Indian and Southern Asian Collections

AfghanistanBangladeshBhutanIndia Iran • Maldives • Nepal Pakistan Sri Lanka (Ceylon)

  • [Afghanistan]. British Military in India and Burma Photograph Album, ca. 1930s-early 1940s. 300+ b/w images, album, apparently of a British soldier with the 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment, mainly snapshots of fellow soldiers, military camps, troops on the march, countryside and inhabitants of the North-West Frontier of India (now Pakistan and Afghanistan), and other parts of India and of Burma. (Bernath Mss 67).
  • [Afghanistan]. British Soldier’s Waziristan Photograph Collection, ca. 1929-1932. (Bernath Mss 282).
  • [Afghanistan]. Drosh Mule Corps Expedition Photograph Collection, ca. 1920s.48 black/white photographs by a member of a British expedition in the mountainous area of Hindu Kush (now northern Pakistan/Afghanistan), near the Russian frontier, including images of Drosh fort and bazaar, mountain views and passes, river gorges, bridges, local people, mules, Kaffiristani carved effigies of horse and rider. (Bernath Mss 237).
  • [Afghanistan]. Islamic Manuscripts Collection, ca. 1122-latter 1800s. Single and double leaves from previously disbound Islamic texts, written in many parts of the Islamic world, including Afghanistan, China, Egypt, Gulf States [Qajar], India, North Africa [Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia], Pakistan, Persia [Iran], Syria, and Turkey. There are four chronologically arranged series: History, Koran, Poetry, and Prayers. (Mss 207).
  • [Bangladesh]. Johnson (Basil) Photograph Collection, ca. 1940s-1970s [bulk dates 1960s-1970s].Several hundred black/white prints and color slides taken by Johnson, Emeritus Professor Geography at the Australian National University. Locations include: Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, Malaya, Pakistan, Singapore, and Thailand. Many rural scenes, with local inhabitants, emphasis on water-related issues such as irrigation and wells. (Bernath Mss 223).
  • [Bangladesh]. Kelliher (M. S.) Collection, 1956-1957. Approximately 550 color slides taken by UCSB faculty member M. S. Kelliher, mainly in E. Pakistan during 1956-1957, while he was developing a teaching program for students there. The slides are organized by the following categories: occupations-workers (e.g. crushing brick, pouring hot tar, cotton fluffing, barber), boats, Dacca markets, Dacca animals, Dacca ruins, Dacca buildings, personal and friends, people and customs, Eid celebration, beggars, ‘horror’ pictures, countryside (incl. Joydipur and Chittagong), children, sports and physical education, outbound trip (incl. Hawaii, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Bangkok), trip to India (inc. Madras, Calcutta, Ganges, Taj Mahal, New Delhi, Lahore). (Bernath Mss 29).
  • [Bhutan]. Mendell [Edward] Travel Slide Collection, 1980s-1990s. More than 2000 large-format color slides containing images of Edward Mendell’s post-retirement travels around the world, photographing endangered species for the World Wildlife Fund, and also of people in far-flung places such as Bhutan, Burma, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Iceland, Mali, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Orissa (India), Philippines, Senegal, and Thailand. (Mss 247).
  • [India]. Anderson (C. R. W.) India / China Photograph Album, ca. 1904. One photograph album with 46 black and white photographs, no captions, compiled a C. R. W. Anderson, probably British, ca. 1904. Includes images of ocean-going commercial and military vessels, also others that are similar to dhows; India scenes (streets, buildings, cattle and carts, local population, bridge, cathedral, Europeans on horseback with hunting hounds; also Darjeeling scenes, with police station and local population); China scenes (port with cargo, ships, and groups of people, and a building with a sign identifying it as The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, established in Hong Kong and Shanghai in 1865 and later with branches in Asia and throughout the world). (Bernath Mss 241).
  • [India]. Bakker (Lee) World War II India Photograph Album, ca. 1943. Also includes photos of Karachi. (Bernath Mss 347).
