Microfilm No. 48
Mrs. A.W. Taylor
Given by Dr. E.T.N. and Mrs. Taylor
- Letters and diary of the wife of the civil surgeon of Manipur: Assam 1936-7; Cachar and Burma 1940-42. Diary of nine-day tour to Ukhrul among Tangkhul Nagas; on tour were Dr. and Mrs. Taylor, the Compounder and the Vaccinator.
- Detailed list of the kit taken on the tour; daily account of the tour; very vivid description of every day: whom they met; who was treated; the illnesses, pastimes, relations with the Nagas etc.; food eaten; condition of the animals; description of the villages and the country and cultivation; each bungalow they stayed in; notes on Naga history and head-hunting; description of the hospital at Ukhrul. Ends with a description of housekeeping in India and what it entails.
- Description of a Manipuri festival, 1937.
- Diary of a tour in Cachar, 1941-42 – round Mahudra, where the River Mupa meets the River Diyung. Mrs. Taylor the first European woman there.
- Letter from Dr. Taylor to his wife 17 April 1942 from Kalewa, Burma, about preventing cholera among the refugees, and general health management at Kalewa; also about the Japanese advance and military occupation.
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