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Sounds of Ceylon

Recorder:
Bogert, Charles M. (Charles Mitchill), 1908-1992  Search this
Field worker:
Bogert, Charles M. (Charles Mitchill), 1908-1992  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
Sri Lanka
Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka)
Puttalam (Sri Lanka)
Track Information:
101 Chorus from distance.

102 Chorus (Rana cyanophlictus; Rana Berviceps; Microhyla rubra).

103 Summary of history of Ceylon (Sri Lanka).

104 Chorus of Microhyla rubra.

105 Chorus of Rana tigrina; Rana cyanophlictus; Rana breviceps; Rhacophorus Leucomystax; Microhyla ruber; Microhylaornata; R.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-2141
General:
CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Science  Search this
Nature  Search this
Biology  Search this
Frogs  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-2141
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / CD / CDR copy
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk51a3b14e6-692d-4d27-a360-7d131edcead1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref20487

Charles Lang Freer Papers

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
131 Linear feet (29 architectural drawings)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Diaries
Financial records
Correspondence
Photographs
Place:
China
Syria
Egypt
India
London (England)
Japan
Boston (Mass.)
Detroit (Mich.)
Washington (D.C.)
Kandy (Sri Lanka)
Sri Lanka
Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka)
Date:
1876-1931
Summary:
The personal papers of Charles Lang Freer, the industrialist and art collector who founded the Freer Gallery of Art. The papers include correspondence, diaries, art inventories, scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeil Whistler and other press clippings, and photographs.
Scope Content:
The personal papers of Charles Lang Freer, the industrialist and art collector who founded the Freer Gallery of Art. The papers include correspondence, diaries, art inventories, scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeil Whistler and other press clippings, financial material, architectural drawings, and photographs.

Correspondence, circa 1860-1921, includes Freer's correspondence, 1876-1920, with artists, dealers, collectors, museums, and public figures; letterpress books contain copies of Freer's outgoing letters, 1892-1910; correspondence collected by Freer of James McNeill Whistler, and his wife Beatrix, 186?-1909, with Lady Colin Campbell, Thomas R. Way, Alexander Reid, Whistler's mother, Mrs. George W. Whistler, and others; correspondence of Whistler collector Richard A. Canfield, 1904-1913, regarding works in Canfield's collection; and correspondence of Freer's assistant, Katharine Nash Rhoades, 1920-1921, soliciting Freer's letters from his associates, and regarding the settlement of his estate.

Also included are twenty-nine pocket diaries, 1889-1890, 1892-1898, 1900-1919, recording daily activities, people and places visited, observations, and comments; a diary kept by Freer's caretaker, Joseph Stephens Warring, recording daily activities at Freer's Detroit home, 1907-1910. Inventories, n.d. and 1901-1921, of American, European, and Asian art in Freer's collection, often including provenance information; vouchers, 1884-1919, documenting his purchases; five volumes of scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeill Whistler, 1888-1931, labeled "Various," "Peacock Room," "Death, etc.," "Paris, etc.," and "Boston...London" ; three volumes of newsclippings, 1900-1930, concerning Freer and the opening of the Freer Gallery of Art.

Correspondence regarding Freer's gift and bequest to the Smithsonian Institution, 1902-1916; and photographs, ca. 1880-1930, of Freer, including portraits by Alvin Langdon Coburn and Edward Steichen, Freer with others, Freer in Cairo, China and Japan, Freer's death mask, and his memorial service, Kyoto, 1930; photographs of artists and others, including Thomas Dewing, Ernest Fenollosa, Katharine Rhoades taken by Alfred Stieglitz, Rosalind B. Philip, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Abbott H. Thayer, Dwight Tryon, and Whistler; and photographs relating to Whistler, including art works depicting him, grave and memorial monuments, works of art, the Peacock Room, and Whistler's memorial exhibition at the Copley Society.
Organization of the Papers:
This collection is organized into twelve series.

