Series 9 - Reference material

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Reference code

UTA 1372-9


Reference material


  • 1920 - 2004 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

1.21m of textual material
0.3m of graphic material
39 audiocassettes
2 audio reels (1/4 inch)

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Scope and content

Series consists of selected reference material collected by Prof. Hassanpour that is considered rare. Records include handwritten manuscripts, original historical documents, original or copied historical newspapers (mainly in Kurdish and Persian), bulletins, political declaration and reports. Subject matter covers Kurdish nationalism, political movements in Kurdistan and Iran, human rights, and language. Recordings include documentation of 1970’s internationalist student activism, recordings of several P.M. Dr. Mossadiq 1950’s speeches, and Kurdish folk music.

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This series is arranged loosely by subject matter to preserve components of the original order in which the material was received.

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