  • [India]. Bonham [Mildred A.] Papers, ca. 1860s-1904 [bulk dates 1880s-1904]. Diaries, photograph albums, loose photographs, and scrapbook relating to Mildred A. Bonham, wife of Benjamin F. Bonham, who was appointed U.S. Consul to British India, in Calcutta, 1885-1894. Materials pertain both to time at home in Oregon and in Calcutta. (Bernath Mss 231).
  • [India]. British Army in Pakistan and Northern India Photograph Album, ca. 1917. 72 snapshots of Baluchistan and Waziristan (now Pakistan), and Northern India (Ferozepore, Dalhousie, and Ranikhet). Includes both military photos of soldiers, camps, and camel transport, as well as local scenes and people. (SC 836).
  • [India]. British Military in India, and Burma Photograph Album, 1930s-early 1940s. 300+ b/w images, album, apparently of a British soldier with the 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment, mainly snapshots of fellow soldiers, military camps, troops on the march, countryside and inhabitants of the North-West Frontier of India (now Pakistan and Afghanistan), and other parts of India and of Burma. Also, some commercial set shots of China (mainly Beijing, one of Hargin in Manchuria). (Bernath Mss 67).
  • [India]. British Soldier’s Photograph Album – Northeastern India, late 1920s-1930s. 150+ photos, mainly snapshots, with shots of friends and family, some in England, but most in India (Lucknow, Lebong, the hill station of Ranikhet, Barrackpore, and Calcutta), including fellow servicemen, countryside, street scenes, buildings, and people. (Bernath Mss 66).
  • India [Calcutta and Poona] Photograph Album, ca. 1901-1902. 90+ b/w images, mainly Calcutta and its environs, especially boats, buildings, and scenes around the Hooghly River. A number show the SS or HMS Carthage. Also, shots of Calcutta streets and buildings. Poona images mainly of British at the races and polo. Also a few images of Shanghai and the port at Nagasaki. (some showing the Carthage taking on coal). (Bernath Mss 52).
  • [India]. de Chetelat (Enzo) Papers, ca. 1901-1980s [bulk dates 1920s-1960s].Autobiography, correspondence, documents, maps, reports, black/white photographs and photograph albums, several thousand color slides, and artifacts of a Swiss-born mining geologist who visited or worked in many countries from the 1920s to the 1970s, including Albania, Algeria, Bali, Belgian Congo, Brazil, British Honduras, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Ceylon, Czechoslovakia, Dahomey, France, French Guinea, French Guyana, French Polynesia, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Macau, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Paracel Islands, Peru, Samoa, Senegal, Singapore, Somalia, Sumatra, Syria, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Upper Volta, Vietnam, and Yugoslavia. (Bernath Mss 316).
  • [India]. Choules [Patrick] India / England Photograph Albums, 1917, 1921. Two photograph albums containing 133 b/w snapshots, many with captions, apparently taken by Choules, a British colonial official in Poona, India. Mainly images of Poona and vicinity, including buildings, streets, landscapes, gardens, sporting activities, colleagues, and local inhabitants engaged in activities such as brick making and plowing. (Bernath Mss 55).
  • [India]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • [India]. Goodier (Brian G.) India and Burma Collection, 1942-1947. The collection was assembled by a Maj. B. G. Goodier, B. Sc (Tech), Royal Engineers and includes correspondence and photographs relating to his World War II and post war experiences in South Africa, India, and Burma, particularly relating to road building, and airfield construction. Locations include Durban, East Kirkee, Poona, Lahore, Madras, Bombay, and Rangoon. (Bernath Mss 93).
  • [India]. Hay [Stephen N.] Papers, ca. 1910s-1990s. Research notes relating to M. K. Gandhi, which UCSB Professor Hay used in his teaching and his writings. Included are materials relating to several trips to India, beginning in the latter 1940s. Also a small amount of personal/biographical material, drafts of writings, and UCSB course material. A collection of books, mainly on Gandhi, accompanies the papers. (UArch FacP 32).
  • India Photo Album, 1935. (Bernath Mss 422).
