Archival records from Jaffna Protestant digital archive project (EAP835)

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  • 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 ...
  • Report of the Uduvil School Committee 1841-(1864) 1875

    File Ref: EAP835/1/5
    Reports on the Uduvil Girls' and Boys' Boarding Schools by a number of missionaries and mission Tamil assistants, including Daniel Poor (1789-1855), Samuel Hutchings (1806-1895), Francis Asbury (1810-?), Edward Cope (1806-?), and Robert Wyman (?-?). Genera ...
  • Ecclesiastical Reports 1855-1860

    File Ref: EAP835/1/6
    This file holds reports from numerous mission stations in the Jaffna peninsula, including Batticotta, Chavagachery, Karativoe, Manipay, Oodoopitty, Oodooville, and Valany. Some of the reports are signed by missinoaryes like E.P. Hastings (?-1890), and Levi ...
  • Records of the Committees on Uduvil School 1855-1883

    File Ref: EAP835/1/9
    This file contains records of examinations of the Uduvil Female Boarding School periodically held by the missionaries appointed to the Committees. Comments include concerns about specific pupils, feedback on teachers, criticisms of class levels, and other ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Letterbook Fragment, 1858-1866

    File Ref: EAP835/2/9
    This file contains copies of letters sent from E.P. Hastings (?-1890) to Rufus Anderson (1796-1880), Secretary of the ABCFM. These letters refer to ACM business and concerns such as methods for village schools, the uses of the Native Evangelical Society in ...
  • 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 ...
  • St. John's College Magazine [1905-1914]

    File Ref: EAP835/4/1
    This file contains St. John's Magazines for the years 1905-1914. The magazine is broken up by term and year, each volume listing an academic calender for the term, a brief history of the college, followed by lists of administration, faculty, courses, fees ...
  • St. John's College Magazine [1916]

    File Ref: EAP835/4/2
    This file contains St. John's Magazines for the year 1916. The magazine is broken up by term and year, each volume listing an academic calender for the term, a brief history of the college, followed by lists of administration, faculty, courses, fees and ru ...
  • St. John's College Magazine [1917-1918]

    File Ref: EAP835/4/3
    This file contains St. John's Magazines for the years 1917-1918. The magazine is broken up by term and year, each volume listing an academic calender for the term, a brief history of the college, followed by lists of administration, faculty, courses, fees ...