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Middle East

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. Robert King and Deena Barlev Holy Land stereoscope cards

 Collection
Identifier: MS2243
Abstract This collection contains stereoscopic images of locations and scenes of the Holy Land and Palestine. The stereoscope cards date from 1896-1904. Several of the sets of stereoscopic images have descriptions of their subject printed on the back of the card, though some simply have a location or no additional information. A few of the stereoscope cards are numbered, corresponding to the book, Palestine through the Stereoscope, which provides a description and additional information.
Dates: 1896-1904

Jewish Community Council of Greater Washington records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2012
Abstract Collection consists primarily of papers and printed matter generated by the Jewish Community Council of Greater Washington, including meeting minutes, memoranda, correspondence, reports, and press releases. It also contains a number of photographs and a single audio cassette. The material ranges in date from 1937 to 1988, but the bulk of the material ranges from 1965 to 1979.
Dates: 1937-2005

Middle East Institute scrapbook and manuscript collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2260
Overview This is an artificial collection created for those items in the Middle East Institute rare book collection that were not cataloged with the books. The collection contains scrapbooks with images of the Middle East, one ballot, and one typed manusript. These materials date from 1878-2005.
Dates: 1878-2005

Middle Eastern maps, photographs, newspapers, 1845-1946

 Series
Identifier: Series 8
Scope and Contents This series contains photographs, maps, documents, and pamphlets. These materials date from 1845-1946. These items were purchased to support the Middle East Institute book collection housed in Special Collections.
Dates: 1845-1946

Samuel Halperin collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2236
Abstract This collection contains original and reproductions of lithographs, engravings, and woodcuts of the Holy Land and Europe, cartographic catalogues, and various resources for cartographic collection. The materials date from 1683-2007. The majority of the lithographs were published in the 1830s and 1840s, while the cartographic catalogues are from the 20th Century. The lithographs were produced by noted artists David Roberts, J.M.W. Turner, and others. In the past, Dr. Samuel Halperin has donated...
Dates: 1486-2007