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DAMANT, Guybon Henry: essay on tribes of North Eastern India


IDENTITY STATEMENT

Reference code(s): GB 1446 MS 39

Held at: Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland

Title: DAMANT, Guybon Henry: essay on tribes of North Eastern India

Date(s): c1900

Level of description: Collection (fonds)

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Damant | Guybon Henry | 1846-1879 | colonial administrator and orientalist

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history:

Born 1846; educated, Christ's College, Cambridge; Assistant Commissioner of Kachar, India, 1876; Deputy Commissioner of the Garo Hills, India, 1877; Political Officer of the Naga Hills, India; died 1879.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract:

Annotated typescript essay taken from the papers of Guybon Henry Damant, Political Officer of the Naga Hills, entitled 'The wild tribes of north eastern India' edited with a foreword by G M Godden, c 1900.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Single item

Conditions governing access:

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Conditions governing reproduction:

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Finding aids:

Collection level description available in the Institute's reading room.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals:

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Unknown

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2008


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Indians | Asians | Ethnic groups
Indigenous populations | Ethnic groups
Tribes | Ethnic groups

Personal names
Damant | Guybon Henry | 1846-1879 | colonial administrator and orientalist

Corporate names

Places
India | South Asia