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Ethnographic Film Survey of the Raji People of Western Nepal

Collection Creator:
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)  Search this
Johnson, Barbara  Search this
Dorjee, Ragpa  Search this
Reinhard, Johan  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (color silent; 1,300 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1976
Scope and Contents:
Footage shot for the National Anthropological Film Center, Smithsonian Institution, to identify villages for a future film project. Aspects of Raji daily life are featured; weaving fishnets and casting them to fish; women washing and preparing vegetables; young girls bringing water up from the well; men carrying branches to use in building houses; a religious ceremony involving the planting of a tree and the blessing of "tika," a red dye mixed with rice; the use of sevearl varieties of mortars and pestles; men transporting large loads to other villages in baskets.
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 1986.13.24
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National Anthropological Film Center films of Nepal
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9eb5e5524-3600-4e29-8c1a-8b2272d7f04e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1986-13npl-ref30

The People of India, Volume Two

Publisher:
Watson, J. Forbes (John Forbes), 1827-1892.  Search this
Kaye, John William, Sir, 1814-1876  Search this
Collection Publisher:
Watson, J. Forbes (John Forbes), 1827-1892.  Search this
Kaye, John William, Sir, 1814-1876  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume
Container:
Box 5
Culture:
Hindus  Search this
Rajput (Indic people)  Search this
Muslims  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Books
Volumes
Local Numbers:
FSA A1990.03 2
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Topic:
Indigenous peoples -- South Asia  Search this
Ethnography -- South Asia  Search this
Collection Citation:
The People of India, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., Purchase
Identifier:
FSA.A1990.03, Series FSA A1990.03 2
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The People of India: A Series of Photographic Illustrations, with Descriptive Letterpress, of the Races and Tribes of Hindustan
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc36e41b468-0682-4fb5-91d8-86490045bcd4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a1990-03-ref2
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Buddha Figurine Of Cast Brass

Donor Name:
President Harry S. Truman  Search this
Culture:
Nepalese (Nepali)  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Nepal, Asia
Accession Date:
5 Apr 1948
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
176534
USNM Number:
E385999-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b00768da-7244-478b-8af5-8cd99e184f58
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8419996
Online Media:

Cast Of An Earthenware Horse Figurine

Donor Name:
Department Of Anthropology  Search this
Culture:
Nepalese (Nepali)  Search this
Object Type:
Cast
Place:
West, Nepal, Asia
Accession Date:
10 Jan 1950
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
185450
USNM Number:
E387348-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/345c06ffe-7bf7-449d-8dce-d9fec5d4fbe5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8421210

Sandals, Bronze

Collector:
Dr. Mary Slusser  Search this
Donor Name:
Dr. Mary Slusser  Search this
Length - Object:
13 cm
Unknown - At Toe:
6 cm
Unknown - At Heel:
5 cm
Culture:
Nepalese (Nepali)  Search this
Object Type:
Sandal
Place:
Nepal, Asia
Accession Date:
26 Jan 1987
Collection Date:
1967
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
359395
USNM Number:
E423226-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39717330b-63ad-4ef8-8311-fd82e940515b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8456225

Arapachana Manjushri Kumarabhuta

Medium:
Gilt copper, cast; pigments; sealed with copper base plate that had previously been separated, inscribed with double vajra; contents within
Dimensions:
H x W: 31.8 x 22.9 cm (12 1/2 x 9 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Southern Tibet or northern Nepal
Date:
First half of the 16th century
Topic:
Manjushri  Search this
Nepal  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2016.33a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 26a: The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye34f6a0dc7-32d4-498e-8e5b-f7e1ffe7b407
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2016.33a-b
Online Media:

