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As a world leader in the study of Africa, Asia and the Middle East, we are putting some of our collections of archives, manuscripts, rare books, photographs, audio and film material on-line, to contribute to world-wide research. All material on this site is freely available for non-commercial use under Creative Commons licence CC BY-NC-ND. For any use other than personal research, including commercial uses or publication in print or online, please contact us: docenquiry@soas.ac.uk

The first collection to be made available was the photographic archive of Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf (1909-1995). This collection is widely recognised as the world's most comprehensive visual documentation of tribal cultures in South Asia and the Himalayas. We are currently reviewing what further material to add to these webpages.

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