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Sufi songs from Manganiyar and Langa Communities, Marwar, Rajasthan, India

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-11-02T16:11:57.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
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FreerSackler
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
YouTube Channel:
FreerSackler
EDAN-URL:
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Emma A. Koch photograph collection relating to India, South Asia, and Australia

Collector:
Koch, Emma Augusta, 1847-1932  Search this
Names:
Bourne & Shepherd  Search this
Scowen & Co.  Search this
Shepherd & Robertson  Search this
Bourne, Samuel, 1834-1912  Search this
Shepherd, Charles  Search this
Extent:
165 Mounted prints (circa 165 mounted prints, albumen)
Culture:
Pushtuns  Search this
East Indians  Search this
Burmese  Search this
Andamanese (Indic people)  Search this
Assamese  Search this
Fakirs  Search this
Pakistanis  Search this
Sinhalese (Sri Lankan people)  Search this
Kashmiri (South Asian people)  Search this
Bengali (South Asian people)  Search this
Tibetans  Search this
Nepalese  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Mounted prints
Photographs
Place:
Australia
India
Afghanistan
Assam (India)
Bengal (India)
Rajasthan (India)
Tibet (China)
Nepal
Pakistan
Sri Lanka
Burma
Andaman Islands (India)
Jammu and Kashmir (India)
Date:
circa 1862-1885
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs collected by Emma A. Koch documenting the people and natural and built environments in India, South Asia, and Australia. The collection largely consists of images of East Indian peoples, structures, scenery, and activities, including tea making and entertainment; areas of India most commonly depicted are Assam, Bengal, and the Andaman Islands. Additional photographs portray people, architecture, and scenery in Burma, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Tibet, and Australia. Most of the photographs were likely taken by Samuel Bourne and Charles Shepherd (Bourne & Shepherd), with some made by Scowen & Co., Shepherd & Robertson, Benjamin F. Simpson, Reynolds, and Ganey.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 161, USNM ACC 40922
Location of Other Archival Materials:
This collection has been relocated from Photo Lot 79-38.
Photographs in the Koch Collection (accession 40922), previously filed in Photo Lot 97 and Photo Lot 8, have been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 161.
Additional photograhs by Bourne & Shepherd can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 82-44, Photo Lot 91-27, and Photo Lot 97.
Additional photographs by Shepherd & Robertson can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 8.
The Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives hold additional photographs by Benjamin Simpson, Samuel Bourne, Bourne & Shepherd, Scowen & Co., and Shepherd & Robertson.
Koch also donated an album of dried flowers to the Department of Anthropology as part of accession 40922.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Architecture -- India  Search this
Tea trade  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 161, Emma A. Koch photograph collection relating to India, South Asia, and Australia, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.161
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-161

Carol Kramer Papers

Creator:
Kramer, Carol, 1943-2002  Search this
Extent:
31 Linear feet (64 boxes, 2 cassette tapes, 1 oversize box, 1 map drawer)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Books
Slides (photographs)
Manuscripts
Sound recordings
Field notes
Photographic prints
Negatives (photographic)
Maps
Place:
Iran
Jodhpur (India)
Udaipur (Rajasthan, India)
Rajasthan (India)
Guatemala
Date:
1943-2002,
bulk 1961-2002
Summary:
The bulk of these papers document the professional life of Carol Kramer, a leading figure in ethnoarchaeology, specializing in the Middle East and South Asia. She was also a major advocate for the professional development of women in anthropology and archaeology.

Dating 1943-2002, the collection includes field notes, writings, correspondence, daily planners, teaching files, photographs, sound recordings, maps, computer disks, and botanical specimens. Her ethnoarchaeological research in "Shahabad" (a.k.a. "Aliabad") in Iran and in Rajasthan, India is well-represented in the collection.
Scope and Contents Note:
The bulk of these papers document the professional life of Carol Kramer. The collection contains field notes, writings, correspondence, daily planners, teaching files, photographs, sound recordings, maps, computer disks, and botanical specimens. Also in the collection are her notes and grade transcripts as a college and graduate student.

