Chapter 22


*Writing this chapter has been an interesting and rewarding experience, and we would like to thank Professor Uma Dasgupta for inviting us to write it.   We would like to express our gratitude to the following who shared with us their knowledge of the history of institutions in Madras and guided us to relevant source material: S. Muthiah, The historian of Madras; Professor S.P. Thiagarajan, Former Vice-chancellor of Madras University; Professor P.R. Subramanian, Head, Department of Nuclear Physics, University Of Madras; Professor S. Parvati, Director, Ramanujan Institute, University of Madras; Professor K. Manibhushan Rao (Retired), Professor, Centre for Advanced Study in Botany, University of Madras; Dr R. Samyuktha, Librarian, ...

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