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Sub-Series 5: Babu Mylambadi

 Sub-Series — Box: MS-014 Box 10
Identifier: MS-014-8-5

Content Description

From the Collection:

Series in WPSS collections are structured around the form of documents while also acknowledging the provenance of the records. The collection is arranged into the following series: Correspondence Administration Legal Documents Notices, pamphlets and booklets Research References Muthanga Media Coverage Media Coverage-WPSS and Writings, essays, notes, talks and addresses by WPSS members. Audio- Visual Materials

Each subseries in every series is arranged according to the provenance (to acknowledge the source of the material). The first series is correspondence and contains letters from C C Mathews, Thomas Ambalavayal, Babu Mylambadi, N Badusha, N Gangadharan, Manoj Kumar, P M Suresh and Abdul Wahab. The correspondence series also contains Right to Information (RTI) documents that different members of WPSS had sent to Public Information Officers. The protection and conservation of Edakkal caves has been a particular concern of WPSS. There are several documents pertaining to the caves in the collection. The WPSS, with help from historians like Raghava Warrier and Rajan Gurukkul, had taken up excavation work in different parts of Wayanad to understand the region's ancient history. They had also set up a heritage museum, the correspondence relating to which is available in the correspondence series under the sub-series - Thoman Ambalavayal. The second series is Administration and contains seven sub-series named after Thomas Ambalavayal, N Badusha, N Gangadharan, C C Mathew, Babu Mylambadi and P M Suresh. The third Legal Documents series has been divided into the following subseries N Badusha, C C Mathew, Babu Mylambadi and Abdul Wahab. The fourth series is Notices, Pamphlets and Booklets. Each sub-series consists of folders that contain notices and other public engagement material arranged chronologically from the same years. The sub-series in this series are Thomas Ambalavayal, N Badusha, N Gangadharan, Modern Joy, Manoj Kumar A V, C C Mathew, Babu Mylambadi, P M Suresh, and Abdul Wahab. The next series is Research References. Most of the material in this series are magazines and journals on Ecology and Nature. It has six sub-series- Thomas Ambalavayal, N Badusha, C C Mathew, Babu Mylambadi, and P M Suresh. The next series is on Muthanga Media Coverage and contains media clippings related to an Adivasi land rights agitation. The Adivasis had convened on February 19, 2003, under the banner of Adivasi Gothra MahaSabha (AGMS), to protest the Kerala government's failure to grant them the land for which a contract had been signed in October 2001. Kerala Police fired 18 shots into the crowd during the protest, killing two people instantly, including a police officer. The two sub-series are Babu Mylambadi and B Gangadharan. The next series is on Media Coverage of activities related to WPSS. It also contains clippings on the formation of WPSS and the various undertakings of WPSS. The sub-series are Thomas Ambalavayal, N Badusha, N Gangadharan, Manoj Kumar A V, C C Mathew, Babu Mylambadi and P M Suresh. Media clippings have been arranged chronologically. The sub-series on Thomas Ambalavayal has media clippings on the Edakkal Caves. The next series is Writings, essays, notes, talks and addresses by WPSS members. The sub-series are Thomas Ambalavayal, N Badusha, C C Mathew, Babu Mylambadi, P M Suresh. It contains drafts of N Badusha’s biography and other writings on different topics, including environment, climate change, wildfires, etc. The final series contains audio-visual materials. The sub-series are Thomas Ambalavayal, N Badusha, M D Mohandas, P M Suresh and P K Uthaman.

Dates

  • Creation: 1983 - 2022

Extent

From the Collection: 7 Linear Feet (11 Archival boxes + one oversize cabinet)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Malayalam

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Archives at NCBS Repository

Contact:
National Centre for Biological Sciences - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Bangalore Karnataka 560065 India
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