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Series 6: Ritual and practices, 1965-1969; 1976-1977 (continued)
Subseries 2: Temple rituals (continued)
Karuppanasami and Kannimar Kumbavisekam in Gannapuram (continued)
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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
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BOX-FOLDER 19/29 Retnamurthi Temple story
Extent: Manuscript
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BOX-FOLDER 19/30 Rituals for Mantisvaran Temple
Extent: Manuscript
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BOX-FOLDER 19/31 Siva Temple wedding festival songs
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
BOX-FOLDER 19/32 Temple orientation—various gods
Extent: Manuscript
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BOX-FOLDER 19/33 Use of a mirror in rituals
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
Subseries 3: Spirit possessions
Transcripts of spirit possession, 1969
BOX-FOLDER 20/1-2 2nd Aacari spirit possession House 97
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
Peeye excorcism
Tape ID: AFC 2017/050: SR26
Extent: 2 sound tape reels ; analog ; 5 in.
Recording of a spirit exorcism of an Aacari girl. The exorcism was performed over a period of three days. The recording contains audio of the 2nd and 3rd night. The first night can be found on AFC 2017/050: SR25. Recorded on November 18-19th, 1965. AFC 2017/050: SR34 has wedding songs from the same house 97.
BOX-FOLDER 20/3-4 Aacaari House 97 spirit exorcism, 1969
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
Peeye excorcism
Tape ID: AFC 2017/050: SR24
Extent: 2 sound tape reels ; analog ; 5 in.
Recording contains audio of the first night of a spirit exorcism of an Aacari girl who was possessed by seven spirits. Notes on AFC 2017/050: SR20 indicates that it contains audio of the spirit possession. Audio recordings of the possession can also be heard on AFC 2017/050: 26. It contains the first night of the recording of the spirit exorcism. Recorded by Beck, November 17th, 1965.
BOX-FOLDER 20/5-7 Aacaari House 97, evil spirit exorcism
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
Peeye excorcism
Tape ID: AFC 2017/050: SR26
Extent: 2 sound tape reels ; analog ; 5 in.
Recording contains audio of a spirit exorcism of an Aacari girl for the 2nd and 3rd night performed over a period of three days. The first night can be found on AFC 2017/050: SR25. May be duplicate of previous folder. Additional recordings can be heard on AFC 2017/050: SR20 and AFC 2017/050: SR26. Recorded by Beck, November 18-19th, 1965.
BOX-FOLDER 20/8 Gounder and Pandaram possession, Mariyamman festival
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
Short stories and songs
Tape ID: AFC2017/050: SR29
Extent: 1 sound tape reel ; analog ; 5 in.
Recorded by Brenda Beck, 1965.
BOX-FOLDER 20/9-10 Spirit possession of a Gounder girl in house 56
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
Excorcism
Tape ID: AFC 2017/050: SR31
Extent: 1 sound tape reel ; analog ; 5 in.
Recorded by Brenda Beck, September, 14, 1965.
BOX-FOLDER 20/11 Maataari possession, Pusarivalasu
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript, 1966.
Kumbam to shrine and other stories
Tape ID: AFC 2017/050: SR28
Extent: 1 sound tape reel ; analog ; 5 in.
Recorded by Brenda Beck, 1966.
BOX-FOLDER 20/12 Maataari possession, Olapalayam
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript, 1966.
Kumbam to shrine and other stories
Tape ID: AFC 2017/050: SR28
Extent: 1 sound tape reel ; analog ; 5 in.
Recorded by Brenda Beck, 1966.
BOX-FOLDER 20/13 Nadar possession at Olapalayam
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript, June 14, 1966.
Kumbam to shrine, Chettiar story and other stories
Tape IDs: AFC 2017/050: SR28, SR30
Extent: 2 sound tape reels ; analog ; 5 in.
Transcript, June 14, 1966.
BOX-FOLDER 20/14 Possessed priest with fire pot, Mariyamman festival
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript. It details the activities of temple goers during the festival.
Kumbam to shrine and other stories
Tape ID: AFC 2017/050: SR28
Extent: 1 sound tape reel ; analog ; 5 in.
Recorded by Brenda Beck, 1966.
BOX-FOLDER 20/15 Possession of several bringing kumban from well, Makaliamman Festival
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript. Includes the activities of temple goers during the festival.
Kumbam to shrine and other stories
Tape ID: AFC 2017/050: SR28
Extent: 1 sound tape reel ; analog ; 5 in.
Recorded by Brenda Beck, 1966.
BOX-FOLDER 20/16 Possessions at Maariyamman Festival
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript. Includes the activities of temple goers during the festival.
Kumbam to shrine and other stories
Tape ID: AFC 2017/050: SR28
Extent: 1 sound tape reel ; analog ; 5 in.
Recorded by Brenda Beck, January 4th-6th, 1966. Recording includes the activities of temple goers during the festival. Also includes Maariyamman Festival and the activities surrounding visiting the temple and spirit possession.
BOX-FOLDER 20/17 Utaiyar lineage festival possession, Papani
Extent: Manuscript
Transcript.
Chettiar story and songs
Tape ID: AFC 2017/050: SR30
Extent: 1 sound tape reel ; analog ; 5 in.
Recorded by Brenda Beck, 1966. Recording includes the activities of temple goers during the festival.
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