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BOX FOLDER 01 Finding Aid for this collection.
BOX FOLDER 02 Field Notes I. September 1997 - November 20, 1997.
Photocopy of the first field notebook kept by Sara Davis. 160 pages.
BOX FOLDER 03 Field Notes II. December 1997 - February 21, 1998
Photocopy of the second field notebook kept by Sara Davis. 169 pages.
BOX FOLDER 04 Field Notes III. February 21, 1998 - April 1998.
Photocopy of the third field notebook kept by Sara Davis. 239 pages.
BOX FOLDER 05 Field Notes IV. May 1998 - July 1998.
Photocopy of the fourth field notebook kept by Sara Davis. 197 pages.
BOX FOLDER 06 Photograph, Video, Audio Logs. September 1997 - July 1998.
Photocopy of the logs kept by Sara Davis to record the contents, date, and location of field photographs, and collected videos and audio recordings. 96 pages.
BOX FOLDER 07 Song text - Aye (Bo) Saut. "Dharma in ten lives." Undated.
Song text written in Tai Lüe with English notes and translations. 11 pages.
BOX FOLDER 08 Song Text - Aye (Bo) Saut. "Man's explanation of city-state." Undated.
Song text written in Tai Lüe with English notes and translations. 11 pages.
BOX FOLDER 09 Transcribed song lyrics - Khanan Zhuai. "Praise for prince." Undated.
Transcribed song lyrics written in Tai Lüe with English notes and translations. 4 pages.
BOX FOLDER 10 Transcribed song lyrics - Sithat Auk Boht. From 1998 recording. Undated.
Transcribed song lyrics written in Tai Lüe with English notes and translations. 28 pages.
BOX FOLDER 11 Articles - Ai No. Circa 1997-1998.
Photocopies of articles written in Chinese and Tai Lüe by author, Ai No, expert on Tai Lüe culture and folklore. 186 pages.
BOX FOLDER 12 Concert Posters - Sai Sang Mao, Xishaungbanna, 1998.
Advertising a concert in Xishaungbanna of Sai Sang Mao, a famous Burmese Tai performer. 7 pages.
BOX FOLDER 13 Calendar by Wat Pajay in Sipsongbanna, 2001.
Monthly flip calendar for the year 2001 printed in Chinese and Tai Lüe with photographs. 7 pages.
BOX FOLDER 14 Davis, Sara L. M. Song and Silence: Ethnic Revival on China's Southwest Borders. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005.
200 pages.
BOX FOLDER 15 Flyers from Sara L. M. Davis Benjamin Botkin Lecture. December 13, 2005.
3 pages.
BOX FOLDER 16 Photocopies of covers, title pages, and copyright information page of published material with Chinese translation. 1980-2001.
Item No. 1 - Item No. 20.
Published material is printed in Chinese and Tai Lüe with some English translations. 63 pages.
BOX FOLDER 17 Photocopies of covers, title pages, and copyright information page of published material with Chinese translation. 1988-2004.
Item No. 21 - Item No. 47.
Published material is printed in Chinese and Tai Lüe with some English translations. 72 pages.
Graphic Images
[NOTE: Photographs in the PIII, PVII, and PXIII series are not included by donor.]
BOX FOLDER 18 PH0001-PH0076: PI. November 1997.
Monk initiation ceremony in Da Menglong, Xishuangbanna.
76 color prints. Photographer: Sara L. M. Davis.
BOX FOLDER 19 PH0077-PH0084: PII. October 1997.
Minority Atmosphere Park.
8 color prints. Photographer: Sara L. M. Davis.
[NOTE: Photographs in the PIII series are not included by donor.]
BOX FOLDER 20 PH0085-PH0102: PIV. December 1997.
Jinghong, general.
18 color prints. Photographer: Sara L. M. Davis.
BOX FOLDER 21 PH0103-PH0129: PV. January 1998.
Dai wedding, Dai Singer, Festival, Buddhist parade.
27 color prints. Photographer: Sara L. M. Davis.
BOX FOLDER 22 PH0130-PH0136: PVI. February 1998.
Moonshine still near Ganlanba and monk initiation.
7 color prints. Photographer: Sara L. M. Davis.
[NOTE: Photographs in the PVII series are not included by donor.]
BOX FOLDER 23 PH0137-PH0186: PVIII. February 10, 1998 - February 11, 1998.
Khu ba ceremony in Da Menglong, Xishuangbanna.
50 color prints. Photographer: Sara L. M. Davis.
BOX FOLDER 24 PH0187-PH0259: PIX. March 1998.
Temples in Meng Zhe, Xishaungbanna.
73 color prints. Photographer: Sara L. M. Davis.
BOX FOLDER 25 PH0260-PH0307: PX. March 11, 1998.
