Aerial view of settlements in the Kathmandu valley

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Aerial view of settlements in the Kathmandu valley
Fürer-Haimendorf, Christoph von, 1909-1995 ( Photographer )
Furer-Haimendorf, Christoph von, 1909-1995 ( contributor )
Haimendorf, Christoph Von Fürer- (1909-1995); anthropologist ( contributor )
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Photographic film: 35mm B&W negative, Ilford : Fine Grain FP3 ( medium )


Subjects / Keywords:
Nepal -- Kathmandu valley
नेपाल -- काठमाडौं उपत्यका
Newar (Nepalese people) ( LCSH )
एशिया -- नेपाल -- मध्यमाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र -- काठमाडौं उपत्यका
एशिया -- नेपाल -- मध्यमाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र -- काठमांडू उपत्यका
Chhetri ( ethnicity )
छेत्री ( ethnicity )
Newar ( ethnicity )
नेवार ( ethnicity )
Spatial Coverage:
Asia -- Nepal -- Central Development Region -- Kathmandu valley
27.6666667 x 85.35


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Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf (1909-1995) was born and educated in Vienna, gaining a PhD in anthropology from the University of Vienna in 1931. A grant from the Rockefeller Foundation enabled him to study at the London School of Economics, under the anthropologist Bronislaw Malinowski. In 1936, he went to the Naga Hills in northeast India for his first fieldwork; over the next four decades, he worked extensively in south & central India, northeast India and Nepal. In 1950 he was appointed Professor of Anthropology at SOAS, where he established the Department of Anthropology. During his career, he published seventeen books, most of them ethnographies of tribal cultures. He was President of the Royal Anthropological Institute (1975-77) and a pioneer in the field of visual anthropology.
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This scene was photographed on or approximate to 19570101
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Original Container: BW Negatives Box VI
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Haimendorf's reference: 458_13_Bista Chad, Chetri, nr. K
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Ethnologue perfers the spelling Chherti. The spelling Cherti was used in an earlier version of this record.
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SOAS name authority for "Haimendorf, Christoph Von Fürer- (1909-1995); anthropologist" is GB/NNAF/P146323.
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VIAF (name authority) : Fürer-Haimendorf, Christoph von, 1909-1995 : record number 109123273

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SOAS, University of London
Holding Location:
Archives and Special Collections
Rights Management:
© 1957, The Estate of Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf. The Estate is currently (2015) represented by Nicholas Haimendorf, son of Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf. ----- Creative Commons (by-nc-nd). -- This image may be used in accord with Creative Commons license Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs.
Resource Identifier:
PP MS 19/6/CHE/0032 ( SOAS manuscript number )
458_13_Bista Chad, Chetri, nr. K ( Haimendorf reference )