Notes, drawings and site plans recorded during travel in Jordan and Israel, possibly in 1980. Also contains a pressed flower.
Elizabeth Moynihan Collection, Series 5: Notebooks, Notebook 5: Trip to Jordan and israel
6 notebooks housed across collection. See finging aid for locations.
Biographical / Historical:
Ms. Moynihan is an architectural historian and travel throughout India for several years. She was married to Senator Daniel Moynihan for 48 years. She served on the Indo-U.S. Sub-Commission on Education and Culture for many years. While living in India, Ms. Moynihan authored a survey of surviving Moghul gardens, which was published in 1979 as "Paradise as a Garden in Persia and Moghul India." She also did research on Babur, the founder of the Moghul dynasty. In the process, she located and documented four previously unknown 16th century gardens built by Babur.
FSA A2013.06 05.5
Collection is open for research.
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