Archive / Papers / U.V.G. Betts: Microfilm (No. 49)


Diary kept while on tour in the Naga Hills, 14 November 1938 to 2 March 1939. Detail of work at dispensaries, village life, customs, dress etc.

Five field note books of a study of the Tangkhul Nagas. Notes collected between 1940 and 1946.

  1. Vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation.
  2. Marriage customs,games. The etiquette of names etc.
  3. Stories, customs and myths.
  4. Notes on ethnological specimens. Lists of foods eaten by people of different status.
  5. Customs relating to marriage, divorce, houses and cultivation etc.