COLLECTED DURING THE YEAR 1906-07
volume in the South Indian Inscriptions Series deals with the epigraphs
copied during the year 1906-07. Most
of the records included in it are in Tamil, and a few are in Telugu and
Kannnada. The entire volume has
been edited by Shri G. V. Srinivasa Rao, B.A. who, in spite of his
retirement as Senior Epigraphical Assistant in 1945, undertook to do
this work for the Archaeological Survey.
copied between the years 1887 and 1903 were all published in the first
eight volumes of the Series. The
subsequent volumes, however, contain only some of the records copied
1904 and 1928 the selection of epigraphs being made on a linguistic and
dynastic basis. The present
volume contain the as yet unpublished inscriptions copied in 1906-07.
All the 623 records have been arranged here serially; but while
those published in the other volumes are only mentioned with references,
full texts of the unpublished epigraphs have been quoted together with a
summary of their contents in English.
is hoped that this volume will be as welcome to scholars interested in
the various aspects of South Indian History as the previous volumes of
the Series have been.
K. G. Krishnan, Superintending Epigraphist and Shri C. R. Srinivasan
have rendered considerable assistance in going through the proof for
which many thanks are due to them.
G .S. GAI