Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I2 O69
TitleCruikshanks, William
Extent20 docs.
DescriptionBlind from the age of 10: Tinnevelly: Anglo-Vernacular (Native-English) School, Palamcotta 1844-1870; Madras 1870-1874; Panamallee 1875
/1-2 Letters 1847, 1867;
/3 Letter to secretary of Corresponding Committee 1874;

/4-7 Reports 1856-59 [very detailed: always includes sections on zemindars, also conversions] including:
/4 N.[ative] E.[nglish] School, Palamcotta annual return 1856: gives name of scholar, caste, age, length of time in school, subjects of study (including names of books);
/6 Includes references to caste riot at Tinnevelly 1858;

/8-17 Annual letters for 1855, 1867-71, 1873-75 including:
/8 Includes list of books studied 1855;
/12 Includes comments relating to local committees, also proposed college for Tinnevelly mission 1869;
/14 Comments on changes in Madras during his 27 years absence 1871; also opening of Tondiarpett School 1871;
/17 Includes references to evangelistic tour by Rev. Sholto Douglas 1875;

/18 Report on conversions at Palamcotta Native-English School 1844-67, 1868;
/19-20 Questions and answers at school examination 1846
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