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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:
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:
Conservation and Research Center (National Zoological Park)
Dates:
1970-1987
Size:
13 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-037
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Christen M. Wemmer, Associate Director, documenting administrative activities. Some materials pre-date Wemmer and the Conservation and Research Center (CRC) and were probably collected from other offices as informational files. Major topics include the American Association for Z...

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Creators:
Nicolson, Dan H. (Dan Henry), 1933-2016
Dates:
1959-1991, with some materials dating 2016
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 92-067
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of the professional correspondence of Dan H. Nicolson, botanist, U.S. National Herbarium, National Museum of Natural History. Materials also include picture postcards, serials, black-and-white photographs, and brochures.

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