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Volubilis and Fes, Morocco

Collection Creator:
Moynihan, Elizabeth, Ms.
Container:
Box 12, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce and publish an item from the Archives is coordinated through the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's Rights and Reproductions department. Please contact the Archives in order to initiate this process.
Collection Citation:
The Elizabeth Moynihan Collection. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Elizabeth Moynihan, 2013.
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Elizabeth Moynihan Collection
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a2013-06-ref118

Fès (Morocco)

Author:
Hollister, Pam
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI
Type:
Articles
Place:
Fès (Morocco)
Date:
1996
Notes:
International dictionary of historic places, vol. 4 is titled Middle East and Africa.
Call number:
CC135 .I585 1995X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_520587

Vase

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Donor Name:
George Maw
Collector:
George Maw
Object Type:
Bottle
Place:
Fès, Morocco, Africa
Accession Date:
1881-Mar-15
Collection Date:
1871
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
From African Voices exhibit: "Islamic ceramic designs reflect the religious dictum that artists should not mimic Allah's role as the Creator by representing people or animals."
Record Last Modified:
30 Dec 2014
Topic:
Ethnology
Accession Number:
008294
USNM Number:
E45711-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8464797
Additional Online Media:

Continuity and change : handwoven textiles in Fes, Morocco

Title: Handwoven textiles in Fes, Morocco
Author:
Davis, Susan Schaefer
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI
Physical description:
p. 21-27 : ill. (some col.)
Type:
Books
Place:
Morocco
Fès
Date:
1991
Notes:
Published in Oriental rug review (Philadelphia) 11 (4) April-May 1991, pages 21-27.
Topic:
Jlaleb
Weaving
Weavers
Looms
Clothing and dress
Call number:
VF-- Textiles--North Africa
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_757433

Calendula stellata Cav.

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Biogeographical Region:
20 - Northern Africa
Collector:
Robert M. King
Robert M. Garvey
Place:
About 5 km E of Khemisset on the road from Rabat to Fes, Morocco, Africa
Collection Date:
11 Mar 1996
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
11 Apr 2017
Common name:
marigold
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Celastrales Aquifoliaceae
Published Name:
Calendula stellata Cav.
Barcode:
01848042
USNM Number:
3399725
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Flowering plants and ferns
Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13047134

Neoplius graveolens (Forssk.) Wiklund

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Min. Elevation:
400
Biogeographical Region:
20 - Northern Africa
Collector:
Wolfgang Lippert
Place:
Prov. de Fes. 2 km SE Moulay-Yakoub (W von Fes), Morocco, Africa
Collection Date:
30 Apr 1987
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
4 Aug 2017
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Asterales Asteraceae
Published Name:
Neoplius graveolens (Forssk.) Wiklund
Barcode:
01745035
USNM Number:
3431366
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Flowering plants and ferns
Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12790650

Centaurea pullata L.

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Biogeographical Region:
20 - Northern Africa
Collector:
Robert M. King
Robert M. Garvey
Place:
About 5 km E of Khemisset on the road from Rabat to Fes, Morocco, Africa
Collection Date:
11 Mar 1996
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
4 Aug 2017
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Asterales Asteraceae
Published Name:
Centaurea pullata L.
Barcode:
02162468
USNM Number:
3399729
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Flowering plants and ferns
Botany
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13045820

Under the Moroccan sky. Volume III [sound recording] : Fes Festival of World Sacred Music, Fes, Morocco

Title: Fes Festival of World Sacred Music, Fes, Morocco
Subject:
Fes Festival of World Sacred Music
Physical description:
1 sound disc (71:44) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Sound recordings
Date:
2001
P2001
Contents:
West African Sufi songs / Musa Dieng Kala (Senegal) -- Sufi music and songs of Morocco / Ibn 'Arabi Ensemble (Morocco) -- El Hachemi / Houria Aïchi (Algeria) -- Sacred music and songs of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance / Dufay Collective (England) -- La Novia / Takameli (France/Gypsy) -- Siniya / Nass El Ghiwane (Morocco) -- Devotional songs from southern India / Aruna Sairam (India) -- Sacred and classical music and song from Iran / Avay-E-Doust (Iran) -- Traditional Maddah music from Upper Egypt / Sheikh Yacine al Tuhamy (Egypt)
Topic:
Sacred vocal music
Islamic music
Sufi music
World music
Sacred songs
Call number:
disc 000624
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_896956

