Inventory of the Hidayet Dağdeviren collection

Finding aid prepared by Lyalya Kharitonova
Hoover Institution Archives
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Title: Hidayet Dağdeviren collection
Date (inclusive): 1797-1955
Collectin Number: 52000
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: Turkish
Physical Description: 24 manuscript boxes, 8 oversize boxes, 1 oversize folder (13.6 linear feet)
Abstract: The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, proclamations, speeches, clippings, newspaper issues, maps, posters, and photographs, relating to political and social conditions in Turkey during the Ottoman Empire and the early years of the Turkish Republic, Turkish military activities during World War I, Turkish foreign relations, and ethnic minorities in Turkey.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Dağdeviren, Hidayet

Access

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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Hidayet Dağdeviren collection, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1952.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

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Historical Note

The research materials collected by Hidayet Dağdeviren of Istanbul, Turkey, cover the last years of the Ottoman Empire and the first years of the Republic of Turkey, and in particular documenting social organizations and minorities.
The Ottoman Empire was at the center of interactions between the Eastern and Western worlds for six centuries, and came to an end, as a regime under an imperial monarchy, on November 1, 1922. It formally ended, as a de jure state, on July 24, 1923, under the Treaty of Lausanne.
It was succeeded by the Republic of Turkey, which was officially proclaimed on October 29, 1923.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, proclamations, speeches, clippings, newspaper issues, maps, posters, and photographs, relating to political and social conditions during the last decades of the Ottoman Empire and the early years of the Turkish Republic, Turkish military activities during World War I, Turkish foreign relations, and ethnic minorities in Turkey.
The collection is arranged as originally received from the collector. The following groups of collected research materials were given alphanumeric designations by the collector and have been retained as groups. The Research files contain materials such as correspondence, memoranda, reports, proclamations, speeches, clippings, newspaper issues, maps, posters, and photographs. The Research folios contain materials from the larger group of research files selected by the collector. The Large research dossiers contain oversize materials from the larger group of research files selected by collector. Scrapbooks of newspapers and a group of oversize materials removed from the Research files folders by the Hoover Institution for preservation in oversize files.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Minorities--Turkey.
Turkey--History.
World War, 1914-1918--Turkey.

 

Research Files 1797-1943

Scope and Contents note

The files include correspondence, memoranda, reports, proclamations, speeches, clippings, newspaper issues, maps, posters, and photographs. Originally designated as "envelopes" by the collector and arranged in an incomplete numerical series of D1-141 and DE1-46. Materials have been rehoused into folders for preservation purposes.
Box/Folder 1 : 1

Prayer for Success of the Ottoman Army 26 August 1912

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Reforms regarding Kurdish minorities in Ottoman provinces, draft circa 1887

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Outline of materials selected from the Dagdeviren collection circa 1950

Box/Folder 1 : 4

D1. The Kurds and Persia, clippings 1919-1922

Box/Folder 1 : 5-9

D2. War of Independence, tracts, clippings 1919-1923

Box/Folder 1 : 10

D6. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk military notes and clippings 1927

Box/Folder 1 : 11-12

D8. Sultan Reşad, clippings and pamphlets 1909

Box/Folder 1 : 13-15

D12. Mustafa Reşid Paşa, Ali Paşa, and Fuad Paşa, clippings and pamphlets 1912-1942

Box/Folder 2 : 1-7

D13. Albanians, Bosnians, and Turks, clippings, brochures, and maps 1870-1939

Box/Folder 2 : 8-13

D16. Young Turk Revolution, 1908, clippings, newspapers, posters, and postcards 1908-1911, 1942

Map case

D16. Young Turk Revolution, Northern Albania souvenir in honor of the Turkish Sultan, poster circa 1909

Box/Folder 3 : 1

D17. Turks and Iranians, argument between Zeki Velidi Togan and San'an, clippings from Tasviri Efkâr 1943

Box/Folder 3 : 2

D18. Hejaz Railway, clippings, notes and posters 1904

Box/Folder 3 : 3-6

D19. Greco-Turkish War of 1897, clippings, maps and posters circa 1897

Box 32

D19. Greco-Turkish War of 1897, map 1898

Box/Folder 3 : 7

D21. Circassians, clippings, articles and notes circa 1938

Box/Folder 3 : 8

D23. Wahhabi order, clippings and pamphlets circa 1928

Box/Folder 3 : 9-12

D24. Jewish authors, clippings 1909-1913

 

