United Arab Emirates 2011 Parliamentary Election ephemera (Collection LSC 1996)

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Title: United Arab Emirates 2011 Parliamentary Election ephemera
Collection number: LSC 1996
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: Arabic
Physical Description: 1.0 linear ft. (1 oversize flat box)
Date: August-September 2011
Abstract: Newspaper clippings and small posters from the September 2011 United Arab Emirates Parliamentary Election. Contains approximately 163 political advertisements dated from August to September 2011, including material on several women nominees.
Language of Materials: Arabic.
Location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Scope and Content

Contains approximately 163 newspaper clippings and small posters from the September 2011 United Arab Emirates (UAE) Parliamentary Election. The materials were collected from the UAE and relate to the candidates, including several women, that ran in the federation's second parliamentary election.

Historical Note

On the 24th of September in 2011, a parliamentary election was held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to elect members of the 15th Chapter of the Federal National Council. With a voter turnout at around 28%, UAE citizens elected nineteen men and one woman into office, and the country's leaders appointed another twenty officials.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of David Hirsch, 2012.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], United Arab Emirates 2011 Parliamentary Election ephemera (Collection 1996). Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Organization and Arrangement

Materials are arranged in the original order established by the donor. To expedite user access, the collection was minimally described.

Processing Note

Processed by Gloria Gonzalez with assistance from Kelley Wolfe Bachli, 2013.

Container List

Box 1

United Arab Emirates 2011 Parliamentary Election newspapers and printed ephemera. August-September 2011.

Language of Material: Arabic

Scope and Content

Items published before, during, and after the election that cover a range of candidates, including several women, in addition to dialog and promotions surrounding the United Arab Emirates Parliamentary Election that took place in September, 2011. Includes newspapers, flyers, campaign advertisements, and other printed discourse from the the election.