  • India Photo Album, 1928-1930. (Bernath Mss 434).
  • [India]. Indian Sanscrit Illuminated Manuscript Leaf. Early nineteenth century handwritten and illuminated manuscript leaf, with printed descriptive slip (most likely prepared by Otto Ege and probably from one of Ege’s sets of the various series of the Original Leaves from Famous Books). Written in Devanagari or “town script”, the style of characters and illuminations indicating the hand of a Kashmiri scribe. From a book containing selections from the Mahabharata. (SC 824).
  • [India]. James [Charles Streatfeild] Burma and India Photograph Albums, ca. 1893-1901 [bulk dates 1897-1898]. (Bernath Mss 310).
  • [India]. Kulu, Northern India Photograph Album, ca. 1920. (Bernath Mss 239).
  • India Manuscript and Printing Collection. (Printers Mss 50).
  • [India]. Mendell [Edward] Travel Slide Collection, 1980s-1990s. More than 2000 large-format color slides containing images of Edward Mendell’s post-retirement travels around the world, photographing endangered species for the World Wildlife Fund, and also of people in far-flung places such as Bhutan, Burma, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Iceland, Mali, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Orissa (India), Philippines, Senegal, and Thailand. (Mss 247).
  • [India]. Mesopotamia and India Photo Album. (Bernath Mss 431).
  • [India]. Shead [F.] India Northwest Frontier Photograph Album, 1929-1930.(Bernath Mss 196).
  • [India]. Simla, India Photograph Album, ca. 1900-1910. 44 b/w mounted images, only three with captions. Includes scenes of Simla (the summer capital of British India) and countryside, the Mall (main street), buildings, Viceregal Palace, and family and group shots of what appears to be a British civil servant. (Bernath Mss 48).
  • [India]. Southern India Family Photograph Collection, ca. 1940s-1959. 100+ b/w images, most apparently relating to an Indian woman (Marie [?]) who, in the early 1950s, was a student at the Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. Includes snapshots of friends, relatives, and staff members (some with Ida Scudder, founder of the college), as well as group photos of college students and staff, and a group photo of the 13th Indian Congress of Radiology, Poona, 1959. (Bernath Mss 74).
  • [India]. Tamil Palm Leaf Manuscript, ca. 1800s. South India (Tamil Nadu) manuscript, 114 leaves tied together with cord, describing various religious practices. (Printers Mss 53).
  • [India]. Tamil Palm Leaf Manuscript, ca. early 1900s. Horoscope. (SC 894).
  • [India]. Walter [H. A.] – India/Kashmir Photograph Album, 1912-1919. 252 b/w photos of the Walter family, mainly in India and Kashmir, including local scenes and people, especially around Srinigar and Lahore. Also, numerous photos of YMCA gatherings and groups, students and schools, as well as travels, including visits to the Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri. (Bernath Mss 37).
  • [India]. World Tour Photograph Album, 1907-1908. 458 b/w snapshots of a world tour by an unknown American woman with images from Gibraltar, Spain, France, Egypt, Ceylon, India, Burma, Java, Singapore, Philippines, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Hawaii, and San Francisco Bay. Includes many images of street scenes, waterfronts, palaces, temples, and other buildings, processions and festivals, American missions, and local inhabitants (many of women and children). (Bernath Mss 79).
  • India and Ceylon Photograph Album, ca. 1900. (Bernath Mss 208).
  • India and Ceylon Photograph Album, ca. 1900. 241 hand-colored photographs with captions in Russian, including scenes of Agra (including Taj Mahal) and Kandy, Ceylon. (Bernath Mss 250).
  • India [Bengal] Photograph Album, ca. 1897. 22 black and white photographs, a few with captions, showing the Kamarhatty [West Bengal] Jute Mill, jute flats, a snake charmer, a sidewheeler, earthquake damage on Bentinck St. [Calcutta] from the 8.7 magnitude 1897 Assam, India earthquake. Also views possibly of the Himalayas, local residents, and shopkeepers, as well as a portrait of a Burmese lady. (Bernath Mss 257).
