Southeast Asia

American Baptist Foreign Mission Society records, 1813-1961   62 reels microfilm

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4424
Missionary correspondence (1817-1900) and geographic files relating to activities of the American Baptist Foreign Mission Society in Burma.

Babcock, John papers, 1938-1946.   .4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2015
Letters from Babcock to his parents in Ithaca, New York, and other members of his family, concerning his school days at Phillips Exeter Academy and his experiences with the U.S. Army during World War II. Also included are letters to the Babcock family from John Thomas Conner describing his basic training and Army technical school studies, and his tour of active duty in Assam, India. Also a publication of John Babcock's growing up at Sunny Gables.

Balinese transcripts,1972-1983.   36 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4354
The majority of the texts in the collection originate from northern Bali. The topics of the texts include tales from Hindu epics, folktales, and legends of Balinese kings. All of these contain moral lessons and religious lessons, and make reference to customary law.

Barton, Frank Arthur papers, 1887-1922.   1.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 33-2-448
Correspondence and pamphlets concerning Barton's appointment as professor of military science at Cornell, alumni activities, the Boy Scouts, the R.O.T.C. program, Delta Upsilon Fraternity, and Cornell University's Semi-Centennial Celebration. Included are photographs of Barton, his family, and R.O.T.C. students, and Barton's Senior Ball medal (1891). Also, documents related to Barton's military service in the Philippines (1901-1902).

Bowditch, Edward papers, [ca. 1907-1957]   1.7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4292
Bound volumes include typescripts, manuscripts, printed pamphlets, letters and memos on various aspects of Philippine history and life. Specific volumes concern irrigation; copies of responses to a survey of tribes in the Department of Mindanao; and correspondence between Bowditch and W. Cameron Forbes, with biographical information about Americans who served in the Philippines. Also five photograph albums, mostly identified, of people and places in the Philippines; loose photographs of the Philippines; and negatives.

Brill, Gerow D. papers, 1884-1924   3.6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1379
Correspondence, diaries, accounts, and manuscript articles and reports, pertaining chiefly to Brill's work in Wuchang, China, as head of the Hupeh Agricultural College and Experimental Farm and as a scientific explorer for the United States Department of Agriculture (1897-1901) and later in a similar capacity with the Department of Public Instruction on the Philippine Islands (1901-1902).

Cambodia Documentation Commission records, 1985-1990   3.6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4499
Reports on conflict in Cambodia; annual reports of the Commission, photographs and miscellaneous papers on "Cambodia Witness" photograph exhibit, "Khmer Rouge Prison Documents," photocopies of documents from Khmer Rouge prison archives, and oversize proof sheets of photographs of prisoners and guards at the S-21 (Tuol Sleng) prison-execution facility in Phnom Penh..

Center for International Studies records   29 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 53-5-2158
Departmental files include material concerning course offerings and conferences; fellowships, grants and funding sources; department and director's correspondence;

Cornell University International Agriculture records   46.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-2-1700
Includes terminal reports, research papers, proposals, maps, general correspondence, progress reports, photographs, and other records of the University of the Philippines-Cornell Graduate Education Program.

Dekker, Niels A. Douwes papers, [ca. 1900]-1950, 1944-1946 (bulk)   6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3480
Photographs, maps, correspondence and reports of Niels Douwes Dekker relating to the Netherland Indies (Indonesia). Also includes other documents related to the Dutch presence in Indonesia and the Indonesian revolution.

Development Alternatives, Inc. reports, 1977-1989   1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4463
Reports on projects in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand.

Diffloth, Gérard papers   7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6313
Field notes, articles, research findings and support material, subject files, historical studies, bibliographies, dictionaries and other linguistic lists, language origin studies, etymological lexicons, and other papers and records of a professor of Southeast Asian languages, with particular emphasis on minority or dying dialects and languages, in Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam.

Ferger, Henri R. papers,   11 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6646
Correspondence, diaries, published materials, and visual materials documenting the career of the Reverend Henri R. Ferger.

Fernow, Bernhard Eduard papers, 1885-1930.   2.7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 20-1-561
Includes manuscripts, speeches and articles by Fernow concerning forestry.

Griswold, Alexander papers, [ca. 1950]-1985   35.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4290
General correspondence, especially correspondence relating to Griswold's study of Asian and Indian art; notes, subject files, research materials, manuscripts, and drafts relating to books and articles including "Hindu Gods at Sukhodaya," "Wat Pra Yün Reconsidered," "Prolegomena to the Study of the Buddha's Dress in Chinese Sculpture," "The Epigraphy of Mahadharmaraja I of Sukhodaya," "Rulers and Kings of Siam," and work on Theravada Buddhism; and a Buddhist icon. Also, papers of Gordon H. Luce including correspondence, and notes, charts, drafts, and galley proofs for his work OLD BURMA - EARLY PAG´AN; and photograph album of J. Alexis Shriver from Thailand (Siam), ca. 1913, includes sketch of Siamese fighting fish.Includes photographs of Asian and Indian art, persons, landscapes, and structures.ent

Habicht, Jean-Pierre papers   10 cubic feet

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 29-2-3679
Includes correspondence, publications, reviews and subject files concerning Habicht's international work in nutrition and epidemiology and with the World Health Organization.