D25. Al-Muntada al-Adabi, literary society (club), Istanbul 1890-1923

Box/Folder 3 : 13

Notes and clippings 1918-1923

Box/Folder 3 : 14

Speeches and letters drafts 1911-1914

Box/Folder 3 : 15

Letters circa 1911

Box/Folder 3 : 16

Española-Portugueza-Judaica, Dictionnaire Bibliographique, Strasbourg 1890

Box/Folder 3 : 17

Club records circa 1911

Box/Folder 4 : 1-5

D28. Russo-Turkish War, clippings, maps, and printed matter 1810-1938

Map case

D28. Russo-Turkish Wars, 1810-1938, Ottoman Empire map circa 1850

Box/Folder 4 : 6-10

D31. Bosnia-Herzegovina, newspapers, clippings, printed matter, postcards, and maps 1877-1918

Box/Folder 4 : 11

D32. Armenian question, clippings 1908-1921

Note

Mainly materials related to the Russo-Turkish war.
Box/Folder 5 : 1-12

D33. Cables to Rushidi Paşa, Turkish Commandant of Agaba circa 1830

Box/Folder 5 : 13-16

D35. Tanzimat period of reformations, 1839-1876, pamphlets, newspapers, and clippings 1863, 1904-1943

Box/Folder 5 : 17-21

D36. Ottoman Countercoup of 1909, newspapers, clippings and pamphlets 1909-1938

Box/Folder 6 : 1

D37. Coat of Arms of Republic discussion, clippings 1923-1924

Box/Folder 6 : 2

D38. Bibliography notes on the Islamic mezheps 1924-1927

Box/Folder 6 : 3-8

D39. Occupation of Istanbul during truce, clippings, newspapers, pamphlets, and maps 1919-1923

Scope and Contents note

Includes Treaty of Peace with Turkey. Signed at Sèvres, August 10, 1920, presented to Parliament by Command of His Majesty, London, 1920
Box/Folder 6 : 9-13

D41. Occupation of Izmir and Bursa during truce, newspapers, clippings, pamphlets, and notes 1921-1922, 1938

Box/Folder 7 : 1-3

D45. "The Straits Question," notes, clippings and newspapers 1910-1942

Box/Folder 7 : 4

D46. Abdülmecit devrinde, clippings 1935-1939

Box/Folder 7 : 5

D47. Mehmed Murad V, pamphlets, clippings, and postcard 1856-1878

Box/Folder 7 : 6-10

D48. First period of Parliament, newspapers and clippings 1838-1879

Box/Folder 7 : 11

D49. Kuvayi Milliye, clippings 1847

Box/Folder 7 : 12

D51. Victories during the War of Independence, clippings and pamphlets 1919-1923

Box/Folder 8 : 1-4

D51. Victories during the War of Independence, clippings and pamphlets (cont.) 1919-1923

Box/Folder 8 : 5-6

D52. Kurds, clippings, pamphlets, and notes 1925

Box/Folder 8 : 7

D53. Population statistics 1890-1917

Box/Folder 8 : 8

D54. Religious questions, clippings 1914-1920

Box/Folder 8 : 9-10

D55. Treaties, pamphlets, clippings, and maps 1836-1918

Box/Folder 8 : 11

D56. Absolutism period, financial documents circa 1850

Box/Folder 8 : 12-14

D57. Absolutism period, books, newspapers, and clippings 1844-1912

Box/Folder 9 : 1-6

D58. Balkan War, clippings, pamphlets, and maps 1912-1925

Map case

D58. Balkan War map 1914

Box 32

D60. Turkish affairs, clippings from British newspapers, scrapbook 1875-1881

Box/Folder 9 : 7-10

D62. Kurdish problems, notes, clippings, and pamphlets 1884-1927

Box/Folder 10 : 1-4

D64. German Emperor Wilhelm II's visit to Istanbul in 1898, clippings, photographs and postcards 1891-1941

Box 32

D64. German Emperor Wilhelm II visit to Istanbul in 1898, Ottoman naval vessels visual representation, drawings 1907

Box/Folder 10 : 5

D65. Arab claims and movements, clippings and pamphlet 1894

Box/Folder 10 : 6-10

D66. Zionism, Semitism, and Anti-Semitism, clippings and pamphlets 1715-1944

Box/Folder 11 : 1-4

D66. Zionism, Semitism, and Anti-Semitism, clippings and pamphlets (cont.) 1715-1944

Box/Folder 11 : 5-10

D67. Şair Eşref writings printed in newspapers 1906-1928

Box/Folder 11 : 11

D68. Ayaz Ishaki writings 1910

Box/Folder 11 : 12

D69. Oriental question, pamphlets, notes and bibliography 1876-1913

Box/Folder 12 : 1-2

D69. Oriental question, pamphlets, notes and bibliography (cont.) 1876-1913

Box/Folder 12 : 3

D70. Baha'ism, clippings circa 1902

Box/Folder 12 : 4-12

D71. Russian ambassador at Constantinople Nicolas Tcharykow (Charikoff), correspondence, business cards, financial documents, appeals, statements, photographs, invitations, and clippings 1893-1936

