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Sri Lanka

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Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Elephants at Work, Ceylon, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3416
Scope and Contents Photograph of a man riding an elephant as it works to clear tree branches in a forest in Ceylon in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Hevea Braziliensis at Henavatogoda Gardens, Ceylon, 30 Years Old, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3254
Scope and Contents Illustration by Henry Wickham of a man standing next to a 30 year old Hevea Braziliensis tree at the Henavatogoda Gardens, Ceylon, [Sri Lanka] in 1906. The text beneath the image notes that the drawing is from a photograph by Ivor Etherington, Esq. of Colombo.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Horne Papers relating to plantations in Sri Lanka

Identifier: Coll-1810
Content Description The papers of Jack Horne and Joan L. G. Horne relating to the plantation industry in Sri Lanka (Ceylon) are composed of...: Diaries - four 'Letts's' diaries: 1878, 1879, 1880, and 1881 Ledger - dated with entries June 1909 to August 1918 Notebook - various notes on e.g.: bulking teas, shipping, charcoal, tea exchanges, and acreages Folder - containing Short History of the Ceylon and Indian Planters'...
Dates: 1881-1937

Liaison files of the Service Arts and Technical Organization, 1943-1946

Identifier: PJM/SATO/C
Scope and Contents Liaison files of the Service Arts and Technical Organization consists of: material concerning the Organisation of Service Architects, Ceylon, 1943-1945 support from the School of Planning and Research for Regional Development (SPRRD), 1944-1946 proposals for technical education as submitted to GHQ, 1944 liaison with the Association of Building Technicians,...
Dates: 1943-1946

Manuscript notes and introductions for lectures on head injuries , April 1964-January 1965

Identifier: Coll-32/D.197
Scope and Contents Manuscript notes and introductions for lectures on head injuries by Norman Dott. The lectures were given in Amsterdam, April 1964, Colombo, Sri Lanka, November 1964, and Prasat, Thailand, January 1965.
Dates: April 1964-January 1965

Material relating to research into plantation industry in Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1324, Folder: Coll-1813 / SC-Acc-2017-0062, n/a: data_value_missing_641d027d711bd596bc7c91fa33ba26ff
Identifier: Coll-1813
Content Description This small collection consists of the material collected by Dr Tom Barron, for his research into the plantation industry in Ceylon (Sri Lanka), and the British community there. Having not found any surviving records when he visited Ceylon (Sri Lanka), he decided to search for private papers, including by publishing a call in the Quaterly Bulletin no. 151 of the Ceylon Association in London, for personal papers and experiences relating to planting and business ventures in Ceylon in the 19th and...
Dates: 1969-1972

New Zealand trip, 1948, 1943-1948

Identifier: BAI 2/4
Scope and Contents New Zealand trip, 1948, consists of:
  1. correspondence and notes
  2. leaflets, books and booklets
  3. maps and travel guides
  4. newspapers and cuttings
  5. photographs and postcards
Dates: 1943-1948

Old Para Rubber Tree, Henerat[h]goda, [Sri Lanka], 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3225
Scope and Contents Photograph of a man in a white suit holding a pipe standing next to an old Para rubber tree that has been tapped using a herring bone pattern in Henerat[h]goda, [Sri Lanka] in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Organisation of Service Architects in Ceylon, 1943-1945

Identifier: PJM/SATO/C/1
Scope and Contents Correspondence with and information about the Organisation of Service Architects of Ceylon (OSAC). Includes broadsheets produced by OSAC, lecture notes and press clippings concerning the opening of the 12th Army SATO Polytechnic.
Dates: 1943-1945

Palm-leaf manuscript collection of Nigel Seeley

Identifier: Coll-1970
Content Description Palm-leaf manuscript collection of Nigel Seeley, consisting of 13 palm leaf manuscripts from Sri Lanka. There exists little information on their nature and their content, but they are probably Buddhist works in the Pali language (the language of the scriptures of Theravada Buddhism) dating from the mid 18th to late 19th century CE, and were collected by Nigel Seeley in the mid-late 20th century. Most of them have interesting and varied decorative wooden covers.
Dates: mid 18th-late 19th century