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Arabic-Language Press, article and notes

Collection Creator:
Naff, Alixa, 1919-2013  Search this
Container:
Box 214, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1971 - 1987
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Researchers must use microfilm copies. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audio-visual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow.

Viewing film portions of collection require special appointment; please inquire with a reference archivist. Do not use when original materials are available on reference video or audio tapes.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Faris and Yamna Naff Arab-American Collection Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Faris and Yamna Naff Arab American Collection
Faris and Yamna Naff Arab American Collection / Series 7: Alixa Naff Personal Paper
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep842eff7a8-1188-4c0d-afb0-86306ff485d0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0078-ref2895

[Arabic text: booklet cover]

Collector:
Naff, Alixa, 1919-2013  Search this
Collection Creator:
Naff, Alixa, 1919-2013  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper, 10.4" x 7.4")
Culture:
Arab Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Booklets
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Published by Sunset Film Corp, Geo. N. Goraweb Press of Brooklyn, New York.
Local Numbers:
AC0078-0000058 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Researchers must use microfilm copies. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audio-visual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow.

Viewing film portions of collection require special appointment; please inquire with a reference archivist. Do not use when original materials are available on reference video or audio tapes.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Arabic  Search this
Genre/Form:
Booklets
Collection Citation:
Faris and Yamna Naff Arab-American Collection Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Faris and Yamna Naff Arab American Collection
Faris and Yamna Naff Arab American Collection / Series 4: Publications
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8cd8a1e7e-aec0-4a31-8158-93f1d2260711
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0078-ref4409

Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
393 Items (Squeezes, various dimensions)
Type:
Archival materials
Paper squeezes
Place:
Asia
Iraq
Iran
Iṣfahān (Iran)
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Paikuli (Iraq)
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Persepolis (Iran)
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Date:
1911-1934
undated
Scope and Contents:
The references to N- and SK-refer to Notebooks and Sketchbooks in the Collection. The squeezes are divided into Arabic script, Middle Persian and Cuneiform. The number of the squeeze comes first, followed by the negative number, when a photographic negative exists.
- Additional information related to paper squeezes in Arabic language reads, "100 paper squeezes taken at the following archaeological sites: Bistam (Iran), Congregational Mosque, 1 Inscription in Floral Kufic Script, 5 items. Isfahan (Iran), Tomb in Imamzada Ismail Mausoleum and Tomb in Masjid-i ʿAli, 4 inscriptions, in Kufic and Naskhi Script, 4 items. Kale i Khosrawi (Iran), unidentified building, 1 Inscription in Kufic Script, 1 item. Pasargadae (Iran), Mausoleum of Cyrus the Great, Mashhad-i-Madar-i-Suleiman, 9 inscriptions, 20 items. Pasargadae (Iran), Gate R (Palace with the Relief), 1 inscription, 1 item. Persepolis (Iran), Tachara, 5 Inscriptions, in Kufic and Naskhi Script, 6 items. Rayy (Iran), Tughril Mausoleum, 1 Inscription, 1 item. al-Dūr (Iraq), Mausoleum Imām al-Dūr, 1 inscription, 1 item. Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq), Balkuwārā Palace, 1 sgraffito, 1 item. Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq), unidentified building, 1 inscription, 4 items. Shiraz (Iran), Khatun Mausoleum, 2 inscriptions, in Naskhi Script, 2 items. Shiraz (Iran), Shāh Dāʿi, 3 inscriptions, 3 items. Sunghur (Iran), unidentified gravestone, 2 inscriptions, in Kufic Script, 4 items. Taq-i Bustan (Iran), Sassanid Rock Reliefs, 3 inscriptions, 4 items. Tus (Iran), Haruniya Mausoleum, 4 inscriptions, 10 items. Miscellaneous objects, 33 items related to unidentified Arabic inscriptions on diverse objects and 1 item related to unidentified Cuneiform inscription."
- Additional information related to paper squeezes in Cuneiform writing reads, "129 paper squeezes taken at the following archaeological sites: Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran), Tomb of Darius I, 3 inscriptions, DNb: Old Persian Version, 30 items; Akkadian Version, 30 items; Elamite Version, 9 items. Persepolis (Iran), Southern Terrace Wall, 4 "Foundation Inscriptions," DPd: Old Persian Version, 5 items, DPe: Old Persian Version, 7 items, DPf: Elamite Version, 7 items, DPg: Akkadian Version, 8 items. Persepolis (Iran), Apadana, 1 Inscription, XPba, Old Persian Version, 7 items. Persepolis (Iran), Tachara, 4 Inscriptions, XPca: Old Persian, Akkadian, and Elamite Version, 3 items; XPcb: Old Persian, Akkadian, and Elamite Version, 5 items; A3Pb: Old Persian Version, 3 items; DPa?: Elamite Version, 1 item. Persepolis (Iran), Hadish, 1 Inscription, XPd(west): Old Persian Version, 1 item. Persepolis (Iran), Palace H, 1 Inscription, A3Pc: Old Persian Version, 4 items. Persepolis (Iran), unidentified, 1 Inscription, XPb? or XPd?: Akkadian Version, 2 items. Sarpul (Iran), Rock Relief depicting Triumph of Annubanini, 1 inscription, Akkadian version, 1 item. Bonze tablets, 'Abdadana Tablet', 3 items; unidentified tablet, 2 items."
- Additional information related to paper squeezes from the Sassanian Inscription of Paikuli (Iraq) reads, "164 paper squeezes taken at the following archaeological sites: Paikuli (Iraq), 1 inscription, Middle-Persian version, 98 items. Paikuli (Iraq), 1 inscription, Parthian version, 63 items. . Paikuli (Iraq), Unidentified inscription, Unidentified version, 2 items. Persepolis (Iran), Tachara, 1 inscription, Middle-Persian version, 1 item."
Arrangement:
Papers squeezes are organized into three subdivisions: FSA A.6 06.A, 100 items, inscriptions in Arabic language. FSA A.6 06.C, 129 items, inscriptions in Cuneiform writing. FSA A.6 06.M, 164 items, Middle-Persian and Parthian inscriptions.
Biographical / Historical:
"Ernst Emil Herzfeld (1879-1948) was an orientalist whose many talents led him to explore all phases of Near Eastern culture, from the prehistoric period to Islamic times and from linguistics and religion to art and architecture." [Margaret Cool Root, 1976: "The Herzfeld Archive of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Metropolitan Museum Journal, Vol. 11, pp. 119-124."]
Local Numbers:
FSA A.06 6
General:
- For the Arabic inscriptions, titles are provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Ernst Herzfeld's publication, "Iran in the Ancient East. Archaeological Studies Presented in the Lowell Lectures at Boston. London: Oxford University Press, 1941," and Joseph Upton's Finding Aid.
- For the Cuneiform inscriptions, titles are provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on the publication, "Corpus Inscriptionum Iranicarum; Part I, Inscriptions of Ancient Iran; Vol. I, The Old Persian Inscriptions; Portfolio I: Plates i-xlviii. Old Persian Inscriptions of the Persepolis platform. Edited by A. Shapur Shahbazi. Published by Lund Humphries, London, 1985;" and Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Finding Aid.
- For the Middle-Persian and Parthian inscriptions, titles are provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Ernst Herzfeld's publication, "Paikuli: Monument and Inscription of the Early History of the Sasanian Empire; Berlin: D. Reimer, 1924;" Helmut Humbach and Prods O. Skjærvø's publication, "The Sassanian Inscription of Paikuli; Supplement to Herzfeld's Paikuli. Wiesbaden: Reichert, 1980;" and Joseph Upton's Finding Aid.
Series title in Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "Series VI: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions."
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
For the Arabic inscriptions, Paper squeezes related primarly to several archaeological campaigns carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in the Middle East, from 1908 to 1934.
For the Cuneiform inscriptions, Paper squeezes related primarly to a trial excavation at Persepolis and several nearby sites carried out by Ernst Herzfeld from December 1923 through March 1924 as well as an excavation campaign carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in Persepolis under the auspice of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, from 1931 to 1934.
For the Middle-Persian and Parthian inscriptions, Paper squeezes related primarly to three expeditions to Paikuli (Iraq), in 1911, 1913, and 1923, as well as an excavation campaign carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in Persepolis and several nearby sites, from December 1923 through March 1924.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions, Elamite  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Inscriptions, Arabic  Search this
Inscriptions, Pahlavi  Search this
Inscriptions, Parthian  Search this
Middle Persian language  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Genre/Form:
Paper Squeezes
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Series 6
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc33c72b3d9-f22e-4617-9fec-2e0245574d41
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref9924

