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Middle East

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Marver Bernstein Papers

Identifier: GTM-900601
Scope and Contents

The collection contains papers related to Bernstein's tenure as a faculty member of the GU School of Foreign Service and includes correspondence, printed ephemera, teaching/course materials, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 20th century; Majority of material found within 1980s

Thomas Bierschenk Papers

Identifier: GTM-170525
Scope and Contents

Printed materials and typed reports regarding the history, economy, and society of Oman collected by Thomas Bierschenk over the course of his research on Oman.

Dates: 1946 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1979

Alvin J. Cottrell Papers

Identifier: GTM-840611
Scope and Contents

Papers of Middle East scholar Dr. Alvin J. Cottrell (1924-1983), consisting of correspondence from U.S. and Iranian officials, including Alexander Haig, Henry Kissinger, J. William Middendorf, Ronald Reagan, Assadollah Alam, and Ardeshir Zahedi. Other correspondents include C. Edmund Bosworth, Keith McLachlan, Roger Savory, and Malcolm Yapp. Contains files relating to publication of Cottrell's edited work "The Persian Gulf States: A General Survey" (1978).

Dates: 1968-1980

John A. DeNovo Papers

Identifier: GTM-19930322
Scope and Contents Author of the 1963 work American Interests and Policies in the Middle East, 1900-1939, DeNovo assembled a collection consisting primarily of research materials for a proposed second volume to cover the years from 1939 to 1950. There are extensive research notes and correspondence about the role of Harold Ickes in the development of oil policy and Arabia, as well as on the Middle East origins of the Cold War.The collection consists of drafts, notes...
Dates: circa 1940-1975

Cornelius Van H. Engert Papers

Identifier: GTM-GAMMS169
Scope and Contents The Cornelius Van H. Engert Papers consist of correspondence, reports, photographs and printed materials created or collected by Cornelius Van Hemert Engert during and after his career as a U.S. diplomat from 1912 to 1945. The Papers comprise 18 linear feet of material, contained in 12 boxes, arranged in 930 folders. The collection is divided into 16 series, mainly according to the geographical assignments held by Engert at various times during his diplomatic career. The series focusing on...
Dates: 1896 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1960

Cornelius Van H. Engert Papers 2

Identifier: GTM-970901
Scope and Contents

The Cornelius Van H. Engert papers 2 comprise a portion of the personal papers of Cornelius Van H. Engert, a U.S. diplomat who served in a number of important diplomatic posts. The collection includes correspondence, diplomatic memos, printed materials, speeches, and photographs.

Dates: 1887 - 1985

Cynthia Helms Papers

Identifier: GTM-GAMMS426
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Cynthia Helms Papers consist of letters, manuscripts, photographs, scrapbooks, and printed materials documenting the life of Cynthia Helms, author, Middle East expert, and wife of Richard M. Helms, who served as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from 1966 to 1973 and U.S. Ambassador to Iran from 1973 to 1976. Mrs. Helms' personal papers include a number of book reviews written by her concerning books on the Middle East in the 1980s and 1990s. In addition, a limited amount of...
Dates: 1935 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1999

A. Grima Johnson Collection of Travel Postcards Albums

Identifier: GTM-130809
Scope and Contents

8 albums of travel postcards related to Turkey and Asia.

Dates: 1974 - 1998

Lower Mesopotamia map by the Survey of India

 Collection — Box GTM Shared Box 7 (Oversized): [Barcode: 39020030726619], Folder: 5
Identifier: GTM-20230717
Scope and Contents

One map titled "Lower Mesopotamia" printed in Dehradun, India, by the Survey of India in 1914. One of 500 printed copies that were issued to British staff officers on the eve of the Mesopotamian Campaign and the invasion of Ottoman Iraq. It depicts central and southern Iraq, Kuwait, southwestern Persia, and the head of the Arabian Gulf.

See the External Documents section below for a more detailed description of the map provided by the dealer.

Dates: 1914

Richard B. Parker Papers

Identifier: GTM-150513
Scope and Contents The Richard B. Parker papers comprise the personal papers of a long-time American diplomat who was U.S. Ambassador to Algeria (1974-1977), Lebanon (1977-1978), and Morocco (1978-1979). This collection contains research materials generated by Parker concerning diplomatic activities of the United States with the Barbary states around 1800 and concerning American diplomacy in the modern Middle East and North Africa. The materials also document Parker's career as an American diplomat in the...
Dates: 1780 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2009

Georgiana G. Stevens Papers

Identifier: GTM-990112
Scope and Contents

Articles and reports written and collected by Georgiana G. Stevens, relating to mid- and late-twentieth-century water supply crisis in Middle Eastern countries, particularly Jordan.

Dates: 1964 - 1991