Series 1: Genealogical and Biographical Data

Series 2: Correspondence

Series 3: Diaries

Series 4: Freer Colleague Materials

Series 5: Art Inventories

Series 6: Financial Materials

Series 7: Exhibition Loan Files

Series 8: Biblical Manuscripts and Gold Treasure Files

Series 9: American School of Archaeology in China

Series 10: Printed Material

Series 11: Outsize Material

Series 12: Photographs
Biographical Note:
1854 February 25 -- Born in Kingston, New York

1873 -- Appointed accountant and paymaster of New York, Kingston and Syracuse Railroad by Frank J. Hecker (1846-1927)

1876 -- Moves to Indiana to work, with Hecker, for the Detroit and Eel River and Illinois Railroad

1880 -- Moves to Detroit, participates in organization of the Peninsular Car Works with Hecker

1883 -- Becomes vice president and secretary of Peninsular Car Company when it succeeds Peninsular Car Works

1883 -- Begins collecting European prints

1884 -- Peninsular Car Company constructs plant on Ferry Avenue

1887 -- Meets Howard Mansfield (1849-1938)

1887 -- Acquires proofs of 26 etchings, Venice, Second Series(1886), by James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)

1887 -- Purchases a small Japanese fan attributed to Ogata Korin(1658-1715)

1887 -- Buys land on Ferry Avenue

1889 -- Meets Frederick Stuart Church (1826-1900) and Dwight William Tryon (1849-1925) in New York

1890 -- Commissions Wilson Eyre (1858-1944) to design house on Ferry Avenue, Detroit, Michigan

1890 -- On first trip to London, meets James McNeill Whistler(1834-1903)

1892 -- Moves to Ferry Avenue house

1892 -- Tryon and Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851-1938) undertake decoration of reception rooms

1893 -- Lends American paintings to World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago

1893 -- Purchases first piece of Chinese art, a small painting of white herons by an anonymous Ming dynasty (1368-1644) artist

1894 -- Begins yearlong trip around the world, which includes visit to the Whistlers in Paris and first trip to Asia, stopping in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), India, China, and Japan

1896 -- Meets Matsuki Bunkyo (1867-1940) in Boston

1899 -- Takes part in consolidation of railroad-car building companies then retires from active business

1900 -- Attends Exposition International Universelle in Paris

1900 -- Buys villa in Capri with Thomas S. Jerome

1901 -- Meets Siegfried Bing (1838-1905) in Paris and Ernest Fenollosa(1853-1908), who visits Freer in Detroit

1902 -- Meets Dikran Kelekian (1868-1951)

1902 -- Spends summer in Britain building Whistler collection

1902 -- Views Whistler's, Harmony in Blue and Gold: The Peacock Room

1904 -- Purchases Whistler's Peacock Room

1904 -- Offers his art collections and funds to build a museum in which to house them to the Smithsonian Institution

1905 -- Smithsonian committee visits Freer in Detroit

1906 -- United States government formally accepts Freer's gift on January 24

1906 -- Freer signs Deed of Gift to Smithsonian Institution on May 5

1907 -- On second tour of Asia, meets Hara Tomitaro 1868-1939) in Yokohama, Japan

1908 -- Takes third trip to Asia, specifically to West Asia to study Rakka ware

1909 -- Tours Europe to study art museums

1909 -- On fourth trip to Asia, attends memorial ceremony for Fenollosa (d.1908 September) at Miidera, Japan, and meets Duanfang (1861-1911) in China

1910 -- On last trip to Asia, visits Longmen Buddhist caves in China

1911 -- Suffers stroke

1912 -- Lends selection of objects for exhibition at Smithsonian Institution

1913 -- Meets Eugene (1875-1957) and Agnes E. (1887-1970) Meyer

1913 -- Commissions Charles Adams Platt (1861-1933) to design museum building in Washington

1914 -- Meets Katharine Nash Rhoades (1885-1965) in Detroit

1915 -- Settles in New York City

1915 -- Site of future Freer Gallery of Art is determined

1916 -- Platt's plans for Freer Gallery are approved by Smithsonian Regents and Commission of Fine Arts and ground is broken in September

