Archives

An archive is an accumulation of historical records – in any media – or the physical facility in which they are located. Archives contain primary source documents that have accumulated over the course of an individual or organization's lifetime, and are kept to show the function of that person or organization. Professional archivists and historians generally understand archives to be records that have been naturally and necessarily generated as a product of regular legal, commercial, administrative, or social activities. They have been metaphorically defined as "the secretions of an organism", and are distinguished from documents that have been consciously written …

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Publications

PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 18 May 2023 English

In Murshidabad, West Bengal, Kohinoor sings for the rights of women, labour, farming and more. Her music brings people together and bolsters solidarity

she has been working in the area of language and archives for a while. Originally from Murshidabad, she


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 14 April 2023 English

For decades after Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s passing, it was singers like shahir Dadu Salve who nurtured the anti-caste movement and took it to the remotest corners of Maharashtra. Today, on …

implemented by India Foundation for the Arts under their Archives and Museums Programme in collaboration with People’s


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 18 March 2023 English

A video project featuring oral testimonies of those caught in the vortex of the citizenship crisis in Assam shows the devastating effects on individual lives and histories

implemented by India Foundation for the Arts under their Archives and Museums Programme, in collaboration with People’s


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 1 March 2023 English

First History Lessons is a series of three books published under ‘Revisiting the Craft of History Writing for Children’, a project by the Institute of Development Studies Kolkata (IDSK), Kolkata. …

the Bangladesh government’s archives.Government archives are an office where all the old documents of the documents in the Bangladesh government’s archives, you can read this file to check on Joymoni’s


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 18 February 2023 English

On the 40th anniversary of the horrific Nellie massacre, Rashida Begum recalls the day when thousands of Muslims of Bengal origin were killed in rural central Assam

implemented by India Foundation for the Arts under their Archives and Museums Programme, in collaboration with People’s


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 15 February 2023 English

Just like Mahatma Phule's student Mukta Salve challenged the caste system in 1885, Kadubai Kharat has raised her voice and ektari against oppression in our times – guided by Babasaheb's …

implemented by India Foundation for the Arts under their Archives and Museums Programme in collaboration with People’s


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 11 February 2023 English

In West Bengal’s Beldanga, Kohinoor Begum sings about the exploitative work of rolling beedis

she has been working in the area of language and archives for a while. Originally from Murshidabad, she


Freer Gallery of Art · 2023

for this object. See Reserved List, R. 5261, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Accession File, Collections Management Office. [2] The original deed of Charles Lang


Freer Gallery of Art · 2023

I. 1547, Miscellaneous section of Inventory, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. [2] See note 1. [3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection


Freer Gallery of Art · 2023

for this object. See Reserved List, R. 5261, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Accession File, Collections Management Office. [2] The original deed of Charles Lang


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