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Landscapes and the law : environmental politics, regional histories and contests over nature / Gunnel Cederlöf

Author:
Cederlöf, Gunnel  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xxvii, 293 pages) : illustrations, maps
Type:
Electronic resources
History
Place:
India
Nilgiri Hills
Date:
2019
Topic:
Human ecology--History  Search this
Environmental policy--History  Search this
Toda (Indic people)--Land tenure--History  Search this
Environmental policy  Search this
Human ecology  Search this
Call number:
GF13.3.I4 C43 2019 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1151189

Laura Boulton films

Creator:
Boulton, Laura, 1899-1980  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (16mm)
0.5 Linear feet
Culture:
Bantu-speaking peoples  Search this
Ovambo (African people)  Search this
Dogon (African people)  Search this
Toda (Indic people)  Search this
Mandingo (African people)  Search this
Songhai (African people)  Search this
Zulu (African people)  Search this
Tuaregs  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Silent films
Sound films
Place:
Asia
North America
Africa
Europe
Oceania
Samoa
Nepal
Date:
1934-1985
Scope and Contents:
Film and video of the ethnomusicology collection of Laura C. Boulton, shot primarily by Dr. Boulton among traditional peoples around the world. (See inventory attached to agreement).

Collection contains supplementary material: associated texts, sound recordings, annotations, sound logs, and field notes.

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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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.
Related Materials:
The Columbia University Center for Ethnomusicology has the Laura Boulton Collection of Traditional Music; the Harvard University Archive of World Music (Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library) houses Boulton's liturgical music collection; the Archive of Folk Culture at the Library of Congress contains wax cylinders, aluminum discs and reel-to-reel tapes of Boulton's field recordings of traditional vocal and instrumental music worldwide; and Smithsonian Folkways has the originals of recordings Boulton made for Folkways Records.
Provenance:
Received from the Laura Boulton Foundation in 1987.
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.
Topic:
Music  Search this
Dance  Search this
Art  Search this
Ethnological expeditions  Search this
Hinduism  Search this
Buddhism  Search this
Genre/Form:
silent films
Sound films
Citation:
Laura Boulton films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1987.09
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Laura Boulton films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc92ccfe958-07e2-43f2-9d43-f4b4180b2860
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1987-09

The People of India A Series of Photographic Illustrations, with Descriptive Letterpress, of the Races and Tribes of Hindustan