Box/Folder 12 : 13

D73. Greek Syllogus Literary Society, Constantinople, correspondence and appeals 1903-1924

Box/Folder 12 : 14

D74. Leaders of political parties, articles from Tasiviri Efkâr 1941-1942

Box/Folder 13 : 1

D75. Ismail Gasprinsky (Gaspirali), clippings, pamphlet, and post card 1881-1918

Box/Folder 13 : 2-11

D79. Ahmed Midhat (Mithat Paşa), articles, clippings, pamphlets, obituaries, and bibliographical notes 1870-1949

Box/Folder 13 : 12-13

D80. Vilayet of Eastern Rumelia, pamphlets 1880

Box/Folder 13 : 14-15

D81. Second Constitution, clippings, pamphlets, and newspapers 1908-1930

Box/Folder 14 : 1

D81. Second Constitution, clippings, pamphlets, and newspapers (cont.) 1908-1930

Map case

D81. Posters of "La Turiquie Constitutionnelle" parliament members circa 1908

Box/Folder 14 : 2-3

D82. and D86. Ittihad ve Terakki (Committee of Union and Progress), clippings and pamphlets 1916

Box/Folder 14 : 4

D83. Serbest Cumhuriyet Firkasi (Free Republican Party), clippings 1927-1930

Box/Folder 14 : 5

D84. Hürriyet ve Itilâf Firkasi (Party of Freedom and Accord), pamphlets and clippings 1910-1943

Box/Folder 14 : 6

D91. Hürriyet ve Itilâf Firkasi Sadik Bey leader, clippings 1941

Box/Folder 14 : 7

D96. Turkish Jews during foreign occupation, clippings 1943

Scope and Contents note

Includes receipts from a telegraph company, 1922
Box/Folder 14 : 8

D97. Reyam-I Sabah, Anatolia 1921

Box/Folder 14 : 9-10

D100. Yenigün, Ankara 1920

Box/Folder 14 : 11

D102. Statures of some societies and companies circa 1850

Box/Folder 14 : 12-14

D105. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk's memoirs and clippings 1926-1938

Box/Folder 15 : 1-3

D105. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk's memoirs and clippings (cont.) 1926-1938

Box/Folder 15 : 4

D106. War of Independence, clippings 1922

Box/Folder 15 : 5-7

D107. Highest Russian Commercial Committee for Near East (Vysshyi torgovyi komitet dlia Blizhnego Vostoka), minutes, correspondence, and reports 1919 April-November

Box/Folder 15 : 8-9

D109. "Correspondance concernant l'introduction des réformes dans les provinces arméniennes de la Turquie d'Asie," 1984-1896

Box/Folder 15 : 10

D111. Ittihad-i Islâm, clippings circa 1905

Box/Folder 15 : 11

D115. Cemal Paşa, clippings and correspondence 1919-1943

Box/Folder 15 : 12-16

D118. Russian ambassador at Constantinople Nicolas Charikoff (Tcharykow), correspondence, business cards, photonegatives, financial documents, appeals, statements, and clippings 1887-1938

Box/Folder 16 : 1-7

D118. Russian ambassador at Constantinople Nicolas Charikoff (Tcharykow), correspondence, business cards, photonegatives, financial documents, appeals, statements, and clippings (cont.) 1887-1938

Box/Folder 16 : 8-11

D119. Kâzim Karabekir Paşa, clippings 1924-1939

Box 32

D119. Kâzim Karabekir Paşa, detailed map of Tyre in Lebanon 1909

Box/Folder 16 : 12

D120. Printing shops regulations 1884-1918

Box/Folder 16 : 13-16

D124. Mustafa İsmet İnönü, newspapers, clippings, and pamphlets 1935-1943

Box/Folder 17 : 1

D128. Ahmet Hikmet Müftüoğlu, clippings 1918

Box/Folder 17 : 2

D129. Rumbeyoğlu Fahrettin's foreign affairs, clippings 1918

Box/Folder 17 : 3

D131. Emre Ahmed Cerad's political writings, clippings 1920

Box/Folder 17 : 4-5

D133. Sultan Abdülhamid II's real estate documents circa 1900

Box/Folder 17 : 6-7

D134. Abdul Medjid Effendi elected Caliph, clippings and pamphlets 1921-1922

Box/Folder 17 : 8-12

D135. Sultan Abdülhamid II, clippings, pamphlets, and notes 1892-1945

Box 32

D135. Sultan Abdülhamid II, calligraphy circa 1920

Box/Folder 18 : 1-4

D140. D142. Armenian question, clippings, pamphlets, letters, and reports 1797-1925

