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Chantal Boulanger photographic slide collection on Tamil culture, 1980-1990.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 137
Field photographs of of Tamil culture taken by Chantal Boulanger in Tamil Nadu, South India. Photographs of rituals and daily life in Kanchipuram divided into subject areas: History, Structure and Activities, Consecration, Festivals, Consecration of a Priest, Daily Rituals, Giving the Name, Upanayana, Marriage, Satha Abhisheka, Death, Silk Weaving and The Art of Wearing a Sari.

Dates

  • 1980-1990

Restrictions on Access

Please contact Special Collections; materials are sometimes restricted.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box )

circa 400 Photographic Slides

Condition

condition reviewed 20110826 good

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Chantal Boulanger. Method of acquisition--Donated by; Date of acquisition--May 1990..

General Note

Includes field photographs.
Sponsor
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017). Minimal level collection record created with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Hidden Collections grant, 2010.

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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