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Islamic antiquities of Sendang Duwur / by Uka Tjandrasasmita ; translated by Satyawati Suleiman

Author:
Tjandrasasmita, Uka  Search this
Physical description:
81 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Indonesia
Sendang Duwur
Sendang Duwur (Indonesia)
Date:
1984
1984, c1975
Topic:
Islamic art  Search this
Art  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
N7326.6.S46 T53 1984
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_588858

An archaeological and historical guide to the pre-Islamic antiquities of Tripolitania

Author:
Haynes, Denys Eyre Lankester  Search this
Physical description:
178 p. illus., plates, fold. maps. 18 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Ṭarābulus (Libya : Province)
Date:
1956
[1956]
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
DT221 .H42 1956
DT221.H42 1956
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_450427

The Pre-islamic antiquities at the Yemen National Museum / [a cura di] Paolo M. Costa

Author:
Costa, Paolo 1932-  Search this
Yemen National Museum  Search this
Subject:
Yemen National Museum  Search this
Physical description:
52 p., [16] leaves of plates (1 fold.) : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Catalogs
Place:
Yemen (Republic)
Date:
1978
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
DS247.Y43 P73
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_884846

Seherr-Thoss Photographs of Islamic Architecture

Creator:
Seherr-Thoss, Hans Christoph, Graf von, 1918-  Search this
Seherr-Thoss, Sonia P.  Search this
Extent:
4 linear feet (approximate: 1250 items)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Uzbekistan
Iran -- Antiquities
Turkey
Afghanistan
Date:
circa 1960-1968
Summary:
Photographs and negatives of Sonia P. and Hans C. Seherr-Thoss. Mounted and unmounted color slides, transparencies, black and white negatives, mounted prints, contact sheets, and a photograph, circa 1960-1968. The majority of images, taken by Hans C. Seherr-Thoss, appear in their publication, Design and Color in Islamic Architecture: Afghanistan, Iran, and Turkey, published by the, Smithsonian Institution Press, in 1968. Countries depicted are Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.
Scope and Contents of the Collection:
Photographs and negatives of Islamic monuments. Photos taken by Hans C. Seherr-Thoss and most appear in his and Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss' publication, Design and color in Islamic architecture: Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey.

The mounted slides have been placed in cold storage due to preservation concerns and the transparencies and mounted photos have not yet been processed.
Arrangement note:
This collection is arranged into three series by format: 1. Mounted slides, 2. Transparencies, and 3. Mounted photos. Only the mounted slides have been arranged and remain in their original order.
Biographical/Historical note:
Count Hans Seherr-Thoss was born in Dobrau, Germany in 1912 (New York Times, October 29, 1992.) He later became a United States citizen and served in the United States' Army during World War II. Sonia Phipps Farrell married Seherr-Thoss in Palm Beach, Florida, on March 3, 1948 (The Washington Post, March 2, 1948.) Both had children from previous marriages. Mrs. Seherr-Thoss graduated from Columbia University with majors in economics and sociology. She served as president of the Litchfield (Connecticut) Historical Society and the Oliver Wolcott Library. She received the Paul Harris Fellowship for community service and the Connecticut Association of Schools awarded her the Distinguished Friend of Education Award. In 1968, the Smithsonian Institution Press published, Design and Color in Islamic Architecture: Afganistan, Iran, Turkey. Written by Mrs. Seherr-Thoss, the photographs were taken by Mr. Seherr-Thoss during their travels to the concerned regions. Many of the photographs featured in that publication are included in this collection. Hans C. Seherr-Thoss died on October 28, 1992 and Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss currently resides in Litchfield, Connecticut.
Biography of Sonia P. and Hans C. Seherr-Thoss:
Count Hans Seherr-Thoss was born in Dobrau, Germany in 1912 (New York Times, October 29, 1992.) He later became a United States citizen and served in the United States' Army during World War II.

Sonia Phipps Farrell married Seherr-Thoss in Palm Beach, Florida, on March 3, 1948 (The Washington Post, March 2, 1948.) Both had children from previous marriages. Mrs. Seherr-Thoss graduated from Columbia University with majors in economics and sociology. She served as president of the Litchfield (Connecticut) Historical Society and the Oliver Wolcott Library. She received the Paul Harris Fellowship for community service and the Connecticut Association of Schools awarded her the Distinguished Friend of Education Award.

In 1968, the Smithsonian Institution Press published, Design and Color in Islamic Architecture: Afganistan, Iran, Turkey. Written by Mrs. Seherr-Thoss, the photographs were taken by Mr. Seherr-Thoss during their travels to the concerned regions. Many of the photographs featured in that publication are included in this collection.

Hans C. Seherr-Thoss died on October 28, 1992 and Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss currently resides in Litchfield, Connecticut.
Related Materials:
Other collections housed in the archives documenting Islamic monuments include: Ambassador Richard B. Parker Photographs of Islamic Monuments and the Lionel Bier Architectural Drawings.
Provenance:
This collection was donated by Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss, 2001
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.
Mounted slides are housed in cold storage but digital surrogates are available for reference purposes. Researchers wishing to view the original mounted slides must give a minimum of one week's notice.
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.
Topic:
Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Middle East  Search this
Islamic antiquities  Search this
Mosques  Search this
Islamic architecture  Search this
Minarets  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Transparencies
Photographic prints
Citation:
Hans C. and Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss Photographs of Islamic Architecture. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss, 2001.
Identifier:
FSA.A2001.15
See more items in:
Seherr-Thoss Photographs of Islamic Architecture
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a2001-15

