S1 - Personal material

Identity area

Reference code

UTSC 014-S1


Personal material


  • n.d., 1921, 1929-1930, 1933-1937, 1939-1940, 1945-1947, 1949-1988 (Creation)

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52.5 cm of textual records
11 books
3 black-and-white photographs

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Series contains the personal material of S. J. V. Chelvanayakam and his wife, Emily Grace Chelvanayakam. Series also contains some personal material of other friends or family who may have worked or lived at their residence of 16 Alfred House Gardens.

Series is composed of seven (7) subseries:

SS1. S. J. V. Chelvanayakam personal correspondence
SS2. S. J. V. and Emily Grace Chelvanayakam correspondence
SS3. Emily Grace Chelvanayakam correspondence
SS4. Personal items
SS5. Miscellaneous correspondence
SS6. Miscellaneous family material
SS7. Financial documents

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Some material may be restricted due to privacy. 

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  • English
  • Tamil

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  • English
  • Tamil


  • Latin
  • Tamil


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