/3
    Historical relations. Events related to various activities of the members of the mission. Index Rerum, images: 375-386. Extent, format and physcial characteristics of original material: One volume of 284 folios. 21x33 cm size paged bound manuscript. Author ...
  • Codex Historicus [1917-1918]

    File Ref: EAP700/1/1/4
    Historical relations. Events related to various activities of the members of the mission. Index Rerum, images: 269-269. Extent, format and physcial characteristics of original material: One volume of 214 folios. 15x20 cm (A5 size) unpaged hard bound manusc ...
  • Codex Historicus Sancti Caroli of Jaffna [1902-1918]

    File Ref: EAP700/1/1/5
    Historical relations. Codex Historicus Sancti Caroli of Jaffna. Summary of activities of the missions and festivals, rules and regulations to be followed. Extent, format and physcial characteristics of original material: One volume of 251 folios. 21x33 cm ...
  • The Jaffna Diocese and the OMI - Pontificate of Mgr Semeria - 4th copy / Vol...

    File Ref: EAP700/1/1/6
    Memoirs. Historical relations. 4th copy / Vol 2. The Jaffna Diocese and the OMI - Pontificate of Mgr Semeria. Table of contents, images: 245-246. Extent, format and physcial characteristics of original material: One volume of 335 folios. 21x33 cm size page ...