Her ethnoarchaeological research in "Shahabad" (a.k.a. "Aliabad") in Iran and in Rajasthan, India is well-represented in the collection in the form of her notes, maps, writings, and photographs. In addition, there are plant specimens that Kramer collected in Iran. Also among her research files are photocopies of her field notes from her work in Guatemala. Although her field notes from the Hasanlu Project are absent, the collection does contain a few photographs and some notes and correspondence from her research for her article on the Hasanlu Project's excavations at Dalma Tepe. In addition, the collection contains "A System of Pottery Classification According to Shape," a paper by Robert H. Dyson, Jr. and T. Cuyler Young, Jr. for the Hasanlu Project. Materials relating to the Godin Project consist of correspondence from 1996 and 1997 and a 1973 group photo.

Copies of her monographs are present in the collection along with drafts, figures, and correspondence for her published writings and dissertation. Many of the papers that she presented at professional meetings, seminars, and special lectures can also be found in the collection, including her 1994 AAA Distinguished Lecture, "The Quick and the Dead: Ethnography in and for Archaeology." In addition, there are two cassette tape recordings of Kramer presenting her paper, "Ceramics in Two Indian Cities," and the subsequent group discussion at the 1985 School of American Research Advanced Seminar, "Social and Behavioral Sources of Ceramic Variability." Also of special interest are materials documenting her involvement in the 1981 "Resolution to Implement the 1972 American Anthropological Association Resolution on Fair Practices in Employment of Women."

Kramer's professional correspondence is spread throughout the collection, mixed together with other documents, filed by subject. Much of her later correspondence is in the form of e-mail printouts. Letters of reference she wrote can also be found on her computer disks, which consist of several 3.50" and 5.25" floppy disks. Other files on the disks include materials for her books and articles, research data, her performance evaluations files, notes for courses she taught, and her will.

It should be noted that Kramer was briefly married during the 1960s and 1970s to Christopher Hamlin, who was a fellow graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania. Thus, she is referred to as Carol Hamlin in some of the documents from that period.
Arrangement note:
Arranged into 15 series: (1) Research, 1961-1997; (2) Writings, 1972-2002; (3) Talks, 1972-1999; (4) Grants/Fellowships, 1974-2000; (5) Professional Activities, 1966-2002; (6) Teaching, 1971-2002; (7) Student, 1961-1973; (8) Personal, 1943-2001; (9) Writings by Others, 1949-2001; (10) Photographs, 1967-1996; (11) Card Files; (12) Maps; (13) Botanical Specimens; (14) Sound Recordings, 1985; (15) Computer Disks
Biographical/Historical note:
Selected Bibliography

1971 -- "The 1971 Excavations at Seh Gabi, Iran," Archaeology, Vol. 26, pp. 224-227.

1974 -- "The Early Second Millennium Ceramic Assemblage of Dinkha Tepe," Ibid. with Louis D. Levine. "The Godin Project: Seh Gabi," Iran XII, pp. 211-213. "Seh Gabi, 1973," Archaeology, Vol. 27, pp. 274-277

1977 -- "Pots and Peoples," Mountains and Lowlands: Essays in the Archaeology of Greater Mesopotamia, edited by L.D. Levine and T.C. Young, Jr. Malibu: Undena Publications

1979 -- editor. Ethnoarchaeology: Implications of Ethnography for Archaeology. New York: Colombia University Press.

1980 -- "Estimating Prehistoric Populations: an Ethnoarchaeological Approach," L'Archéologie de I'Iraq, edited by Marie-Thérèse Barrelet, Paris: Centre National de la Rechere Scientifique.

1982 -- Village Ethnoarchaeology: Rural Iran in Archaeological Perspective. New York: Academic Press.

1988 -- with Miriam Stark. "The Status of Women in Archaeology," Anthropology Newsletter. Vol. 29, No. 9, pp. 11-12.

1991 -- Co-editor with W.A. Longcre. "Ethnoarchaeology," special issue of Expedition "Ceramics in Two Indian Cities," Ceramic Ethnoarchaeology, edited by William Longacre. Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

1997 -- Pottery in Rajasthan: Ethnoarchaeology in Two Indian Cities. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.

2001 -- with Nicholas David. Ethnoarchaeology in Action. Cambridge (U.K.): Cambridge University Press

Chronology

1943 -- Born May 3 in New York, New York

1964 -- Earns B.A. from The City University of New York

1967, 1969 -- Site supervisor of archaeological excavations at Godin Tepe, Iran for the Royal Ontario Museum's Godin Project

1968 -- Site supervisor of archaeological excavations at Dinkha Tepe and Se Girdan, Iran for University of Pennsylvania-Metropolitan Museum of Art's Hasanlu Project.

