Department of National Archives Sri Lankahttps://www.archives.gov.lk/ Wed, 11 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +0530 360Lithium CMS 0.2Copyright 2024, www.archives.gov.lk Mon, 15 Jul 2024 02:17:29 +0530https://tutorialspoint.com/rss info@archives.gov.lk (www.archives.gov.lk) support@lithium.lk (Lithium Technologies) Department of National Archives Sri Lankahttps://www.archives.gov.lk/https://www.archives.gov.lk/images/logo-small.png International Archives Week 2024 #IAW2024 https://www.archives.gov.lk/ce-board/notice/iaw2024https://www.archives.gov.lk/247Wed, 29 May 2024 09:58:09 +0530Notice Notice Board Volume 4 - 2012 https://www.archives.gov.lk/zine/na-magazine/volume-2012https://www.archives.gov.lk/243Tue, 19 Dec 2023 11:40:35 +0530Journal of the Sri Lanka National ArchivesMagazine Volume 3 - 1985 https://www.archives.gov.lk/zine/na-magazine/volume-1985https://www.archives.gov.lk/242Tue, 19 Dec 2023 11:33:10 +0530Journal of the Sri Lanka National ArchivesMagazine Volume 2 - 1984 https://www.archives.gov.lk/zine/na-magazine/volume-1984https://www.archives.gov.lk/241Tue, 19 Dec 2023 11:08:34 +0530Journal of the Sri Lanka National ArchivesMagazine Volume 1 - 1983 https://www.archives.gov.lk/zine/na-magazine/volume-1983https://www.archives.gov.lk/240Tue, 19 Dec 2023 11:01:47 +0530Journal of the Sri Lanka National ArchivesMagazine Records of the Department of IrrigationRecord Group 72 The Irrigation Department was established in 1900. (Irrigation department commenced its separate duties on the 15th May 1900. A.R.Director Irrigation- 1900). Ear... ]]> https://www.archives.gov.lk/ection/irrigationhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/238Mon, 18 Dec 2023 10:33:39 +0530Collection Memory of the world (Tsunami Archives) https://www.archives.gov.lk/ry-of-the-world-register/memo-tsunamihttps://www.archives.gov.lk/236Mon, 04 Dec 2023 11:55:42 +0530Memory of the World Register Memory of the world (Dutch Records) https://www.archives.gov.lk/ry-of-the-world-register/memo-ducthhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/235Mon, 04 Dec 2023 11:06:04 +0530Memory of the World Register Call for Public Comments on Framework LegislationCall for Public Comments on Framework for National Archives and Records Management Legislation Submissions will be accepted between 12 midnight on 14 https://www.archives.gov.lk/ce-board/notice/call-for-publichttps://www.archives.gov.lk/228Thu, 02 Nov 2023 11:04:23 +0530Notice Notice Board MoU with Dutch National Archives https://www.archives.gov.lk/ce-board/notice/mou-with-dutch-national-archiveshttps://www.archives.gov.lk/227Thu, 02 Nov 2023 10:17:24 +0530Notice Notice Board Right to Information Act, No. 12 of 2016 https://www.archives.gov.lk/t-to-information/rti-act-12https://www.archives.gov.lk/219Tue, 19 Sep 2023 12:10:56 +0530Right to Information Relating To Permanent Preservation, Periodic Review And Destruction Of Sri Lankan Judicial Court Records Gazette 1979.01.26 https://www.archives.gov.lk/legislation/preservationhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/216Mon, 07 Aug 2023 11:07:44 +0530Our Legislation Relating To Allowing Public Access To Government Documents Gazette 1980.02.01 https://www.archives.gov.lk/legislation/gazettee-1980https://www.archives.gov.lk/215Mon, 07 Aug 2023 10:59:15 +0530Our Legislation National Archives (Amendment) Act, No. 48 of 1973 https://www.archives.gov.lk/legislation/amendment-act-48https://www.archives.gov.lk/214Thu, 