Publisher:
Watson, J. Forbes (John Forbes), 1827-1892.  Search this
Kaye, John William, Sir, 1814-1876  Search this
Extent:
8 Items
Culture:
Bhotia (Sherpa)  Search this
Dom (South Asian people)  Search this
Gond (Indic people)  Search this
Gujaratis (Indic people)  Search this
Kachari (Indic people)  Search this
Kota (Indic people)  Search this
Lepcha  Search this
Mishmi (Indic people)  Search this
Munda (Indic people)  Search this
Naga (Indonesian people)  Search this
Korwa (Indic people)  Search this
Rajput (Indic people)  Search this
Savara (Indic people)  Search this
Thakuri (Indic people)  Search this
Tharu  Search this
Toda (Indic people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
India
Afghanistan
Burma
Pakistan
Iran
Assam (India)
Cachar (India)
Chittagong (Bangladesh)
Delhi (India)
Hazara District (Pakistan)
Hisar (India)
Kohat District (Pakistan)
Lahore (India)
Madras (India)
Mysore (India)
Palamu (India)
Shahabad (India : District)
Shahjahanpur (India)
Sikkim (India)
Sind (India)
Date:
1868
London, C. Whiting Beaufort House, Strand, 1868-1875
Scope and Contents:
Photographers represented include J.C.A. Dannenberg, R.H. DeMontmorency, E. Godfrey, W.W. Hooper, H.C. McDonald, J. Mulheran, G. Richter, Shepherd & Robertson (later as Bourne & Shepherd), B. Simpson, B.W. Switzer, H.C.B. Tanner, C.C. Taylor, and J. Waterhouse.
Taken in the 1850s and 1860s, these photographs portray the people of many castes, culture groups, and occupations in India, posed individually and in groups. Indian culture groups portrayed include Bhogta, Bhoti, Chero, Dombo, Gond, Gujarati, Ho, Kachari, Kishangarh, Kota, Lepcha, Mishmi, Munda, Naga, Pahari, Paithan, Rajput, Saora, Singpho, Thakur, Tharu, and Toda. Peoples portrayed are from parts of India and surrounding areas, now in Afghanistan, Burma, Iran and Pakistan, such as Assam, Bareli, Behat, Cachar, Chittagong, Delhi, Hazara, Hisar, Kohat, Lahore, Madras, Munjpur, Mysore, Palamau, Shahabad, Shahjahanpur, Sikkim, and Sind.
Occupations illustrated include barbers, blacksmiths, carpenters, charcoal carriers, farmers, fish vendors, horse dealers, interpreters, landlords, mendicants, merchants, officials, priests, warriors, and water carriers. Activities shown include dancing and knitting. Artifacts and material culture documented include books, buildings, devotional objects, tools, and weapons such as bows, clubs, shields, guns and spears.
Arrangement:
The collection is composed of 8 bound volumes with 470 albumen photoprints mounted alongside text. Photographs are arranged by region, with culture group and region, some also with name and occupation of subjects.
Biographical / Historical:
John Forbes Watson and John William Kaye assembled this ethnologic study collection from photographs made by British photographers in India. The collection documents the caste and culture groups of India for a British India Office multi-volume publication. A graduate of Aberdeen University in England, John Forbes Watson (1827-1892) served as an assistant surgeon in the Bombay Medical Services from 1850 to 1853. While in India, Watson began to research Indian agricultural resources. In 1858, he became reporter on the products of India for the India Office in England. A year later, he became director of the India Office's India Museum, devoted to promoting trade in the British Empire. While there, he published several monographs on Indian plants and textiles. In 1867, he was appointed keeper of the museum, and served in that capacity until he retired in 1879.
John William Kaye (1814-1876) was secretary of the India Office's Political and Secret Department.
Local Numbers:
FSA A1990.03
Provenance:
Purchase 1990 A1990.3
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
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
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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/dc319eb8b77-b56e-4af8-a83c-0a99ab8df903
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a1990-03
Online Media:

Travels amongst the Todas, or The study of a primitive tribe in South India, their history, character, customs, religion, infanticide, polyandry, language; with outlines of the Tuda grammar. By William E. Marshall

Author:
Marshall, William E (William Elliot)  Search this
Marshall, William E (William Elliot) Phrenologist amongst the Todas  Search this
Pope, G. U (George Uglow) 1820-1908  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 271 p. illus., plates, maps. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1873
Topic:
Toda language (India)  Search this
Call number:
DS432.T6M3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_342205

A phrenologist amongst the Todas, or, The study of a primitive tribe in south India [microform] : history, character, customs, religion, infanticide, polyandry, language / by William E. Marshall

Author:
Marshall, William E (William Elliot)  Search this
Pope, G. U (George Uglow) 1820-1908  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 271 p., [18] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Microforms
Date:
1982
1873
Topic:
Toda language (India)  Search this
Call number:
mfm 814
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_377256

The Todas / W.H.R. Rivers

Author:
Rivers, W. H. R (William Halse Rivers) 1864-1922  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. (xviii, 755 p.) : ill., folded map, folded geneal. tables ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
India
Nilgiri Hills
Date:
1967
1986
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Scheduled tribes  Search this
Call number:
DS432.T6 R62 1986
DS432.T6R62 1986
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_299776

Primitive India; expedition "Tortoise" 1950-1952; Africa, Middle East, India. With 80 photos. in black and white and in colour, taken by the members of the expedition, Vitold de Golish, Pierre Rambach, [and] F. Hébert-Stevens. Translated from the French by Nadine Peppard

Author:
Golish, Vitold de  Search this
Physical description:
51 p. plates (part col.) map. 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1954
[1954]
Call number:
DS430 .G62 E1954
DS430.G62 E1954
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_39863

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