Full text of 1832 Manuscript Story of the Bobbili Katha [pdf format] (49 MB)

Sample Text from a 20th-century printed version of the Bobbili story

Excerpted image from the 1891 Census of the Madras Presidency as it pertains to "weaver castes" in Telugu-speaking areas [pdf format]

Transcription of the full text of a report on problems with the "Cobdar System" at Vizagapatam, 1818 [pdf format]


Sumati Satakam Versions

    Larger collection of verses from one palm-leaf version of the Sumati Satakam (Courtesy Adyar Library, Chennai)

    Selected verses from Charles Philip Brown's 1832 rendering of the Sumati Satakam (Courtesy Tamil Nadu State Oriental Manuscript Library, Chennai)

    Full transcription of one palm leaf version of the Sumati Satakam


Colonial Lists/Indian Power