TABLE OF CONTENTS


Collection Summary

Biography of Ambassador Richard B. Parker

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Arrangement of the Papers

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Algeria 1972-1974

Series 2: Cairo 1965-1968, 1970

Series 3: Lebanon, Syria and Jordan 1977-1978

Series 4: Morocco 1970-1979

Series 5: Spain 1970-1972

Series 6: Miscellaneous

Ambassador Richard B. Parker:

An Inventory of His Photographs at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives



Collection Summary

Repository: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Smithsonian Institution.Washington, D.C.
Creator: Ambassador Richard B. Parker
Title: Amb. Richard B. Parker Photographs of Islamic Monuments
Dates: 1965-1979
Quantity: 681 items
Abstract: A collection of black and white prints and negatives of Islamic monuments taken by former ambassador Richard B. Parker. The collection includes 200 prints and 481 negatives. The images document Islamic architecture throughout Algeria, Cairo, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Morocco, and Spain.
Identification: A2002.6
Language: English

Biography of Ambassador Richard B. Parker

Richard Bordeaux Parker was born on July 3, 1923, in the Philippines where his father was stationed in the United States Army. He earned a Bachelors of Science in General Science and a Masters of Science in Citizenship Education from Kansas State University. After serving as an infantry soldier during World War II, Parker joined the U.S. Foreign Service in 1949. His first tour was spent in Sydney, Australia. He then focused his career on the Middle East, holding a number of posts in Israel, Jordan, and Egypt. In addition, Parker served as ambassador to Algeria (1974-1977), Lebanon (1977), and Morocco (1978-1979.)
Fluent in Arabic, he has written/edited seven books to date on subjects concerning the Middle East. He retired from the U.S. Foreign Service in 1981 and became the editor of, The Middle East Journal, from 1981 through 1987. In addition to his diplomatic career, Parker taught at the University of Virginia, Johns Hopkins University, and Lawrence University. He served as the first president of the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training from 1986-1989. He is also a member of several organizations including the Advisory Council on Near East Studies at Princeton University, the American Academy of Diplomacy, the Cosmos Club, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Middle East Institute. In June, 2004, he received the American Foreign Service Association's lifetime Contributions to American Diplomacy award. Richard B. Parker is married with four children and lives in Washington, D.C.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Amb. Richard B. Parker Photographs contains 200 black and white prints, 481 black and white negatives, and two black and white contact sheets of Islamic monuments in Algeria, Cairo, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Morocco, and Spain. The Morocco series in the largest in the collection covering four cities. Photographs from Cairo span the years 1965-1968. All other photographs span the years 1970-1979. Originally, the negatives and prints were housed together. Although the negatives are now housed separately from the prints, they are grouped in the original order. All prints are in original order. Most of the photographs have been annotated and/or dated by the creator.

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Arrangement of the Papers

The collection is arranged into six series:

Series 1: Algeria,1972-1974

Subseries 1.1: Prints

Subseries 1.2:Negatives

Series 2:Cairo, 1965-1968

Subseries 2.1:Prints

Subseries 2.2:Negatives

Series 3:Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan,1977-1978

Subseries 3.1:Prints

Subseries 3.2:Negatives

Series 4:Morocco, 1970-1979

Subseries 4.1:Fes, 1970-1979

Subseries 4.1.1:Prints

Subseries 4.1.2:Negatives

Subseries 4.2:Marrakesh, 1970-1979

Subseries 4.2.1:Prints

Subseries 4.2.2:Negatives

Subseries 4.3:Meknes, Tinmal, and Tit, 1970-1979

Subseries 4.3.1:Prints

Subseries 4.3.2:Negatives

Subseries 4.4: Rabat Sale, 1970-1974, 1978-1979

Subseries 4.4.1Prints

Subseries 4.4.2:Negatives

Series 5:Spain, 1970-1972

Subseries 5.1:Prints

Subseries 5.2:Negatives

Series 6: Miscellaneous

Subseries 6.1:Miscellaneous prints.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Restrictions on Use

The archives is open by appointment only, Tuesdays through Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Archives is closed on all federal holidays.

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Related Material

Other collections housed in the archives documenting Islamic monuments include: Antoin Sevruguin Photographs, the Seherr-Thoss Photographs, and the Lionel Bier Architectural Drawings.

