The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary five

caption: packing boxes of ethnographic objects
medium: diaries
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Borjan
date: 11.6.1937
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 1.4.1937-26.6.1937
note: translated from german by Dr Ruth Barnes
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: Borjan 11/6/1937
text: The entire day was spent packing up the large boxes with my collection. The recently made slit drum turned out to be too long and the already enormous box intended for it had to be expanded. It was quite hot today but towards evening it was down to twenty nine degrees celsius. The Williams' left today.