Collection 10

EAP 314 Collection 10

Location of the original documents:

Kallar Nadu

Number of digital images :

41 digital images in TIFF format

Extent and Format of the original documents:

22 handwritten paper documents.

Date range of the original documents:

1890-1943

Scope and content of the collection:

This collection belongs to a Pramalai Kallar heriditary village headman. It contains 22 hand written documents dealing with temple disputes (two groups are fighting for the rights over the honour in the Sundaravalli Amman temple), land transactions and land mortgages.

System of arrangement of the collection:

The collection is arranged in two series: (1) Temple dispute, (2) Land transaction documents.

(1) Temple dispute

This series (1898-1930) contains documents dealing a drawn-out temple dispute. Two groups are fighting for the rights over the honour given in the Sundaravalli Amman temple.

(2) Land transaction documents

This series (1890-1943) contains documents dealing with land transactions and land mortgages.