1970 -- Ethnoarchaeological research with an urban potter in Antigua, Guatemala

1971 -- Receives Ph.D. in Anthropology from University of Pennsylvania 1971 Hired as Assistant Professor at City University of New York Assistant director of archaeological excavations at Seh Gabi, Iran for Godin Project

1973 -- Assistant director of archaeological excavations at Seh Gabi, Iran for Godin Project

1975 -- Ethnoarchaeological research in Iranian village

1977 -- Associate Professor, Lehman College and the Graduate Center, CUNY

1980 -- Ethnoarchaeological research in Rajasthan, India

1982-1984 -- Ethnoarchaeological research in Rajasthan, India

1985 -- Visiting Professor at Yale University

1986-1988 -- Visiting Professor at University of Arizona

1990 -- Hired as Professor at University of Arizona

1994 -- Presents distinguished lecture to Archaeology Section of American Anthropological Association

1995 -- Site supervisor of archaeological excavations at Gordion, Turkey

1996 -- Ethnoarchaeological research near Gordion, Turkey

1999 -- Receives "Squeaky Wheel Award" from COSWA/American Anthropological Association

2002 -- Died on December 3 at the age of 59

Carol Kramer was a leading figure in ethnoarchaeology, specializing in the Middle East and South Asia. She was also a major advocate for the professional development of women in anthropology and archaeology.

She was born on May 3, 1943 in New York City to Aaron Kramer, a poet and professor of English at Dowling College, and Katherine Kolodny Kramer, a social worker. She attended the High School of Music and Art and earned her B.A. at the City University of New York in 1964. Kramer initially studied archaeology in the graduate program at the University of Chicago, but transferred to the University of Pennsylvania after a year, where she earned her doctorate in 1971. Her dissertation was entitled "The Habur Ware Ceramic Assemblage of Northern Mesopotamia: An Analysis of its Distribution."

In 1968, she was a site supervisor for University of Pennsylvania and Metropolitan Museum of Art's joint archaeological excavations at Dinkha Tepe and Se Girdan, Iran as part of the Hasanlu Project, directed by Robert H. Dyson, Jr. She also served as site supervisor (1967, 1969) and Assistant Director (1971, 1973) for the Royal Ontario Museum's archaeological excavation at Godin Tepe, known as the Godin Project, which was directed by Louis D. Levine and T. Cuyler Young, Jr. In 1970, she conducted her first ethnoarchaeological fieldwork under Ruben Reina, working with an urban potter in Antigua, Guatemala.

Kramer returned to Iran in 1975 to conduct ethnoarchaeological research in a Kurdish village in the Hamadān Province. Her work there resulted in several papers, including "An Archaeological View of a Contemporary Kurdish Village: Domestic Architecture, Household Size, and Wealth," published in Ethnoarchaeology: Implications of Ethnography for Archaeology (1979), which she edited. She expanded upon her paper in her 1982 book, Village Ethnoarchaeology: Rural Iran in Archaeological Perspective.

For her next project, she intended to study pottery communities in Iran, but the outbreak of the Iranian Revolution forced her to change her plans, and she decided to shift her location to India. In 1980 and 1982-1984, she studied ceramic production and distribution in Rajasthan. Articles produced from her research include "Ceramics in Two Indian Cities" (1991), "Ceramics in Rajasthan: Distribution and Scalar Variation" (1992), "A Tale of Two Cities: Ceramic Ethnoarchaeology in Rajasthan" (1994), and "Social and Locational Contexts of Ceramic Distribution in Rajasthan" (1995). She also authored Pottery in Rajasthan: Ethnoarchaeology in Two Indian Cities, published in 1997.

Kramer returned to the field in 1995, serving as site supervisor for archaeological excavations in Gordion, Turkey. She returned the next year to explore the possibility of conducting research in Yassihöyük and other villages near Gordion as an extension of her village ethnoachaeology research in Iran.

In 2001, Kramer further contributed to the field of ethnoarchaeology with the publication of Ethnoarchaeology in Action, which she co-wrote with Nicholas David. The landmark book is the first comprehensive study of ethnoarchaeology.