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Index Terms

Names:

Parker, Richard Bordeaux, 1923-

Subjects:

Islamic antiquities

Places:

Cairo (Egypt)
Algeria
Fès (Morocco)
Jordan
Lebanon
Marrakech (Morocco)
Meknès (Morocco)
Morocco
Rabat-Salé (Morocco)
Syria

Document Types:

Photographic prints
Film negatives

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Amb. Richard B. Parker Photographs, 1965-1979
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
Smithsonian Institution. Washington, D.C.
Gift of Ambassador Richard B. Parker, 2002

Acquisition Information

Ambassador Richard B. Parker donated this entire collection in 2002.

Processing Information

Processed in 2004 by intern Sarah Stimson

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Algeria 1972-1974
This series contains 28 black and white prints and 82 black and white negatives of Islamic monuments in Algeria. All the negatives in this series are 2¼ x 2¼. 22 of the negatives in this series correspond to prints in this series. Any descriptions of prints are located on the print itself. Any descriptions of negatives were located on the original negative sleeve or attached paper. The spelling of places and names is consistent with what appears in the annotations. The original order of items has been retained.
Subseries 1.1: Algeria, Prints 1972-1974
The following descriptions come directly from captions on the front and/or verso of print.
Box Folder
Algiers - Katch[aous?] 1 1
Existed in 1612. Rebuilt in 1794. Converted to a church and largely rebuilt by French. Only the columns are original.
Algiers- Great Mosque 1 1
7/17 Algiers. Algiers-Pecherie Mosque 1 1
Built in 1660 by Hai Habib.
Pecherie Mosque- Algiers 1 1
Tlemcen, Great Mosque 1 1
Tlemcen, Great Mosque 1 1
Tlemcen, Great Mosque 1 1
Tlemcen, Great Mosque, Dome before [illegible] 1 1
Tlemcen, Great Mosque 1 1
Tlemcen, Great Mosque 1 1
Bou Madyan- Tlemcen 1 2
Bou Madyan- Tlemcen 1 2
Bou Madyan- Tlemcen 1 2
Bou Madyan- Tlemcen 1 2
Bou Madyan- Tlemcen 1 2
Bou Madyan- Tlemcen Stalactite Ceiling 1 2
Algeria Sidi Halwi Tlemcen 1 2
Tlemcen- Minaret of Mosque of Sidi Bel Hassan 1 2
Sidi Abdarah[_?]man- Tlemcen 1 2
Minaret of Mosque at Mansurah 1 2
Minaret (Tlemcen) Al-Mansurah Algeria 1 3
Décor on Minaret Al-Mansurah Tlemcen- Algeria 1 3
Pise Wall of Mosque Al –Mansurah- Algeria (Tlemcen) 1 3
Pise Wall of Mosque Al –Mansurah- Algeria (Tlemcen) 1 3
Nedromah 1 3
Nedromah- Minaret of Almoravid Mosque- Zianid- 1348 1 3
Nedromah 1 3
Qala’ah Banu Hammad- Algeria-1976 Minaret from South 1 3
Eight-Pointed Star- Qala’a Al Banu Hammad (Al-Ma[n?]ar) 1976 1 3
Algeria Qala’a Al Benu Hammad 1976 1 3
Unidentified. [no caption] 1 3
Subseries 1.2: Algeria, Negatives 1972-1974
Descriptions come directly from original negative sleeve or attached paper.
Box Folder
Algiers, Katch[a?]oub and Great Mosques, and Pecherie 2 1
[6 negatives]
Tlemcen- Sidi Bou Mabyan 2 1
[4 negatives]
Tlemcen- Sidi Halwi and Bou Mabyan-1972 2 1
[2 negatives]
Tlemcen- Great Mosque 1972 Mihrab and Dome before Mihrab- Best 2 1
[12 negatives]
Tlemcen- Great Mosque 2 2
[4 negatives]
Tlemcen- Great Mosque- Mihrab (poor) Minaret (good) 1972 2 2
[9 negatives]
Algeria- Tlemcen- Great Mosque 1972 2 2
[8 negatives]
Tlemcen- Sidi Bel Hassan Mosque 2 3