1918 -- After falling ill in Detroit, Freer travels to New York for treatment

1918 -- Work on the museum building is delayed by the war

1919 -- Freer appends codicil to will permitting acquisitions of Asian, Egyptian, and Near Eastern (West Asian) art

1919 -- Dies in New York City on 25 September and is buried in Kingston, New York

1919 -- Construction of Freer Gallery completed

1920 -- John Ellerton Lodge (1876-1942) is appointed director of the Freer Gallery

1923 -- Freer Gallery opens to the public on May 9

1930 -- Memorial ceremony for Freer is held at Koetsuji, Kyoto

Charles Lang Freer was an American industrialist who founded the Freer Gallery of Art. He was a well-known collector of Asian art, and strongly supported the synthesis of Eastern art and Western art. One of his most famous acquisitions was James McNeill Whistler's Peacock Room.
Index:
Index to cross-referenced correspondents in the series Charles Lang Freer correspondence

Beal, Junius E. -- See: -- Warring, Joseph Stephens

Black, George M. -- See: -- Saint-Gaudens, Augustus

Board of Education (Kingston, New York) See: Michael, M. J.

Bonner, Campbell See: University of Michigan

Boughton, George H. See: Yardley, F. C.

British Museum See: Binyon, Laurence; Hobson, R. L.

Brown, Harold H. See: Art Association of Indianapolis

Buchner, Evelyn B. See: Knoedler, M., and Company

Buckholder, C. H. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Butler, S. B. See: Unidentified correspondents

Carnegie Institute See: Balken, Edward Duff; Harshe, Robert B.

Carpenter, Newton H. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Caulkins, Horace James See: Pewabic Pottery

Chao, Shih-chin See: Gunn, Chu Su

Chicago & North Western Railway Co. See: Hughett, Marvin

Clark, Charles Upson See: Clark, Arthur B.

Cleveland Museum of Art See: Whiting, Frederic Allen

Columbia University See: Braun, W. A.; Gottheil, Richard; Hirth, Friederich

Commission of Fine Arts See: Moore, Charles

Corcoran Gallery of Art See: Minnigerode, C. Powell

Crocker, Anna B. See: Portland Art Association

Dannenberg, D. E. See: Karlbeck, Orvar

De Menoncal, Beatrice See: Lien, Hui Ch'ing Collection

De Ricci, Seymour See: Ricci, Seymour de

Defnet, William A., Mrs., See: Franke, Ida M.

DeMotte See: Vigouroux, J.

Detroit Institute of Arts See: Detroit Museum of Art

Detroit Publishing Company See: Livingstone, W. A.

Detroit School of Design See: George Hamilton; Stevens, Henry

DeVinne Press See: Peters, Samuel T.; Witherspoon, A. S.

Dyrenforth, P. C. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Eddy, Arthur J. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Eggers, George Williams See: Art Institute of Chicago

Farr, Daniel H. See: Robinson and Farr

Farrand School (Detroit) See: Yendall, Edith

Field Museum of Natural History (Chicago) See: Laufer, Berthold

Flagg, Frederick J. See: Allen, Horace N.

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University See: Forbes, Edward; Pope, Arthur Upham; Sachs, Paul J.

French, M. R. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Fu, Lan-ya See: Pang, Lai-ch'en

Fujii, Yoshio See: Yoshio, Fujii

Gerrity, Thomas See: Knoedler, M., and Company

Goupil Gallery See: Marchant, William

Gray, William J. See: Barr, Eva

Great Lakes Engineering Works See: Hoyt, H. W.

Grolier Club See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Heinemann, W. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Holden, Edward S. See: West Point, U. S. Military Academy

Hudson, J. L. See: Weber, William C.

Hutchins, Harry B. See: University of Michigan

Hutchins, Charles L. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Kelekian, H. G. See: Kelekian, Dikran G.

Kent, H. W. See: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Lee, Kee Son See: Li, Chi-ch'un

Levy, John See: Schneider, A. K.

