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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
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Full 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 & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Single item

Conditions governing access:

Appointments are necessary for all visits; please contact the archivist by email to arrange; a fee of 10 is payable by all visitors except Fellows and Members; membership details can be found on the RAI web site; access to material referring to the most recent thirty years is restricted; some material is very fragile and may not be available for view; a few items are of restricted or forbidden access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies and scans for personal research only may be arranged at the discretion of the archivist; charges apply; in all cases forms governing use of copies must be signed; use of digital cameras is not allowed.

Finding aids:

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

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Unknown

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

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

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