[7 negatives]
Algeria- Tlemcen Mansura 1972 2 3
[12 negatives]
Qala’a Banu Hammad 1976 2 3
[8 negatives]
Algeria- Qala’a Al Banu Hammad 1976 2 4
[8 negatives]
Algeria- Qala’a Al Banu Hammad 1974 2 4
[2 negatives]
Series 2: Cairo 1965-1968, 1970
This series contains 16 black and white prints and 72 black and white negatives of Islamic monuments in Cairo, Egypt. 12 of the negatives in this series correspond to prints in this series. All of the negatives in this series are 2¼ x 2¼. Any descriptions of prints are located on the print itself. Any descriptions of negatives were located on the original negative sleeve or attached paper. The spelling of places and names is consistent with what appears in the annotations. The original order of items has been retained.
Subseries 2.1: Cairo, Prints 1965-1968, 1970
The following descriptions come directly from captions on the front and/or verso of print.
Box Folder
RB Parker 1968. Chap- 3. Ibn Tulun 1 4
RB Parker. Cairo-Sabil Kuttab of Qait Bay, 1968. Chap 3- Sabil Kuttab of Quaitbay. 1 4
Minarets of Sheikhu’s Ma[d?]rasa and tomb are visible in the background. Mosque of Qani Bay in middle distance.
RBParker, 1967. Maridani Mosque Courtyard- Chap IV 1 4
College of Barquo-1386. Mausoleum of Qala’un in left foreground 1966-67. 1 4
Minaret of the Madrasa of An-Nasir Muhammad 1966-67. 1 4
RBParker. 1966 Barquq’s Mausoleum-Chap VI. View of one of the minarets. The last two stages are restored. 1 4
Tomb of Barquq-Cairo. Parker 1966 -Tomb Chamber of Shiraz and Shakra, Mausoleum of Barquq, showing original Mashrabiyya screen. Chap. VIII. 1 5
RBParker. 1966 Tomb of Barsbay Al Bag[a?]si- Chap VIII 1 5
Mameluke Jellymold- Tomb of Umm Anuk, Northern cemetery. 1968 1 5
RBParker, 1966. Minaret of Qaitbay’s Mausoleum. The late mameluke minaret par excellence Chap VIII 1 5
RBParker, 1967. As-Sultaniyya- Chap. IX. 1 5
RBParker, 1967. Northern Minaret of As-Sultaniyya 1 5
1985 1 5
Tomb of Ashraf K[?] RBParker, 1968. 1 5
RBParker, 1968. Sayyida Atiqa 1133- Negative is better than this print. 1 5
Tomb of Fatima Khatun. RBParker, 1968. 1 5
Subseries 2.2: Cairo Negatives 1965-1968, 1970
Descriptions come directly from original negative sleeve or attached paper.
Box Folder
Ibn Tulun Courtyard 1968. Ibn Tulun views from Minaret 1968 1968 2 5
[9 negatives]
Bab Zuwalyla and Qahira from Minaret of Qi[s?]mas As-Ishaqi, 1966. Sultan Hasan 1966. Citadel from Sultan Hasan. 2 5
[9 negatives]
Mosques of Taghri Bir[d?]i and Qani Bey Al-Muhammad and Ma[d?]rasa of Shaykhu. Cairo, 1967. 2 5
[5 negatives]
Al-Azhar 1967. Maridani Mosque, 1966. Mausoleum of Al-Gay Al Yusufi, 1966. Minaret of Bab Zuwalya 1966. 2 6
[4 negatives]
Cairo- Ba[?] Al-Qasr[?]. Entrance to Musky, Suq An-Na[?] Mausoleum of Qalaun, Minaret of An-Nasir Muhammad, 1967 2 6
[8 negatives]
Minarets Al-Hakim Bi Amr Allah, 1968. Al-Hakim Bi Amr Allah 1968. Al-Hakim Bi Amr Allah, 1968. Tomb of Quuqumas Al-Sagihir in left foreground. 2 6
[4 negatives]
Northern cemetery tomb of Umm Anuk, 1967. Tombs of Umm Anuk and Tashtimur (Hummus Akhdar), 1967. Northern Cemetery, 1967. Mausoleum of Barquq Cemetery from BLVD Salah Salim, Umm Anuk in foreground. 2 7
[9 negatives]