La mosquée des Andalous à Fès / par Henri Terrasse. Avec une étude d'épigraphie historique de G. S. Colin. Plans et relevés de Pierre Souchon

Author:
Terrasse, Henri 1895-1971
Colin, G. S (Georges Séraphin) b. 1893
Subject:
Fès (Morocco) Jāmiʻ al-Andalus
Physical description:
54 p. 4 fold. pl. (incl. plans) 27 cm. and atlas (4 p. ℓ., xcvi pl.) 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1942
[1942]
Notes:
Issued in portfolio.
Call number:
726.2 .T4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_863634

La Mosquée al-Qaraouiyin à Fès, avec une étude de Gaston Deverdun sur les inscriptions historiques de la mosquée

Author:
Terrasse, Henri 1895-1971
Deverdun, Gaston
Subject:
Jāmiʻ al-Qarawīyīn (Fés, Morocco)
Physical description:
92 p. plates. 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1968
Notes:
Illustrated cover.
Call number:
NA6089.F45T4X 1968
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_301820

Richard B. Parker Photographs

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Creator:
Parker, Richard Bordeaux, 1923-
Extent:
1.75 linear feet (200 Prints: black & white; 2 contact sheets: black & white; 481 Negatives (photographic): black & white)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Algeria
Cairo (Egypt)
Fès (Morocco)
Jordan
Marrakech (Morocco)
Meknès (Morocco)
Morocco
Rabat-Salé (Morocco)
Syria
Date:
1965-1979
Summary:
A collection of black and white prints and negatives of Islamic monuments taken by former ambassador Richard B. Parker. The collection includes 200 prints and 481 negatives. The images document Islamic architecture throughout Algeria, Cairo, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Morocco, and Spain.
Scope and Contents of the Collection:
The Amb. Richard B. Parker Photographs contains 200 black and white prints, 481 black and white negatives, and two black and white contact sheets of Islamic monuments in Algeria, Cairo, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Morocco, and Spain. The Morocco series in the largest in the collection covering four cities. Photographs from Cairo span the years 1965-1968. All other photographs span the years 1970-1979. Originally, the negatives and prints were housed together. Although the negatives are now housed separately from the prints, they are grouped in the original order. All prints are in original order. Most of the photographs have been annotated and/or dated by the creator.
Arrangement note:
The collection is arranged into six series: Series 1: Algeria,1972-1974; Series 2:Cairo, 1965-1968; Series 3:Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan,1977-1978; Series 4:Morocco, 1970-1979; Series 5:Spain, 1970-1972; and Series 6: Miscellaneous.
Biography of Ambassador Richard B. Parker:
Richard Bordeaux Parker was born on July 3, 1923, in the Philippines where his father was stationed in the United States Army. He earned a Bachelors of Science in General Science and a Masters of Science in Citizenship Education from Kansas State University. After serving as an infantry soldier during World War II, Parker joined the U.S. Foreign Service in 1949. His first tour was spent in Sydney, Australia. He then focused his career on the Middle East, holding a number of posts in Israel, Jordan, and Egypt. In addition, Parker served as ambassador to Algeria (1974-1977), Lebanon (1977), and Morocco (1978-1979.)

Fluent in Arabic, he has written/edited seven books to date on subjects concerning the Middle East. He retired from the U.S. Foreign Service in 1981 and became the editor of, The Middle East Journal, from 1981 through 1987. In addition to his diplomatic career, Parker taught at the University of Virginia, Johns Hopkins University, and Lawrence University. He served as the first president of the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training from 1986-1989. He is also a member of several organizations including the Advisory Council on Near East Studies at Princeton University, the American Academy of Diplomacy, the Cosmos Club, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Middle East Institute. In June, 2004, he received the American Foreign Service Association's lifetime Contributions to American Diplomacy award. Richard B. Parker is married with four children and lives in Washington, D.C.
Related Materials:
Other collections housed in the archives documenting Islamic monuments include: Antoin Sevruguin Photographs, the Seherr-Thoss Photographs, and the Lionel Bier Architectural Drawings.
Provenance:
Ambassador Richard B. Parker donated this entire collection in 2002.
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu.
Rights:
The archives is open by appointment only, Tuesdays through Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Archives is closed on all federal holidays.
Topic:
Islamic antiquities
Genre/Form:
Negatives
Photographic prints
Citation:
Amb. Richard B. Parker Photographs, 1965-1979. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution. Washington, D.C. Gift of Ambassador Richard B. Parker, 2002
Identifier:
FSA.A2002.06
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Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a2002-06