Cymbidium devonianum

Life Form:
Epiphytic
Bloom Characteristics:
Pendant inflorescence is 6-17.6" long with 15-35 heavy, long-lasting green flowers that can have a heavy purple cast. Flowers are 1-1.5" across.
Fragrance:
Eucalyptus
Range:
E Nepal to China (SE Yunnan)
Habitat:
Montane cloud forests; 1000-2000m
Topic:
Orchids  Search this
Living Collections  Search this
Common Name:
Devon's Cymbidium
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Lilianae
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Orchidaceae
Subfamily:
Epidendroideae
Genus:
Cymbidium
Species:
devonianum
Accession Number:
2020-0127A
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax75231aaab-843e-4c6c-ba88-d65450cb4f27
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2020-0127A

Child's Bell Anklets

Donor Name:
Dr. Mary Slusser  Search this
Culture:
Newar, Kusle Caste  Search this
Object Type:
Anklet
Place:
Patan Village, Central, Mahakali, Nepal, Asia
Accession Date:
29 Nov 1966
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
268900
USNM Number:
E406527-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/344c51338-f89b-4f60-a42c-17de72239957
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8436361
Online Media:

Woman's Anklets

Donor Name:
Dr. Mary Slusser  Search this
Culture:
Newar, Kusle Caste  Search this
Object Type:
Anklet
Place:
Patan Village, Mahakali, Nepal, Asia
Accession Date:
29 Nov 1966
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
268900
USNM Number:
E406534-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3713c2aca-2e4e-451c-b371-be83fee7f1e7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8436370

Palace Doorknob

Donor Name:
Tsering R. Lhungay  Search this
Culture:
Tibetan  Search this
Object Type:
Doorknob
Place:
Tibet, Asia
Accession Date:
17 Aug 1978
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
332885
USNM Number:
E420070-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36d5144cb-81a2-47ac-8471-e70038ab803b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8452614

Door Decoration

Donor Name:
Tsering R. Lhungay  Search this
Length - Object:
26 cm
Width - Object:
8.6 cm
Depth - Object:
4 mm
Culture:
Tibetan  Search this
Object Type:
Door Fitting
Place:
Tibet, Asia
Accession Date:
17 Aug 1978
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
332885
USNM Number:
E420071-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35e090d02-1e53-4e39-9ed0-c6ba1e87dd30
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8452616
Online Media:

Sarangi (Musical Instrument)

Collector:
John T. Hitchcock  Search this
Donor Name:
Catharine McClellan  Search this
Object Type:
Violin
Place:
Pokahara, Kaski district, Gandaki Zone, Nepal, Asia
Accession Date:
14 Jun 2005
Collection Date:
1960 to 1969
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
2032229
USNM Number:
E433335-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3fc8fca27-bf51-47ba-9109-0ac0d8380155
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_11623318
Online Media:

Sarangi (Musical Instrument)

Collector:
John T. Hitchcock  Search this
Donor Name:
Catharine McClellan  Search this
Object Type:
Violin
Place:
Pokahara, Kaski district, Gandaki Zone, Nepal, Asia
Accession Date:
14 Jun 2005
Collection Date:
1960 to 1969
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
2032229
USNM Number:
E433336-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ca58c3e6-e623-4700-b82e-c4ab3cca7c1b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_11623320
Online Media:

Sarangi (Musical Instrument) with Bow

Collector:
John T. Hitchcock  Search this
Donor Name:
Catharine McClellan  Search this
Object Type:
Violin
Place:
Kihun, Tanahu District, Gandaki Zone, Nepal, Asia
Accession Date:
14 Jun 2005
Collection Date:
1960 to 1969
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
2032229
USNM Number:
E433337-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3fe25f1db-793c-4f54-b647-1d708e74da5f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_11623322
Online Media:

Collection Ledger: 1 to 33668

Collection Creator:
Oldman, W. O. (William Ockleford), 1879-1949  Search this
Extent:
899 Digital images
Type:
Archival materials
Digital images
Date:
1902-1916
Collection Restrictions:
Digital access only. For physical access see the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa website. https://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/agent/4913
Collection Rights:
Copyright in the business records is owned by the Estate of W. O. Oldman represented by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, permission for commercial use of the digital images may be requested from the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Media Licensing, at: mediasalesandlicensing@tepapa.govt.nz.