Box/Folder 18 : 5-7

D141. Yusuf Ziya and Mehmet Fuat Köprülü dispute, clippings 1927

Box/Folder 18 : 8-10

DE1. La dette publique, Banque Ottomane, Patriarchats, financial documents and clippings 1905-1943

Box 32

DE1. La dette publique, Banque Ottomane, Patriarchats, financial documents and clippings 1905-1943

Box/Folder 18 : 11-12

DE2. Prince Sabahattin, centralism and decentralism, clippings and pamphlets 1907-1941

Box/Folder 19 : 1-2

DE3. Jihad during World War I, fatwas (statements on legal points) and clippings 1914-1917

Box 32

DE3. Jihad during World War I, fetras (statements on legal points), Afghanistan 1914-1917

Box/Folder 19 : 3

DE4. Rapport du Dr. Israël Aurbach Délégué de la Grande Loge No XI aux lieux du désastre causé par le tremblement de terre du 9 Août 1912 1912

Box/Folder 19 : 4

DE5. Sheikhs, correspondence among their murids circa 1875

Box/Folder 19 : 5-6

DE8 and DE 22. Freemasonry, articles, clippings, and notes 1911-1937

Box/Folder 19 : 7

DE9. Instruction sent to officials in provinces 1859

Box/Folder 19 : 8

DE11. Religious instructions, notes, clippings and pamphlets 1917

Box/Folder 19 : 9

DE12. Sivas Normal School, brochure, published by the school, Turkey 1906

Box/Folder 19 : 10

DE15. Court eunuchs, clippings 1908

Box/Folder 19 : 11

DE17. First laws, pamphlet 1870

Box/Folder 19 : 12

DE19. Artisan's concessions, pamphlets, cuttings, and notes 1913-1942

Box/Folder 19 : 13

DE20. Muslim monasteries, clippings 1810

Box/Folder 19 : 14

DE21. The Hague Convention of 1899, clippings and pamphlet 1899-1911

Box/Folder 19 : 15

DE25. Family law, pamphlets and clippings 1911-1939

Box/Folder 19 : 16

DE28. Foreign occupation of Istanbul, notes, clippings and postcards 1918

Box/Folder 20 : 1-3

DE31. Medrese reforms, clippings, pamphlets, and notes 1910- 1916

Box 32

DE31. Medrese reforms, pamphlet 1911

Box/Folder 20 : 4-7

DE34. Marriage, divorce, and private international law documents 1900-1938

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence and clippings.
Box/Folder 20 : 8

DE36. Slavery history, writings circa 1800

Box/Folder 20 : 9-11

DE38. Army organization, pictures, clippings, and pamphlets 1900-1914

Box 32

DE38. Army organization, "De l'Empire Ottoman" picture circa 1900

Box/Folder 20 : 12-13

DE40. Industrial schools, pamphlets and clippings 1920-1923

Box/Folder 20 : 14

DE41. Schools in old times, clippings circa 1925

Box/Folder 20 : 15

DE42. Religious court regulations, clippings and pamphlet 1914-1924

Box/Folder 20 : 16

DE43. Nâzim Hikmet, clippings 1922

Box/Folder 21 : 1

DE44. Mekteb-i Mülkiye-school for civil servants, history, regulations, and program 1918-1934

Box/Folder 21 : 2-15

DE45. Communism in Turkey, clippings 1917-1929

Box/Folder 21 : 16-17

DE46. Ottoman capitulations, clippings and pamphlets 1895-1923

 

Research Folios 1800-1955

Scope and Contents note

The dossiers contain oversize materials from the larger group of research files selected by collector, originally designated as "binders" in incomplete series AI.1-4b, AII.1-4, BI.1-2b, CI.1a-7, CII.1-9, and CIII. Materials have been rehoused into oversize files for preservation purposes.
 

AI.1-2 1800-1920

Box/Folder 22 : 1

Fatwa against the nationalist movement in Asia Minor April 1920

Box/Folder 22 : 2

Tax forms 1841

Box/Folder 22 : 3

Abdul Aziz decree to Sadrazam Mehmet Emin Paşa 1861

Box/Folder 22 : 4

Mustafa Fazil Paşa letter to Sultan Abdul-Aziz regarding abuses arising from absolute rule and the advantages to be derived from constitutional government circa 1860

Box/Folder 22 : 5

Samples of Resit Paşa's letterheads 1829

Box/Folder 22 : 6

Rumelian siyahetnameh of Abdulmecid 1846

Box/Folder 22 : 7

Resit Paşa's writings relating to the Russo-Turkish War 1853

Box/Folder 22 : 8

Khulasat al-burhan fi ita'at al-sultan, by Seykülislam Yastaci zadeh Abdulwahhab 1831