Cairo-1967. Northern Cemetery Mausolea of Inal and Qurqumas. 1966 Tombs of Barsbay and Emir Sulayman Northern Cemetery. 1967 Mausolea of Qait Bay Northern Cemetery. Mausoleum of QaitBay 1970. 2 7
[4 negatives]
Cairo- Northern Cemetery views, Barqu[o?]t Dome, 1966. 2 7
[5 negatives]
Cairo- Southern Cemetery- Al-Guyushi, Al-Sultaniyah, 1967 2 8
[4 negatives]
Cairo- Southern Cemetery Tombs of Ashraf Khalil and Fatima Khatun 1970- Sayyi[d?]a Atiqa and Minaret of Fatima Khatun. 2 8
[7 negatives]
Series 3: Lebanon, Syria and Jordan 1977-1978
This series contains a total of 27 black and white prints and 30 black and white negatives of Islamic monuments in Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan. 16 negatives in this series are 2¼" x 2¼", 5 are 35mm of Lebanon. There are 13 prints and 27 negatives of Lebanon. There are 10 prints and 0 negatives of Syria and 4 prints and 3 negatives of Jordan. 16 of the negatives in this series correspond to prints in this series. Any descriptions of prints are located on the print itself. Any descriptions of negatives were located on the original negative sheet or attached paper. The spelling of places and names is consistent with what appears in the annotations. The original order of items has been retained.
Subseries 3.1: Lebanon, Syria and Jordan, Prints 1977-1978
The following descriptions come directly from captions on the front and/or verso of print.
Box Folder
Lebanon (Berk[_?]) East Gate Anjar 1977 1 6
Anjar 1977- Parker 1 6
Anjar 1977 1 6
Anjar 1977 1 6
Anjar 1977 1 6
Anjar 1977-Parker 1 6
Anjar 1 6
Anjar 1 6
Minaret Ayubid Mosque Baalbek-1 Jan 78. 1 6
Minaret, Ayyubid Mosque Baalbek, 1 Jan, 78. Note children at top. 1 7
Lebanon looking towards Mihrab [R?]as Al-Ain Mosque Baalbek- Jan 1, 78. 1 7
Arches Prayer Hall [R?]as Al-Ain Mosque, Baalbek. 1 7
Capital of Pi[?]ster Prayer Hall- [R?]as Al-Ain Mosque Baalbek- Jan 1,78. 1 7
Damascus- Mosque of Darwish Pasha- 16th cent. 1978. 1 7
Damascus- Mosque of Darwish Pasha? 1978. 1 7
Damascus Sabuniya? 1978. 1 7
Damascus- Sabuniya? 1978. 1 8
Damascus Sabuniya? 1978. 1 8
Damascus Umayyad Mosque Square Minaret. 1 8
Umayyad Mosque- Damascus Minaret of the Bride. 1 8
Umayyad Mosque Damascus. 1 8
North side window Omayyad Mosque Damascus, 1977. 1 8
Damascus- Tower of Nur Ad-Din Inscription, 1978. 1 8
Jordan, 1978. Mashatta- Desert Castle Courtyard from South. Jan 78. 1 8
Mashatta- Entry to Great Hall, Jan 78. 1 8
Mashatta-Palace Jan 78. 1 8
Mashatta- Carving on Exterior (south wall to right of grass) Jan 78. 1 8
Subseries 3.2: Lebanon, Syria and Jordan, Negatives 1977-1978
Descriptions come directly from original negative sleeve or attached paper.
Box Folder
Lebanon Anjar Feb. 1977. 3 1
[6 negatives]
Anjar 1977 Lebanon 3 1
[11 negatives]
Baalbek, 1978. Ayyubid Minaret- Ras Al-Ain Mosque. 3 1
[10 negatives]
Jordan, 1978. Mashatta 3 1
[3 negatives]
Series 4: Morocco 1970-1979
This series contains a total of 88 back and white prints and 295 black and white negatives of Islamic monuments in Morocco. This series is broken down by city within Morocco; 4.1- Fes; 4.2- Marrakesh; 4.3- Meknes, Tinmal and Tit; 4.4- Rabat Sale. Any descriptions of prints are located on the print itself. Any descriptions of negatives were located on the original negative sleeve or an attached paper. Some of the photographs in this series were taken by Doug Smith. Those prints are noted. The original order of items has been retained.