For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changedand the source of the image is identified as the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa/National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Citation:
William Ockleford Oldman Archive research materials, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa and the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.RM.001, Item CA000231/001/0001
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William Ockleford Oldman Archive research materials
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv4a6e65253-9184-400e-8ed3-57da42e8ab56
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-rm-001-ref6
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Online Media:

Collection Ledger: 33669 to 37700

Collection Creator:
Oldman, W. O. (William Ockleford), 1879-1949  Search this
Extent:
199 Digital images
Type:
Archival materials
Digital images
Date:
1914-1916
Collection Restrictions:
Digital access only. For physical access see the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa website. https://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/agent/4913
Collection Rights:
Copyright in the business records is owned by the Estate of W. O. Oldman represented by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, permission for commercial use of the digital images may be requested from the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Media Licensing, at: mediasalesandlicensing@tepapa.govt.nz.

For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changedand the source of the image is identified as the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa/National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Citation:
William Ockleford Oldman Archive research materials, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa and the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.RM.001, Item CA000231/002/0001
See more items in:
William Ockleford Oldman Archive research materials
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv4f098c064-0136-4c6b-a31e-603323977779
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-rm-001-ref7
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Clippings and Press

Collection Creator:
Zarina  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2000-2013
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Use of electronic records requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Zarina Hashmi papers, 1950-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Zarina Hashmi papers
Zarina Hashmi papers / Series 5: Printed Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw978b0cc5d-5e1f-4dae-9dda-d2d53a501bf7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-zarina-ref549

Fürer-Haimendorff, Elements of Newar Social Structure, Caste in the Multi-Ethnic Society of Nepal

Container:
Box 13, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce and publish an item from the Archives is coordinated through the National Museum of Asian Art's Rights and Reproductions department. Please contact the Archives in order to initiate this process.
Collection Citation:
Mary Slusser Collection, FSA.A2015.21. National Museum of Asian Art Archives. Gift of Mary Slusser.
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Mary Slusser Collection
Mary Slusser Collection / Series 3: Research Files / 3: Folders
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc38cda3245-c176-4e67-b8fa-0a78f02e6d5d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a2015-21-ref83

Playbill for Bridge & Tunnel

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Helen Hayes Theatre, American, founded 1983  Search this
Subject of:
Sarah Jones, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. (22.2 x 14.6 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Date:
March 2006
Topic:
African American  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Immigration  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57fc43939-27a2-47ed-90ed-7cd279b4b46e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.15
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Todd Lewis films of Samyak and Panchare Festivals in Nepal

Creator:
Lewis, Todd, 1952-  Search this
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (color sound; 9500 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Sound films
Place:
South Asia
Nepal
Date:
1980
Scope and Contents:
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 performed by different castes such as cooking rice and radishes, sewing leaves, purifying water, preparing the hearth, and cutting of toenails. Scenes of the Panchare Festival are predominately the festival procession. Footage also includes a macha byenkugu (infant bathing) ceremony. Collection also contains sound recordings.

Legacy Keywords: language and culture ; Headgear ; Parade ; Music ; Musical instruments flute cimbals drums fiddle ; Dance ; Ritual fence ; Protective mask ; Cast groups ; Rice ; Radish ; Copper cooking pot ; Costume ; Carriages ; Cows ; Pipe smoking ; Tents ; Hearths ; Purified water ; Flags ; Stupas ; Yaktails ; Drum dhapa ; Hanamendoka Palace (Kathmandu, Nepal) ; Hanuman Dhoka Palace (Kathmandu, Nepal) ; Kastamandapa ; Svayambhu Hill (Kathmandu, Nepal) ; Asia ; Nepal ; Buddha

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Biographical / Historical:
Todd Lewis was a doctoral candidate at Columbia University in the Religion Department with diseration on Newari Buddhism in Asan Tol, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Local Number:
HSFA 1980.4.1
Provenance:
Received from Todd Lewis in 1980.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Sound films
Citation:
Todd Lewis films of Samyak and Panchare Festivals in Nepal, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1980.04
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc95b861362-3ead-4f7d-a47f-f6f945f15178
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1980-04

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