In addition to her work in ethnoarchaeology, Kramer was also involved in promoting the professional advancement of women in anthropology. In 1980, Kramer and her colleagues (Roger Sanjek, Rayna Rapp, Carole Vance, and Glenn Peterson) drew up a resolution to implement the 1972 Resolution on Fair Practices in Employment of Women. They campaigned to raised funds and support for the resolution, which called for the American Anthropological Association (AAA) to censure universities that hired or promoted a low percentage of women. Due to their work, the resolution passed and AAA censured five departments in 1981. In 1988, she and Miriam Stark published, "The Status of Women in Archeology," a study of gender equity in archaeology. They looked at gender differences in the number of graduate students, PhD recipients, and funding recipients as well as in faculty composition. Kramer was also a member of the Committee on the Status of Women in Anthropology (COSWA) from 1973 to 1975 and host and discussion leader at the COSWA Roundtable on professional skills and the female archaeologist at the 1998 annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology (SAA).

In 1999, Kramer was awarded the Squeaky Wheel Award by COSWA in recognition of her contributions to equity for women in anthropology. She also delivered the 1994 Distinguished Lecture to the Archaeology Section for the AAA, "The Quick and the Dead: Ethnography in and for Archaeology." In 2003, she was posthumously awarded the SAA's Award for excellence in Archaeological Analysis.

From 1971 to 1990, Kramer taught at Queens College and later Lehman College and the Graduate Center at the City University of New York, during which time she was a visiting professor at Yale University (1985). She also taught at the University of Arizona (1986-1988) as a recipient of a National Science Foundation Visiting Professorship for Women. In 1990, she joined the faculty of the University of Arizona, where she taught until her death.

Kramer passed away at the age of 59 on December 3, 2002.

Sources Consulted

Rothschild, Nan A. "Carol Kramer (1943-2002)." American Anthropologist 106.1 (2004): 214-220.

Thompson, Raymond H. and Norman Yoffee. "Carol Kramer." Anthropology News 44.3 (2003): 30.
Provenance:
These papers were donated to the National Anthropological Archives by Carol Kramer's sister, Laura Kramer.
Restrictions:
The Carol Kramer papers are open for research.

Materials with student grades and social security numbers have been restricted. The dates that the restricted items will be made available for access range from 2047 to 2064. Access to Kramer's computer disks is also restricted. Please consult an archivist for more information.
Rights:
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Topic:
Ethnoarchaeology  Search this
Pottery industry -- India  Search this
Women anthropologists  Search this
Ethnoarchaeology  Search this
Women anthropologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Slides (photographs)
Manuscripts
Sound recordings
Field notes
Photographic prints
Negatives (photographic)
Maps
Citation:
Carol Kramer Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.2006-14
See more items in:
Carol Kramer Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Articles (Kramer)

Collection Creator:
Kramer, Carol, 1943-2002  Search this
Container:
Box 23
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1980 - 1995
Scope and Contents:
"Estimating Prehistoric Populations: An Ethnoarchaeological Approach"; "Variability, Complexity and Spatial Organization in Southwest Asian Settlements"; "Ethnographic Households and Archaeological Interpretation"; "Ceramics, Caste, and Kin: Spatial Relations in Rajasthan, India"; "Interaction, Social Proximity, and Distance: A Special Issue"; "Ceramics in Rajasthan: Distribution and Scalar Variation"; "Scale, Organization, and Funciton in Village and Town"; "Social and Locational Contexts of Ceramic Distribution in Rajasthan"
Collection Restrictions:
The Carol Kramer papers are open for research.

Materials with student grades and social security numbers have been restricted. The dates that the restricted items will be made available for access range from 2047 to 2064. Access to Kramer's computer disks is also restricted. Please consult an archivist for more information.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Carol Kramer Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Carol Kramer Papers
Carol Kramer Papers / Series 2: Writings / 2.3: Articles
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2006-14-ref393

SAA/JAA

Collection Creator:
Kramer, Carol, 1943-2002  Search this
Container:
Box 24
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1991
Scope and Contents:
"Ceramics, Caste, and Kin: Spatial Relations in Rajasthan, India"
Collection Restrictions:
The Carol Kramer papers are open for research.

