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Dates:
2000
Size:
4 audiotapes.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9611
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Oral History Program is part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. The purpose of the program is to conduct interviews with current and retired members of the Smithsonian staff who have made significant contributions, administrative and scholarly, to the Institution. The project's goal is to supplement the published record and manuscrip...

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Creators:
Cool, John C., 1926-
Bista, Dor Bahadur
Dates:
April, 1966
Size:
7 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4831
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Description of ethnic groups (including the Tharus and the Gurung) in the region, land tenure, the household of Ash Bir Gurung, land reform and religious rituals.

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Creators:
Cool, John C., 1926-
Bista, Dor Bahadur
Dates:
April, 1966
Size:
14 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4833
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Description of the Rana Tharus of Dhangarhi, the Dangaura Tharus, and the Tharus of the Rapti valley.

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Creators:
Lewis, Todd
Dates:
undated
Size:
23 Negatives (glass (some copy glass negatives))
67 copy negatives
50 Negatives (nitrate)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.86-34
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs collected by Todd Lewis, probably while conducting research in Kathmandu with photographer David Sassoon in 1981-1982, many of which were copied from originals held by Nepalese individuals. They document religious sites, artwork, cities, people, and ceremonies in Kathmandu and other parts of Nepal. The glass negatives were probably made...

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Creators:
Stephen Eckerd
Dates:
undated
Size:
22 Prints
Collection ID:
FSA.A2013.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

A collection of 11 photographic prints collected by Stehen Eckerd in Nepal. Two of the photographs were taken by Eckerd. there are also four 19th century hand-tinted albumen photographs of Japanese scenes. An addition of 7 photographic postcards of Nepal was added in 2014.

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Creators:
Levy, Robert I. (Robert Isaac), 1924-
Dates:
1947-2001, undated
Size:
262 sound recordings
37.4 Linear feet (71 boxes, 5 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NAA.2014-11
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Robert I. Levy papers document his field work, research and professional activities from 1949-2001 and primarily deal with his work studying social organization, culture, and their psychological effects in Tahiti and Nepal. The collection consists of correspondence, field notes, sound recordings of interviews with informants in Tahiti and Nepal, interview transcripts and analyses, language and culture research materials, maps, and color slides. Also included are files about his books, articles, essays, and lectures; course materials from his time as a professor at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD); and conference files.

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Creators:
Cool, John C., 1926-
Bista, Dor Bahadur
Dates:
May 4, 1966
Size:
6 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4832
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Observations on economic development, government and politics and religion and shamanism among the Sherpa communities, made during an 8-day trip.

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Creators:
Gilbert, Gladys
Dates:
circa 1870-1950
Size:
2 mounted prints (2 mounted prints that have been painted)
131 Postcards (collotype (including tinted), halftone, color halftone, and photogravure)
1,580 Prints (circa 1580 mounted and unmounted prints, silver gelatin and albumen (including cartes-de-visite, cabinet cards))
200 Postcards (circa 200 photographic postcards)
24 Prints (Album :, collotype)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-27
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs in albums acquired or compiled by Gladys Gilbert depicting Indians and Nepalese people, as well as prominent Europeans. Most of the photographs are portraits of Indians and Nepalese, including the Rana family, who ruled as prime ministers of Nepal, kings of Nepal, the Maharajah of Jaipur, and men in military uniform, as well as members ...

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Creators:
Nicolson, Dan H. (Dan Henry), 1933-2016
Dates:
circa 1986-2009
Size:
6.5 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-154
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession primarily consists Dan H. Nicolson's professional correspondence.

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Creators:
Unknown
Dates:
undated
Size:
3 Items (Photographs extent, Hand-painted silver gelatin prints, 8.5 x 6 3/8)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2011.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Three portraits of royal Nepalese women, the daughters of the Rana of Nepal and the Prime MInister (1931-1943) Juddah Samshar Janga Badahar Rana. The photos likely date from the 1910s-1920s. Each is a hand-tinted gelatin silver print mounted on paper.

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