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album fA

1 album containing 16 prints taken during the Persian revolution of 1908

envelope m*B

1 print of a selamlik (sort of Trooping of the Colour, the weekly public procession of the Ottoman Sultan to the mosque for the Friday noon prayers) of Sultan Abdul Hamid II, Constantinople, 1908; 1 print depicting Ibn Saud, King of Saudi Arabia, and Abdullah Alireza, Governor of Jiddah, meeting in Raghama, near Jiddah, in late 1925 or early 1926 to negotiate the surrender of iddah; and 1 print depicting Trebizond, Turkey, in the early 1900s; 1 drawing of a procession in Korea

envelope C

1 print of General Etterg, commandant of the city of Adrianopol during the war of 1877-1878 (present day city of Edirne, in Turkey)

envelope D

3 prints of the visit of Prince Faisal of Saudi Arabia to the Hoover Institution in 1945

envelope E

5 negatives of oriental screens

envelope mF

1 print of the first Korean diplomatic mission to the U.S. 1883

Scope and Contents note

Caption in Korean and English.
envelope G

2 prints pertaining to Election Day, May 1948, in Korea

envelope H

1 print and 1 negative of R. Turnbull, American officer, somewhere in Asia, probably after World War II

envelope mI

10 prints depicting the cities of Cairo, Mecca, Damascus, and Jerusalem, and people of Palestine late 1800s - early 1900s

envelope J

5 prints of street scenes in Damascus, Syria, showing posters of President Hafez Assad 1993

box 1

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Incremental Materials

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These incremental materials were processed to a baseline standard that employs an accession inventory for description. An accession inventory is a basic description of an archival collection with no attempt at intellectual arrangement. The depth of description varies depending on the format of the materials and the amount of pre-existing description received when the materials were acquired.


box 3


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The following list contains original enclosure titles present in the box: "Phillipines," "U.S. army"