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Aug 25, 2019 Siddiqi, O.
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Description: Research notebook with discussions with group members on research projects - work by Y. Mistry, Anil, Avinash, Balaji, Zia, R. Ranjan, Vandana, Shreekant, Sunita, Sumedha. Excerpt is on personal reflection on “odd dream”. Accession Number: MS-001_4_11_33_1_0004-0005 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 4 Container 1: 11 Container 2: 33 Source: 1 Repository: Siddiqi Papers -- Research Dimensions: 8x6 inches Extent: 2p Location: Unknown Access: Research note Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Dream, Scientific process, Student research, Reflection
Description: Handwritten Notes on the influencers and shapers of the modern Indian mind - what role do education, science and technology have to play in the same and suggestions on tailoring the universities to perform better through pursuit of excellence and integration of sciences, humanities, social sciences and arts. Accession Number: MS-001_3_2_22_1_0001-0005 Collection: Series:MS-001 Sub-Series: 3 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 22 Source: 1 Repository: Obaid Siddiqi papers - Talks and...
Topics: Higher education, Contemporary, Challenges, India, Students, Integrative sciences
Archives at the National Centre for Biological Sciences
Aug 25, 2019 Sowdhamini, R.
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Description: Oral history interview (single session) with R. Sowdhamini where she gives an overview of her childhood, entry into scientific research and reflections as one of the early faculty members at NCBS in the new campus. Accession Number: OH-043-01 Collection: Series:OH Sub-Series: 0 Container 1: 0 Container 2: 0 Source: 0 Repository: Oral Histories Dimensions: NA Extent: 1 hr 17 min Location: Bangalore Access: Oral History Format: Audio
Topic: Oral History
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Aug 25, 2019 TIFR
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Description: TIFR Annual Report: 1945 - 1970. Includes details on location and relocation of the Institute from Bangalore to Bombay, transfer of equipments, pattern of research, reference to occupation of Military hutment on the acquired land in 1953 to set up the permanent Institute in Colaba, reference to setting up of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre in Trombay, records of administration of TIFR, building activities, accommodation, images of lawns and sculptures, records of Council...
Topics: TIFR, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre--metadata=subject:Bhabha, Homi, Physics, Radio Astronomy,...
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Aug 25, 2019 Unknown
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Description: Photographs of Outer Ring Road near Hebbal, Bangalore Accession Number: NI-005_6_1_3_22_0001-0006 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 6 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 3 Source: 22 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 6p Location: Bangalore Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: NCBS, Hebbal, Outer Ring Road, Bangalore, Infrastructure -- roads
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Aug 25, 2019 Unknown
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Description: Campus life -- NCBS at the TIFR Building on the IISc campus. Miscellaneous images. Accession Number: NI-005_5_1_3_20_0001-0011 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 5 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 3 Source: 20 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 11p Location: Bangalore Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: NCBS, IISc, TIFR building
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Aug 25, 2019 Unknown
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Description: Campus life -- NCBS at the TIFR Building on the IISc campus. Image of faculty members. L to R: Sudhir Krishna, K. VijayRaghavan, U.S. Bhalla, S. Mayor, M.K. Mathew, M. Panicker. Accession Number: NI-005_5_1_3_19_P_0005 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 5 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 3 Source: 19 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 1p Location: Bangalore Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: NCBS, IISc, TIFR building, Faculty meeting
Description: Campus life -- NCBS at the TIFR Building on the IISc campus. Image of students, faculty and staff participating in games on Foundation Day. Also seen are T.M. Sahadevan and U.S. Bhalla. Accession Number: NI-005_5_1_3_18_P_0015 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 5 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 3 Source: 18 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: TIFR building, IISc campus, NCBS, Foundation Day
Description: Campus life -- NCBS at the TIFR Building on the IISc campus. Image of T.M. Sahadevan in a slow bicycle race. Accession Number: NI-005_5_1_3_18_P_0013 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 5 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 3 Source: 18 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: TIFR building, IISc campus, NCBS--metadata=subject:Sahadevan, T.M.