Library of Congress See: Rice, Richard A.; Wright, Helen

Louvre (Paris, France) See: Midgeon, Gaston

Matsuki, Z. See: Matsuki, Kihachiro

McKim, Mead and White See: White, Stanford

Mills, A. L., Colonel See: Saint-Gaudens, Augustus

Miner, Luella See: Lien, Hui Ch'ing Collection

Minneapolis Institute of Arts See: Breck, Joseph; Van Derlip, John R.

Monif, R. Khan See: Rathbun, Richard

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston See: Lodge, John Ellerton

Naser, Katen & Nahass See: Katen, K.

Nordlinger, Marie, Miss See: Meyer-Riefstahl, Marie

Panama Pacific International Exposition See: Moore, Charles C.; Trask, John E. D.

Peabody Museum See: Morse, Edward Sylvester

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts See: Trask, John E. D.

Perry, Mary Chase, Miss., See: Pewabic Pottery

Philip, Ronald M. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Pope, G. D. See: Barr, Eva

Reinhart, A. G. See: Gottschalk, E.

Reitz, Sigisbert Chrétien Bosch See: Bosch-Reitz, Sigisbert Chrétien

Rutgers College See: Van Dyke, John C.

Saint-Gaudens, Augusta H. See: Saint-Gaudens, Augustus

Saint-Gaudens, Homer See: Saint-Gaudens, Augustus

Samurai Shokai See: Nomura, Yozo

San Francisco Art Association See: Laurvik, J. Nilsen

Scribner's, Charles, Sons See: Van Dyke, John C.

Shaw, Wilfred B. See: University of Michigan

Shirae, S. Z. See: Yamanaka and Company

Smith College See: Clark, Arthur B.

Smithsonian Institution See: Holmes, William Henry; Rathbun, Richard; Ravenel, Walcott, Charles D.

Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit) See: Plumb, Helen

Societe des Beaux-Arts See: Reid, Alexander

Stevens, George W. See: Toledo Museum of Art

Stratton, Mary Chase Perry See: Pewabic Pottery

Tanaka, Kichijiro See: Yamanaka and Company

Tuttle, William F. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Union Trust Company (Detroit) See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

United States Military Academy See: West Point, U. S. Military Academy

University of Chicago See: Zug, George Breed

University of Pennsylvania, Univ. Mus. See: Gordon, George Bryon

Ushikubo, D. J. R. See: Yamanaka and Company

Wallis & Son See: Barr, Eva; Thompson, C. Croal Ward, Clarence See: Oberlin College

Warren, Edward K. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Warring, Stephen See: Warring, Joseph Stephens

Watkin, Williams R. T. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Watson, Margaret, Miss See: Parker, Margaret Watson

Whistler, Anna See: Stanton, Anna Whistler

Whiting, Almon C. See: Toledo Museum of Art

Williams College See: Rice, Richard A

Wright, F. G. See: Orbach and Company

Yatsuhashi, H. See: Yamanaka and Company
Index to cross-referenced correspondence in the series Whistler correspondence

Bell, William See: Unidentified correspondents

Brown, Ernest See: Painter Etchers' Society, Committee

Cowen, John T. See subseries: Charles Lang Freer Correspondence

Ford, Sheridan See: Reid, Alexander

Haden, Francis Seymour See: Painter Etchers' Society, Committee

Haden, Francis Seymour, Lady See: Haden, Deborah Whistler

Leighton, Frederick, Baron See: Campbell, Lady Colin

Moore, Albert See: Reid, Alexander

Morley, Charles See: Pall Mall Gazette

Morris, Harrison S. See: Reid, Alexander

Pennell, Joseph See: Miscellaneous typescripts

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts See: Reid, Alexander

Prange, F. G. See: Reid, Alexander

Societe des Beaux-Arts See: Reid, Alexander

Society of Portrait Painters See: Reid, Alexander

Stevens Fine Art See: Reid, Alexander

Studd, Arthur See: Miscellaneous typescripts

[Vanderbilt?], George, Mrs. See: George, Mrs.

