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Cinnamara College Museum, Archives and Library

Keeping in view of unending urge for innovation, infinite curiosity to explore the new horizons, to restore the obscure historical elements of the bygone age, creative historical research on the basis of archival sources and rare documents, are the cardinal background of the emergence of Cinnamara College Museum, Archives and Library. Despite Jorhat being a nursery of Assamese culture, hub of enterprise and centre of creativity since it was foundered way back in 1794 by Ahom King Gaurinath Singh, lack of a museum has always stood in the way of scientifically preserving documents and artifacts relating to notable past events. In fact, upcoming generations need to take pride in their matchless legacy. Similarly, in other fields of activity, spreading of Sankari art and culture by the Vaisnavite monasteries in the area, superior equability of implements crafted by skilled blacksmiths of Karanga throughout the six hundred year-long suzerainty of the mighty Ahom kings, valour of the hardy Choudang community, the art of endi and muga rearing by the Katoni community, setting up of Cinnamara Tea Estate by Maniram Dewan in 1846 to name only a few, spontaneously poured out from the participants in gushes and torrents as the floodgates of memory stood ajar. In the light of this perspective, it can be realized the historical importance of southern part greater Jorhat District where our Museum, Archive and Library is situated at Cinnamara College. However, till now we have collected a huge number of manuscripts, rare books, old and rare documents to our museum, archive and library. The registration of this museum is under process.

 

Board of Museum, Archive and Library Management Committee
    						Patrons
	Dr. Ramchandra Prasad Yadav 			Dr. Rupam Saikia
	Department of History 				Director, College Development Council
	Satyawati College 				Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh
	University of Delhi 
    				
	Dr. K. Mavali Rajan				Dr. Debendra Kr. Singh	
	Department of A.I.H.C.& A			Department of History	
	Visva-Bharati University 			Indira Gandhi National Tribal University
	Santiniketan					Madhya Pradesh
    						
	Dr. N.V. Aski, Principal			Binoy Barman
	Govt. First Grade College			Department of History
	Terdal, Karnataka				Saldiha College, West Bengal	
						
						Advisors
	Durlav Ch. Mahanta				Prof. Ananda Saikia
	Founder President				Founder Principal
	Cinnamara College				Cinnamara College
    				
	Partha Pratim Hazarika				Champak Mahanta
	Senior Editor					Senior Section Officer
	Assam Tribune, Guwahati				N.E. Railway, Mariani
    			
	Dr. Pankaj Nath					Prof. Binode Kr. Gogoi
	Lichubari, Jorhat				Ex-Principal, Mariani College
    
President Dr. Anjan Saikia, Principal
         
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