Two diaries kept by Julia Marie Huyshe (1812- 1890) describing living in and traveling around India with her husband Colonel Alfred Huyshe and children from 1855-1864. Julia Huyshe and her children go back to England during the Indian Rebellion of 1857, but return to Indian afterward and she documents the resulting destruction.
Includes travel diaries from 1955 (England, Austria, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, India, Thailand, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Philippines, Hong Kong, and Japan, typed), and 1961 (Japan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Thailand, Burma, India, Israel, Greece, Hungary, and Austria, typed)
Letters to her aunt and uncle from a U.S. Army nurse stationed in a military hospital in India. Potter's correspondence contains a log of wartime conditions the hospital. Her letters discuss poor food and housing conditions, status of her work in India, the war in India and China, and aspects relative to women's history during the Second World War.
22 letters from a Methodist missionary to India in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, including Moradabad and Lucknow. Blackmar was serving as a missionary during the great famine of India from 1876-1878 and comments on the conditions of the region in great detail in her letters.
The diaries were written between 1915 - 1922 by Munshi Radha Mohan Lal B.A., a Nazim, a city magistrate in the Princely State of Jaipur, today's state of Rajasthan in northwestern India. The diaries, which detail his daily activities and accounts, are written in English, with very few words, phrases, dates, or notes written in Hindi and Urdu.
Includes letters from Admiral Hall to Mulk Raj Ahuja, Consul General of India in San Francisco (Box 4, Folder 3); M. A. Hussain, Consul General of India (Box 4, Folder 6); and Jaime Jerro, Consul General of India (Box 5, Folder 4), 1952-1953
Photographs and photograph albums, circa 1950s-1980s, of Doris Baker, author and poet of Virginia Beach, Virginia. The photographs document her travels throughout Europe, Africa, and Asia and include images of scenery, people with whom she met, and people with whom she traveled. Baker was from Muskegon, Michigan and went to work teaching in Department of Defense schools in Europe in the 1950s. Images from Baker's 1965 trip to India are located in Box 1, Folders 8-9.
The set includes stereoview images from six continents, excluding Antarctica. The scenes capture diverse people, monuments, and landscapes. Each stereoview has a description of the scene located on the back, which are often ethnocentric towards non-western cultures.
Images of India, such as the Ellora Caves or a vegetable market beside the Godavari River, are located in Box 5.
Call Number: Rare Book - Vinyard N7433.4.P4734 E85 1999
Publication Date: 1999
"Buri nazar wale tera mooh kala" is a book that richly illustrates the various avatars of the evil eye and thankfully offers several cures. The book is bound using a black thread that is typically used to ward off the evil eye."--Printed slip with book.
Subjects: Evil eye; Evil eye in art; Superstition in art; Artists' books -- India -- 20th century -- India -- 1999
Translated from the Vivādr̄ṇavasetu, a digest of Hindu law in 21 sections (taraṅga) compiled for Warren Hastings by the paṇḍits: Bāneśvara, Kṙipārāma, Rāma Gopāla, Krishṇajw̄ana, Vīreśvara, Kṛishṇacandra, Gaurīkānta, Kālīśaṅkara, Syāmasundara, Kṛishṇakeśava and Sītārm̄a.
Subjects: Telugu (Indic people); Hindu law; Customary law -- India
A compilation of newspaper and periodical articles reporting events in the Parsee community, particularly in the city of Bombay (Mumbai), but also world wide.
Subjects: Parsees -- History -- Sources; Parsees -- India -- Mumbai; Zoroastrians