Whistler, William McNeill, Mrs. See: Whistler, Nellie

Whistler Memorial Committee See: Miscellaneous typescripts
Related Material:
The Archives of American Art microfilmed portions of the Freer papers in 1992. The microfilm is available at the Archives of American Art's Washington D.C. office, the Freer Gallery of Art Library, and through interlibrary loan.
Provenance:
Gift of the Estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, American -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, Asian -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Architecture -- Asia  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Financial records
Correspondence
Photographs
Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. FSA.A.01. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3f1a0e3e0-630c-48d4-ba28-485946b1d615
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a-01
Online Media:

Adenanthera microsperma Teysm. & Binn.

Biogeographical Region:
40 - Indian subcontinent  Search this
Collector:
Suzanne Ripley  Search this
Place:
Ceylon, Tissa Wewa Rest House lwan, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, Asia-Tropical
Collection Date:
13 Nov 1968
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Caesalpinioideae
Published Name:
Adenanthera microsperma Teysm. & Binn.
Barcode:
02210083
USNM Number:
2718663
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37fcbcfbe-6794-4df3-b2d3-ea4f5649e0b8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13233466

Xylocopa (Koptortosoma) ruficornis

Collector:
J. S. Costa  Search this
Rowe  Search this
Max. Elevation:
76  Search this
Min. Elevation:
76  Search this
Prep Count:
1
Preparation:
Pinned
Sex:
Female
Stage:
Adult
Place:
Anuradhapura, Sacred City, Anuradhapura, North Central, Sri Lanka
Collection Date:
20 Mar 1970
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Arthropoda, Insecta, Hymenoptera, Apidae, Xylocopinae
Published Name:
Xylocopa (Koptortosoma) ruficornis Fabricius
Barcode:
USNMENT01615400
USNM Number:
USNMENT1615400
See more items in:
Specimen Inventory
Data Source:
NMNH - Entomology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b01cb8a3-cafc-453c-a3a5-e4e25ddd1ba5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhentomology_15908530

Xylocopa (Koptortosoma) ruficornis

Collector:
J. S. Costa  Search this
Rowe  Search this
Max. Elevation:
55  Search this
Min. Elevation:
55  Search this
Prep Count:
1
Preparation:
Pinned
Stage:
Adult
Place:
Irrigation Bungalow, Padaviya, Anuradhapura, North Central, Sri Lanka
Collection Date:
27 Feb 1970 to 9 Mar 1970
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Arthropoda, Insecta, Hymenoptera, Apidae, Xylocopinae
Published Name:
Xylocopa (Koptortosoma) ruficornis Fabricius
Barcode:
USNMENT01615612
USNM Number:
USNMENT1615612
See more items in:
Specimen Inventory
Data Source:
NMNH - Entomology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30c5c39d9-aad9-48e2-aa1f-5a75492dc816
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhentomology_15909727

The largest dagoba in Anuradhapura, dome 360 ft. in diameter. 14335 interpositive

Topic:
BURMA AND CEYLON
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Photographer:
Ponting, Herbert George, 1870-1935  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3 3/4" x 7")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka : District)
Ceylon
Local Numbers:
RSN 7501

Video number 06665
General:
Currently stored in box 1.2.10 [9].
Similar to RSN 4702.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Monuments -- Ceylon  Search this
Religion -- Ceylon  Search this
Sculptures -- Ceylon  Search this
Shrines -- Ceylon  Search this
Tombs -- Ceylon  Search this
Anuradhapura Dogoba  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.2: H.C. White Interpositives / RSN Numbers 7461-7565
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep85773398f-3423-47f6-b6b4-69f887b8a468
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref16786

Abhayagivi Dagoba (1,100 feet circum., 244 feet high), erected 88 B.C., Anuradhapura. Active no. 3783. Interpositive

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Abhayagivi Dagoba
Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka : District)
Ceylon
Local Numbers:
RSN 26272
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.47 [82].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Temples, Buddhist  Search this
Buddhism and art -- Ceylon  Search this
Architecture, Buddhist -- Ceylon  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1890-1920 -- Interpositives -- Glass.
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 26187-26285
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep89750b0e5-d0b4-4b86-9bc9-9333120a7471
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref24031

The largest dagoba in Anuradhapura, dome 360 ft. in diameter. [Active No. 14335 : stereoscopic photonegative.]