Harmand, François-Jules papers, 1845-1956   4.7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3481
Personal and official correspondence; autobiographical notes and diaries; medical reports concerning French Navy personnel; photographs; diplomatic reports; archaeological, botanical, and ethnographic accounts concerning Southeast Asia and its people; and documents pertaining to the Tonkin expedition (1873) led by Francis Garnier, in which Harmand participated, including numerous maps and drawings, some by Harmand, reports and journals, and a genealogical table of the Vietnamese royal family Nguyêñ. Speeches, military intelligence reports and maps, and contemporary copies of the Annamite Proclamation of June 8, 1883, and the Ultimatum of the Convention of Hué (1883) with Harmand's commentary; also included are reports concerning political, economic, and social conditions and a proposal for establishing a French telegraphic line; letters, which Harmand acquired while consul in Bangkok, to M. Blancheton, an earlier French consul to Siam, from the French trader and explorer, Jean Dupuis, who was also a member of the Garnier expedition, and notes detailing the development of French interest and influence in Southeast Asia (author, unknown, n.d.) are included. Additional diplomatic documents consist of photographs and dispatches concerning military affairs and cultural traditions in India (1885-1890); a photograph album and dispatches both sent and received while Minister Plenipotentiary to Japan (1894-1906);

Hartmann collection on Indochina, [ca. 1900-1970]   7.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4298
The Hartmann Collection's main focus is Vietnam, but there is material on Cambodia and Laos, as well as a few items on Burma and Thailand. There are numerous scenes of all parts of Indochina, with particular attention to various important architectural sites. Historical materials emphasize the colonial period. Of particular interest are an extensive collection of portraits of Vietnamese and Cambodian monarchs from the colonial period and a wide and (generally) well-labelled selection of pictures showing the many different ethnic groups in Vietnam.

Hauck, Hazel Marie papers, 1924-1960   2.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 23-14-730
Includes correspondence with former students and Cornell administrators; her Nigerian diaries and manuscript and typescript notes and statistical reports, and pamphlets concerning nutrition and disease in Thailand, Nigeria, and elsewhere; articles by Hauck concerning her work in those countries and general problems of nutrition; photographs of Thai and Nigerian children, showing the effects of malnutrition; her M.A. and Ph.D. theses ; and notes, syllabi, reading lists, and other material relating to courses she taught at Cornell University.

History Of The Book And Printing Tools Collection   5 cubic feet

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6460
Printing equipment and supplies.

Holt, Claire papers   6.8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-27-2648
Collection consists of slides, correspondence, and research materials of Claire Holt.

Indochinese postcards, [ca. 1902-1994]   .1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4279
Postcards, some with messages, some sent to individuals in France, depicting landscapes, street scenes, activities, ethnic groups, and events, primarily in the Vietnamese sections of Cochin China, Annam, and Tonkin. Includes some postcards from Cambodia and Laos and two sets of postcards from North Vietnam (post 1954). Also 44 postcards of Buddhist temples in Vietnam, 1990s, by David D. Ha (Pacific Distributor).

International War Crimes Tribunal records, 1967, 1970   2.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4285
Tribunal records include mimeographs, edited versions, and final drafts of testimonies, reports, opening and closing statements, and summaries of the Stockholm and Copenhagen sessions (1967); also, press releases, copies of correspondence, photographs, speeches, agendas, and statutes. In addition, there are materials pertaining to the National Liberation Front; reports of the Commission for the Denunciation of U.S. War Crimes in South Vietnam (1970); and reports, printed matter, and other materials concerning the International Commission of Enquiry into U.S. Crimes in Indochina.

Jones, R. B. papers   3.6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4901
Subject files and working papers pertaining to the study of southeast Asian languages; also, audiodiscs and audiotapes.

Kahin, George McTurnan papers, [ca. 1945-2000]   77.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-27-3146
Correspondence, Cornell lectures and course materials, articles and speeches, files about meetings, and book draft.

Kirk, Donald papers, [ca. 1965-1987]   23.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4355
Papers, documents (including many obtained through the Freedom of Information Act), pamphlets, and other research materials on the Vietnam War and on Vietnam in general, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, the Philippines, and Japan. Also, files on Corazon Aquino and the Philippine election of 1986.

