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.
Willoughby Wallace Hooper Photograph of Grasscutters in India
This collection consists of one item: Albumen print by Col. Willoughby Wallace Hooper, depicting a family of grass cutters in Indian, circa 1870s.
This accession consists of one website and four blogs maintained by the Asian Pacific American Program. The "HomeSpun: The Smithsonian Indian American Heritage Project" website, crawled June 8, 2012, documents an initiative to create an exhibition chronicling the story of immigrants from India and their descendants in America. The website includes general …
Emma A. Koch photograph collection relating to India, South Asia, and Australia
Photographs collected by Emma A. Koch documenting the people and natural and built environments in India, South Asia, and Australia. The collection largely consists of images of East Indian peoples, structures, scenery, and activities, including tea making and entertainment; areas of India most commonly depicted are Assam, Bengal, and the …
Joe T. Marshall photograph collection relating to Philippine peoples and scenes
Photographs, most of which were made by the Philippines Bureau of Science, documenting people, dwellings, daily activities, scenery, monuments, and transportation. There are also some images of Filipinos after a volcanic eruption. Philippine peoples depicted include Tingian, Tagalog, Igorot, Bontok, Ifugao, Ilongot, Mandaya (Isneg), Bagobo, Kalinga, Philippine Negrito, Subananun, and …
This accession consists of three websites and four blogs maintained by the Asian Pacific American Center (APAC) as they existed on August 9, 2013. The main APAC website highlights and promotes Asian Pacific American events, exhibitions, and collections around the Smithsonian Institution. It also provides links to resources at other institutions. The …
Charles W. Brashares photographs of India, Africa, Portugal, Japan, South America, and Palestine
21 Lantern slides
Photographs made by Charles W. Brashares in India (1948-1949), Portugal, Africa (including Liberia, Nigeria, Ghana, and South Africa, 1945), Japan (1948) Bolivia (1951), and Peru (1951) documenting the people, ceremonies, architecture, and scenery of each location. The collection also includes lantern slides depicting Palestinian people, architecture, and cities (including Jerusalem), made in 1923-1924.
William Hodges: A Dissertation on the Prototypes of Architectures, Hindoo, Moorish, and Gothic
One book by William Hodges published in 1787.
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 …