University of Utah Middle East Center records, 1959-1976  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
University of Utah. Middle East Center
Title
University of Utah Middle East Center records
Dates
1959-1976 (inclusive)
Quantity
7 linear feet + 1 oversize box
Collection Number
Acc0158
Summary
Established in 1960 through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, the Middle East Center was created to coordinate an interdisciplinary program of Middle East language and area studies at the University of Utah. Dr. Aziz Atiya was the first director, followed by professors Khosrow Mostofi and Lee Bean in 1967 and 1983, respectively. This collection consists of memoranda, reports, and budgets from the files of the founder of the Middle East Center, Aziz Atiya, and his successor, Khosrow Mostofi. Principal subjects covered are Center administration, budget proposals, technical reports, study abroad programs, and seminars sponsored by the Center.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, University Archives and Records Management
University Archives and Records Management, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
666 Guardsman Way
Salt Lake City, UT
84112
Telephone: 801-581-8242
david.buhler@utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection consists of memoranda, reports, and budgets from the files of the founder of the Middle East Center, Aziz Atiya, and his successor, Khosrow Mostofi. Principal subjects covered are Center administration, budget proposals, technical reports, study abroad programs, and seminars sponsored by the Center.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: University of Utah Middle East Center records, Acc. 158, Box [ ]. University Archives and Records Management. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations:Acc. 158.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Aziz Atiya RecordsReturn to Top

Container(s): Series 1

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1
Correspondence
Folder
1-15
Correspondence - Campus
1960-1963
16-23
Correspondence - General
1960-1963
2
Correspondence
Folder
1-23
Correspondence - Campus
1964-1968
24-25
Correspondence - General
1965-1968
3
Correspondence to Wires
Folder
1-14
Correspondence - General
1965-1968
15
Cables
16
Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare
17
Emery, President
18
Helbling, Dr. R. E.
1965-1968
19
International Congress of Orientalists
20
Middle East Center Studies
21
Missing Packing Lists
1963
22
U. S. Office of Education
23
Wires
4
Scrapbooks
5
Scrapbooks to Middle East Center Budget
Folder
1
Scrapbooks
2
Middle East Center Budget