03 Aug 2023 15:08:03 +0530Our Legislation National Archives (Amendment) Act, No. 30 of 1981 https://www.archives.gov.lk/legislation/amendment-act30https://www.archives.gov.lk/213Thu, 03 Aug 2023 13:42:21 +0530Our Legislation Becoming a republic https://www.archives.gov.lk/ne-exhibits/path-to-freedom/republichttps://www.archives.gov.lk/209Mon, 13 Mar 2023 12:29:17 +0530Path To FreedomOnline Exhibits Dominion StatusDominion Status After signing three security agreements with D.S. Senanayake on November 11, 1947, the British Government passed the Ceylon Independence Act on November 21, 1947... ]]> https://www.archives.gov.lk/ne-exhibits/path-to-freedom/dominion-https://www.archives.gov.lk/208Mon, 13 Mar 2023 12:28:06 +0530Path To FreedomOnline Exhibits Suriyamal MovementSuriya-Mal Movement The Suriya-Mal Movement was started in the year 1933. Although it appeared as a social welfare movement, it also propagated anti-imperialist ideas, which ign... ]]> https://www.archives.gov.lk/ne-exhibits/path-to-freedom/suriyamal-https://www.archives.gov.lk/206Mon, 13 Mar 2023 12:23:55 +0530Path To FreedomOnline Exhibits Bracegirdle CaseBracegirdle Case Mark Anthony Bracegirdle came to Ceylon as a plantation manager in the 1930s. He saw firsthand how the plantation owners treated the labourers, including the br... ]]> https://www.archives.gov.lk/ne-exhibits/path-to-freedom/bracegirdle-https://www.archives.gov.lk/205Mon, 13 Mar 2023 12:20:28 +0530Path To FreedomOnline Exhibits Donoughmore Commission, 1931Donoughmore Commission, 1931 The Donoughmore Government was implemented with the aim of eliminating the weaknesses of the Manning-Dovenshire Government, which had been in place ... ]]> https://www.archives.gov.lk/ne-exhibits/path-to-freedom/vote-womenhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/204Mon, 13 Mar 2023 12:18:31 +0530Path To FreedomOnline Exhibits Labour movementLabour Movement The Young Lanka League began to fight the 2 rupees annual contribution enacted in 1891, requiring all adult men to work six days on the roads. A.E. Gunasinghe wa... ]]> https://www.archives.gov.lk/ne-exhibits/path-to-freedom/labour-movementhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/203Mon, 13 Mar 2023 12:16:15 +0530Path To FreedomOnline Exhibits Ceylon National CongressCeylon National Congress On December 11, 1919, the Ceylon National Congress was founded, and Ponnambalam Arunachalam was appointed as its first president. As a union, it played ... ]]> https://www.archives.gov.lk/ne-exhibits/path-to-freedom/congresshttps://www.archives.gov.lk/202Mon, 13 Mar 2023 12:14:42 +0530Path To FreedomOnline Exhibits Diary note by Anagarika DharmapalaDiary Note by Anagarika Dharmapala Born in 1864, David Hewavitarana, or Anagarika Dharmapala, was a significant figure in the Sri Lankan freedom struggle as well as the Temperan... ]]> https://www.archives.gov.lk/ne-exhibits/path-to-freedom/anagarika-dharmapalahttps://www.archives.gov.lk/201Mon, 13 Mar 2023 12:11:03 +0530Path To FreedomOnline Exhibits Hundred Days of Terror100 Days of Terror The year 1915 marked the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Kandyan Convention. Protests against British rule were emerging, and Governo... ]]> https://www.archives.gov.lk/ne-exhibits/path-to-freedom/terrorhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/200Mon, 13 Mar 2023 11:56:46 +0530Path To FreedomOnline Exhibits Introducing