Subseries 4.1: Fes 1970-1979
The following descriptions come directly from captions on the front and/or verso of print.
There are 23 prints and 53 negatives in this subseries. All the negatives in this series are 2¼" x 2¼". 8 of the negatives correspond to prints in this series. All of the prints in Box 1, Folder 11 were originally grouped together in an envelope. The original order of items has been retained.
Subseries 4.1.1: Fes, Prints 1970-1979
Box Folder
Fes- Bab [G?]hufra (to west of Bab Bou [J?]eloud). 1 9
Fes- Burj An-Naffara, the Trumpet Tower, from Attarin Medersa. 1 9
Fes, from roof of Palais de Fes Restaurant showing, from right to left, the minaret of the Qaraqiyin Mosque (956), the modern minaret of the Moulay Idris Zawia, and Burj An-Naffara, the Trumpet Tower. Roofs of Qarawiyin in foreground. 1 9
Attarin [?], Fes. 1 9
Attarin, Fes. 1 10
Fes, Minaret of Seffarin Medersa. 1 10
Clock opposite Bou Inania, Fes 1972? 1 10
Clock Opposite Bou Inania Fes- 1947. 1 10
Fes- the Magana or Clock Opposite the Bou Inania Medersa from an early photo (Many Days in Morocco, by John Horne McBride and Co. NY, 1927). 1 10
Oued Fes from Seffarin Medersa. 1 10
Photographie Office National Marocain du Tourisme mention obligatoire. Moulay [?] 1 10
[This print is stamped by the National Office of Tourism in Morocco. It is not clear if this was taken by Richard B. Parker.]
Qarawiyin Minbar. 1 11
Qarawiyin- Mihrab Niche. 1 11
[no caption] 1 11
Qarawiyin- Coupola #4 Floral Décor on east face. 1 11
Qarawiyin- Mihrab. 1 11
Qarawiyin- Mihrab. 1 11
Qarawiyin- Round Arch No. 8- Qubba of Mihrab before restoration. 1 11
Qarawiyin A[?]nthus No. 1- Qubba of Minaret 7? 1 11
Qarawiyin-Fes Lambrequin arch behind Mihrab. 1 11
Qarawiyin- Floral Décor East face of Mihrab dome. 1 11
Qarawiyin- Floral Carving to right of Mihrab. 1 11
Qarawiyin Bab Gnais (Funeral Chapel Door). Detail. 1 11
Subseries 4.1.2: Fes, Negatives 1970-1979
Descriptions come directly from original negative sleeve or attached paper.
Box Folder
Fes, 1970-74. Shirij Medersa, Seffarin Medersa. 3 2
[9 negatives]
Fes, 1970-74. Qantarat Bayn Al M[?]oun, Clock opposite Bou Inania, Bab Bou Je[n?]oud, Door Bou Inaniya Medersa, Qarawiyin Mosque Minarets and Burj An-Naffar, Bou Inania Medersa, Country Sidi, Bab Al-Shurfa, Bou Inania Clock, Bou Inania Interior, Country Sidi, Fes Panorama. 3 2
[12 negatives]
Fes, 1970-74. Bab Al?, Doorway to Funduq, Suq Al-Mjadlitin Horn of Moulay Idris is in background, Bou Inania clock, Burj An-Naffar Qarawiyin Mosque. 3 2
[8 negatives]
Fes, 1972. Attarin Medersa, Attarin, Minaret of Mosque Mansura (Tlemcen Algeria), Bou Inania Medersa, Bou Inania, Fes Panorama, Bou Inania. 3 3
[8 negatives]
1972, Fez- Misc. 3 3
[11 negatives ]
1970s, Fes- Misc. 3 3
[5 negatives]
Subseries 4.2: Marrakesh 1970-1979
There are 19 prints and 76 negatives in this subseries. 59 negatives in this series are 2¼" x 2¼" and 17 are 35mm. 11 of the negatives correspond to prints in this series. The original order of items has been retained.
Subseries 4.2.1: Marrakesh, Prints
The following descriptions come directly from captions on the front and/or verso of print.
Box Folder