Materials with student grades and social security numbers have been restricted. The dates that the restricted items will be made available for access range from 2047 to 2064. Access to Kramer's computer disks is also restricted. Please consult an archivist for more information.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Carol Kramer Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Carol Kramer Papers / Series 3: Talks
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2006-14-ref461

[SAA 1999 -- "Potters' Workplaces in Rajasthan (India)"]

Collection Creator:
Kramer, Carol, 1943-2002  Search this
Container:
Box 24
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1943 - 2002
Collection Restrictions:
The Carol Kramer papers are open for research.

Materials with student grades and social security numbers have been restricted. The dates that the restricted items will be made available for access range from 2047 to 2064. Access to Kramer's computer disks is also restricted. Please consult an archivist for more information.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Carol Kramer Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Carol Kramer Papers / Series 3: Talks
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National Anthropological Archives
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NSF "Ceramic Production & Distribution in Rajasthan, India"

Collection Creator:
Kramer, Carol, 1943-2002  Search this
Container:
Box 26
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1981 - 1986
Scope and Contents:
1 of 3
Collection Restrictions:
The Carol Kramer papers are open for research.

Materials with student grades and social security numbers have been restricted. The dates that the restricted items will be made available for access range from 2047 to 2064. Access to Kramer's computer disks is also restricted. Please consult an archivist for more information.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Carol Kramer Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Carol Kramer Papers
Carol Kramer Papers / Series 4: Grants/Fellowships
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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NSF "Ceramic Production & Distribution in Rajasthan, India"

Collection Creator:
Kramer, Carol, 1943-2002  Search this
Container:
Box 26
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1981 - 1986
Scope and Contents:
2 of 3
Collection Restrictions:
The Carol Kramer papers are open for research.

Materials with student grades and social security numbers have been restricted. The dates that the restricted items will be made available for access range from 2047 to 2064. Access to Kramer's computer disks is also restricted. Please consult an archivist for more information.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Carol Kramer Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Carol Kramer Papers
Carol Kramer Papers / Series 4: Grants/Fellowships
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_component:sova-naa-2006-14-ref493

NSF "Ceramic Production & Distribution in Rajasthan, India"

Collection Creator:
Kramer, Carol, 1943-2002  Search this
Container:
Box 27
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1981 - 1986
Scope and Contents:
3 of 3
Collection Restrictions:
The Carol Kramer papers are open for research.

Materials with student grades and social security numbers have been restricted. The dates that the restricted items will be made available for access range from 2047 to 2064. Access to Kramer's computer disks is also restricted. Please consult an archivist for more information.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Carol Kramer Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Carol Kramer Papers
Carol Kramer Papers / Series 4: Grants/Fellowships
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2006-14-ref495

SFCP -- "Ceramic Production & Distribution in Rajasthan, India"

Collection Creator:
Kramer, Carol, 1943-2002  Search this
Container:
Box 27
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1982 - 1984
Scope and Contents:
1 of 2
Collection Restrictions:
The Carol Kramer papers are open for research.

Materials with student grades and social security numbers have been restricted. The dates that the restricted items will be made available for access range from 2047 to 2064. Access to Kramer's computer disks is also restricted. Please consult an archivist for more information.
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Carol Kramer Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Carol Kramer Papers
Carol Kramer Papers / Series 4: Grants/Fellowships
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2006-14-ref498

SFCP -- "Ceramic Production & Distribution in Rajasthan, India"

Collection Creator:
Kramer, Carol, 1943-2002  Search this
Container:
Box 27
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1982 - 1984
Scope and Contents:
2 of 2
Collection Restrictions:
The Carol Kramer papers are open for research.

Materials with student grades and social security numbers have been restricted. The dates that the restricted items will be made available for access range from 2047 to 2064. Access to Kramer's computer disks is also restricted. Please consult an archivist for more information.
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Carol Kramer Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Carol Kramer Papers
Carol Kramer Papers / Series 4: Grants/Fellowships
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2006-14-ref500

Curt Maury Papers

Creator:
Maury, Curt  Search this
Extent:
12.7 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Dye coupler transparencies
Place:
Gujarat (India)
Karnataka (India) -- Social life and customs
Kerala (India)
Maharashtra
Rajasthan (India)
India
Date:
1953-circa 1985
Summary:
The Curt Maury papers, dating from 1953 to circa 1985, measure 12.7 linear feet and include writings and notes for planned and published books; travel files and expense ledgers for trips to India; photograph ledgers; and extensive photographs and slides of India.
Scope and Contents:
The Curt Maury papers, dating from 1953 to circa 1985, measure 12.7 linear feet and consist of writings and notes for planned and published books; travel files and expense ledgers for trips to India; photograph ledgers; and extensive photographs and slides of India.

