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SOAS Digital Archives and Special Collections (CFH Photographs) All Naga-related photographs by Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf have been digitised as part of the authors research and the “Fürer-Haimendorf Archive and Digitisation Project”. They are available online together with material connected to Fürer-Haimendorf’s other research areas on the SOAS Website. The collection contains more than 21’000 photographs from Naga areas, Nepal, Arunachal Pradesh and central and south India. Visit and search the archive online at *collections

To match the Film and Frame Number published in “Imag(in)ing the Nagas” with the SOAS Accession Number (PPMS19…), please use the following document: PPMS19_to_FilmFrame (.txt file).



“The Naga Database”, online archive based on “The Naga Videodisc” (CFH Photographs, Diaries, Notebooks) The Naga Database is an online resource based on the pioneering “Naga Videodisc” project. It contains various Naga-related materials, centered on the works by Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Ursula Graham-Bower (-Betts), W.G.Archer, J.P.Mills and J.H.Hutton. It’s images, films and textual resources are interlinked. The original videodisc was created by a team around Alan Macfarlane, Martin Gienke, Sarah Harrison and Julian Jacobs. Visit and search the database online at



Digital Himalaya Project (CFH Videos) Accessible through the Digital Himalaya Project are a number of digitised filmclips by Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf, some of which are related to his work in Northeast India. Accessible through



DART – Digital Anthropology Resources for Teaching (CFH Notebooks)

The Dart Project is a joint undertaking between the London School of Econimics (LSE) and Columbia University. With a focus on Fürer-Haimendorf’s research methodology, its website includes some digitised pages from Fürer-Haimendorf’s field notebooks of 1937/37.

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BBC Documentary “The Men who hunted heads”, 1972 (CFH) Documentary film on Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorfs work in Northeast India. Contains footage made by the anthropologist in 1970, related mostly to his visit to Wancho Naga areas and his work in Arunachal Pradesh. Source: and DSpace Repository (University of Cambridge)




  • Page 60: “Edwin Winter Clark” should read “Edward Winter Clark”.