Faris and Yamna Naff Arab American Collection

Creator:
Naff, Alixa, 1919-2013  Search this
Names:
American Arab Anti-discrimination Committee  Search this
Arab American Institute  Search this
National Association of Arab Americans  Search this
Syrian Protestant Church  Search this
Naff, Faris  Search this
Naff, Yamna  Search this
Former owner:
Archdioceses of Antiochan Orthodox, Melkites, and Maronites  Search this
Southern Federation of Lebanese Clubs  Search this
Spring Valley (Ill.) Syrian Orthodox Church  Search this
Extent:
120 Cubic feet (295 boxes )
2,000 Photographs
450 Cassette tapes
Culture:
Arab Americans  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Cassette tapes
Advertisements
Automobile industry workers
Audiotapes
Books
Correspondence
Diaries
Journals (accounts)
Newspaper clippings
Oral history
Scrapbooks
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Cedar Rapids (Iowa)
Dearborn (Mich.)
Detroit (Mich.)
Fort Wayne (Ind.)
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Spring Valley (Ill.)
Date:
1862-2004, undated
Summary:
The collection is the result of research conducted by Dr. Alixa Naff (1920-2013) relating to the study of the early Arab immigrant experience in the United States from about 1880-World War II. The study began with oral history interviews in 1962 and became a major project in 1980 with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. It documents the assimilation of Arabic speaking immigrants in the United States.
Scope and Contents:
The collection documents the immigration and assimilation of mostly Christian Syrian-Lebanese who came to America at the turn of the twentieth century. The immigrants were predominately-small land-owning peasants and artisans from the village of Syria and Lebanon. According to Alixa Naff, immigrants knew exactly where they were going to live and what they were going to do once they immigrated to America. They mostly chose to live in cities where earlier immigrants had already created communities. The majority of the immigrants became peddlers. Peddlers carried packs containing scissors, razors, pins, buttons, ribbons, threads, needles, combs, mirrors, soap, voile and muslin, lace and crotchet crafts, perfume, scarves, picture frames, oriental rugs, fine linens, leather goods, pictures of saints, religious notions from the holy land, confections and cakes. Peddling offered the immigrants a source of income and a way to learn the English language, American customs and lifestyles. It often led to ownership of a small dry goods store. More successful businesspersons then went on to own a department store or a chain of stores. For those Syrian/Lebanese who chose not to pursue peddling as a source of income other occupations included farming, work in New England textile mills, Midwestern factories, Pittsburgh and Birmingham steel mills and Detroit's automobile assembly lines.

It was in these Syrian communities created by Arab immigrants that Dr. Naff sought interviews, photographs and personal papers. For Alixa Naff this pioneering generation of people offered a wealth of information on the immigrant experience and the critical role that peddling played. Naff conducted interviews in urban and small town communities with an emphasis on Midwestern states. Her informants included first and second generation Christians, Druze and Muslims. Locations of interviews included Detroit, Michigan because it was an industrial city with a large and stable Syrian population of all faiths. Cedar Rapids, Iowa was smaller, a railroad depot at the turn of the century and home to the earliest Muslim groups. Peoria, Illinois was also a small, railroad depot at the turn of the century and it consisted predominately of the Maronite Sect originally from one village in Mount Lebanon. Spring Valley, Illinois was a small mining town with a Christian community and the remnant of a once flourishing peddling settlement. Their Eastern Rite Syrian Orthodox Church was the only one in Illinois until 1961 and served smaller Syrian groups.

Oral history interviews deal with the sociological factors of the assimilation process. Most tapes have been fully transcribed or abstracted. Information from the interviews are supported with published articles; demographic statistics; articles from the Arab-American press, books, journals and dissertations published in the United States or in Arab countries. Personal papers collected from individuals and families provide evidence of the experiences discussed in the interviews and add a personal touch to the reference materials. While there are a number of original items included among the personal papers, there is a substantial amount of duplicate materials. Naff would often collect the originals make copies and then return the originals to the donors.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into the eight series created by Alixa Naff.

