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These records include correspondence, memoranda, and other information about the activities of the Office, which establishes cooperative research programs with institutions
of higher learning in other countries and fosters programs for the international exchange of persons in those fields of science and humanities related to the Smithsonian's
interests. Especially well documented are activities relating to preservation of the temples of Abu Simbel in Egypt, threatened in 1964 by waters of the Aswan Dam, and the
establishment in 1968 of the Indian Ocean island of Aldabra as an international conservation area.