Collection 6

EAP 314 Collection 6

Location of the Original Documents:

Kallar Nadu

Number of digital images:

10 digital images in TIFF format

Extent and Format of the original documents:

4 handwritten paper documents

Date range of the original documents:

1884-1920

Scope and content of the collection:

This collection contains documents related to land management (pledging, purchase and sharing) as well as documents dealing with a divorce and the maintenance to be given by the former husband to his first wife. The document holder belongs to the Paraiyar caste. One of the documents was used to settle a dispute with members of the Kallar caste.

System of arrangement of the collection:

The collection is arranged in series: (1) Land deeds, (2) Maintenance Pledge

(1) Land deeds

This series (1884-1920) contains documents related to land management: pledging, purchase and sharing.

(2) Maintenance Pledge

This series (1904) contains one document dealing with a divorce case and addresses the maintenance to be given by the former husband to his first wife.