Klein, Harold E. papers   6 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6796
The collection includes reports, correspondence, documents, official publications, photographs and statements pertaining to Burma and the American Karen Agency from Klein's time as the Director of Human Rights for the AKA.

Kolenda, Pauline papers   40 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8456
Collection consists of field notes and research files.

Lee, Lee papers   .3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 23-13-3476
Correspondence, articles, proposals, and papers, pertaining to Lee Lee's work at Cornell, her research in child psychology and her involvement with the Asian American Studies Program.

Lehrman, Hal papers   48 boxes.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6932
Files and clippings relating to Hal Lehrman's career.

Leslie, Bonnie Indonesian slide collection   .4 cubic foot.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8432
Collection consists of 35mm slides created by Bonnie Leslie during her time in northern Sumatra from 1975 to 1978.

Maung Maung Gyi papers, 1953-1986   1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4421
Files relating to the Burmese historical, cultural, political, and economic situation. There are drafts of typescript articles and handwritten notes, several Burmese newspapers, clippings, manuscripts, journals and periodicals. The journal Forward contains General Ne Win's speeches and articles about modernization projects, politics, foreign relations, the economy, agriculture, and medical care. The Burma Association Newsletters and The Burma Bulletin, published in the United States, deal with issues of interest to the Burmese people in regard to their homeland, such as the account of the December 11, 1974 massacre of students, monks, and other citizens over former United Nations Secretary-General U Thant's burial site; human rights, political issues, folk tales, and other timely articles are also included.

McClure, H. Elliott papers   28 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6757
Files relating to Asian birds include species files and lists from Japan and India; files relating to bird banding, especially in Thailand.

Montes, Gregory E. urban history and travel collection   6.2 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8035
Travel brochures, city guides, maps, books of views, postcards, and related materials.

Morrison, Hedda photographs, [ca. 1950-1985], 2010   ca. 10 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4516
Photographs and negatives of Sarawak, other places in Malaysia, Indonesia, and elsewhere in Southeast Asia.

Nam Express, 2003-2014   .3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 7053
Newsletters of the organization, 2003-2012.

Nance, John E. papers   40 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6909
Records documenting the research of John Nance on the Tasaday people of the Philippines and his coverage of the Vietnam War. Formats include notes, published material, audio tapes and transcripts, video cassettes and photographic prints, negatives and slides.

Nathan, Robert R. papers, 1943-1975   1.7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4410
Typescript travel diaries describing Nathan's consulting work in countries including Afghanistan, Burma, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Israel, Korea, Malaysia, Nigeria, and Vietnam.

Nationalism and progress in free Asia conference tape recordings, 1955   27 cassettes.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4521
Audio tapes of seminars preceding the conference.

Photograph Album of Siam, 1900.   98 items (97 photos, matted, and 1 album cover)

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4863
Album photographs of Siam (Thailand). Subjects include Siamese royalty, religious figures and residences, politicos, group social scenes, theatre folk, street scenes, musicians, and other views of Bangkok and Thailand.

Rauch, Basil (collector) Vietnam documentation, 1942-1980   2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4381
Documents pertaining to the origins of the conflict in Indochina after World War II.

Sharp, Lauriston papers   82.8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-25-2618
Papers documenting his professional career, especially his work in Thailand.

Silverstein, Josef papers, [ca. 1950-1990]   1.2 cubic ft., 1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4489
Reports, articles, and clippings relating to Southeast Asia in general, and to ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations), the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Cambodia, with some materials on overseas Chinese, U.S.-China relations, and Cold War foreign policy. Also, election results from Burma, 1960 and 1990.

Sitzman, Glenn papers, 1940-2010   40.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4272
Correspondence, clippings, photograph albums, slides, and printed items of Glenn L. Sitzman. Also, political posters from the Philippines, ca. 1974, and currency reform posters from Nigeria, 1965, 1973.

Skinner, G. William papers   24.6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-27-2778
Field materials from Thailand and Indonesia, notes, and printouts of G. William Skinner.

Thompson, George Jarvis papers   6.8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 18-2-1173
Collection includes student and professional papers from several schools and travels.

Thompson-Adloff collection on Southeast Asia, [ca.1960-1979]   38.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4398
Newspaper clippings on various subjects concerning countries in Southeast Asia.

Tuol Sleng confessions and photographs, 1991-1993   213 reels microfilm

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4883
Transcripts of confessions obtained from prisoners at Tuol Sleng Prison, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Also, five thousand photographs of Tuol Sleng prisoners.

Vietnam War: Statistical Analysis and Evaluation Projects, 1968-1972   .7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4406
Documentation for various automated systems designed to provide data about the war in Vietnam.

Wolff, John papers,1961-1971.   18 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-18-3619
Includes materials for the Cebuano dictionary project.


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