Box/Folder 22 : 9

Suleyman Paşa's draft for reforms in Rumelia 1909

Box/Folder 22 : 10

Kitab fi 'ilm al-kalam, by Ibn al-Qadi al-Daghistani circa 1800

 

AI.3-5 1845-1919

Box/Folder 22 : 11-15

First Constitutional Period, pamphlets, clippings and correspondence 1845-1906

Box/Folder 22 : 16-28

Second Constitutional Period, correspondence, clippings, military orders, legal documents, proclamations, maps, and postcards 1859-1919

Map case

Second Constitutional Period, map of the Holy War 1914

 

BI 1919-1923

Box/Folder 22 : 29

Patriotic song of Izmir 1922

Box/Folder 22 : 30

Musalimet-i cihan, by Meliha Naci 1922

Box/Folder 22 : 31

Program of celebration of the Army's victory, Ankara 1922

Box/Folder 22 : 32

Defense of Rights Committee of Samsun proclamation to the Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi (TBMM) and to the people of Ankara on the War with Greece 25 August 1922

Box/Folder 22 : 33

Anadolu ajansi, bulletin 1920

Box/Folder 22 : 34

Sadrazam Tevfik Pasa note to the TBMM on the Peace Conference 29 October 1922

Box/Folder 22 : 35

Proclamation on volunteers recruitment for the 5th Army Corps 1919

Box/Folder 22 : 36

Istiklal Mahkemesi and the Taal-i Islam Cemiyeti circulars 1919-1920

Box/Folder 22 : 37

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk proclamation on allied occupation of Istanbul 16 March 1920

Box/Folder 22 : 38

Certain deputies proposal to separate the Caliphate from the Sultanate 1922

Box/Folder 22 : 39

Misak-i Iktisâdi drawn up at the Economic Congress of Smyrna 1923

Box/Folder 22 : 40

Türk bugünkü vazifesi, booklet circa 1919

Box/Folder 22 : 41

Western Thrace Society proclamation 1922

Box/Folder 22 : 42

Period of defense of rights 1919-1920

Box/Folder 23 : 1-2

BII. Republic of Turkey file, notes, correspondence, and pamphlet 1905-1926

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs related to Kara Kemal suicide, 1926
 

CI 1859-1956

Box/Folder 23 : 3

Fatwas on marriage 1901

Box/Folder 23 : 4-8

Marriage permits 1859-1918

Box/Folder 23 : 9

Divorce certificates 1892-1909

Box/Folder 23 : 10

Arşiv Bülteni Nos. 1-2, Türk Devrim Tarihi Enstitüsü 1944-1945

Box/Folder 23 : 11

Kerim Kâmi Key writings, Washington, D.C. 1952-1955

Box/Folder 23 : 12-14

Trakya-Paşaeli Müdafaa-i Hukuk Cemiyeti'nin, minutes 9 May 1920

Box/Folder 23 : 15

Askeri Okullarımız Tanıyalım writings and clippings 1955-1956

Box/Folder 23 : 16

Hasan-Âli Yücel writings and clippings 1952-1955

Box/Folder 24 : 1-5

Hasan-Âli Yücel writings and clippings (cont.) 1952-1955

Box/Folder 24 : 6

Londra Konferansı, clippings 1921

Box/Folder 24 : 7-11

Miscellany newspapers and clippings 1899-1921

 

Large Research Dossiers 1818-1951

Box 25

AI.1-3 1833-1910

 

Varaka-i-Mashsusa, special dispatch sent to Istanbul by the High Command on the Turkish victory over the Russians at Ruscak 1854 (1270)

 

Ottoman costumes illustrations on postcards sent to Constantin Plessos, Cadikeny 1908-1909

 

Takvim-i vekai, articles on internal affairs 1833-1846 (1249-1262)

 

Orman nizarmamesi (Forestry regulations) 1870 (1286)

 

First firmans of Tanzimat period circa 1850

 

The First Constitution, manuscript 1877 (1293)

 

Directives to governors, mustasarrifs, qaimaqams and mudurs 1859 (1275)

 

Expense account regulations for military officers when on tour 1845 (1261)

 

Basiret, journal 1286 (1870)

 

The Arabian Peninsula and Rumelia list of taxes levied 1267 (1851)

 

Ali and Fuad Paşas Vasiyetnameh, pt. II, Tarih-i Osmani Anjuman-I Mecmuasi, Haziran 1326 (1910)

 

Melkon Han deportation, and its repercussion in Turk-Iranian relations, letter 1279 (1863)

 

Qu'il soit fait en conformité du contenu, imprimerie de la Presse d'Orient 1856

 

Penal Law 1254-1256 (1838-1840)

Box 25

AI.4a 1882-1918

 

Decree relating to the title of Marshal to be conferred on the Austrian-Hungarian Emperor, clippings 19 May 1918