the elective principleIntroducing the Elective Principle The second constitutional reform in Sri Lanka was the Crewe-McCallum Reforms in 1910. This allowed an educated Sri Lankan to be appointed to t... ]]> https://www.archives.gov.lk/ne-exhibits/path-to-freedom/elective-principlehttps://www.archives.gov.lk/199Mon, 13 Mar 2023 11:55:15 +0530Path To FreedomOnline Exhibits Freedom Struggle, 1848Freedom Struggle, 1848 In a petition handed over on 6 July 1848, Dumbara residents alleged that the rajakariya abolished by the Colebrook Reforms of 1833 was re-imposed by Roads... ]]> https://www.archives.gov.lk/ne-exhibits/path-to-freedom/struggle-1848https://www.archives.gov.lk/198Mon, 13 Mar 2023 11:50:45 +0530Path To FreedomOnline Exhibits The First Reforms, 1833The First Reforms, 1833 The Colebrook-Cameron Commission was the first Royal Commission of Inquiry appointed to look into Sri Lanka's revenue, administration and judicial sy... ]]> https://www.archives.gov.lk/ne-exhibits/path-to-freedom/reformshttps://www.archives.gov.lk/197Mon, 13 Mar 2023 11:47:56 +0530Path To FreedomOnline Exhibits Freedom Struggle, 1818Freedom Struggle, 1818 Relations between the British and the chieftains who signed the Kandyan Convention deteriorated a year after the occupation. Discontent grew, and the str... ]]> https://www.archives.gov.lk/ne-exhibits/path-to-freedom/freedom-strugglehttps://www.archives.gov.lk/196Mon, 13 Mar 2023 11:42:54 +0530Path To FreedomOnline Exhibits Sir John D'Oyly, the StrategistSir John D'Oyly, the Strategist The Kandyan Convention of 1815 was drafted by John D’Oyly. Entering the Ceylon Civil Service in 1801, he was appointed a member of the Colomb... ]]> https://www.archives.gov.lk/ne-exhibits/path-to-freedom/d-oylyhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/195Mon, 13 Mar 2023 10:45:19 +0530Path To FreedomOnline Exhibits 1815 ConventionKandyan Convention From the late sixteenth century onwards, the coastal areas of Sri Lanka were controlled by the Portuguese and then by the Dutch East India company. The territ... ]]> https://www.archives.gov.lk/ne-exhibits/path-to-freedom/1-1815-conventionhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/194Mon, 13 Mar 2023 10:44:33 +0530Path To FreedomOnline Exhibits From Governor's Residence to President's House https://www.archives.gov.lk/ications/president-househttps://www.archives.gov.lk/185Fri, 27 Jan 2023 16:56:31 +0530Publications Travel Diary of ISAAC AUGUSTIN RUMPF https://www.archives.gov.lk/ications/travel-diaryhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/184Fri, 27 Jan 2023 16:54:23 +0530Publications The Sri Lanka Archives IV https://www.archives.gov.lk/ications/archives-4https://www.archives.gov.lk/183Fri, 27 Jan 2023 16:52:12 +0530Publications The Sri Lanka Archives III https://www.archives.gov.lk/ications/archives-3https://www.archives.gov.lk/182Fri, 27 Jan 2023 16:38:50 +0530Publications Memoir of Librecht Hooremen https://www.archives.gov.lk/ications/hooremenhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/181Fri, 27 Jan 2023 16:36:51 +0530Publications Reflection of History https://www.archives.gov.lk/ications/reflectionhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/180Fri, 27 Jan 2023 16:33:31 +0530Publications The Dutch and Sinhalese Dictionary https://www.archives.gov.lk/ications/dutch-sinhalahttps://www.archives.gov.lk/179Fri, 27 Jan 2023 16:32:22 +0530Publications Digest of resolutions of