The collection was created by Maury primarily in preparation for an unpublished book to be titled, "India's Folk Tradition as the Mirror of Mankind's Religious History." Materials include manuscript and typescript drafts and notes for this book, as well as for published book, Folk Origins of Indian Art (1969). Travel files include printed maps of India, Maury's sketched map outlines of cities in India, and five travel expense ledgers. Photographic materials consist of black and white prints and slides depicting Indian folk art, including religious artifacts and structures, and Indian cultural activities and surroundings. Nine photograph ledgers describe images and locations of photographs and slides with roll and image number.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 3 series.

Series 1: Writings and Notes, circa 1960s-circa 1970s [3.7 linear feet; Boxes 1-5, 7-11]

Series 2: Travel Files, 1953-1975 [0.4 linear feet; Box 5, 1 OV Folder]

Series 3: Photographic Material, circa 1960-circa 1985 [8.5 linear feet; Boxes 6, 12-44]
Biographical note:
Curt Maury (1909-1989) was a writer, social services administrator, and scholar of Indian art. He was born in Germany, earned a PhD in German Literature from the University of Vienna in 1935, and immigrated to the United States in 1939. While pursuing a literary career through the publication of novels, plays, and poems, Maury developed an interest in India, which he visited many times from the 1950s through the 1970s. He conducted research on Indian folk art, and kept extensive photographic records.
Provenance:
The papers were donated to the Archives after Curt Maury's death in 1989 by his brother, Hans Tischler.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Due to cold storage requirements, digital surrogates are prefered for access. One week's notice is required prior to access originals.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce and publish an item from the Archives is coordinated through the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's Rights and Reproductions Department. Please contact the Archives in order to initiate this process.
Topic:
Art, Hindu  Search this
Indian art  Search this
Cave temples  Search this
Taj Mahal (Agra, India)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1950-1960 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Dye coupler transparencies
Citation:
Curt Maury Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Mr. Hans Tischler.
Identifier:
FSA.A1989.05
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Curt Maury Papers
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a1989-05
Online Media:

Site Plan of Babur's Lotus Garden at Dhalpur, Rajasthan [Located to Map Case Drawer 65]

Creator:
Bhatt, Mihir R.  Search this
Names:
Bahai House of Worship (New Delhi, India)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Moynihan, Elizabeth B.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (drawing on paper vellum, 98 cm x 66 cm.)
Container:
Box 20
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
India
Rajasthan (India)
Dholpur (India : District)
Scope and Contents:
Site plan of Babur's Lotus Garden at Dholpur, Rajasthan. [drawing]
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
FSA A2013.06 07.04
General:
- Title is provided by Chelsea Fairley, FSg Archives cataloger, based on original drawings' captions.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce and publish an item from the Archives is coordinated through the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's Rights and Reproductions department. Please contact the Archives in order to initiate this process.
Topic:
Architectural drawing  Search this
Gardens  Search this
Gardens, Mogul  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Collection Citation:
The Elizabeth Moynihan Collection. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Elizabeth Moynihan, 2013.
Identifier:
FSA.A2013.06, File FSA A2013.06 07.04
See more items in:
Elizabeth Moynihan Collection
Elizabeth Moynihan Collection / Series 7: Oversized Materials
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a2013-06-ref212

Well Plan, Babur's Lotus Garden, Dholpur, 1985 [Located to Map Case Drawer 65]

