Dr.U.Ve.Swaminatha Iyer Library, Chennai

This Library was started in the year 1943 in memory of eminent Tamil scholar and researcher Dr.U.Ve.Swaminatha Iyer. It has a significant collection of more than 3,000 letters written by other scholars to Dr.U.Ve.Swaminatha Iyer, diaries written by him, 1,832 books and 939 manuscripts collected by him. Moreover, this library has ancient rare printed books and letters from the year 1923 onwards and these valuable collections are being digitized and preserved in CDs. For the year 2016-17, the grant was Rs.17.30 lakh.


No. 2, Arundale Beach Road,

Besant Nagar, Chennai – 600090

Landmark: NEAR Kalakshetra Foundation
Ph : 044-24911697