Les cordonniers de Fès

Author:
Guyot, R
Le Toruneau, R
Paye, L
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI
Type:
Articles
Place:
Morocco
Fès
Fès (Morocco)
Date:
1936
Topic:
Shoemakers
Leather slippers
Leatherwork
Commerce
Call number:
DT181 .H585
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_524441

Fez : toward the rehabilitation of a great city

Author:
Bianca, Stefano
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI
Type:
Articles
Place:
Morocco
Fès
Fès (Morocco)
Date:
1980
Topic:
Urban renewal
City planning
Historic preservation
Master plans
Call number:
NA109.T9 C65 1980X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_513944

Les hyper-lieux du patrimoine mondial / par David Berliner et Manon Istasse

Author:
Berliner, David
Istasse, Manon
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI
Type:
Articles
Place:
Morocco
Fès
Fès (Morocco)
Date:
2013
Notes:
Illustrations (some color).
Topic:
World Heritage areas
Tourism
Old towns
Call number:
GN1 .G7X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1022875

Fès : cité de l'art et du savoir / Mohamed Sijelmassi

Author:
Sijelmassi, Mohamed
Physical description:
286 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 29 x 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Morocco
Fès
Fès (Morocco)
Date:
1991
C1991
Topic:
Art, Moroccan
Islamic art
Social life and customs
Call number:
N7390.2.F48S56 1991X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_450143

Medina of Fez : crafting a future for the past / Geneviève Darles and Nicolas Lagrange

Author:
Darles, Geneviève
La Grange M. de
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI
Type:
Articles
Place:
Morocco
Fès
Fès (Morocco)
Date:
1996
Topic:
Old towns
Medina
Historic preservation
Call number:
AS4.U8 A14X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_508049

Fez : the ideal and the reality of the Islamic city

Author:
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI
Type:
Articles
Place:
Morocco
Fès
Fès (Morocco)
Date:
1980
Topic:
City planning
Master plans
Historical geography
Call number:
NA380 .A77 1980X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_506533

Vulpes vulpes barbara

Microhabitat Description:
Mountainous farmland
Collector:
R. E. Vaden
Preparation:
Skin
Skull
Sex:
Male
Place:
Taounate, 15 Km WSW, Fes, Morocco, Africa
Collection Date:
11 May 1970
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Carnivora Canidae
Published Name:
Vulpes vulpes barbara
Accession Number:
285605
Other Numbers:
Mammals Field Number : 6044
USNM Number:
476048
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Mammals
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7355111

Pipistrellus kuhlii

Collector:
L. W. Robbins
Preparation:
Fluid
Sex:
Female
Place:
Missour, 15 Km SW, Fes, Morocco, Africa
Collection Date:
1 Jul 1970
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
22 Aug 2014
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Chiroptera Vespertilionidae Vespertilioninae
Published Name:
Pipistrellus kuhlii
Accession Number:
285605
Other Numbers:
Mammals Field Number : LWR 3881
USNM Number:
520474
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Mammals
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7391947

Atelerix algirus

Microhabitat Description:
Desert
Collector:
L. W. Robbins
Preparation:
Skin
Skull
Sex:
Female
Place:
Missour, Fes, Morocco, Africa
Collection Date:
29 Jun 1970
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Erinaceomorpha Erinaceidae Erinaceinae
Published Name:
Atelerix algirus
Accession Number:
285605
Other Numbers:
Mammals Field Number : 3866
USNM Number:
476050
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Mammals
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7355113

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