Series S2 - History of the Eelam Tamils' Struggle for Freedom : clipping collection

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UTSC 018-S2


History of the Eelam Tamils' Struggle for Freedom : clipping collection


  • 1952-2011 (Creation)

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1.26 m of textual records

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Series is comprised of newspaper clippings related to Tamils from Tamil and English newspapers. Kurumbasiddy Ira. Kanagaratnam and Pavalarani Kanagaratnam began collecting and compiling the clippings in 1956.

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  • English
  • Tamil

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The second number in the file number refers to the original ‘bundle’ number. Each section or bundle was wrapped in paper and tied with string, which has since been removed for preservation.

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