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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = Syria

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Le Pays D' Israel, c 1914

 sub-series — Box PC6: Series Coll-1167/G; Series Coll-1167/H; Series Coll-1167/I; Series Coll-1167/J
Identifier: Coll-1167/H/1
Scope and Contents Charles William Meredith van de Velde surveyed Palestine in 1851. There he undertook various surveys, drawings, paintings and he published an album of 100 lithograph plates entitled 'Le Pays d'Israel: Collection de cent vues d'apr├Ęs nature dans la Syrie et la Palestine' in 1857. The volume was published by Jules Renouard in Paris, France. 20 of the lithographs from that volume are found in this series.
Dates: c 1914

Papers of Very Rev. Sir George Adam Smith (1856-1942)

Identifier: GD9
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: commonplace book, 1888-1895; diary of visit to the British Army in France, October 1916; diary of journey home, 1918; letters to mother and father from Middle East, 1880; letters from various correspondents, 1894-1932; letter from John G. Lorimer, 1905; letter from John Oman, 1907; letters from John G. Bartholomew, 1910-1915, mainly about Atlas of the historical geography of the Holy Land; letter from British Palestine Committee inside...
Dates: 1880-1932

Patrick Geddes in Palestine, 1910-1925

Identifier: Coll-1167/H
Scope and Contents From childhood, Patrick Geddes had been deeply interested in Palestine. The city of Jerusalem had appeared in the Cities and Town Planning Exhibition in 1911 as an important component of its message. Geddes was in contact with a prominent Zionist, Israeel Zangwill, from the 1890s. In 1919, the importance of the area's future was elevated on the international agenda. A friend and colleague of Zangwill, Dr. M.D. Eder, was involved with the Zionist Commission's project for a Hebrew University of...
Dates: 1910-1925

Patrick Geddes in the Middle East, c. 1877 - 1919

Identifier: Coll-1167/I
Scope and Contents Series of visual material used as teaching and reference material at the Patrick Geddes Centre. Custodial history uncertain.
Dates: c. 1877 - 1919

Ruins of Palmyra, 1753-1757

Identifier: Coll-1167/I/3
Scope and Contents Part of a folio book containing 13 plates: produced by Robert Wood, James Dawkins and Giovanni Borra (Bouverie died early in the expedition) showing illustrations of an expedition to Palmyra from 14-27 March 1753. Allegedly, their primary goal was to explore the Troad and locate the key sites mentioned by Homer. They took careful measurements and drawings of the ancient Roman ruins of Palmyra and Baalbek. The resulting book was published between 1753-1757. The plates remaining are numbers 26,...
Dates: 1753-1757

Wild Asses, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3121
Scope and Contents Four photographs of wild asses standing in paddocks in the early 20th century. The two top images are of the Kiang, the 'wild ass of the deserts of northern Asia' and the two bottom images depict the wild asses of Syria and India.
Dates: 1870s-1930s