 

Notre Bien Aimé Souverain Sultan Abdoul Hamid Han II picture circa 1322 (1906)

 

Ruling of contributions for military purposes 1896

 

İbrahim Edhem Paşa picture circa 1850

 

Abraham Paşa forest and farms value, report 1305 (1887)

 

Informers report on a soldier Ali, who was in the habit of collecting forbidden newspapers entering the country through the Austrian Post Office 1313 (1897)

 

Sadrazam Rifat Paşa letter relating to the decoration which was to be conferred on the Beys Adil and Fuat February 1316 (1900)

 

Abdülhamid II urine analysis laboratory report 1322 (1906)

 

Seyh ul-Islam report to Abdülhamid II relating to incidents arising among students of the Süleymaniyye Medresesi circa 1890

 

Mighat Paşa speech delivered after his condemnation to death circa 1882

 

A.I.4b 1888-1924

Box 25

Diploma conferring decoration on Ali Riza Paşa with Wilhelm signature 1898

 

Security secretary letter requesting the Sultan for an increase in salary 28 May 1308 (1892)

 

Zabtiyye Naziri letter relating to the nomination of Ahmet Raghib to the Presidency of a commission of inquiry 1315 (1899)

 

Zabtiyye Naziri proposal to the Sultan to raise the salary of an official 1308 (1892)

 

Zabtiyye Naziri letter to the Sultan requesting salary increases for certain officials 1304 and 1321 (1888 and 1902)

 

List of persons condemned to death or banishment circa 1317 (1901)

 

Popular song on the war between Turkey and Greece circa 1892

 

Ikdam preserved for article on barracks of Tas Kislar, copy 10 June 1924

 

"Turkey Limited," cartoon against Abdülhamid 1896

 

Salnameh-i Askeri first page dedicated to Abdülhamid circa 1890

 

Malumat, the various appointments made to official positions by Abdülhamid, Muharram 1319 (1903)

 

"Abdülhamid destani," by Yusuf Niyazi, satirical poem against AbdAbdülhamid destanilhamid circa 1320 (1904)

 

Baskumandan Riza Paşa regulations to military service 1311 (1895)

 

An army officer report to the Sultan Baskatib condemning the maladministration of Omer Lufti Paşa in Salonika 1903

Map case

Document signed by Abdülhamid circa 1900

Box 25

A.II.1 1880-1917

 

Tughra circa 1909

 

Ministry of Education circular announcing that the title of Ghazi has been conferred on Mehmet V for the victory over the allies at the Dardanelles 15 April 1333 (1917)

 

The decree of Abdühamid to Prime Minister Said Paşa, announcements in Gazetta 20 July 1324 (1908)

Scope and Contents note

Includes Terekki Mektebi ve Gazetesi, circa 1890
 

Troops from Rumelia, pictures circa 1880

 

Les Sauveurs de la Constitution Turque, poster circa 1900

 

Trabzon 7 March 1332 (1917)

 

Papaghan, special colored editions 10 July 1908 and 17 December 1908

 

Mehmet V to Meclis-i Mebusan, inaugural speech 1909

Box 25

A.II.2 1908-1910

 

Mimeographed invitation by the Sadrazam on the occasion of the Mevlud 11 Rabi ul-ovvel 1326 (1910)

 

Proposed changes to certain articles of the Constitution, Meclis-i Mobusan, No. 26, Birinci Devre 1324-1325 (1908-1909)

 

Fatwa deposing Abdülhamid, Sabah 17 April 1909

 

The commander of the Third Army, proclamations and declaration of martial law, Servet-i Funun 12 April 1325 (1909)

 

The change of the Sultanate, Sabah 14 April 1325 (1909)

 

Sultan Mehmet V pictures circa 1909

 

The change of government in Turkey, L'Illustration, articles 1 May 1909

 

The abdication of Abdülhamid and succession of Mehmet V, Saadet 14 April 1325 (1909)

 

Sultan inaugural speech at the opening of the Assembly and the sketch of a reply by one of the members of the Assembly circa 1909

Box 25

A.II.3a 1897-1928

 

Strength of Third Army Corps, table 23 July 1313 (1897)

 

Commander of the Fourth Army order of the day 9 August 1328 (1912)

 

Troop movements, mimeographed table, by General Staff Office 1 July 1329 (1913)

 

The territory and peoples which the Ottoman government had agreed to abandon in Europe, clippings, Intikhab-I 1913

 

Military operations at Pinar Hisar and Lule Bargus by Bulgarian press, Turkish translation 26-27 November 1912

 

First Army Müfettişlik orders and reports to various divisions November 1328 (1912)

 

The frontiers between Turkey and Bulgaria, mimeographed text in French circa 1328 (1912)

