Archive / Papers / McNeill Papers: Box 2


Donated by W.m. McNeill

Letters from William McNeill to his parents in Northern Ireland. He arrived in Ceylon in 1922 and served as Assistant Conservator of Forests at Kurunegala. Many domestic details of his life as a young forest officer. Accounts of his travels on circuit. There are detailed descriptions of an elephant kraal (1924) and pearl fishing at Marichchukkaddi c.1925. 41 letters 233 ff 1922-25