Series 1, Personal Papers, 1891-2002, undated

Series 2, Photographs, 1890-1996, undated

Series 3, Oral interviews, Abstracts, Transcripts and Supporting Materials, 1962-1995, undated

Series 4, Publications, 1862-2000, undated

Series 5, Subject Files, 1888-2000

Series 6, Project Files, 1977-1995

Series 7, Alixa Naff Personal Papers, 1943-1996, undated

Series 8, Audio Visual Materials, 1908-1994, undated
Biographical / Historical:
The Faris and Yamna Naff Collection is the result of the dedication and research efforts of Dr. Alixa Naff, the daughter of Syrian-Lebanese immigrants. She has spent most of her life documenting the early American experience of the generation of Arabs, mostly Christian, from Syria/Lebanon who came to this country around the turn of the century.

After an administrative career in private industry, Alixa Naff enrolled at the University of California to obtain her B.A. degree. During her senior year, she was required to write a paper for an American history seminar. The topic for the seminar was immigration. Alixa Naff chose Arabs in America as her subject. According to Naff, there was a lack of reference materials relating to her topic. Therefore, she relied mostly on conversations with her parents' friends. Impressed by her work, Alixa Naff's professor offered her a grant to collect Arab folklore.

Alixa Naff conducted her research during the summer of 1962. She interviewed eighty-seven people in sixteen communities across the United States and eastern Canada. All of her informants were at least sixty years old at the time of the interviews and represented the last surviving members of her parents' pioneer immigrant generation. After completing her fieldwork, Naff went on to earn her master's and Ph.D. degrees. She taught on the college level at California State University and the University of Colorado. In 1977, she left teaching citing anti-Arab feelings as the reason for her shift in career paths. Her desire to counter the anti-Arab stereotyping with accurate sources of information created yet another opportunity for her to pursue more research about Arab Americans.

Later in 1977, Alixa Naff served as a consultant on a documentary film relating to Arabs in America. She again realized existed on the subject of the Arab immigrant experience in America. Moreover, much of what she found conflicted with what pioneer informants had told her. Naff was also painfully aware that family members of decreased Arab immigrants often discarded the early artifacts, personal papers, photographs and books brought to America. Shortly after, she began working on a study on the history of Arab immigrants. In 1979, Alixa Naff met Gino Baroni, then undersecretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development and founder of the National Center for Urban Ethnic Affairs. His center helped her secure funding for her research from the National Endowment for the Humanities and provided an office for her to work. The result of this work was a book entitled Becoming American: The Early Arab Immigrant Experience published in 1985. Richard Ahlborn, then curator of the Smithsonian's Community Life Division (now its Department of Cultural Affairs), convinced Naff to donate the collection to the Smithsonian in honor of her parents, Faris and Yamna Naff, and their generation of Arabs who immigrated to America.

Alixa Naff died on June 1, 2013 at the age of 93.
Related Materials:
Materials at the National Museum of American History

The Division of Home and Community Life (now Division of Cultural and Community Life)holds artifacts related to this collection including. See Accession #: 2007.3245.

Materials at the Smithsonian Institution

Photo Lot 2011-02, Alixa Naff photographs of Europe, the Middle East and the Mediterranean and audio tapes on Mediterranean folklore, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Provenance:
The collection is the result of research conducted by Dr. Alixa Naff relating to the study of the early Arab immigrant experience in the United States from about 1880-World War II. The study began with oral history interviews in 1962 and became a major project in 1980 with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Researchers must use microfilm copies. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audio-visual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow.

Viewing film portions of collection require special appointment; please inquire with a reference archivist. Do not use when original materials are available on reference video or audio tapes.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Associations, institutions -- voluntarism  Search this
Businessmen -- Arab Americans  Search this
Emigration and immigration  Search this
Emigration and immigration -- Arab Americans  Search this
Ethnic groups -- cultural history  Search this
Immigration and emigration -- Arab Americans  Search this
Naturalization -- Arab Americans -- United States  Search this
Peddlers  Search this
Press -- Arabic language  Search this
Transcripts  Search this
voluntarism -- associations, institutions, etc  Search this
Genre/Form:
Advertisements
Automobile industry workers
Audiotapes
Books
Correspondence -- 19th-20th century
Diaries
Journals (accounts)
Newspaper clippings
Oral history -- Arab Americans
Photographs -- 20th century
Photographs -- 1850-1900
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Faris and Yamna Naff Arab-American Collection Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0078
See more items in:
Faris and Yamna Naff Arab American Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a88907b6-52b1-4275-beca-efb48f9cff4a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0078
Online Media:

