Friday, October 11, 2013

South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA)

Kuhldip Singh on the George Gobel Show, 1956. 
Photo courtesy: Time, Inc.

I found this photo of Kuhldip Singh via SAADA (South Asian American Digital Archive). SAADA "is an independent national non-profit organization working to create a more inclusive society by giving voice to South Asian Americans through documenting, preserving, and sharing stories that represent their unique and diverse experiences."

SAADA portal.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Endangered Archives Programme

The deadline for the latest round of funding from the Endangered Archives Programme is approaching quickly (November 1).

2013 projects in India included:
  • EAP643: Shantipur and its neighbourhood: Text and images of early modern Bengal in public and private collections 
  • EAP687: Digitisation of manuscripts held by the Tibetan Yungdrung Bön Library of Menri Monastery, Dolanji, India 
  • EAP689: Constituting a digital archive of Tamil agrarian history (1650-1950) - phase II
2013 projects in Bangladesh included:
  • EAP619: Pilot project to locate and digitise endangered single-copy pencil drawn Thakbast/mouza maps in selected Bangladeshi districts 
  • EAP683: Rāmamālā Library manuscript project 

Endangered Archives Programme portal.

This link should take you to all the projects related to India.