Description: Campus life -- NCBS at the TIFR Building on the IISc campus. Image of children participating in a lemon and spoon race. Accession Number: NI-005_5_1_3_18_P_0010 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 5 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 3 Source: 18 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: TIFR building, IISc campus, NCBS, Children's activities, Lemon and spoon race
Description: Campus life -- NCBS at the TIFR Building on the IISc campus. Image of students working in the lab. Accession Number: NI-005_5_1_3_18_P_0008 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 5 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 3 Source: 18 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: TIFR building, IISc campus, NCBS, Student research.
Description: Campus life -- NCBS at the TIFR Building on the IISc campus. Image of M. Panicker and students. Accession Number: NI-005_5_1_3_18_P_0002 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 5 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 3 Source: 18 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: TIFR building, IISc campus, NCBS--metadata=subject:Panicker, M. M.
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Aug 25, 2019 NCBS
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Description: Profile photographs of faculty at NCBS. Includes images of Jayant Udgaonkar, Gaiti Hasan, Upinder Bhalla, Apurva Sarin, Manjari Mazumdar, Sudhir Krishna, M.K. Mathew, Satyajit Mayor, Obaid Siddiqi. Accession Number: NI-005_4_2_3_1_0001-0021 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 4 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 3 Source: 1 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 21p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Description: View from NCBS main building (now Eastern Lab Complex) of the campus lawn and path to guest house. The Southern Lab Complex (SLC) would occupy some of the open space seen in this image by 2012. Image from selections for Annual Report. Accession Number: NI-005_4_1_2_12_P_0016 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 4 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 2 Source: 12 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from...
Topics: NCBS, Campus architecture, Architecture, Southern Lab Complex, TIFR, Bangalore
Description: View of NCBS main building (now Eastern Lab Complex) and lawn. Also seen is the old Animal House. Image from selections for Annual Report. Accession Number: NI-005_4_1_2_11_P_0006 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 4 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 2 Source: 11 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: Campus architecture, NCBS, TIFR, Animal house, Annual Report, Bangalore
Description: Miscellaneous photographs of NCBS campus life beyond from students, faculty and staff. Includes images from Holi celebrations, trekking trips, campus sports. Accession Number: NI-005_3_1_2_10_0001-0017 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 3 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 2 Source: 10 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 17p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: NCBS, Trekking, Sports, Campus life, TIFR, Holi
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Aug 25, 2019 Unknown
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Description: Group photograph at the Tata statue. Structural Biology Meeting at IISc Accession Number: NI-005_2_6_2_9_P_0019 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 6 Container 2: 2 Source: 9 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5x7 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bangalore Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: Structural Biology, IISc
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Aug 25, 2019 Unknown
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Description: Structural Biology Meeting at IISc. L to R: S. Mayor, J. Udgaonkar, M. Panicker, M.K. Mathew Accession Number: NI-005_2_6_2_9_P_0012 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 6 Container 2: 2 Source: 9 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5x7 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bangalore Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: Structural Biology, IISc--metadata=subject:Krishnan, K.S.
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Description: K.S. Krishnan at the Structural Biology Meeting at IISc Accession Number: NI-005_2_6_2_9_P_0001 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 6 Container 2: 2 Source: 9 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5x7 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bangalore Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: Structural Biology, IISc
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Aug 25, 2019 NCBS
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Description: Photographs from Council Meeting including Ratan Tataʼs visit to NCBS. Includes tree planting images with K.S. Savitha, U.B. Poornima, Umashashi, and images from lab visits with G. Shivashankar, Upinder Bhalla, Satyajit Mayor and other early faculty. Accession Number: NI-005_2_4_2_3_0001-0023 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 4 Container 2: 2 Source: 3 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 23p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image...
Topics: Council Meeting, NCBS--metadata=subject:Bhalla, Upinder S.--metadata=subject:Poornima,...
Description: Group photograph of NCBS faculty, students and staff during Council Meeting at NCBS. Council members, including Ratan Tata, laid the foundation stone titled “Celebrating the establishment of the National Centre for Biological Sciences” near the new NCBS canteen pond. Accession Number: NI-005_2_4_2_2_P_0006 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 4 Container 2: 2 Source: 2 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India"...
