Archival records from Jaffna Protestant digital archive project (EAP835)

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  • Manuscripts relating to the American Ceylon Mission

    Collection Ref: EAP835/1
    This collection consists of nine manuscript files related to the 19th-century American Ceylon Mission, including reports, church record books, and minutes from meetings. Anonymous private collection. ...
  • Jaffna Diocese of the Church of South India (JDCSI) Collection

    Collection Ref: EAP835/2
    This description comes in part from Professor Bernard Bate's finding aid for the JDCSI's archive, published in 2005. This collection consists mostly of manuscript materials "from the establishment of the American Ceylon Mission (ACM) in 1816 by the America ...
  • Jaffna College Archive Collection

    Collection Ref: EAP835/3
    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, ...
  • St John's College Collection

    Collection Ref: EAP835/4
    The collection is comprised of a set of St. John's College magazines, beginning in 1905, and housed in a metal cabinet in the St. John's College Library. The magazine is broken up by term and year, each volume listing an academic calender for the term, a b ...
  • Evelyn Rutnam Institute Collection

    Collection Ref: EAP835/5
    This collection consists of two parts: (1) print books, and (2) a series of 148 non-sequential numbered files relating to the life, work, and immediate family of Ceylon’s third Chief Justice, Sir Alexander Johnston (1775-1849), a critical advocate of early ...
  • Alexander Johnston Papers

    Collection Ref: EAP835/5/1
    A series of 148 files relating to the life, work and family of Sir Alexander Johnston (1775–1849), the third Chief Justice of Ceylon and a famous orientalist. Johnston was known for pursuing a number of administrative reforms within the British government ...
  • Proceedings of Meetings of Delegates of the three Tamil Missions 1838-1841

    File Ref: EAP835/1/3
    The manuscript is inaccurately titled. It consists of letters written by two successive secretaries of Foreign Correspondence for the ABCFM, Rufus Anderson (1796-1880) and Nathanial G. Clark (1825-?), addressed to the American Ceylon Mission between 1862 a ...
  • Letters of the A.C.M. to A.B.C.F.M. 1816-1854

    File Ref: EAP835/2/1
    This file contains a typical collection of letters concerned with American Ceylon Mission affairs. Some points discussed in the manuscript include the mission schools, the Press, missionary travel between America, Ceylon, and India, and the relationship be ...
  • Notebook Fragment, c. 1837

    File Ref: EAP835/2/2
    This file consists of sundry mission reports such as baptismal records, marriages, admissions to the church, etc., retranscriptions of important events, and several floor plans. It also includes a fragment of Tamil and English versions of a church convenan ...
  • Chavagacherry 1836-1859

    File Ref: EAP835/2/3
    This file contains typical records from the mission station Chavagacherry. According to Bate's finding aid, it may be a transcription of earlier records. Issues discussed include admissions, appointments, baptisms, transfers, deaths, and issues within the ...
  • Diary Fragment, 1836-1838

    File Ref: EAP835/2/4
    This file describes church admissions, schools, the printing press, religious vocations, mission meetings, and funds of the mission. The writer mentions Samuel Hutchings (1806-1895), Benjamin Meigs (1789-1862), M.D. Sanders (?-?), and Miron Winslow (1789-1 ...
  • Letters to B. Meigs from H. Hill, 1825-1838

    File Ref: EAP835/2/5
    This file consists of letters from Henry Hill (?-?), Treasurer of the A.B.C.F.M., addressed to Miron Winslow and Benjamin Meigs. These letters, sent from India, London, and Boston, concern funds for the ACM in the form of payments and donations for supplie ...
  • Report of the Church at Tellipally, July 1st 1843

    File Ref: EAP835/2/6
    This report focuses on the author's concern regarding lack of new admissions, lack of conversions, difficulty of "maintaining" Christians. It also records communions, baptisms, and marriages at the church. ...
  • Report Fragments, 1851-1855

    File Ref: EAP835/2/7
    This file consists of three tabular sheets and one eight-page report: a. Chavagacherry, Ecclesiastical and Educational Returns, 1851; b. Panditeripo, Ecclesiastical and Educational Returns, 1851; c. Oodooville, Ecclesiastical and Educational Returns, 1851; ...
  • Sundry Reports, 1855-1866

    File Ref: EAP835/2/8
    This file contains reports on the process of ordaination for Ceylonese preachers, certificates of ordination, and license to preach. It also contains detailed data relating to the ACM's printing establishment, with tract-by-tract descriptions by Levi Spaul ...