Creator:
Bhatt, Mihir R.  Search this
Names:
Bahai House of Worship (New Delhi, India)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Moynihan, Elizabeth B.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (drawing on paper vellum, 75 cm x 50 cm.)
Container:
Box 20
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
India
Rajasthan (India)
Dholpur (India : District)
Scope and Contents:
Well plan, Babur's Lotus Garden, Dholpur, 1985. [drawing]
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
FSA A2013.06 07.05
General:
Note on original drawing reads "Scale: 1cm = 50cms. Refer to the attached blue print for the dimensions and the geometry."
- Title is provided by Chelsea Fairley, FSg Archives cataloger, based on original drawings' captions.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce and publish an item from the Archives is coordinated through the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's Rights and Reproductions department. Please contact the Archives in order to initiate this process.
Topic:
Architectural drawing  Search this
Gardens  Search this
Gardens, Mogul  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Collection Citation:
The Elizabeth Moynihan Collection. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Elizabeth Moynihan, 2013.
Identifier:
FSA.A2013.06, File FSA A2013.06 07.05
See more items in:
Elizabeth Moynihan Collection
Elizabeth Moynihan Collection / Series 7: Oversized Materials
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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ead_component:sova-fsa-a2013-06-ref213

Well Elevation and Section, Babur's Lotus Garden, Dholpur, 1985 [Located to Map Case Drawer 65]

Creator:
Bhatt, Mihir R.  Search this
Names:
Bahai House of Worship (New Delhi, India)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Moynihan, Elizabeth B.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (drawing on paper vellum, 76 cm x 50.5 cm.)
Container:
Box 20
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
India
Rajasthan (India)
Dholpur (India : District)
Scope and Contents:
Well elevation & section, Babur's Lotus Garden, Dholpur, 1985. [drawing]
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
FSA A2013.06 07.06
General:
Note on original drawing reads "Scale: 1cm = 50cms."
- Title is provided by Chelsea Fairley, FSg Archives cataloger, based on original drawings' captions.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce and publish an item from the Archives is coordinated through the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's Rights and Reproductions department. Please contact the Archives in order to initiate this process.
Topic:
Architectural drawing  Search this
Gardens  Search this
Gardens, Mogul  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Collection Citation:
The Elizabeth Moynihan Collection. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Elizabeth Moynihan, 2013.
Identifier:
FSA.A2013.06, File FSA A2013.06 07.06
See more items in:
Elizabeth Moynihan Collection
Elizabeth Moynihan Collection / Series 7: Oversized Materials
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a2013-06-ref214

Open Bath Plan, Babur's Lotus Garden, Dholpur, 1985 [Located to Map Case Drawer 65]

Creator:
Bhatt, Mihir R.  Search this
Names:
Bahai House of Worship (New Delhi, India)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Moynihan, Elizabeth B.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (drawing on paper vellum, 76 cm x 50.5 cm.)
Container:
Box 20
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
India
Rajasthan (India)
Dholpur (India : District)
Scope and Contents:
Open bath plan, Babur's Lotus Garden, Dholpur, 1985. [drawing]
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
FSA A2013.06 07.07
General:
Note on original drawing reads "Scale: 1cm = 20cms."
- Title is provided by Chelsea Fairley, FSg Archives cataloger, based on original drawings' captions.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce and publish an item from the Archives is coordinated through the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's Rights and Reproductions department. Please contact the Archives in order to initiate this process.
Topic:
Architectural drawing  Search this
Gardens  Search this
Gardens, Mogul  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Collection Citation:
The Elizabeth Moynihan Collection. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Elizabeth Moynihan, 2013.
Identifier:
FSA.A2013.06, File FSA A2013.06 07.07
See more items in:
Elizabeth Moynihan Collection
Elizabeth Moynihan Collection / Series 7: Oversized Materials
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a2013-06-ref215

Open Bath Sections, Babur's Lotus Garden, Eholpur, 1985 [Located to Map Case Drawer 65]

Creator:
Bhatt, Mihir R.  Search this
Names:
Bahai House of Worship (New Delhi, India)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Moynihan, Elizabeth B.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (drawing on paper vellum, 75 cm x 50.5 cm.)
Container:
Box 20
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
India
Rajasthan (India)
Dholpur (India : District)
Scope and Contents:
Open bath sections, Babur's Lotus Garden, Dholpur, 1985. [drawing]
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
FSA A2013.06 07.08
General:
Note on original drawing reads "Scale: 1cm = 20cms."
- Title is provided by Chelsea Fairley, FSg Archives cataloger, based on original drawings' captions.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce and publish an item from the Archives is coordinated through the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's Rights and Reproductions department. Please contact the Archives in order to initiate this process.
Topic:
Architectural drawing  Search this
Gardens  Search this
Gardens, Mogul  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Collection Citation:
The Elizabeth Moynihan Collection. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Elizabeth Moynihan, 2013.
Identifier:
FSA.A2013.06, File FSA A2013.06 07.08
See more items in:
Elizabeth Moynihan Collection
Elizabeth Moynihan Collection / Series 7: Oversized Materials
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a2013-06-ref216