  • India [Calcutta] World War II Photograph Album, ca. early-mid 1940s.Compiled by an American G.I. (Bernath Mss 199).
  • India / Persian Gulf Photograph Album, early 1930s. (SC 959).
  • India Photograph Album, [ca. 1910s-1920s]. Includes images of tea plantation, mountainous terrain. (SC 1102).
  • India Photographs, ca. 1921. 58 black and white snapshots likely taken by a British soldier, with numerous images of colleagues, camps, countryside including hill country, a few images with Indians at everyday activities, some captions, locations include Seringapatam (Mysore), Ramsami, Cawnpur, Ghora Decca Road, Kohala Road, and Jhika Gali Road. (SC 1002).
  • India Subject Collection, ca. early 1900s. (Bernath Mss 254).
  • Indian Sanscrit Illuminated Manuscript Leaf. Early nineteenth century handwritten and illuminated manuscript leaf, with printed descriptive slip (most likely prepared by Otto Ege and probably from one of Ege’s sets of the various series of the Original Leaves from Famous Books). Written in Devanagari or “town script”, the style of characters and illuminations indicating the hand of a Kashmiri scribe. From a book containing selections from the Mahabharata. (SC 824).
  • Ladakh and Kashmir Photographs, 1903-1908. (Bernath Mss 428).
  • [Iran]. de Chetelat (Enzo) Papers, ca. 1901-1980s [bulk dates 1920s-1960s].Autobiography, correspondence, documents, maps, reports, black/white photographs and photograph albums, several thousand color slides, and artifacts of a Swiss-born mining geologist who visited or worked in many countries from the 1920s to the 1970s, including Albania, Algeria, Bali, Belgian Congo, Brazil, British Honduras, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Ceylon, Czechoslovakia, Dahomey, France, French Guinea, French Guyana, French Polynesia, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Macau, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Paracel Islands, Peru, Samoa, Senegal, Singapore, Somalia, Sumatra, Syria, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Upper Volta, Vietnam, and Yugoslavia. (Bernath Mss 316).
  • [Iran]. Islamic Manuscripts Collection, ca. 1122-latter 1800s. Single and double leaves from previously disbound Islamic texts, written in many parts of the Islamic world, including Afghanistan, China, Egypt, Gulf States [Qajar], India, North Africa [Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia], Pakistan, Persia [Iran], Syria, and Turkey. There are four chronologically arranged series: History, Koran, Poetry, and Prayers. (Mss 207).
  • Iran Photograph Album, ca. 1900. (Bernath Mss 267).
  • Iran World War II Photograph Album, ca. 1943. (Bernath Mss 178).
  • [Nepal]. Mendell [Edward] Travel Slide Collection, 1980s-1990s.  More than 2000 large-format color slides containing images of Edward Mendell’s post-retirement travels around the world, photographing endangered species for the World Wildlife Fund, and also of people in far-flung places such as Bhutan, Burma, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Iceland, Mali, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Orissa (India), Philippines, Senegal, and Thailand. (Mss 247).
  • [Nepal]. de Chetelat (Enzo) Papers, ca. 1901-1980s [bulk dates 1920s-1960s].Autobiography, correspondence, documents, maps, reports, black/white photographs and photograph albums, several thousand color slides, and artifacts of a Swiss-born mining geologist who visited or worked in many countries from the 1920s to the 1970s, including Albania, Algeria, Bali, Belgian Congo, Brazil, British Honduras, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Ceylon, Czechoslovakia, Dahomey, France, French Guinea, French Guyana, French Polynesia, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Macau, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Paracel Islands, Peru, Samoa, Senegal, Singapore, Somalia, Sumatra, Syria, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Upper Volta, Vietnam, and Yugoslavia. (Bernath Mss 316)
  • [Pakistan]. Bakker (Lee) World War II India Photograph Album, ca. 1943. Also includes photos of Karachi. (Bernath Mss 347).