Topics: Ratan Tata, NCBS, Campus, TIFR, Foundation stone
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Aug 25, 2019 NCBS
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Description: Photographs from Council Meeting including Ratan Tataʼs visit to NCBS. Includes images of M.G.K Menon, S. Jha and other council members, and campus vistas in 2002. Accession Number: NI-005_2_4_2_1_0001-0021 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 2 Container 1: 4 Container 2: 2 Source: 1 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 21p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: Ratan Tata, NCBS, Campus -- vista, TIFR--metadata=subject:Jha, S.--metadata=subject:Menon, M.G.K.
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Aug 25, 2019 NCBS
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Description: Signboard for NCBS-TIFR Guest House -- early construction. Accession Number: NI-005_1_3_1_6_P_0003 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 1 Source: 6 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: Guest House, NCBS, Accommodation, Residence, TIFR, Bangalore
Description: Security guard standing next to signboard for NCBS-TIFR Guest House -- early construction. Accession Number: NI-005_1_3_1_5_P_0007 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 1 Source: 5 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: Guest House, NCBS, TIFR, Bangalore, Accommodation
Description: Photograph of almost finished structures of Mandara Hostel (NCBS students residence) - 1996 Accession Number: NI-005_1_2_1_4_P_0001 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 1 Source: 4 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: Mandara, NCBS, Hostel, Residence, Students
Description: Photograph of construction of Mandara hostel and the NCBS Housing complex. Accession Number: NI-005_1_2_1_3_P_0001 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 1 Source: 3 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 1p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: Mandara, NCBS, Residential complex, TIFR, Student accommodation, Hostel
Description: Photo album - Site for establishing student accommodation, NCBS residential campus, Mandara in Yelahanka, Bangalore, India. A man can be seen holding a newspaper in various frames. Accession Number: NI-005_1_2_1_2_0001-0037 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 1 Source: 2 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 37p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: Mandara, Newspaper, Hostel, NCBS, Residence, TIFR
Description: Various stages of construction of the NCBS Campus and landscape development around it. There are also handwritten notes at the back of the images describing them and the people involved in the establishment. Accession Number: NI-005_1_1_1_1_0001-0028 Collection: Series:NI-005 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 1 Repository: NCBS Photographs Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 28p Location: "Bangalore, India" Access: Image Format: Print from colour negative
Topics: NCBS, Construction, Campus architecture, GKVK, Eastern Laboratory--metadata=subject:Poornima, U.B.
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Aug 25, 2019 NCBS
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Description: A brochure about NCBS detailing the educational programmes and description of the various faculty at NCBS and their research. One of the first brochures focused solely on the work at NCBS, all of it carried when NCBS was based at the TIFR Building in IISc. Includes notes on construction of new campus. Accession Number: NI-004_1_1_1_1_0001-0016 Collection: Series:NI-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 1 Repository: NCBS Publications Dimensions: 5X7 Extent: 16p...
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Aug 25, 2019 NCBS
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Description: Guidelines for Graduate Students at NCBS - 2000. Includes summaries of lab allotment, transportation services, courses and evaluation, hostel and library rules. NCBS Computer Handbook along with Student Information for the year 2000-2001; notes on defending a thesis and lab rotations in a Science-based institution and how they work; a section dedicated to computer equipment -- Linux Machine and things to do when it hangs and “to bring it out of its slumber” and on Netiquette --...
Topics: Student research, Guidelines, Netiquette, Snake bites
Description: Letter from Veronica Rodrigues to K. VijayRaghavan requesting the change of her primary appointment to NCBS from TIFR. She mentions that she would like to move her lab to Bangalore and therefore requests for assistance related to housing and student accommodation. Accession Number: NI-002_1_2_1_2_P_0008 Collection: Series:NI-002 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 1 Source: 2 Repository: NCBS Deans Office Dimensions: 11.5x8.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Mumbai Access: Letter...
Topic: NCBS
Description: Letter from K. S. Krishnan confirming his acceptance of the offer to join NCBS as Joint Faculty from the academic year 2003-2004 Accession Number: NI-002_1_1_1_1_P_0009 Collection: Series:NI-002 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 1 Repository: NCBS Deans Office Dimensions: 11.5x8.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Mumbai Access: Letter Format: Printed page
Topic: NCBS--metadata=subject:Udgaonkar, J.