the Dutch Political Council https://www.archives.gov.lk/ications/dutch-politicalhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/178Fri, 27 Jan 2023 16:30:26 +0530Publications Memoir of Daniel Overbeek https://www.archives.gov.lk/ications/overbeekhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/177Fri, 27 Jan 2023 16:28:46 +0530Publications Alphabetical Index to the register of Marriages https://www.archives.gov.lk/ications/index-register-marriageshttps://www.archives.gov.lk/176Fri, 27 Jan 2023 16:25:08 +0530Publications මාතර රේල්වේ https://www.archives.gov.lk/ications/railwayhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/175Fri, 27 Jan 2023 15:48:52 +0530Publications ඩී.එස්. සේනානායක https://www.archives.gov.lk/ications/senanyakehttps://www.archives.gov.lk/174Fri, 27 Jan 2023 15:47:12 +0530Publications ලංකා ජාතික සංගමයේ ලිපි ලේඛන II https://www.archives.gov.lk/ications/-%E0%B6%BD%E0%B7%92%E0%B6%B4%E0%B7%92-%E0%B6%BD%E0%B7%9A%E0%B6%9B%E0%B6%B1-iihttps://www.archives.gov.lk/171Fri, 27 Jan 2023 15:40:22 +0530Publications ලංකා ජාතික සංගමයේ ලිපි ලේඛන I https://www.archives.gov.lk/ications/%E0%B6%BD%E0%B7%92%E0%B6%B4%E0%B7%92-%E0%B6%BD%E0%B7%9A%E0%B6%9B%E0%B6%B1-ihttps://www.archives.gov.lk/170Fri, 27 Jan 2023 15:35:12 +0530Publications ලේකම්මිටි විමර්ශනය https://www.archives.gov.lk/ications/%E0%B6%BD%E0%B7%9A%E0%B6%9A%E0%B6%B8%E0%B7%8A%E0%B6%B8%E0%B7%92%E0%B6%A7%E0%B7%92-%E0%B7%80%E0%B7%92%E0%B6%B8%E0%B6%BBhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/168Fri, 27 Jan 2023 15:15:33 +0530Publications ආණ්ඩුකාර මණ්දිරයෙන් ජනාධිපති මණ්දිරයට https://www.archives.gov.lk/ications/%E0%B6%86%E0%B6%AB%E0%B7%8A%E0%B6%A9%E0%B7%94%E0%B6%9A%E0%B7%8F%E0%B6%BB-%E0%B6%B8%E0%B6%AB%E0%B7%8A%E0%B6%AF%E0%B7%92https://www.archives.gov.lk/167Fri, 27 Jan 2023 14:45:55 +0530Publications Dutch Thombos https://www.archives.gov.lk/h-thombos/thombo1https://www.archives.gov.lk/165Sun, 15 Jan 2023 21:32:30 +0530Dutch Thombos Electoral Registers https://www.archives.gov.lk/toral-registeres/electoral-registeres1https://www.archives.gov.lk/164Sun, 15 Jan 2023 21:29:21 +0530Electoral Registers Crown Grants https://www.archives.gov.lk/n-grants/crown-grants1https://www.archives.gov.lk/163Sun, 15 Jan 2023 21:25:14 +0530Crown Grants TANP and NAP Project https://www.archives.gov.lk/leted-projects/tnap-naphttps://www.archives.gov.lk/162Mon, 09 Jan 2023 14:09:44 +0530Completed Projects Government of the Netherlands - 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Are you about to embark on an exciting journey of research at SLNA? The following rules are designed to help you in that process. You mus... ]]> https://www.archives.gov.lk/sion/researchhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/124Thu, 20 Oct 2022 09:21:55 +0530Divisions The Registration for the Books and Newspapers Division https://www.archives.gov.lk/sion/-books-newspapershttps://www.archives.gov.lk/118Tue, 18 Oct 2022 14:46:13 +0530Divisions Recruitment Procedure for Associate Officer Service Category (MN4) of National Archives Department https://www.archives.gov.lk/-us/ao-mn4https://www.archives.gov.lk/105Thu, 13 Oct 2022 15:10:44 +0530Join us Supervising Management Assistant Non-Technical Category II in the Department of National Archives https://www.archives.gov.lk/-us/sma-non-techhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/104Thu, 13 Oct 2022 15:06:16 +0530Join us Procurement