John T. Hitchcock papers
The John T. Hitchcock Papers contain correspondence, field notes, manuscripts, maps, photographs, and slides relating to his ethnographic research in India and Nepal (1960s). The collection also contains materials relating to his teaching career at the University of Wisconsin.
Hughes French India Company School Drawings
A series of watercolor pictures depicting Tamil men and women of various trades and castes. These ethnographic studies may have been rendered for a French official or merchant as identification aides by a local Indian artist in Pondicherry, as the area was under French control as part of the French …
Owen M. Lynch papers
43 Linear feet (83 boxes.)
The papers of Owen M. Lynch (1931-2013) contain his research and fieldwork on marginalized castes in India, and in particular highlight his work among the Dalits, or Untouchables, in Agra. The collection consists of field notes, surveys, interviews, maps, drawings, manuscript notes and drafts, language materials, subject files, day planners, correspondence, university papers, conference symposium and panel materials, photographs, sound recordings, video recordings, and electronic records.
Jayasinjhi Jhala and Roger Sandall films of Bharvad Pastoralists of Western India
Collection consists of a full film record documents elements of life among the Bharvad pastoralists, a caste recently sedentarized by government policy in Gujurat, western India. Collection also includes annotation by Jayasinhji Jhala and sound recordings. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used …
The People of India A Series of Photographic Illustrations, with Descriptive Letterpress, of the Races and Tribes of Hindustan
Kaye, John William, Sir, 1814-1876
London, C. Whiting Beaufort House, Strand, 1868-1875
Photographers represented include J.C.A. Dannenberg, R.H. DeMontmorency, E. Godfrey, W.W. Hooper, H.C. McDonald, J. Mulheran, G. Richter, Shepherd & Robertson (later as Bourne & Shepherd), B. Simpson, B.W. Switzer, H.C.B. Tanner, C.C. Taylor, and J. Waterhouse.
Joan Mencher papers
This collection contains the professional papers of anthropologist Joan Mencher. The files from her extensive career as a field researcher make up the majority of the collection. These materials include field notes, diaries, charts, tables, maps, interviews, questionnaires, scholarly papers and publications of other scholars, genealogical charts, sets of analyzed data, computer printouts, and digital files. The collection also contains copies of most of Mencher's published writings.
James Reid Graham photographs and postcard collection relating to India and Asia
1 Sketched map
1,850 Prints (circa, silver gelatin (some on postcard stock))
1,500 Negatives (circa, nitrate)
96 Printed postcards (collotype, color halftone, halftone)
Photographs made and collected by James Reid Graham during his travels in India and Asia. They document the people, the natural and built environments, religious shrines and objects (including Buddhist, Hindu, and Catholic representations), transportation (including by yak, donkey, boat, airplane, and ricksha), games (particularly polo and field hockey), gatherings …
Edward J. Jay papers
691 Photographic prints
21 Sound cassettes
The papers of Edward J. Jay, 1958-2003 consist of anthropological field notes and related material documenting his fieldwork in central India. The collection contains field notes, kinship charts and genealogies, maps, printed matter, publications and other writings, photographs (including prints, negatives, and slides), and sound recordings.
Jayasinhji Jhala and Roger Sandall films of India
Collection consists of outtakes from a 1980-81 filming project in Dhrangadrha region, Gujerat, India by Jayasinhji Jhala and Roger Sandall. Film materials were edited into two films A ZENANA: SCENES AND RECOLLECTIONS and TRAGADA BHAVAI: A RURAL THEATER TROUPE OF GUJERAT. Collection also contains sound recordings. Please note that the contents …
Cynthia Cort films of Ikat Weaving
0.25 Linear feet
Footage of processes involved in double and single ikat weaving, shot by Cynthia Cort in Gujarat and Barpali, India in 1979, 1980 and 1981. Collection also includes notes, camera log notes, and articles about Ikat fabrics. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context …