Description: Letter from S. Bhattacharya (Director, TIFR) to K. S. Krishnan requesting Krishnan to accept the extension of his appointment at TIFR Accession Number: NI-002_1_1_1_1_P_0006 Collection: Series:NI-002 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 1 Repository: NCBS Deans Office Dimensions: 11.5x8.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Mumbai Access: Letter Format: Printed page
Description: Letter from M. Barma (Director, TIFR) to K. S. Krishnan requesting Krishnan to accept the extension of his appointment at TIFR Accession Number: NI-002_1_1_1_1_P_0003 Collection: Series:NI-002 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 1 Repository: NCBS Deans Office Dimensions: 11.5x8.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Mumbai Access: Letter Format: Printed page
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Aug 25, 2019 Sarpanch of the Panchayat in Salcete, Goa
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Description: A stamped and signed certificate from the Sarpanch of the Village Panchayat of Assolna, Salcete, Goa certifying Rodriguesʼ address. Accession Number: NI-001_1_2_1_9_P_0069 Collection: Series:NI-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 1 Source: 9 Repository: "Establishment office, NCBS." Dimensions: 8.5x11 inches Extent: 1p Location: India-Goa-Salcete-Assolna Access: Form Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Residence, Governance, Panchayat, Domicile
Description: Veronica Rodrigues writes to Obaid Siddiqi introducing herself as a final year student majoring in Microbiology at Trinity College, Dublin. She expresses her interest in working as a research assistant in the Molecular Biology Unit of TIFR and also enquires about her chances in obtaining such a position. Accession Number: NI-001_1_2_1_9_P_0064 Collection: Series:NI-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 1 Source: 9 Repository: "Establishment office, NCBS."...
Topics: Student, Education, Research--metadata=subject:Siddiqi, Obaid, Career
Description: Letter from Veronica Rodrigues to H.S. Hampal, Ministry of Home Affairs, regarding the rejection of her application for citizenship under the grounds that her parents were not born in India despite her having clarified that they were born in Goa. She writes that she has been informed that she may reapply after marriage to an Indian citizen Accession Number: NI-001_1_2_1_9_P_0008 Collection: Series:NI-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 1 Source: 9 Repository:...
Topics: Citizenship, Government of Maharashtra, Bureaucracy, Goa, India
Description: Letter from Veronica Rodrigues to R. Vijayaraghavan regarding the unnecessary use of gendered titles for women scientists in official correspondence. She asks that this practice be stopped unless male scientists too are addressed the same way. There is a signed note at the bottom of the letter stating that the prefix not be used to for Rodrigues as that is her preference and that there is no specific order or guideline from the Dean regarding the matter. Accession Number:...
Topics: K. VijayRaghavan, Gender, Personal, Women scientists, Politics
Description: Letter from V.J. Gaonkar, Under Secretary to the Government of Maharashtra recognising Veronica Rodrigues as an Indian citizen under the Goa, Daman and Diu (Citizenship) Order 1962. Accession Number: NI-001_1_2_1_9_P_0002 Collection: Series:NI-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 1 Source: 9 Repository: "Establishment office, NCBS." Dimensions: 8.5x11 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bombay Access: Correspondence Format: Typewritten on paper
Topics: Citizenship, Government, Maharashtra, British Citizenship, Goa
Description: Letter from Veronica Rodrigues to K. Sankaranarayanan, Registrar, TIFR regarding her obtaining an Indian citizenship. She thanks him and his staff for their help in the process. Accession Number: NI-001_1_2_1_9_P_0001 Collection: Series:NI-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 1 Source: 9 Repository: "Establishment office, NCBS." Dimensions: 8.5x11 inches Extent: 1p Location: Bombay Access: Correspondence Format: Typewritten on paper
Topics: Citizenship, Government, Bureaucracy
Description: Letter from Veronica Rodrigues to Virendra Singh, Director, TIFR regarding the continuous problems she has faced due to her citizenship application. She writes that the institute should have a better grasp of the process required and is obliged to reimburse her visa costs as well as bear legal consequences of her research trips outside Bombay. Accession Number: NI-001_1_2_1_9_0022-0023 Collection: Series:NI-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 1 Source: 9 Repository:...