  • [Pakistan]. British Army in Northern Pakistan Photograph Album, 1925-1927. About 60 b/w snapshots and a few postcard views, most with captions. Mainly British and local soldiers at various locations in the Northwest Frontier area, near what is now the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, including Attock, Akora, Nowshera, and Kala-Bagh. Also photos of local scenery showing mountains, bridges, and churches and mosques. (SC 835).
  • [Pakistan]. British Army in Pakistan and Northern India Photograph Album, ca. 1917. 72 snapshots of Baluchistan and Waziristan (now Pakistan), and Northern India (Ferozepore, Dalhousie, and Ranikhet). Includes both military photos of soldiers, camps, and camel transport, as well as local scenes and people. (SC 836).
  • [Pakistan]. British Soldier’s Waziristan Photograph Collection, ca. 1929-1932.(Bernath Mss 282).
  • [Pakistan]. Drosh Mule Corps Expedition Photograph Collection, ca. 1920s. 48 black/white photographs by a member of a British expedition in the mountainous area of Hindu Kush (now northern Pakistan/Afghanistan), near the Russian frontier, including images of Drosh fort and bazaar, mountain views and passes, river gorges, bridges, local people, mules, Kaffiristani carved effigies of horse and rider. (Bernath Mss 237).
  • [Pakistan]. Johnson (Basil) Photograph Collection, ca. 1940s-1970s [bulk dates 1960s-1970s]. Several hundred black/white prints and color slides taken by Johnson, Emeritus Professor Geography at the Australian National University. Locations include: Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, Malaya, Pakistan, Singapore, and Thailand. Many rural scenes, with local inhabitants, emphasis on water-related issues such as irrigation and wells. (Bernath Mss 223).
  • [Pakistan] Karachi Photograph Album, 1930. Album, of a British officer, containing 85+ b/w snapshots, most with captions. Includes views of Gibraltar, Malta, Port Said, Port Sudan, and Aden, taken on the voyage to Karachi [present day Pakistan]. The Karachi area shots include harbor and street scenes, as well as transplanted British sporting events such as rugby, golf, and boating, officers’ quarters, colleagues and family. (Bernath Mss 64).
  • [Pakistan]. RAF Pilot’s Pakistan Photo Album, 1927-1928. Album of a British R.A.F. pilot in Pakistan, containing 100+ b/w photographs, many with captions. Includes shots of biplanes, airfields, camps, and colleagues, as well as a number of scenes in the North West Frontier and other parts of present-day Pakistan. (Bernath Mss 61).
  • Pakistan [Abbotabad] Photograph Album, ca. 1917. British soldiers at a hill station, in what is now Pakistan. (Bernath Mss 193).
  • [Sri Lanka]. India and Ceylon Photograph Album, ca. 1900. (Bernath Mss 208).
  • [Sri Lanka]. India and Ceylon Photograph Album, ca. 1900. 241 hand-colored photographs with captions in Russian, including scenes of Agra (including Taj Mahal) and Kandy, Ceylon. (Bernath Mss 250).
  • Sri Lanka. See also: Ceylon.
  • [Ceylon]. Abbot (Carnzu) Travel Photograph Album, 1912. Includes images of Gibraltar, Egypt and Pyramids, Ceylon/India, Japan (Kamakura, Nara, and other), Yosemite, U.S. Southwest. (Bernath Mss 372).
  • [Ceylon]. de Chetelat (Enzo) Papers, ca. 1901-1980s [bulk dates 1920s-1960s].Autobiography, correspondence, documents, maps, reports, black/white photographs and photograph albums, several thousand color slides, and artifacts of a Swiss-born mining geologist who visited or worked in many countries from the 1920s to the 1970s, including Albania, Algeria, Bali, Belgian Congo, Brazil, British Honduras, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Ceylon, Czechoslovakia, Dahomey, France, French Guinea, French Guyana, French Polynesia, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Macau, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Paracel Islands, Peru, Samoa, Senegal, Singapore, Somalia, Sumatra, Syria, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Upper Volta, Vietnam, and Yugoslavia. (Bernath Mss 316).
