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Untitled -- Excerpts on the ecology of Nilgiris and indigenious communities 2/2, Undated

 File — Box: MS-021 Box 6, Folder: 3
Identifier: MS-021-1-2-6-3

Scope and Contents

Folder contains 1 handwritten notebook with excerpts from books detailing history of the Nilgiri area and indigenious communities. Some noticeable excerpts include sections from the Madras District Gazatteer from 1908 by W Francis marked under Gold and Minerals, Forests, Exotics, Wildlife, Introduction of Trout, Archeology, Discovery of Ootacamund, tribal groups including Todas, Kotas, Irulas, Kurumbas, Chettis, Paniyas, Wayanad Agriculture and more. Some other references listed includes Maureen L P Patterson's 'South Asian Civilizations: A Bibliographic Synthesis', Babagrahi Misra's 'Sitala: The Small-Pox Goddess of India', DD Kosambi's 'At the Crossroads: Mother Goddess Cult-Sites in Ancient India' and more..


  • Creation: Undated

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for access unless mentioned in specific folders of the finding aid.


From the Collection: 10 Linear Feet (18 Hollinger-style boxes + 1 oversize cabinet)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Archives at NCBS Repository

National Centre for Biological Sciences - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
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