Khosrow Mostofi RecordsReturn to Top

Container(s): Series 2

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
6
Accreditation Report to Center Library
Folder
1
Accreditation Report
2
Arabic Papyri (Fine Arts Musuem)
3
American Association of Middle East Studies (AAMES)
1961-1963
4
AAMES Summer Institute
5
American Council on Education - Inventory of Languages and Area Centers
6
American Friends of the Middle East (AFME)
7
American Research Center in Egypt - Correspondence
1961-1963
8
Arabic Language - Cooperative Summer Intensive Program
9
Arabic Union Cards - Correspondence with Library of Congress
10
Asian Studies Institute - Summer
1962
11
Asian Studies Institute - Helmut Callis Correspondence
12
AATA Correspondence and Misc.
1960-1966
13
Books Purchased for the University
14
Cairo Fellowships
1967
15
Center Correspondence - General
16
Center Library - General Information
7
Columbia University to Enrollment Figures
Folder
1
Columbia University - Professor Maad Madina
2
Committees
3
Consortium of Western Universities for Middle East Studies
4
Contract - NDEA Funding
5-6
Correspondence
1960-1967
7
Correspondence - Public Law 480
8
Coptic Art Exhibit
1961
9
Davis County Arabic Language Project
10
Department of H. E. W. - Correspondence
11
Education - Middle East Center Plans in Tunisia
1967
12
Enrollment Figures
1964-1968
8
Equipment and Office Space to Iraq
Folder
1
Equipment and Office Space
1968-1969
2
Foreign Curriculum Specialist Program - Middle East
1968-1969
3
Foreign Language Scholarships
1960-1964
4
Foreign Students Leadership Program
5
Foreign Students' Council
6
Foundation for Iranian Studies - Arashir Zahedi
7
Guest Speakers
1960-1970
8
Hanna, Dr. Sami - Correspondence
9
Hanna, Dr. Sami - Arabic Textbook Project and Miscellaneous
10
Hitti, Phillip K. - Correspondence
11
India - The Daniels Art Exhibit
1963
12
Iran - Correspondence with Iranian Government Officials
13
Iranian Student Association - Directory (Incomplete)
1962
14
Iraq - Correspondence with Ministry of Guidance
9
Islamic Topics to Middle East Center
Folder
1
Islamic Topics
2
Issawi, Charles
3
Latimer, Dr. Frederick - Near East Conference
1963
4-5
Lectures and Programs Sponsored by Middle East Center
1960-1966
6
Letters of Recommendation - Khosrow Mostofi
(Folder 6 is restricted.)
1965-1969
7
MacLachlan - Reed Islamics Collection
8
Middle East Area Committee - Correspondence and Minutes
1960-1962
9
Middle East Center Library
10-11
Middle East Center Conference
1960; 1963
12
Middle East Center Conference - Minutes
13
Middle East Center Correspondence - Middle East Studies
14
Middle East Center Correspondence - Middle East Studies Brochure
15
Middle East Center - Midle East Institute
16
Middle East Center - Curriculum
1960-1963
17
Middle East Center - Social Hour
1960-1962
10
Middle East Studies and Programs to Organization of Arab Students
Folder
1
Middle East Studies and Programs
2
Middle East Studies - Dr. Frederick Latimer
3
Ministry of Art and Culture - Iran
1964-1965
4
Miscellaneous Correspondence
5
Miscellaneous Correspondence - Aziz Atiya
6
Miscellaneous Correspondence - Khosrow Mostofi
7
Mulder, William - Director of Intercultural Studies
8-9
National Conference on Middle East Studies held at University of Utah
10
NDEA - Foreign Students
11
NDEA - Languages and Area Centers
12
NDEA - Summer Intensive Program
1964
13
NDEA - General Information
14
Organization of Arab Students - University of Utah
11
Papyrus to Sinah, Navin C.
Folder
1
Papyrus - Proposal for
2
Past Support Received
3
Persian Standard Test Proposal
4
Petra Excavation Project
5-9
Plan of Operation for Arabic, Turkish, Persian, Hebrew
1960-1965
10-15
Plan of Operations
1965-1970
16
Private Foundations
17
Programs Abroad
18
Psychology Seminar - Middle East Studies
19
Rezai, Mohammad - Immigration and Naturalization
20
Middle East Religious Institute - Summer
1961
21
Reynolds Association
22
Ryan, Father Joseph L.
23
Sayegh, Fayez A.
24
Sinah, Navin C.
(Folder 24 is restricted.)
12
Sinah, Navin C. to University of Texas
Folder
1
Sinah, Navin C. - Dissertation
(Folder 1 is restricted.)
2
Spotlight on the Orient
1959
3
Spotlight on the Middle East
1961
4
Spotlight - Greece
1964
5
Study Conference on Teaching Arabic at the Secondary Level
6
Symposium on Middle East History
7
An Evening With Tagore
1961 November 16
8-16
Technical Reports
1961-1973
17
Tuesday and Thursday Lectures
18
Tundra Films - Mrs. Betty Nelson
19
Tunisia Summer Program
1972
20
Turkish Program
21
University Travel Club Series
1959-1962
22
University of Arizona Correspondence
23
University of Princeton Correspondence
24
University of Texas Correspondence
13
University of Wisconsin to Zen Buddhism
Folder
1
University of Wisconsin Correspondence
2
University - Miscellaneous Correspondence
3
Antioch College Correspondence
4
Baldwin Wallace College Correspondence
5
Eastern Montana College Correpondence
6
Portland State College Correspondence
7
U. S. Exchange Programs
8
U. S. Information Agency
9
U. S. Office of Education
10
Utah High School Conference - Introduction to the Middle East
1961-1963
11
Visiting Professors
12
Visiting Professors - Income Tax Information
13
Voice of America Broadcast
1963 January
14
Williams, Stuart Mendenhall
15
Working Faculty Information - Publications
16
World and Community Affairs Programs
17
World Peace Study Mission - Hibakusha
1964
18
Zen Buddhism - Chief Abbot of Tokyo
14
Addendum
Folder
1
Anthropology - Iranian Specialization
1976
2
Anthropology - Middle East Emphasis
1969
3
Arabic Program at Bountiful High School - Report
1968
4
Asian Courses
1973
5
BA in Middle East Studies - Proposal
1976
6
BA Major in Arabic Language/Literature
1967
7
BA Major in Persian Language/Literature
1967
8
Biographical Sketches
undated
9
Budget
1967-1974
10
Consortium of Western Universities
1967-1972
11
Decentralization of Responsibilities
1976
12
Degrees Awarded in Middle East Studies
1971-1973
13
Durham, L. H. - Fulbright-Hays Fellowship
1967
14
Extension of Middle East Center - Proposals
1967-1974
15
Faculty Seminar to Middle East
1968
16
Fellowships
1975-1976
17
Follow-Up Faculty Seminar - Proposal
1969
18
Ford Foundation
1967-1973
19
Hoveida, A. - Contribution to Iranian Studies
1973
20
Graduate Programs
1972
21
Intensive Summer Programs
1973
22
Iranian Program - Phase II
1976
23
Language and Area Program
1974-1975
24
MA and Ph.D. Degrees in Arabic
1966
25
MA in Iranian Studies - Proposal
1975
26
Middle East Center Extension - Proposal
1975
27
Middle East Center - Funding Difficulties
1972-1974
28
Middle East Center Permanent Staff Appointment Committee - Minutes
1970
29
Middle East Image in Secondary Schools Committee - Report
undated
30
Miscellaneous
1973
31
Mostofi, Khosrow - Papers Presented
undated
32
National Figures in Iran who Obtained College Education at the University of Utah - List
1973
33
NDEA Federal Assistance Proposal
1973
34
NDEA Fellowship Proposal
1970
15
Addendum
Folder
1
NSF Proposal from Middle East Center
1968
2
Outreach
1976
3
Peace Corps - Department of State
1968-1969
4
Petra Expedition
1976
5
Plan of Operation
1968-1974
6
Program Developments
1967
7
Projection of Needs
1975-1976
8
Reduction in NDEA Funds
1973-1974
9
Staff - Professional Activities
1974-1975
10
Status Report
1974
11
Student Exchange with University of Cairo - Proposal
1971
12
Student Exchange with University of Tehran
1973-1976
13
Summer Intensive Language Program in Arabic Studies - Tunisia
1963-1974
14
Summer Intensive Language Program in Middle East Studies
1973
15
Summer Intensive Middle East Language and Area Program
1973
16
Technical Reports
1966-1972
17
Utah Educators' Conference on the Middle East
1976

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Middle East--Study and teaching--Utah--History--Sources
  • Research institutes--Utah--History--Sources
  • Universities and colleges--Utah--Salt Lake City--History--Sources
  • Personal Names :
  • Atiya, Aziz Suryal, 1898-
  • Mostofi, Khosrow
  • Corporate Names :
  • University of Utah--Archives
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Budgets
  • Memorandums
  • Reports