  • [Ceylon]. China / Ceylon Photograph Album, ca. 1910s-1920s. About 120 b/w photos, most with captions, taken by a young British officer, some ca. 1920s of Ceylon (Sri Lanka), including Trincomalee and the Royal Naval Camp at Diyatalawa. (Bernath Mss 34).
  • [Ceylon]. Eagleton (George D.) Stereoview Collection, ca. 1860s-2004. The collection contains ca. 6708 stereoviews, 179 other photographic images (most photo postcards), one videotape about stereoviews, 11 stereoviewers, and related books and issues of Stereo World, assembled by George D. Eagleton. The stereoviews, some exceedingly rare, include images from many parts of the U.S, and other countries. They cover subjects such as children, the Civil War, farming, Indians [Native Americans], logging, mining, planes, presidents, Russo-Japanese War, ships, Spanish American War, Trains, and World War I. Most of the stereoviews in the collection were produced in the latter nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by the Keystone View Company and Underwood and Underwood (which sold the work of a number of photographers). Numerous other companies also are represented. The cards were intended to be viewed through equipment such as stereopticans, which produced a three-dimensional effect. (Mss 255).
  • [Ceylon]. India and Ceylon Photograph Album, ca. 1900. (Bernath Mss 208).
  • [Ceylon]. India and Ceylon Photograph Album, ca. 1900. 241 hand-colored photographs with captions in Russian, including scenes of Agra (including Taj Mahal) and Kandy, Ceylon. (Bernath Mss 250).
  • [Ceylon]. “Sunny Memories” Photograph Album, ca. 1903. 102 b/w photographs of various sizes, all accompanied by captions. Apparently an album assembled by Albert R. Lennon, depicting a voyage from London to Australia and New Zealand, and return, although not all images appear to be in order. It includes images of the voyage (on board the ‘Hesperus’, Bay of Biscay, Cape Town, Teneriffe, Suez Canal, Port Said, Gibraltar, Ceylon), with the bulk being of Australia (Melbourne, Sydney, other parts of New South Wales) and New Zealand (Wellington, New Plymouth, Urenui, Akaroa, Northern Wairoa, and Napier). (SC 839).
  • [Ceylon]. World Tour Photograph Album, 1907-1908. 458 b/w snapshots of a world tour by an unknown American woman with images from Gibraltar, Spain, France, Egypt, Ceylon, India, Burma, Java, Singapore, Philippines, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Hawaii, and San Francisco Bay. Includes many images of street scenes, waterfronts, palaces, temples, and other buildings, processions and festivals, American missions, and local inhabitants (many of women and children). (Bernath Mss 79).
  • Ceylon – Philippines Photograph Album, ca. 1900-1919 [bulk dates 1900-1901].About 200 black/white snapshots (with a few cyanotypes and black/white picture postcards), apparently taken by an American serviceman on board ship (the Buford) to Manila (Philippines), via Gibraltar, Malta, Suez Canal, Aden (now Yemen), and Colombo (Ceylon, now Sri Lanka), to the Philippines, Nov.-Dec. 1900. Philippine images, Dec. 1900-ca. 1902, include Manila Bay, buildings, local population, street scenes, fellow soldiers; also scenes of Santa Cruz. Later 1911-1919 photos mainly of groups of friends, most apparently in Massachusetts. (Bernath Mss 163).
  • Ceylon Photograph Album, 1937. Album of Walter C. Hansell, 100+ b/w snapshots and some picture postcards, including ship-board views taken on the voyage from England, Gibraltar, Port Said, the Suez Canal, and Aden. Most photos are of Ceylon, around the Mount Lavinia Grand Hotel on the coast near Colombo, and around the hill country of Kandy, in the center of Sri Lanka. The Kandy photos include Sinhalese and Tamils in daily activities and work, gardens, temples, shrines, street scenes, markets, Afghan money lenders, Chinese silk merchant, sacred and working elephants, and lake and mountain scenes. (Bernath Mss 58).