 

The military order given to Sedad Effendi 25 June 1327 (1911)

 

Second Army Commander General Sevket Turgut letter to the Commander of the First Army on military operations 21 October 1328 (1912)

 

Ustruma Army Corps Administrative Council order to the Commander of the reservists 21 October 1328 (1912)

 

Military armistice, protocol signed by Mehmet Yaver Paşa and Colonel Tanoff 14 November 1912

 

First Army Müfettişlik orders to different commanders October 1928

Box 26

AII.3b 1914-1919

 

Türk varliği, nos. 24, 25, and 27, lithographed prisoners of war journal, Cairo 1336 (1919)

 

"Hatira-i esaret," memoirs of prison-camp life by Sayyid Basar 1336 (1919)

 

Isik, prisoners of war journal April 1335 (1918)

 

Irawadi, prisoners of war journal, Nos.1-15 1919

 

Fatwa proclaiming the Great Jihad October 1330 (1914)

 

Tasvir-i Efkâr, statement by the Mešihat on the above fatwa 25 November 1330 (1914)

 

Fatwa denouncing the Kemalists 5 April 1336 (1919)

Box 26

AII.4 1919-1920

 

Sultan Vahdettin speech, Yirminci Asir August 1919

 

Sultan's speech delivered on the opening of the Fourth Session of Meclis-i Meb'ûsân 12 January 1336 (1920)

 

Denunciation of the Ittihat ve Terakki leaders, clippings 5 July 1335 (1919)

 

Peace with Turkey, Ifham, clippings 25 October 1335 (1919)

 

War of Independence, Sabah, clippings 29 January 1336 (1920)

 

High Commissioner of the U.S. at Constantinople Admiral Bristol's report, Vakit 21-22 January 1336 (1920)

 

Mustafa Kamal article, Yirminci Asir 12 August 1919

Box 26

B.I.1 1914-1923

 

National Committee of Denizli, proclamation on the occupation of Aydin by Greek forces circa 1920

 

Ornately designed prayer for the success of the Ottoman army 12 Ramadan 1330 (1914)

 

Death sentence against Atatürk by the Istanbul government, Ikdam, article 13 May 1920

 

The Misak-i Milli (National Pact) 28 January 1336 (1920)

 

Armistice of Mondros 30 October 1918

 

Sivas Congress proceedings and proclamation 11 September 1335 (1919)

 

Occupation by the Entente of Syria and Iraq, a circular signed by Atatürk, Sivas 14 November 1335 (1919)

 

Commanding Officer report to the Umum Candarma Kumandan on the occupation of Smyrna 4 June 1335 (1919)

 

Proclamation to the people of Kayseri encouraging them to resist the enemy 1 September 1337 (1921)

 

Statistical table and map of population distribution for Asia Minor circa 1919

 

Atatürk arrival at Ankara for the first time, proclamation 27 November 1335 (1919)

 

Adjutant of the Vilayet of Smyrna report to the Umum Candarma Kumandanligi on Greek occupation 5 June 1335 (1919)

 

Congress of Erzurum proclamation 7 August 1335 (1919)

 

Zabite nizamnamesi, Turkish Railways 1339 (1923)

Box 26

B.I.2a 1919-1921

 

Mustafa Kemal proclamation on the victory at Sakarnya 13 September 1921

 

Announcement by Irade-i Milliaye 29 September 1919

 

Anadolu Ajans and Ogut clippings 1920

 

Information bulletins (4) 25-28 March 1920

 

Anadolu Ajans (5) April 1920 - May 1921

Box 26

B.I.2b 1919-1951

 

University teachers and press committee on the modification of the press-law, report 1951

 

Deputies election procedural form 1951

 

Children's party at Erzurum program 1919

 

Military authorities party program, Erzurum 18 July 1919

 

Turkish government note and proposals to the Council of Ministers in Paris 28 March 1922

 

Turkish government note to British, French and Italian governments on the peace terms 4 October 1922

 

Turkish government note to Britain, France and Italy concerning the peace terms 1922

 

Turkish government note to Entente governments relating to the peace terms 22 April 1922

 

Grand National Assembly protest concerning Greek atrocities in Anatolia to responsible governments 3 June 1922

 

Officials and soldiers in Istanbul government, draft plan 8 January 1921

 

Turkish national anthem 12 March 1921

 

Allied note to Grand National Assembly on the peace terms 24 September 1922

 

Mustafa Kamal proclamations on the occupation of Istanbul by British and allied forces to the Islamic world 16-17 March 1920

 

Mustafa Kamal reception after the liberation of the country from the Greek armies, program, Ankara 30 September 1922

Box 27

C.I.1a. Marriage permits 1238-1934 (1818-1916)