Topic:
CEYLON
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Photographer:
Ponting, Herbert George, 1870-1935  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3-3/4" x 7".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka)
Ceylon
Local Numbers:
NMAH Acc. 270586.

RSN 4702

Video number 03486
General:
Similar to RSN 7501.
40-J on envelope.
Currently stored in box 1.1.25B [36].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Architecture, Buddhist -- Ceylon  Search this
Monuments -- Ceylon  Search this
Religions -- Ceylon  Search this
Shrines -- Ceylon  Search this
Tombs -- Ceylon  Search this
Sculpture -- Ceylon  Search this
Public sculpture -- Ceylon  Search this
Stupas -- Ceylon  Search this
Dagobas  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.1: H.C. White Negatives / RSN Numbers 4685-4782
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep84998423d-8795-4f17-931a-3b95b26558c0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref4671

Among the 1,600 stone pillars of the Brazen Palace, in the ruined city of Anuradhapura. [Active no.14336 : photonegative.]

Topic:
CEYLON
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Photographer:
Ponting, Herbert George, 1870-1935  Search this
Names:
Brazen Palace (Anuradhapura, Ceylon)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3-3/4" x 7".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka : District)
Ceylon
Local Numbers:
RSN 4703

Video number 03487
General:
Similar to RSN 7502
Currently stored in box 1.1.25B [36]
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Palaces  Search this
Ruins -- Ceylon  Search this
Columns -- Ceylon  Search this
Pillars -- Ceylon  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.1: H.C. White Negatives / RSN Numbers 4685-4782
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep87d30d3b1-3451-4ad2-93aa-063491595136
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref4672

Cassia roxburghii Steud.

Biogeographical Region:
40 - Indian Subcontinent  Search this
Collector:
C. F. van Beusekom  Search this
R. J. Beusekom-Osinga  Search this
Max. Elevation:
200  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Dry area  Search this
Min. Elevation:
200  Search this
Place:
Keirkirawa along road to anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, Asia-Tropical
Collection Date:
25 Sep 1969
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Caesalpinioideae
Published Name:
Cassia roxburghii Steud.
Barcode:
00321598
USNM Number:
2656257
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35a3dfaec-9f0f-42b1-9e6c-1fba143b9d82
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2522650

Oryza sativa L.

Biogeographical Region:
40 - Indian subcontinent  Search this
Collector:
L. Lord  Search this
Hb. Ra  Search this
Place:
Anuradhapura., Sri Lanka, Asia-Tropical
Collection Date:
Transcribed d/m/y: 11/12/26
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Oryzoideae
Published Name:
Oryza sativa L.
Barcode:
04185196
USNM Number:
1298929
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/368a710ab-8938-48cc-b5dd-b4c5c4a3d096
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16798617

Oryza rufipogon Griffith

Biogeographical Region:
40 - Indian Subcontinent  Search this
Collector:
A. H. Galston  Search this
Place:
Anuradhapura., Sri Lanka, Asia-Tropical
Collection Date:
Transcribed d/m/y: 17/3/27
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Oryzoideae
Published Name:
Oryza rufipogon Griffith
Barcode:
04185052
USNM Number:
1385374
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a6bc9db2-e828-4ed8-9ebe-e34d243587fc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16802158

Parkia biglandulosa Wight & Arn.

Biogeographical Region:
40 - Indian subcontinent  Search this
Collector:
Suzanne Ripley  Search this
Place:
Ceylon, Tissa Wewa Rest House grounds Anuradhapura., Sri Lanka, Asia-Tropical
Collection Date:
27 May 1968
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Caesalpinioideae
Published Name:
Parkia biglandulosa Wight & Arn.
Barcode:
02212074
USNM Number:
2715916
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37591beb9-2a1e-4405-bda2-294ef2e08f6b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13235391

Myriotrema wightii (Taylor) Hale

Biogeographical Region:
40 - Indian subcontinent  Search this
Collector:
Louis C. Wheeler  Search this
Place:
Kumuttu Villu, Wilpattu National Park, Anuradhapura District, Anuradhapura, North Central, Sri Lanka, Asia-Tropical
Collection Date:
28 Mar 1971
Taxonomy:
Fungi Ascomycota Lecanoromycetes Ostropales Graphidaceae
Published Name:
Myriotrema wightii (Taylor) Hale
Barcode:
02749029
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Botany
Bryophytes and Lichens
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3428b48c8-139f-4a25-a2ce-b7642a0873a1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13675156
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Ventilago madraspatana Gaertn.