Topics: Citizenship, Institution, Legal, Bureaucracy, Personal
Description: Letter from Obaid Siddiqi to the Director, TIFR requesting them to write a letter of support for Veronica Rodriguesʼ citizenship application to the Home Ministry and a letter to the DAE asking them to send a letter to the Home Ministry as well. Siddiqi notes that Rodriguesʼ contributions to science, the country, and TIFR are immense and that it is important to expedite her application. Accession Number: NI-001_1_2_1_9_0018-0019 Collection: Series:NI-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1:...
Topics: Biology, Community, Government, India
Description: No objection certificate issued by S. Ashok Rao, Administrative Officer, NCBS regarding Veronica Rodriguesʼ application for a visa to enable her to attend a seminar at University of Utrecht, Netherlands called “Tuning your Research Focus to the European Context” Accession Number: NI-001_1_2_1_5_P_0026 Collection: Series:NI-001 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 1 Source: 5 Repository: "Establishment office, NCBS." Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p...
Topics: Seminar, Europe, Netherlands, Research
Description: Ajith Kumarʼs field notes from 1982-83, written on Braille paper (sourced from a church in the US, since resources were limited, and it was good non-blotting paper). The notes are for studies on how four species of tree living mammals (Bonnet monkey, lion-tailed monkey, Nilgiri langur and giant squirrel) co-exist and compete for same resources in the Anamalai Hills, Tamil Nadu. Accession Number: MS-005_1_1_1_1_P_0003 Collection: Series:MS-005 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container...
Topics: Tree-living mammals, Nilgiri Hills, Forest resources, Christianity -- Bible, Braille
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Aug 25, 2019 Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: Image of a male Barasingha, or Swamp Deer, taken by Ravi Sankaran at Dudhwa National Park, Uttar Pradesh Accession Number: MS-004_4_1_10_13_0001-0002 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 4 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 10 Source: 13 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 2p Location: Dudhwa National Park - Uttar Pradesh Access: Image Format:
Topics: Barasingha, Swamp Deer, Dudhwa National Park, Photography, Wildlife
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Aug 25, 2019 Tapasvi, Sachin
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Description: Letter from Sachin Tapasvi to Ravi Sankaran. Tapasvi writes to Sankaran requesting for photography tips, and asks Sankaran if he can accompany him on a research trip to Sailana. Tapasvi also writes that he is planning to join a research team from the Wildlife Institute, Dehradun and asks Sankaran if he would be interested in joining him Accession Number: MS-004_3_2_10_4_0001-0002 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 3 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 10 Source: 4 Repository: Ravi...
Topics: Photography, Research, Student, Guru, Sailana, Florican
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Aug 25, 2019 Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: Letter from Ravi Sankaran to the Manager, Canon USA. Sankaran writes to submit his photos of endangered Indian birds to the National Geographic magazine section titled “Wildlife as Canon sees it. ” He asks for the name and address of the person to whom he must send the pictures. Accession Number: MS-004_1_3_3_8_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 3 Source: 8 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p...
Topics: Photography, Canon, Wildlife, Endangered, Birds, National Geographic
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Aug 25, 2019 Karangia, Narayan
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Description: Letter from Narayan Karangia, a farmer from Jamnagar, Gujarat to Ravi Sankaran. Karangia writes that he came to know about Sankaran after reading a pamphlet he had written on the florican. He writes that he takes measures on his land to preserve certain birds and requests Sankaranʼs help. Accession Number: MS-004_1_3_3_7_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 3 Container 2: 3 Source: 7 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p...
Topics: Farmer, Outreach, Environment, Conservation, Local
Description: Book titled “The impact of nest collection on the Edible-nest Swiftlet Collocalia fuciphaga in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands” published by the Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History, and written by Ravi Sankaran Accession Number: MS-004_1_2_3_3_0001-0052 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 3 Source: 3 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 52p Location: Coimbatore Access: Book Format: Computer...