Kutubuya from East. 1 12
Kutubiya- Doug Smith from North West. 1 12
Kutubiya from South. 1 12
Kutubiya- Doug Smith. 1 12
Marrakesh- Minaret of Kutubiya, showing detail from Southeast face. Note irregularity of stone fabric. The whole was presumably covered with stucco originally. (Photo by Doug Smith) 1 12
Marrakesh- Northern and Western faces of Kutubiya, showing remnants of the décor. Photo by Doug Smith. Kutubiya- Doug Smith 1974. 1 12
Kutubiya- Lantern- (Doug Smith), 1974. 1 12
Marrakesh- Minaret of the Qasbah Mosque showing earlier example of Shabka, or net motif against faience tile background. Much restored. 1 12
Marrakesh- ceiling of Almoravid Qubba showing floral and geometric décor. This is the earliest appearance of the scallop shell/palmette motif in Morocco. 1 12
Marrakesh- Bin Yusuf Medersa. View into courtyard from student’s room on second floor. 1 12
Marrakesh- Bin Yusuf Medersa- Arched doorway leading from prayer hall into courtyard. Built in 1564-65 by the Saddian Sultan Moulay Abdallah. The décor of the arch is almost identical with that of a similar doorway leading into the Sala de las Dos Hermanas at the Al hambra, built two centuries earlier. 1 12
Marrakesh- Cordovan marble trough at Medersa of Bin Yusuf, showing eagles and winged goats carved on one end. 1 13
Andalusian Basin (Medersa Bin Yusuf, Marrakesh), 1973. 1 13
[No caption] 1 13
Bab Al-Khemis Marrakesh, 1972. 1 13
Bab Aylan- Marrakesh. 1 13
Almohad broad décor Bab Agnaou, Marrakesh. 1 13
Bab Doukkala- Marrakesh, 1972. 1 13
Bab Doukkala- Marrakesh- 1972. 1 13
Series 4.2.2: Marrakesh, Negatives
Descriptions come directly from original negative sleeve or attached paper.
Box Folder
Morocco 1970-1974 Marrakesh 1. Bin Yusuf Medersa 2. Qubba-Suq 3. Cordovan Basin. 3 4
[17 negatives- 35mm]
1970s Marrakesh Andalusian Basin, Kutubuya, S[?] Tomb. 3 4
[9 negatives ]
1970s Marrakesh Almoravid Qubba and Bab [?] Agnaou. 3 4
[7 negatives]
1970 Marrakesh Kutubiya and Bin Yusuf Medersa. 3 5
[9 negatives]
Almoravid Qubbah Marrakesh 1972 . 3 5
[3 negatives]
1972 Marrakesh Qasbah Mosque Bab Al Agnaou. 3 5
[3 negatives]
1972, Marrakesh Bin Yusuf Medersa. 3 6
[11 negatives]
1970-74 Marrakesh gates and tanneries. 3 6
[6 negatives]
1970-74 Marrakesh. 3 6
[11 negatives]
Subseries 4.3: Meknes, Tinmal and Tit 1970-1979
There are 16 prints and 47 negatives in this subseries. 36 negatives are 2¼" x 2¼" and 11 are 35mm. 13 of the negatives correspond to prints in this series. The original order of items has been retained.
Series 4.3.1: Meknes, Tinmal and Tit, Prints
The following descriptions come directly from captions on the front and/or verso of print.
Box Folder
Place El- Hedim, Meknes. 1 14
Dar Jama’i is the pyramidal roofed building in background. The entrance is next to the decorated fountain to the left of picture.
Meknes- Bou Inania Medersa. 1 14
Much restored. But very tastefully.
Bou Inania Medersa Meknes. 1 14
Palace of Moulay Ismail Meknes. 1 14
Entrance Palace of Moulay Ismail- Meknes. 1 14
Palace of Moulay Ismail- Meknes. 1 14
The Mosque of Tinmal from the Southeast. Square protuberance in center is minaret 1 14
The Mosque of Tinmal 1973. 1 14
Tinmal- Mihrab. 1 15
Tinmal- the Mihrab. 1 15
