Query: Nepal
Nepal Tiger Project Oral History Interviews
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 …

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Todd Lewis films of Samyak and Panchare Festivals in Nepal
Creators:
Lewis, Todd, 1952-
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)
Dates:
1980
Size:
Film reels (color sound; 9500 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1980.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full film record created for the National Anthropological Film Center, Smithsonian Institution. Footage documents the Samyak festival which takes place near the Hanamendoka Palace and the Panchare Festival, a nighttime celebration which is held every 12 years in Asan Tol, Kathmandu, Nepal. Scenes of the Samyak Festival include various ritual duties …

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MS 4831 A Gurung Household in Rapti Valley [Nepal]
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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Mary Slusser Collection
Dates:
1933-2017
Size:
28.57 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A2015.21
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Mary Slusser (1918-2017) was a prominent scholar of Nepalese art, architecture, and cultural history. This collection contains personal files, professional correspondence, research files, travel documents, and photographs. The research files relate to her study of specific subjects and contain mixed media. Photographic materials include prints, slides, negatives, contact sheets, and digital …

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Todd Lewis collection of photographs of Nepal
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 by …

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Stephen Eckerd Collection of Photographs
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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National Anthropological Film Center films of Nepal
Creators:
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)
Johnson, Barbara
Dorjee, Ragpa
Reinhard, Johan
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Dates:
1976-1981
Size:
Film reels (color sound; color silent, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.13NPL
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

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MS 4832 Notes on the Khumbu and Pharak Regions, Solukhumbu District, Nepal
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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MS 4833 Some Observations on Tharu Peasant Economy in Nepal
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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John T. Hitchcock papers
Creators:
Hitchcock, John Thayer, 1917-2001
Dates:
1944-1997
Size:
52 Boxes
Collection ID:
NAA.2004-18
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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.

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