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Photograph of Manipuri speakers

Description: This is a photograph of Manipuri speakers including Saratchandra Singh, one of the Manipuri language consultants who worked on translating Manipuri stories. Saratchandra Singh is standing with two women outside the Manipur University's Humanities Block in 1985.
Date: 1985
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Photograph of Gurachandra telling a story

Description: This is a photograph of Gurachandra, one of the Manipuri language consultants who helped Shobhana Chelliah and other researchers work on the Manipuri language. He is sitting on a stool looking directly at the camera, and telling a traditional Manipuri folk tale called 'Mayba'.
Date: 1987
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Photograph of betel plant

Description: This is a photograph of the betel plant. The leaves of this plant, combined with the areca nut (or betel nut), are consumed throughout Southeast Asia. This combination is known as paan in India.
Date: 1986~
Creator: Thounaojam, Harimohom
Partner: UNT College of Information

Photograph of Mangla Ningombla

Description: This is a photograph of Mangla Ningomba, one of the Manipuri language consultants who helped Shobhana Chelliah and other researchers translate Manipuri stories. This photograph was taken at the Manipur University guest house staff quarters in 1986.
Date: 1986
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

District map of Manipur state

Description: Old district map of Manipur state drawn for the reference grammar of the Manipuri language. Reproduced from Chelliah, Shobhana L. (1997). A grammar of Meitei. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT College of Information

Photograph of a Manipuri manuscript: Sading Sakok

Description: This is a photograph of Manipuri manuscript, known as a puya, on agar bark containing traditional lore. It is written in the Meithei Mayek script, a Brahmic abugida which has been in use since the 11th century. It was photographed through a plastic barrier, with the label 'SADING SAKOK'.
Date: 2008~
Creator: Molinaro, Mary
Partner: UNT College of Information

Photograph of a Manipuri manuscript: Phouwobi Warol

Description: This is a photograph of a Manipuri manuscript originally created around the 16th century, written in the Meithei Mayek script, a Brahmic abugida which has been in use since the 11th century. It was photographed through a plastic barrier, with the label 'PHOUWOBI WAROL' partially obscured by a glare.
Date: 2004
Creator: Molinaro, Mary
Partner: UNT College of Information

Photograph of a Manipuri manuscript

Description: This is a photograph of a Manipuri manuscript. It is written in the Meithei Mayek script, a Brahmic abugida which has been in use since the 11th century. This specific manuscript discusses the art of the architecture and science of construction of houses, buildings, bridges, and walls. It was photographed through a plastic barrier.
Date: 2004
Creator: Molinaro, Mary
Partner: UNT College of Information

Photograph of a Manipuri manuscript

Description: This is a photograph of a Manipuri manuscript in the Meithei Mayek script. The Meithei Mayek script is a Brahmic abugida which has been in use since the 11th century. This specific manuscript discusses the art of the architecture and science of construction of houses, buildings, bridges, and walls. It was photographed through a plastic barrier.
Date: 2004
Creator: Molinaro, Mary
Partner: UNT College of Information

Photograph of banyan trees

Description: This is a photograph of a cluster of Banyan trees on the side of the road in Manipur, India. A young boy stands nearby for scale.
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Date: unknown
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information