Contents and Arrangement

Personal Letters from Zaydan to His Son Emile, 1908-1914

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Consists of research materials of faculty members of Princeton University's Department of Near Eastern Studies, most likely Philip Khuri Hitti (1886-1978) who served as department chair from 1926 to 1954, and/or his son-in-law, R. Bayly Winder (1920-1988)(M.A. and Ph.D from Princeton), who taught at Princeton in the same department until the early 1960s. Two main file groups include photocopied materials relating to Jurji Zaydan (Georgie Zeidan) (1861-1914), mostly professional and personal correspondence, and Aramco records, primarily Arabian Research Division, Government Relations Division, translations of Current Affairs Radio Broadcasts.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No materials were separated during 2017 processing.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Personal Letters from Zaydan to His Son Emile; Princeton University Department of Near Eastern Studies Faculty Research Materials, C1568, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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