Tinmal floral décor on pierced stucco window above Mihrab. The photo also shows the stalactites used to form the right hand squinch to support the dome. 1 15
Tinmal- Stalactite dome east end of Qibla Aisle 1973. 1 15
Tinmal- Lambrequin arches in Qibla Aisle Oct 73. 1 15
Tinmal- Scallop/Palmette in intrados of arch. 1 15
Tinmal from Minaret. 1 15
Tit- Minaret- 11th cent. (at Moulay Abdallah- south of Al-[J?]adida, Morocco. Tit Minaret 1973. 1 15
Series 4.3.2: Morocco Meknes, Tinmal and Tit, Negatives
Descriptions come directly from original negative sleeve or attached paper.
Box Folder
1970s Meknes- Dar Al-Makilzen. 4 1
[3 negatives]
1973 Meknes- Medersa and Palace of Moulay Ismail. 4 1
[11 negatives]
Morocco Oct. 1973 Tinmal. 4 1
[11 negatives- 35mm]
Oct 73 Tinmal. 4 2
[6 negatives]
Oct 1973 Morocco- Tinmal 4 2
[9 negatives]
1973 Morocco- Tit. 4 2
[7 negatives]
Subseries 4.4: Rabat Sale 1970-1974, 1978-1979
There are 30 prints and 119 negatives in this subseries. 84 negatives are 2¼" x 2¼" and 35 negatives are 35mm. 21 of the negatives correspond to prints in this series. The original order of items has been retained.
Subseries 4.4.1: Rabat Salé, Prints
The following descriptions come directly from captions on the front and/or verso of print.
Box Folder
Bab Al- Qasba Rabat 1972. Qasbah Gate, Rabat 1973. 1 16
34-34 Tour Hassan west face. 1 16
Rabat Tour Hassan from southeast. 1 16
Tour Hassan- Rabat. 1 16
Rabat Tour Hassan north face. 1 16
29-30- Tour Hassan north face- Almohad décor- Dar[j?] wa ktef motif in upper register. Lambrequin arch below. 1 16
31-32- Rabat- Tour Hassan north face. 1 16
Rabat- Tour Hassan east face Shabke Pattern. 1 16
Rabat- Tour Hassan west face Dar[j?] w ktef pattern. 1 16
Rabat Tour Hassan west face- Shabke pattern. 1 16
Doug Smith Tour Hassan W face. 1 17
Rabat Bab Ar-Ruwah- Almohad decor. 1 17
Bab Ar-Ruwah Rabat Cupola in entry. 1 17
Chellah Necropolis- Rabat. 1 17
Gate of Chellah, 14th Century Merinid Necropolis, Rabat. 1 17
Chellah- 1979 Interior of gate. 1 17
Arabil Tombstone, (on reverse of Roman) Chellah, Rabat (now in Rabat Archeological museum.) 1 17
Rabat- Chella Exterior of tomb of Abul Hassan- Merinid. 1 17
Chellah- 1979 Exterior (south) wall of Abul Hassan’s tomb. 1 17
Rabat Chellah- tomb of Abul Hassan. 1 17
Floral Pattern [?] Chellah Mosque of Abu Hassan. 1 18
Chellah 1979 Minaret of Zawia. 1 18
Minaret of Zawiya of Abul Hassan, Chellah, Rabat (14th century.) 1 18
Bab Mrisa, the gate of the little harbor, Sale. Merinid, 13th century. 1 18
Sale- the second sea gate. The photograph shows only the upper half of the arched opening. The rest is below street level. 1 18
Sale- Medersa of Abul Hassan. 1 18
Sale- Medersa. 1 18
Funduq Al-Askour, Sale. The façade of a Merinid Medersa of about 1350. 1 18
Sale- Zawiya An-Nussak- “Hospice of the Ascetics”- Merinid Portal. 1 18
Zawiya[?] An-Nussak (“Hospice of the Ascetics)- Merinid Sale. 1 18
Series 4.4.2: Rabat Salé, Negatives
Descriptions come directly from original negative sleeve or attached paper.
Box Folder
1972 Rabat Bab Al-Ruwah Sale Bab Al-Mrisa. 4 3
[8 negatives]
1972 Rabat- Chellah. 4 3
[12 negatives]
1970s Rabat- Tour Hassan and Bab Al-Ruwah. 4 4
[10 negatives]
1972 Morocco Chellah and Mehbia. 4 4
[9 negatives]