Topics: Swiftlet, Conservation, Local, Tradition, SACON, Salim Ali
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Aug 25, 2019 Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: Article written by Ravi Sankaran on the work done by his team in surveying areas in Rajasthan. Published by the Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON) Accession Number: MS-004_1_2_2_3_P_0023 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 2 Source: 3 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Coimbatore Access: Note Format: Computer print
Topics: Lesser florican, Conservation, Hunting, Survey, Grassland
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Aug 25, 2019 Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: Article written by Ravi Sankaran on the efforts of the “Florican Watch” to observe and conserve the Lesser Florican. Published by the Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON) Accession Number: MS-004_1_2_2_3_P_0011 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 2 Source: 3 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Coimbatore Access: Note Format: Computer print
Topics: Lesser florican, Conservation, Exploitation, Endangered, Newsletter, Popular science
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Aug 25, 2019 Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: Article written by Ravi Sankaran with his photographs in Sanctuary magazine on the lesser florican Accession Number: MS-004_1_2_2_1_0078-0088 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 2 Source: 1 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 9p Location: Bombay Access: Book Format: Computer print
Topics: Lesser florican, Magazine, Sanctuary, Conservation, Wildlife, Popular science
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Aug 25, 2019 Sankaran, Ravi and Rahmani, Asad R.
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Description: Book titled “Study of ecology of certain endangered species of wildlife and their habitats” on the Lesser Florican. Published by the Bombay Natural History Society as an Annual Report Accession Number: MS-004_1_2_2_1_0001-0054 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 2 Container 2: 2 Source: 1 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 54p Location: Bombay Access: Book Format: Computer print
Topics: Lesser florican, Report, Endangered, Habitat
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Aug 25, 2019 Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: Ravi Sankaranʼs handwritten notes on territory establishment by birds. He writes about the link between territory and reproduction Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_16_P_0005 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 16 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Access: Note Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Territory, Behaviour, Birds, Breeding, Aggression
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Aug 25, 2019 Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: Ravi Sankaranʼs handwritten notes on the conservation of species. Sankaran writes about human exploitation and its link to conservation Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_16_P_0004 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 16 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Note Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Conservation, Species, Exploitation, Activism, Policy, Environment
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Aug 25, 2019 Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: Ravi Sankaranʼs handwritten notes on the extinction of species. He writes about extinctions caused by humans and captive breeding Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_16_P_0003 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 16 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Note Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Extinction, Conservation, Species, Breeding, Wildlife, Environment
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Aug 25, 2019 Unknown
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Description: Road map of Kutch, Gujarat with highways, roads, and railway lines marked. The map also shows the Rann of Kutch, and the Gulf of Kutch Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_15_P_0112 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 15 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Gujarat Access: Map Format: Print
Topics: Map, Survey, Transport, Kutch
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Description: Map of Dudhwa National Park with boundaries marked. The map also includes railway lines, river routes, and terrain information Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_15_P_0109 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 15 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Uttar Pradesh Access: Map Format: Print
Topics: Map, Survey, National Park, Transport
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Description: Survey map of Chapra with the foraging area of a certain species marked. Below the map are notes related to scale, terrain, and the method used to plot the map Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_15_P_0007 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 15 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Chapra Access: Map Format: Computer print
Topics: Map, Survey, Chapra, Foraging, Behaviour, Conservation
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Aug 25, 2019 Unknown
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Description: Map of India with Project Field Stations marked in Jaisalmer and Dudhwa. A close up map of districts in Rajasthan marks the Desert National Park in the Thar Desert Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_15_P_0004 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 15 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Map Format: Computer print
Topics: Map, Survey, Rajasthan, Desert National Park, Fieldwork
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Aug 25, 2019 Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: Hand drawn survey map of a region in Naulakha, Madhya Pradesh on a sheet of graph paper Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_15_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 15 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Naulakha - Madhya Pradesh Access: Hand-drawn map Format: Pencil on paper
Topics: Map, Survey, Drawing, Fieldwork, Land, Madhya Pradesh
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Description: Map of Sailana, Madhya Pradesh that shows the Forest Department Plantation, and nearby towns Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_14_P_0114 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 14 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Sailana - Madhya Pradesh Access: Map Format: Computer print
Topics: Map, Sailana, Survey, Birds, Dhamnod, Adwanya
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Aug 25, 2019 Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: Table with recordings of sound stimulus such as bird calls and gunshots and the reaction these sounds evoked in a species under study Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_14_P_0103 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 14 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Recording Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Behaviour, Stimulus, Gunshot, Research, Observations, Wildlife