Richard B. Parker Photographs

Creator:
Parker, Richard Bordeaux, 1923-  Search this
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:
Jordan
Syria
Algeria
Fès (Morocco)
Cairo (Egypt)
Morocco
Rabat-Salé (Morocco)
Marrakech (Morocco)
Meknès (Morocco)
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  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Negatives
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
See more items in:
Richard B. Parker Photographs
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a2002-06

Islamic monuments in Cairo, by Hassan Abd el Wahab

Author:
Hasan ʻAbd al-Wahhāb  Search this
Physical description:
[31] p. : illus. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Egypt
Cairo
Date:
1950
1959
195-?]
Topic:
Islamic antiquities  Search this
Call number:
DT145.H3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_321523

Colloque international d'archéologie islamique : IFAO, le Caire, 3-7 février 1993 / édité par Roland-Piere Gayraud

Author:
Colloque international d'archéologie islamique (1993 : Cairo, Egypt)  Search this
Gayraud, Roland-Piere  Search this
Institut français d'archéologie orientale du Caire  Search this
Physical description:
x, 460 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
Arab countries
Europe, Southern
Date:
1998
Topic:
Islamic antiquities  Search this
Call number:
DS36.75 .C65 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_848788

Antiquities, Pre-Columbian and Ethnographic works of art : including Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Islamic antiquities, a collection of ancient Roman, Near-Eastern and Islamic glass, African, Oceanic, Pre-Columbian and American Indian works

Author:
PB Eighty-Four  Search this
Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 22cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
1978
Topic:
Art, Ancient  Search this
Indian art  Search this
Islamic art  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Art, Primitive  Search this
Art auctions  Search this
Call number:
N8640.P33 A4 1978
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_820832

Archéologie islamique

Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1990
1990-
Topic:
Islamic antiquities  Search this
Islamic architecture  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_842335

The archaeology of Islam in sub-Saharan Africa / Timothy Insoll

Author:
Insoll, Timothy  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 470 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, Sub-Saharan
Date:
2003
Topic:
Islamic antiquities  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_712756

Islamic archaeology in Nubia : an introductory survey

Author:
Adams, William Yewdale 1927-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Sudan
Nubia
Date:
1987
Topic:
Islamic antiquities  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_500942

Islamic art and archaeology / by Richard Ettinghausen

Author:
Ettinghausen, Richard  Search this
Physical description:
18 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1951
Topic:
Islamic art  Search this
Islamic antiquities  Search this
Call number:
N6260 .E851 1951
N6260.E851 1951
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_321491

A practical guide to Islamic monuments in Cairo / by Richard B. Parker and Robin Sabin

Author:
Parker, Richard Bordeaux 1923-  Search this
Sabin, Robin  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 91 p., 16 leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Guidebooks
Place:
Egypt
Cairo
Date:
1974
Topic:
Islamic antiquities  Search this
Islamic architecture  Search this
Call number:
723.3 .P3
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_862884

L'archéologie islamique en Iraq : bilan et perspectives / Marie-Odile Rousset

Author:
Rousset, Marie-Odile  Search this
Institut français de Damas  Search this
Physical description:
250 p. : maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Iraq
Date:
1992
Topic:
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Islamic antiquities  Search this
Call number:
DS70 .R69
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_879620

Some Islamic sites in Libya : Tripoli, Ajabiyah and Ujlah

Physical description:
30 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Libya
Tripoli (Libya)
Date:
1976
Topic:
Islamic antiquities  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
NA4670 .S66
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_893009

Deux campagnes de fouilles à Sedrata (1951-1952)

Author:
Gautier-van Berchem, Marguerite  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Algeria
Sedrata
Sedrata (Algeria)
Date:
1953
Topic:
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Islamic antiquities  Search this
Call number:
DT331 .A4X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_898020

Fustat finds : beads, coins, medical instruments, textiles, and other artifacts from the Awad collection / edited by Jere L. Bacharach

Author:
Bacharach, Jere L. 1938-  Search this
Subject:
Awad, Henri Amin 1926-  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 235 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Egypt
Cairo
Fusṭāṭ (Cairo, Egypt)
Date:
2002
Topic:
Islamic antiquities  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
DT69.5 .F87 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_855696

La necropoli musulmana di Aswan / di Ugo Monneret du Villard

Author:
Monneret de Villard, Ugo  Search this
Matḥaf al-Fann al-Islāmī (Cairo, Egypt)  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 54 p. illus., XXIX pl. 35 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Egypt
Aswan
Aswān (Egypt)
Date:
1930
Topic:
Tombs  Search this
Islamic antiquities  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
NA6145 .M74 1930
NA6145.M74 1930
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_323967

The monumental architecture and archaeology of the central and southern Kenya coast / by Thomas H. Wilson

Author:
Wilson, Thomas H  Search this
National Museums of Kenya  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 168 leaves, [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Kenya
Coast Province
Coast Province (Kenya)
Date:
1980
Topic:
Islamic antiquities  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
DT434.C63W55 1980X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_382047

Islamic art and archaeology : collected papers / Richard Ettinghausen ; prepared and edited by Myriam Rosen-Ayalon ; with an introduction by Oleg Grabar

Author:
Ettinghausen, Richard  Search this
Rosen-Ayalon, Myriam  Search this
Physical description:
1320 p. : ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1984
C1984
Topic:
Islamic art  Search this
Islamic antiquities  Search this
Call number:
N6260 .E85 1984
709.53 .E88
N6260.E85 1984
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_228789

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