https://www.archives.gov.lk/loads/procurementhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/103Thu, 13 Oct 2022 12:32:22 +0530Downloads Copies https://www.archives.gov.lk/loads/copieshttps://www.archives.gov.lk/102Thu, 13 Oct 2022 12:32:00 +0530Downloads Training Forms https://www.archives.gov.lk/loads/training-formshttps://www.archives.gov.lk/101Thu, 13 Oct 2022 12:31:43 +0530Downloads News Papers https://www.archives.gov.lk/loads/news-papershttps://www.archives.gov.lk/99Thu, 13 Oct 2022 12:30:46 +0530Downloads Supervising Management Assistant Technician - Senior Grade in the Department of National Archives https://www.archives.gov.lk/-us/sma-sghttps://www.archives.gov.lk/96Wed, 12 Oct 2022 15:35:15 +0530Join us Supervisory Management Assistant in the Department of National Archives https://www.archives.gov.lk/-us/supervise-mahttps://www.archives.gov.lk/95Wed, 12 Oct 2022 13:49:08 +0530Join us Bond Commission Records Summary 1. Introd... ]]> https://www.archives.gov.lk/ection/bond-commissionhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/83Mon, 10 Oct 2022 09:36:34 +0530Collection RTI Commision https://www.archives.gov.lk/t-to-information-commission/commisionhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/76Thu, 06 Oct 2022 16:02:37 +0530Right to Information Commission Fees for release of Information https://www.archives.gov.lk/t-to-information/fees-releasehttps://www.archives.gov.lk/48Sun, 28 Aug 2022 11:24:20 +0530Right to Information Daniel Overbeek https://www.archives.gov.lk/publications/overbeekhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/47Sun, 28 Aug 2022 11:23:14 +0530Our Publications From Governor’s Residence to President’s House https://www.archives.gov.lk/publications/gov-presidenthttps://www.archives.gov.lk/46Sun, 28 Aug 2022 11:20:03 +0530Our Publications Front Pages of Freedom https://www.archives.gov.lk/publications/freedom-frhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/45Sun, 28 Aug 2022 11:18:28 +0530Our Publications Guidelines for Preservation of Palmleaf Manuscripts https://www.archives.gov.lk/guidlines/instruction-set-6https://www.archives.gov.lk/39Sun, 28 Aug 2022 11:07:31 +0530PDF guidlines Guidelines for protect Library Materials https://www.archives.gov.lk/guidlines/instruction-set-5https://www.archives.gov.lk/38Sun, 28 Aug 2022 11:06:35 +0530PDF guidlines Guidelines for digitization of documents https://www.archives.gov.lk/guidlines/instruction-set-4https://www.archives.gov.lk/37Sun, 28 Aug 2022 11:04:12 +0530PDF guidlines Guidelines for maintaining a Records Room https://www.archives.gov.lk/guidlines/instruction-set-3https://www.archives.gov.lk/36Sun, 28 Aug 2022 11:02:49 +0530PDF guidlines Guidelines for preparation of schedules for disposal of intrinsic records https://www.archives.gov.lk/guidlines/instruction-2https://www.archives.gov.lk/35Sun, 28 Aug 2022 11:00:17 +0530PDF guidlines Mission https://www.archives.gov.lk/t-us/missionhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/14Mon, 15 Aug 2016 16:21:07 +0530About Us Vision https://www.archives.gov.lk/t-us/visionhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/13Mon, 15 Aug 2016 16:20:44 +0530About Us Our HistoryHistorical Background The archival tradition in Sri Lanka dates back to the rule of local kings, but the state archives from that era did not survive. From the sixteenth centur... ]]> https://www.archives.gov.lk/t-us/historyhttps://www.archives.gov.lk/9Mon, 15 Aug 2016 16:18:52 +0530About Us