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Aug 25, 2019 Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: Log of the number of peacock calls heard over 12 minutes in four different places, over March, April, May and June Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_14_P_0041 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 14 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Madhya Pradesh Access: Recording Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Peacock, Bird calls, Conservation, Wildlife, Fieldwork, Observations
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Aug 25, 2019 Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: Table with recordings of the number gunshots heard, the time and the date Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_14_P_0029 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 14 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Satiana - Uttar Pradesh Access: Recording Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Gunshot, Hunting, Culling, Conservation, Wildlife, Fieldwork
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Aug 25, 2019 Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: Log describing the different varieties of insects found in various grazed and ungrazed plots of land in Sailana, Madhya Pradesh Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_14_P_0028 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 14 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Sailana - Madhya Pradesh Access: Recording Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Insects, Entomology, Grass, Wildlife, Conservation, Fieldwork
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Aug 25, 2019 Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: Log capturing rainfall date and “No. of birds” over four months. The log is titled immigration chronology. Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_14_P_0018 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 14 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Access: Recording Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Immigration, Birds, Rainfall, Observations, Fieldwork, Research
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Aug 25, 2019 Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: Table with maximum and minimum temperature recorded everyday from June to August, along with rainfall height in Sailana, Madhya Pradesh Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_14_P_0004 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 14 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Sailana - Madhya Pradesh Access: Recording Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Rainfall, Temperature, Observations, Research, Fieldwork
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Aug 25, 2019 Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: Table with recordings of the number of peacock calls heard in different time intervals throughout the day, with recordings of temperature, sunset time, and sunrise time as well Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_14_0088-0092 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 14 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 5p Location: Unknown Access: Recording Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Peacock, Temperature, Bird calls, Conservation, Wildlife, Observations
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Aug 25, 2019 Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: Descriptions of grasslands in various places in Madhya Pradesh being burnt, with reference to a florican habitat. Some of the places mentioned are Naulakha, Chapra, and Kowhaghatti Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_14_0039-0040 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 14 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 2p Location: Madhya Pradesh Access: Recording Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Grass, Conservation, Grass burning, Florican, Wildlife, Fieldwork
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Aug 25, 2019 Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: A log of rainfall height taken every few days, along with notes describing the timings Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_14_0001-0002 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 14 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 2p Location: Unknown Access: Recording Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Rainfall, Log, Conservation, Research
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Aug 25, 2019 Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: A journal maintained by Ravi Sankaran in 1991 on his visits to places in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, particularly the Desert National Park in Sudasari, Rajasthan. The entries are brief descriptions of Sankaranʼs day, including the people he met, the places he visited, and the work he conducted in those places Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_13_0001-0050 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 13 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions:...
Topics: Journal, Conservation, Wildlife, Travel, Writing
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Aug 25, 2019 Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: Recordings of grass height in Sailana, Hazariya, Naulakha, and Dohad during the years 1985 to 1988. Sankaran has recorded the change in height approximately weekly Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_9_P_0004 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 9 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Madhya Pradesh Access: Recording Format: Ink on paper
Topics: Grass, Observations, Conservation, Wildlife, Research, Fieldwork
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Aug 25, 2019 Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: A graph that shows the effect of rainfall on grass height during 1985, 1986, 1987, and 1988. Below the graph, there are notes that interpret the graphical data Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_9_P_0001 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 9 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 1p Location: Unknown Access: Note Format: Computer print
Topics: Graph, Rainfall, Conservation, Grass, Research, Technology
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Aug 25, 2019 Sankaran, Ravi
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Description: Descriptions of the grasslands in Dudhwa National Park, Uttar Pradesh. A few places mentioned are Satiana, Chapra, and Naulakha. The notes mention florican territories. Sankaran also keeps track of harvesting and grass burning dates Accession Number: MS-004_1_1_1_9_0015-0017 Collection: Series:MS-004 Sub-Series: 1 Container 1: 1 Container 2: 1 Source: 9 Repository: Ravi Sankaran Collection Dimensions: 8.5x11.5 inches Extent: 3p Location: Uttar Pradesh Access: Recording Format: Ink...
Topics: Grass, Florican, Conservation, Wildlife, Research, Fieldwork