Box 27

C.I.1b 1887-1913

 

Action against marriage of a Turkish woman with Persian 1888 and 1909

 

Turk-Iranian marriages 1890 and 1911

 

Legal act of divorce 1887-1890

 

Regulation of slavery 1273 (1910)

 

Black slave trade in Red Sea circa 1900

 

Izinnameh 1900-1906

 

Asiret Mektebi (school established by Abdülhamid II for sons of Arab tribal Seyhs), officials of the establishment marriage permits 1894, 1901

 

License to marry 1913

 

Izinnameh for a woman to marry 1896

 

Izinnameh for a man to marry 1895

Box 27

C.I.2-7 1797-1914

 

Chain of Shain of the Tariq al-Naqshabandi Muharran 1213 (1797)

 

Waqf document relating to the Naqshabandi order on property located on Sofular district 1234 (1818)

 

Administration Générale des Phares de l'Empire Ottoman Director letters to Hasan Rami Paşa 17 August 1907 and 23 May 1907

 

Navigation statistics, details of sailings January 1907

 

Regulations on alcoholic beverages 1881

 

Abolition of capitulations, clippings from Yeni Ars and Tesvir-i Efkar September 1914

 

Illegal sale of tobacco of which state had a monopoly, record of proceedings October 1908

 

Fishing in Ottoman territorial waters, regulations by the administration of the Ottoman Public Debt 1902

 

Hygiene regulations to monastic establishments 1918

 

Prayers undated

 

Şeyhs tekkeler in Istanbul list circa 1900

 

Studies of medrese talebesi regulations circa 1880

 

Religious functionaries and şeyhs salaries circa 1900

Box 27

C.II.1-2 1878-1921

 

Patriarch of the House of Cicilia, Catholicos of the orthodox Armenians Stefhanos Bedros X letter relating to the conditions of the Armenians, mimeograph 1888

 

Notice explicative sur la carte ethnocratique des pays helléniques, slaves, albanais, et roumains, by M. Henry Kiepert, Berlin 1878

 

Union Nationale Arménienne Union at Kessab letter to the commander of the region of Ordu regarding good relations between the new government and the Armenians 5 July 1921

 

Porte commission for Turkish Affairs draft report on reform in the vilayets where there was a Kurdish population circa 1887

 

Armenian Committees report on the activity to the Sultan circa 1893

 

Armenian hymn of independence circa 1918

 

Aktranik, Murad and Boghros Nubar, Istanbul 1920

Box 27

C.II.3-5. Ls'ihat al-Islah li Wilayat Bayrut from Muntada al-Adabi (literary club), presented by al-Jam'iyyat al-Ummiyyah al-Islahiyyah fi Bayrut circa 1915

Box 27

C.II.6-9 1920-1923

 

Turkish National Forces Commander Cevdet letter to the Kirkuk Committee (K. Cemiyeti Suleymaniye), Iraq on British policy which is threatening Muslim unity February 1922

 

Köy Sancak Qaimakam letter to National Forces Commander about a mule seized from British army 1922

 

British policy in Iraq, the position of the Kurds, the Armenians, etc. vis-à-vis Great Britain, French and Turkish interests in the area, report circa 1920

 

Fevzi and Renzi Beyler report to National Forces Commander on Kurdish chiefs in Suleymaniye 1923

 

National Forces Commander in Iraq and Mesopotamia Ozdemir letter to Kurdish chief in Rvandiz Seyh Abdulkader urging joint action against British forces September 1922

 

Chief of Ulema of Köy Sancak Mahmut letter to Syrian and Palestine Commander in Ravandiz, concerning an operation against British fortresses September 1922

 

Şeyh Abdulkader statement on Turk-Kurdish friendship, and the attitude of the British against Kurds September 1922

 

Köy Sancak letter to National Forces Commander in Iraq and Mesopotamia relating to "atrocities" of British in their area 10 October 1922

 

Mehmet Mehdi on behalf of Kurdish chief Seyh Mahmud letter to TBMM February 1922

 

Letter to a Kurdish commander on behalf of TBMM in recognition of his services and successes 1922

 

British forces Commander in Mesopotamia letter to Abdullah Aga, Mudur of Tak Tak district, advocating opposition to Turkish forces circa 1920

 

Şeyh Mahmud circular letter to the Kurds against the British circa 1920

Box 27

C.III. General Anton Denikin Government at Constantinople, Department of Trade and Industry, correspondence, regulations, clippings, reports, and minutes 1919-1921

 

Scrapbooks 1883-1885

Scope and Contents note

The scrapbooks contain newspapers clippings on the Balkan crisis in French, Greek, and English. Also includes handwritten notes.
Box 28

1883

Box 29

1883 (cont.)

Box 30

1884

Box 31

1885