Temples in Meng Lian.
48 color prints. Photographer: Sara L. M. Davis.
BOX FOLDER 26 PH0308-PH0318: PXI. March 14, 1998.
Young singers in Ganlanda/Meng Ham, Xishuangbanna.
11 color prints. Photographer: Sara L. M. Davis.
BOX FOLDER 27 PH0319-PH0332: PXII. April 14, 1998.
Dragon boat races and song texts.
14 color prints. Photographer: Sara L. M. Davis.
[NOTE: Photographs in the PXIII series are not included by donor.]
BOX FOLDER 28 PH0333-PH0358: PXIV. January 1999.
Kunming Nationalities Theme Park.
26 color prints. Photographer: Sara L. M. Davis.
BOX FOLDER 29 PH0359-PH0368: PXV. June 1998.
Construction of Jinghong superhighway.
10 color prints. Photographer: Sara L. M. Davis.
BOX FOLDER 30 PH0369-PH0404. June 2001.
Tourism and hotel construction.
36 color prints. Photographer: Sara L. M. Davis.
[NOTE: These photographs were not assigned a roman numeral within the previous series.]
BOX FOLDER 31 PH0405-PH0409. Former palace of Tai Lüe prince of Kengtung, Burma. Circa 2001. Sara Davis with a singer. June 1998.
4 color prints. 1 black-and-white photograph.
BOX FOLDER 32 PH0410-PH0489. Seventeenth-century temple, Wat Pan Gaew in Meng Lian, Sipsongpanna. (1 of 2). March 1998.
People, exterior, architectural details of roof, doors, windows.
80 color prints. Photographer: Wilson Wong.
BOX FOLDER 33 PH0490-PH0564. Seventeenth-century temple, Wat Pan Gaew in Meng Lian, Sipsongpanna. (2 of 2). March 1998.
Exterior windows and walls (writing and parts of murals). Interior pillars, ceiling, writing on wall, kitchen, drums.
75 color prints. Photographer: Wilson Wong
BOX FOLDER 34 PH0565-PH0672. Eighth-century temple, Wat Gang in Meng Lian, Sipsongpanna. (1 of 3). March 1998.
Exterior architectural details of roof, doors, windows. Interior pillars, ceiling, area for worship.
108 color prints. Photographer: Wilson Wong.
BOX FOLDER 35 PH0673-PH0776. Eighth-century temple, Wat Gang in Meng Lian, Sipsongpanna. (2 of 3). March 1998.
Exterior pillars and murals.
104 color prints. Photographer: Wilson Wong.
BOX FOLDER 36 PH0777-PH0872. Eighth-century temple, Wat Gang in Meng Lian, Sipsongpanna. (3 of 3). March 1998.
Exterior murals and living quarters.
96 color prints. Photographer: Wilson Wong.
BOX FOLDER 37 PH0873-PH0936. Eighth-century temple, Wat Gang in Meng Lian, Sipsongpanna. (1 of 2). March 1998.
Exterior of buildings, murals, doors. Interior ceilings and pillars.
64 color prints. Photographer: Wilson Wong.
BOX FOLDER 38 PH0937-PH0992. Eighth-century temple, Wat Gang in Meng Lian, Sipsongpanna. (2 of 2). March 1998.
Living quarters and monks.
56 color prints. Photographer: Wilson Wong.
BOX FOLDER 39 PH0993-PH1030. Eighth-century temple, Wat Gang in Meng Lian, Sipsongpanna. March 1998.
Exterior of buildings, roofs, doors, stone carvings.
38 color slides. Photographer: Wilson Wong.
BOX FOLDER 40 PH1031-PH1068. Eighth-century temple, Wat Gang in Meng Lian, Sipsongpanna. March 1998.
Murals.
38 color slides. Photographer: Wilson Wong.
BOX FOLDER 41 PH1069-PH1166. Eighth-century temple, Wat Gang in Meng Lian, Sipsongpanna. March 1998.
Exterior of buildings, murals, windows, doors, ceilings, pillars, stone carving.
98 color slides. Photographer: Wilson Wong.
BOX FOLDER 42 Photo documentation accompanying MV 09.
BOX FOLDER 43 Photo documentation of artifacts.
Sound Recordings
[NOTE: No AU-I or AU-V assigned by donor.]
BOX SR 01 AU-A Yi Guang's Home. October 1997.
Singing, flute.
60-minute audiocassette tape field recording.
BOX SR 02 AU-B Da Menglong Monk Initiation Parties. November 1997.
Performed in homes of young boys undergoing initiation as monks.
60-minute audiocassette tape field recording.
BOX SR 03 AU-C Gasa, Sipsongpanna. January 1998.
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