Iṭlālah wa-fakhāmah : rawā'iʻ ʻUthmānīyah min Matāḥif al-Fanūn al-Taṭbīqīyah fī Būdābist / al-'ishrāf al-ʻām, Ulrīke al-Khamīs ; 'iʻdād al-nuṣūṣ, Emese Pásztor ; al-taṣwīr, Gellért Áment, Ágnes Kolozs, Attila Mudrák, Ánes Soltész-Haranghy ; tarjamah min al-Injilīzīyah 'ilá al-ʻArabīyah, Mamdūḥ Khuḍīr ; taḥrīr wa-tadqīq lughwī, ʻAbd al-Muṭalib al-Ṣaʻab ; tarjamah min al-majrīyah 'ilá al-Injilīzīyah, Alan Campbell ; maḥrar al-naskhah al-Injilīzīyah, Klára Szegzárdy-Csebgery ; taṣmīm al-kitālūj qaṣī, Muḥammad Kāmil Fāḍil ; al-ṭabʻ, Maṭbaʻah Rūyāl Dh. M. M. = Spectacle and splendour : Ottoman masterpieces from the Museum of Applied Arts in Budapest / editorial direction, Ulrike al-Khamis ; texts, Emese Pásztor ; photography, Gellért Áment, Ágnes Kolozs, Attila Mudrák, Ágnes Soltész-Haranghy ; catalogue translation (English-Arabic), Mamdouh Khodir ; Arabic editing, Abdulmotaleb al-Saab ; translation of research texts (Hungarian-English), Alan Campbell ; English copy editor, Klára Szegzárdy-Csengery ; catalogue design, Kusai Mohamed Kamel Fadel ; printing, Royal Printing Press

Title:
إطلالة وفخامة : روائع عثمانية من متحف الفنون التطبيقية في بودابست / الإشراف، الريكا الخميس ؛ إداد النصوص، Emese Pásztor ؛ التصوير، Gellért Áment, Ágnes Kolozs, Attila Mudrák, Agnes Soltész-Haranghy ؛ ترجمة من الإنجليزية إلى العربية، ممدوح خضير ؛ تحرير النسخة و تدقيق لغوي، عبد المطلب الصعب ؛ ترجمة من المجرية إلى الإنجليزية، Aِlan Campbell ؛ محرر النسخة لإنجليزية، Klára Szegzárdy-Csengery ؛ تصميم الكتالوج، قصي محمد امل فاضل ؛ الطبع، مطبعة رويال ذ.م.م
Spectacle and splendour : Ottoman masterpieces from the Museum of Applied Arts in Budapest
Author:
Pásztor, Emese  Search this
Editor:
Al-Khamis, Ulrike  Search this
al-Ṣaʻab, ʻAbd al-Muṭalib  Search this
Szegzárdy-Csengery, Klára  Search this
Photography:
Árment, Gellért  Search this
Kolozs, Ágnes  Search this
Mudrák, Attila  Search this
Soltész-Haranghy, Ágnes  Search this
Translator:
Khudīr, Mamdūḥ  Search this
Campbell, Alan  Search this
Contributor:
Fāḍil, Quṣay Muḥammad Kāmil  Search this
Royal Printing Press  Search this
Issuing body:
Iparművészeti Múzeum (Hungary)  Search this
Idārat Matāḥif al-Shāriqah  Search this
Subject:
Iparművészeti Múzeum (Hungary)  Search this
Physical description:
73, 73, 4 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2000
2010
Topic:
Art, Ottoman  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1115668

L'Égypte des pharaons et le timbre-poste / par Fernand Bisson de la Roque ; préface de Sami Gabra ; gravure au burin de J. Piel

Author:
Bisson de la Roque, F (Fernand)  Search this
Writer of preface:
Gabra, Sami 1892-1979  Search this
Illustrator:
Piel, J (Jules) 1882-1978  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color) ; 33 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Egypt
Date:
1950
To 640 A.D
Topic:
Antiquities on postage stamps  Search this
Postage stamps  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1033996

