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DAMANT, Guybon Henry: scrap album

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1446 MS 40
Held at: Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland
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Full title: DAMANT, Guybon Henry: scrap album
Date(s): [1867-1878]
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 item
Name of creator(s): Damant | Guybon Henry | 1846-1879 | colonial administrator and orientalist


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.


Scope and content/abstract:

Scrap album by Guybon Henry Damant, [1867-1878], containing photographs of Indian scenes, reprints of anthropological articles by Damant and press cuttings relating to or by Damant. Numerous leaves have been torn out and blank leaves show erased hand writing.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

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:

Presented by Miss G.M. Godden, 14 April 1940

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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