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Manuelpillai, Anton to S. J. V. Chelvanayakam

File contains a letter written by Anton Manuelpillai to Chelvanayakam regarding two topics: one, about the bus route No. 764 from Kankesanthurai to Jaffna via Palaly and requesting for a stop at Palaly Airport. Secondly, about the matter that the Air Ceylon aeroplane only had English and Sinhala writing on it [and not Tamil] and asking Chelvanayakam to request the government to rectify it. 

Kannaki Library to the Minister of Health

File contains a letter written by the Kannaki Library to the Minister of Health regarding the need of a hospital in proximity to the fishing communities  of the coastal areas between Valvettithurai and Kayts. It outlines the hardship the fishermen encounter in order to access and seek health care services and thus suggests integration of chest and general diseases. The letter also provides a detailed account of the village Myliddy and about the fishermen, their way of living, and the importance of having a hospital in proximity to where they live and work.

Ilankai Thozhilalar Kazhakam [Ceylon Workers Congress]

File contains 4 letters written by Ceylon Workers Congress to S. J. V. Chelvanayakam regarding the CWC Hatton Office, Ragala District leaders, meetings, and resolutions. Also includes a letter from CWC to the Prime Minister regarding the name change of the Vettilaiyur Post Office to Bulathkovupitiya Post Offfice in Yatiyantota Electoral District. Also includes printed campaign notices.

Tamil Prisoners of Welikada & Hunger Strike

File contains two letters written by Mavai Senathirajah and Kasi Ananthan from the Welikada prison to S. J. V. Chelvanayakam regarding their plans for a major hunger strike during the Non-aligned Countries Conference in Colombo in August 1976. Also includes draft brief press release/ notice [?] regarding the Tamil prisoners of Welikada and their hunger strike.

Ceylon Newspaper Limited/ The Sutantiran

Ceylon Newspapers Ltd. was registered as a company in 1946, with Chelvanayakam being one of the directors. From 1947 to 1983 it published the Tamil paper The Sutantiran. There was a brief pause from 2 June 1958 to 20 October 1958 when the Government closed the press under emergency powers.

Subseries contains account statements, memos, reports, and correspondence regarding the newspaper.

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