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Series 5: Family lineage histories, 1966; 1969 (continued)
Pulavar attached to ancient Kings—legend (continued)
Extent: Manuscript
Story recorded on January 23, 1966.
BOX-FOLDER 18/57 Reference terms—various Olapalayam Gounder families
Extent: Manuscript
Includes the names of people referred to in a conversation conducted by Sundaram, February 11, 1966. Names are arranged by birth names first followed by caste affiliation in parenthesis.
BOX-FOLDER 18/58 Sivanmalai—songs about temple rights
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript. Recorded on June 13, 1966.
BOX-FOLDER 18/59 Story of how the Kanavala kulam came to Gannapuram
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 18/60 Story of how the Maamari Nadars came to Kongu natu
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 18/61 Story of poets attached to ancient kings
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 18/62 unidentified page
Extent: Manuscript
Includes a page from unidentified source.
BOX-FOLDER 18/63 The three original Kulams of Kannapuram Gounder
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 18/64 Udaiyar groups
Extent: Manuscript
Series 6: Ritual and practices, 1965-1969; 1976-1977
Subseries 1: Temple maps
BOX-FOLDER 19/1 Angalamman Utaiyur Temple
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/2 Annanmar Temple in Lingappa Gountanvalasu
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/3 Annanmar Temple on Kodumudi to Erode road
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/4 Jafna Temple maps
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/5 Maps of Olapalayam and neighborhood
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/6 Temple maps 112-127
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/7 Temple map—supplement -A series, nos. 1-63 A
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/8 Temple maps (additions) M24 and M28
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/9-10 Temple maps basic series
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
Subseries 2: Temple rituals
Contains temple rituals—plus inscriptions and related stories
BOX-FOLDER 19/11 About Vastu
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/12 Bananas and cocoanuts in puja rituals
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript. See page 16 in Black-and-white negatives index for images.
BOX-FOLDER 19/13 Batirakaliamman puja
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/14 Cucinaram Vishnu Temple inscription
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/15 Drawing of Pillar— Mantisvaran Temple 3
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/16 Ganesh placement in temples—notes
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/17 Gannapuram Shiva Temple inscriptions
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/18 Invitation to gods to attend Maariyamman fire pot dance
Extent: Manuscript
BOX-FOLDER 19/19 Kangayam natu Siva Temple—old songs
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/20 Karuppanasami and Kannimar Kumbavisekam in Gannapuram
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/21 Kumbavisekam for Murugan, Gannapuram
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/22 Kumbavisekam for the Kannimar in Pappani
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/23 Kumbavisekam Rituals—general
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/24 Mandisvaran Temple, Gannapuram
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/25 Murugan worship expenses
Extent: Manuscript
BOX-FOLDER 19/26 Number of gods in a temple—notes
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/27 Pongal ritual for Maariyamman
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/28 Retnamurthi Temple rights
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/29 Retnamurthi Temple story
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/30 Rituals for Mantisvaran Temple
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/31 Siva Temple wedding festival songs
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/32 Temple orientation—various gods
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/33 Use of a mirror in rituals
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
Subseries 3: Spirit possessions
Transcripts of spirit possession, 1969
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