Biogeographical Region:
40 - Indian subcontinent  Search this
Collector:
C. F. van Beusekom  Search this
R. J. Beusekom  Search this
Place:
Ceylon. Between Wilpattu Nat. Park and Anuradhapura., Sri Lanka, Asia-Tropical
Collection Date:
27 Sep 1969
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rosales Rhamnaceae Rhamnoideae
Published Name:
Ventilago madraspatana Gaertn.
Barcode:
03363673
USNM Number:
2656236
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3808f3012-2bc0-4e6f-9ee4-4d7c94764604
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14876251

Grewia orientalis L.

Biogeographical Region:
41 - Indo-China  Search this
Collector:
A. Robyns  Search this
Max. Elevation:
150  Search this
Min. Elevation:
30  Search this
Place:
Ca. 2-3 miles north of Mihintale, along road Mihintale-Rambewa, Anuradhapura, North Central, Sri Lanka, Asia-Tropical
Collection Date:
20 Mar 1969
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Malvales Tiliaceae
Published Name:
Grewia orientalis L.
Barcode:
01152072
USNM Number:
2612303
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Botany
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3dfbaa059-9b8c-4f40-9506-acfb31be4712
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10803584

Grewia rhamnifolia Heyne ex Roth

Biogeographical Region:
40 - Indian Subcontinent  Search this
Collector:
A. Robyns  Search this
Place:
2-3 mi N of Mihintale, along road, Anuradhapura, North Central, Sri Lanka, Asia-Tropical
Collection Date:
20 Mar 1969
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Malvales Tiliaceae
Published Name:
Grewia rhamnifolia Heyne ex Roth
Barcode:
00813771
USNM Number:
2611391
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Botany
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/318eafa56-f412-4532-b9be-48fd1c1d09a8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10804106

Ruellia ringens L.

Biogeographical Region:
40 - Indian subcontinent  Search this
Collector:
William Louis Theobald  Search this
J. Krahulik  Search this
Min. Elevation:
80  Search this
Place:
Ceylon. Anuradhapura District: along crest of bank along eastern edge of Tissa Wewa (Tank), Anuradhapura., Sri Lanka, Asia-Tropical
Collection Date:
10 Jan 1971
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Scrophulariales Acanthaceae
Published Name:
Ruellia ringens L.
Barcode:
02863082
USNM Number:
2660706
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c1d6ed5d-71d0-4dac-8767-3a511e0c3010
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14117195

Justicia procumbens L.

Biogeographical Region:
40 - Indian subcontinent  Search this
Collector:
William Louis Theobald  Search this
J. Krahulik  Search this
Min. Elevation:
80  Search this
Place:
Anuradhapura District, along crest of bank along eastern edge of Tissa Wewa (Tank), Anuradhapura., Sri Lanka, Asia-Tropical
Collection Date:
10 Jan 1971
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Scrophulariales Acanthaceae
Published Name:
Justicia procumbens L.
Barcode:
02881959
USNM Number:
2660707
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e3c434ce-ff84-479c-befd-8263de285ff9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14154037

Brachypterum scandens (Roxb.) Miq.

Biogeographical Region:
40 - Indian subcontinent  Search this
Collector:
Kostermans  Search this
Place:
Ceylon, road near Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, Asia-Tropical
Collection Date:
16 Jul 1974
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Papilionoideae
Published Name:
Brachypterum scandens (Roxb.) Miq.
Derris scandens (Roxb.) Benth.
Barcode:
02152709
USNM Number:
2867191
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Botany
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f57987f0-dd33-44b8-b9bc-38ba6b751bf8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13861856

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