Morocco Rabat-Sale 1970-74 1.Chellah Tour Hassan 2.Tour Hassan 3.Tour Hassan Bab Mrisa 4.Bab Mrisa Sale 5.Sale Medersa 6.Funduq Askour Sale. 4 4
[10 negatives]
Morocco Rabat 1970-74 1. Bab Al-Qasbah 2. Bab Al-Qasbah 3. Chellah Gate 4. Chellah Minaret 5. Chellah Tombstone 6. Tomb of Abul Hassan 7. Sale Medersa Sea Gate 8. Sale Medersa Zawiat An-Nussak 9. Tomb of Shams Ad-Dowha 10. Sale Medersa Bab Mrisa Candue ‘Id 11. Bab Ar-Ruwah 12. Bab Ar-Ruwah. 4 5
[31 negatives]
Morocco 1970-74 Tour Hassan Rabat. 4 6
[18 negatives]
Chellah Rabat, 1979. 1. Chellah 2. Chellah 3. Chellah Bab Ar-Rouah Sale 4. Chella 5.Chellah 4 6
21 Negatives- 8 are 35mm
Series 5: Spain 1970-1972
This series contains a total of 17 black and white prints and 2 black and white negatives of Islamic monuments in Spain. All the negatives in this series are 2¼" x 2¼". 2 of the negatives in this series correspond to prints in this series. Any descriptions of prints are located on the print itself. Any descriptions of negatives were located on the original negative sheet or attached paper. The spelling of places and names is consistent with what appears in the annotations. The original order of items has been retained.
Series 5.1: Spain, Prints 1970-1972
The following descriptions come directly from captions on the front and/or verso of print.
Box Folder
Cordoba Minaret/Bell tower of Great Mosque/Cathedral Cordova- 1970. 1 19
Cordoba- Great Mosque. 1 19
Cordoba Mihrab- Great Mosque Cordova. 1 19
Cordoba Mihrab- Great Mosque Cordova. 1 19
Cordova- Dome before Mihrab Great Mosque. 1 19
Mosque of Bab Mardoum, Toledo. 1 19
Mosque of Bab Mardoum- Toledo. 1 19
Toledo- Bab Mardoum. 1 19
Minaret near Bab Mardoum- Toledo. 1 19
Giralda Tower- Seville. 1 20
Giralda- Seville. 1 20
Giralda- Seville. 1 20
[no annotation] 1 20
Giralda Seville. 1 20
Giralda- Seville. 1 20
Ronda- Church of Santa Maria. 1 20
Subseries 5.2: Spain, Negatives 1970-1972
Descriptions come directly from original negative sleeve or attached paper.
Box Folder
[no annotation] 4 7
[2 negatives]
Series 6: Miscellaneous
This series contains a total of 24 black and white prints of Islamic monuments. These prints were not included in any series. There were loose prints and there are no negatives in this series. Any descriptions of prints are located on the print itself. The spelling of places and names is consistent with what appears in the annotations. The original order of items has been retained.
Subseries 6.1: Miscellaneous Prints
The following descriptions come directly from captions on the front and/or verso of print.
Box Folder
Qayrawan 1976. 1 21
Qayrawan- Mosque of 3 Doors 1976. 1 21
Ribat of Sousse 1976. 1 21
Ribat of Sousse 1976. 1 21
Ribat of Sousse 1976. 1 21
Sousse- Ribat 1976. 1 21
Sousse- Great Mosque Interior 1976. 1 21
Sfax Minaret of Great Mosque #1 1976. 1 21
Sfax- Minaret of Great Mosque 1976. 1 21
Sfax Zawiyat Sidi Qamun 1976. 1 21
Mahdiya 1976. 1 22
Mahdiya port 1976. 1 22
Mahdiya port South towers 1976. 1 22
Mahdiya the rock-hewn port 1976. 1 22
Mahdiya port 1976. 1 22
Al-Burj Al-Kebir – Mahdiya 1976. 1 22
Mahdiya- Palace of the Mahdi? 1976. 1 22
Great Mosque- Mahdiya interior 1976. 1 22
Monastir Ribat 1976. 1 22
Monastir Zawiat Sidi Douib 1976. 1 22
Monastir Great Mosque 1976. 1 23
Monastir 1976. 1 23
Gafsa Qasbah 1976. 1 23
Nefta Mosque 1976. 1 23