Series 2 - Chronological files (correspondence)

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UTA 1933-2

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Chronological files (correspondence)

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  • 1958-2002 (Creation)

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0.9m of textual records

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(1924-2015)

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

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Scope and content

Series consists of material organized in chronological files, primarily comprised of incoming and outgoing correspondence. Material documents both the personal and professional life of Prof. Venkatacharya. A substantial portion of the material relates to Venkatacharya’s publishing activity as well as the transfer of texts for his research from various publishers, distributors, and libraries in India, particularly The Adyar Library and Research Centre. Additionally, documentation of his academic activity is covered through correspondence with colleagues.
Material also includes received correspondence from family members overseas and provides documentation of Venkatacharya’s various positions in India, Italy, and at the University of Toronto. Series also includes some coverage of his participation with various Toronto South Asian community groups, such as the Hindu Institute of Learning.

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Accruals

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Files are arranged in chronological order.

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The following files are restricted: B2017-0035/002(05), (11), (17)

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B2017-0035/001(06) - B2017-0035/003(19)

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