Stanford University - Hoover Institution Library and Archives
University of South Carolina
University professor Kevin Lewis describes travel and educational experiences during five months in Jordan with his wife, Becky Wingard Lewis, who received a Fulbright fellowship to serve as senior lecturer; the Arabic word "wasta" refers to "a man without influence, without clout: a powerless man.".
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
Duke University - David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Collection comprises 11 posters on women's issues. Nine were part of a series co-sponsored by UNIFEM and Jordan's Wizārat al-ʻAmal., and use comics and political satire as part of a campaign to support the proper treatment of and respect for women domestic workers, many of whom are migrants from Indonesia and the Philippines. The cartoons used in this series were created by Abu-Mahjub. The other two posters were co-sponsored by UNIFEM and the Jordanian National Forum for Women, and offer general, feminist statements encouraging women to speak up for their rights, such as "your voice makes a comprehensive society." Text is Arabic; however, the series of nine posters also features English translations
Andrews University - James White Library
This collection contains a large amount of personal and professional items from Horn as well as some from his wives. Recordings and transcripts of a narrative of his life as well as his diaries and writings make up the bulk of this collection. There are large amounts of important information regarding all aspects of Horn's career recorded in careful and meticulous detail
Yale University
The records consist primarily of instructions to and despatches from U.S. diplomatic and consular staff regarding internal conditions and events in Jordan
Cornell University Libraries
Photographs, clippings, cartoons, visual records, awards, plaques and other ephemera relating to the political career of William P. Rogers as U.S. Attorney General and U.S. Secretary of State. The bulk of the collection relates to the international travels of the Rogers as they met with world leaders in Afghanistan, Argentina, Brazil, China, Hungary, Iran, Japan, Jordan, Mexico, Peru, and the Philippines
New York State Historical Documents
These records, ca. 1948-1954, are primarily from the United Nations Conciliation Commission's (UNCCP) Land Identification Project. Its task was to create a record of individual Arab land holdings in Israel which would serve as basis for verifying individual claims of ownership and their valuation for purposes of compensation. Included are an index of land owners names by sub-district, village or town, and owner name; files containing various forms containing information assembled by the project such as location and description of land, names of owners, encumbrances (mortgages, leases, etc.), taxation category, and valuation. Other data is also included about rural and urban land-holdings in the sub-districts of Acre, Beersheba, Beisan, Gaza, Haifa, Hebron, Jaffa, Jenin, Nablus, Nazareth, Ramallah, Ramle, Safad, and Tulkarm. Also included are microfilms of Turkish land registers, and registers of titles and deeds, ca. 1869-1948; and miscellaneous tally sheets, working papers, and ... Read More