Rhadopis of Nubia : a novel of ancient Egypt / Naguib Mahfouz ; translated from the Arabic by Anthony Calderbank

Author:
Maḥfūẓ, Najīb 1911-2006  Search this
Calderbank, Anthony  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 228 p. : map ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Fiction
Place:
Egypt
Date:
2005
To 332 B.C
Topic:
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_825205

Khufu's wisdom : a novel of ancient Egypt / Naguib Mahfouz ; translated from the Arabic by Raymond Stock

Author:
Maḥfūẓ, Najīb 1911-2006  Search this
Stock, Raymond T  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 220 p. : map ; 21 cm
Type:
Fiction
Place:
Egypt
Date:
2005
2003
To 332 B.C
Topic:
Pharaohs  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
PJ7846.A46 A6313 2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_825665

Kalilah and Dimnah : or, The Fables of Bidpai: being an account of their literary history / with an English translation of the later Syriac version of the same, and notes, by I. G. N. Keith-Falconer

Author:
Keith-Falconer, I. G. N (Ion Grant Neville) 1856-1887  Search this
Physical description:
xxxv, [1] p., 1., 320 p. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1885
Call number:
892.7 .B41
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_860255

Gardens of the righteous : Riyadh as-salihin of Imam Nawawi / translated from the Arabic by Muhammad Zafrulla Khan ; with a foreword by C.E. Bosworth

Author:
Nawawī 1233-1277  Search this
Khan, Muhammad Zafrulla Sir 1893-  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 332 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Texts
Date:
1996
1975
Topic:
Hadith  Search this
Call number:
BP135.A2 N36313
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_893874

Wedding song / Naguib Mahfouz ; translated from Arabic by Olive E. Kenny ; edited and revised by Mursi Saad El Din and John Rodenbeck ; introduction by Mursi Saad El Din

Author:
Maḥfūẓ, Najīb 1911-2006  Search this
Kenny, Olive E  Search this
Saad El Din, Mursi  Search this
Rodenbeck, John  Search this
Physical description:
174 p. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1989
1984
1989, c1984
Call number:
PJ7846.A46 A214 1989
PJ7846.A46A214 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_400665

Flora of Egypt / by Vivi Täckholm & Mohammed Drar

Author:
Täckholm, Vivi 1898-1978  Search this
Drar, Mohammed  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Egypt
Date:
1941
1941-
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Call number:
QK403 .T11
QK403.T11
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_313392

Description de l'Afrique septentrionale / par el-Bekri ; traduite par Mac Guckin de Slane

Author:
Bakrī, Abū ʻUbayd ʻAbd Allāh ibn ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz 1040-1094  Search this
Slane, William MacGuckin baron de 1801-1878  Search this
Physical description:
405, [3] p. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, North
Date:
1913
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT188 .B3 F1913
DT188.B3 F1913
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_318581

Islamicate celestial globes : their history, construction, and use / Emilie Savage-Smith ; with a chapter on iconography by Andrea P.A. Belloli

Author:
Savage-Smith, Emilie  Search this
Belloli, Andrea P. A  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Press  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 354 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
India
Date:
1985
1985, c1984
Topic:
Astronomy, Arab  Search this
Celestial globes--History  Search this
Call number:
E171 .S664 no.46
522.7 .S29
QB66.S28 1985X
E171.S664 no. 46
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_282857

The churches and monasteries of Egypt and some neighbouring countries / attributed to Abû Sâlih, the Armenian ; translated from the original Arabic by B.T.A. Evetts, with added notes by Alfred J. Butler

Author:
Abū Ṣāliḥ al-Armanī active 12th century-13th century  Search this
Maqrīzī, Aḥmad ibn ʻAlī 1364-1442 Account of the monasteries and churches of the Christians of Egypt  Search this
Evetts, B. T. A (Basil Thomas Alfred) 1858-  Search this
Butler, Alfred J. (Alfred Joshua) 1850-1936  Search this
Subject:
Coptic Church History  Search this
Physical description:
xxv, 382 pages ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Egypt
Date:
2007
1895
[2007]
640-1882
Topic:
Church buildings  Search this
Monasteries  Search this
History  Search this
Church history  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1029666

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