Hamam Plan, Roof Plan and Section, Babur's Lotus Garden, Dholpur, 1985 [Located to Map Case Drawer 65]

Creator:
Bhatt, Mihir R.  Search this
Names:
Bahai House of Worship (New Delhi, India)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Moynihan, Elizabeth B.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (drawing on paper vellum, 78.5 cm x 50.5 cm.)
Container:
Box 20
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
India
Rajasthan (India)
Dholpur (India : District)
Scope and Contents:
Hamam plan, roof plan and section, Babur's Lotus Garden, Dholpur, 1985. [drawing]
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
FSA A2013.06 07.09
General:
Note on original drawing reads "Scale: 1cm = 50cms."
- Title is provided by Chelsea Fairley, FSg Archives cataloger, based on original drawings' captions.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce and publish an item from the Archives is coordinated through the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's Rights and Reproductions department. Please contact the Archives in order to initiate this process.
Topic:
Architectural drawing  Search this
Gardens  Search this
Gardens, Mogul  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Collection Citation:
The Elizabeth Moynihan Collection. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Elizabeth Moynihan, 2013.
Identifier:
FSA.A2013.06, File FSA A2013.06 07.09
See more items in:
Elizabeth Moynihan Collection
Elizabeth Moynihan Collection / Series 7: Oversized Materials
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a2013-06-ref217

Hamam Elevations, Babur's Lotus Garden, Dholpur, 1985 [Located to Map Case Drawer 65]

Creator:
Bhatt, Mihir R.  Search this
Names:
Bahai House of Worship (New Delhi, India)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Moynihan, Elizabeth B.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (drawing on paper vellum, 78 cm x 50.5 cm.)
Container:
Box 20
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
India
Rajasthan (India)
Dholpur (India : District)
Scope and Contents:
Hamam elevations, Babur's Lotus Garden, Dholpur, 1985. [drawing]
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
FSA A2013.06 07.10
General:
Note on original drawing reads "Scale: 1cm = 50cms."
- Title is provided by Chelsea Fairley, FSg Archives cataloger, based on original drawings' captions.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce and publish an item from the Archives is coordinated through the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's Rights and Reproductions department. Please contact the Archives in order to initiate this process.
Topic:
Architectural drawing  Search this
Gardens  Search this
Gardens, Mogul  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Collection Citation:
The Elizabeth Moynihan Collection. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Elizabeth Moynihan, 2013.
Identifier:
FSA.A2013.06, File FSA A2013.06 07.10
See more items in:
Elizabeth Moynihan Collection
Elizabeth Moynihan Collection / Series 7: Oversized Materials
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a2013-06-ref218

Octagonal Pool, Plan, Section, and Elevation, Babur's Lotus Garden, Dholpur, 1985 [Located to Map Case Drawer 65]

Creator:
Bhatt, Mihir R.  Search this
Names:
Bahai House of Worship (New Delhi, India)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Moynihan, Elizabeth B.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (drawing on paper vellum, 76 cm x 50.5 cm.)
Container:
Box 20
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
India
Rajasthan (India)
Dholpur (India : District)
Scope and Contents:
Octagonal Pool, plan, section and elevation, Babur's Lotus Garden, Dholpur, 1985. [drawing]
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
FSA A2013.06 07.11
General:
Note on original drawing reads "Scale: 1cm = 10cms."
- Title is provided by Chelsea Fairley, FSg Archives cataloger, based on original drawings' captions.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce and publish an item from the Archives is coordinated through the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's Rights and Reproductions department. Please contact the Archives in order to initiate this process.
Topic:
Architectural drawing  Search this
Gardens  Search this
Gardens, Mogul  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Collection Citation:
The Elizabeth Moynihan Collection. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Elizabeth Moynihan, 2013.
Identifier:
FSA.A2013.06, File FSA A2013.06 07.11
See more items in:
Elizabeth Moynihan Collection
Elizabeth Moynihan Collection / Series 7: Oversized Materials
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a2013-06-ref219

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