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Mauritania collection

Call Number: MS 1530
Overview: The collection consists of printed materials pertaining to culture, education, and government in Mauritania.
Dates: 1969-2004, bulk 1969-1974

Mauritius collection

Call Number: MS 1531
Overview: The collection consists of manuscripts and printed material relating to the history of Mauritius and current political, economic, and social conditions in Mauritius.
Dates: 1831-2001, bulk 1950-1996

Allen R. Maxwell papers

Call Number: MS 2017
Overview: The papers document the professional career and research interests of anthropologist Allen R. Maxwell. The papers include correspondence, manuscripts of published works and drafts of unpublished works, grant applications, fieldnotes, research notes, subject files, photographic slides and audio recordings.
Dates: 1875-2010

Anthony John Monk collection on Paul Rudolph

Call Number: MS 1928
Overview: The collection consists of research notes and publicity materials for the book,The Art and Architecture of Paul Rudolph, by Anthony John Monk. The collection also includes photographs and slides of several Rudolph buildings, as well as presentation boards for the Paisley Civic Center project in Scotland by the architectural firm Hutchinson Locke and Monk.
Dates: circa 1960-2003

Conrad Moricand papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 1152
Scope and Contents: The Conrad Moricand Papers contain correspondence, 1915-1956 and undated, including two brief letters to Moricand from Henry Miller, 1938, and letters to Moricand from Théophile Briant, 1948, and Georges Oltramare, 1947-1953, from Miller to Briant, 1956, from Hermann, Graf von Keyserling, to Miller, 1938, and from O. V. de L. Milosz to Nicolas Beauduin, with poems by Beauduin, 1916-1937; writings by Moricand, including a memoir, "Les philistines (U. S. A., 1948)," typescript carbon,...
Dates: 1909-1957, bulk 1947-1953

Morocco collection

Call Number: MS 1532
Overview: The collection consists of printed material relating to political and social conditions in Morocco and photographs.
Dates: 1867-1991, bulk 1920-1991

Mozambique collection

Call Number: MS 1533
Overview: The collection consists of printed material, photographs, and textiles relating to the history of Mozambique and current political, economic, and social conditions.
Dates: 1888-2011

Nicolas Nabokov papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 1154
Scope and Contents: Contains correspondence, musical scores, writings, datebooks, research, personal papers, ephemera, and other papers by or relating to the life and work of Nicolas Nabokov.
Dates: 1927-1999

Baruch Nadel papers

Call Number: MS 1393
Overview: The papers consist of Baruch Nadel's research materials for a proposed book on Abraham Stern, the founder of Lohamei Herut Israel ("Lehi"), an armed underground organization in British Palestine. The papers include more than 150 transcribed interviews conducted by Nadel, interviews by others with members of Lehi, memoirs by Lehi members and Stern aides, and poems and letters by Stern. Also included in the papers are Nadel's research materials concerning the emigration of Jews from Iraq between...
Dates: 1847-1992, bulk 1971-1985

Namibia collection

Call Number: MS 1534
Overview: The collection consists primarily of printed material relating to political, economic, and social conditions in Namibia. Some photographs are included.
Dates: 1876-2005

Gabor Naphegyi papers

Call Number: MS 1155
Overview: The papers include correspondence; and legal, financial, and personal papers (the bulk of which are in Spanish or English) and relate to Naphegyi's professional association with Santa Anna and to his own financial problems.
Dates: 1786-1868, bulk 1852-1868

Djibril Tamsir Niane audiorecordings documenting Guinean oral traditions

Call Number: MS 1935
Overview: The Djibril Tamsir Niane audiorecordings comprise an oral history of Guinea. The recordings (reel-to-reel audiotapes) were made by noted Guinean scholar Djibril Tamsir Niane, primarily from 1969 to 1971. Included in the collection are field recordings of interviews, oral histories, epic tradition and musical performances, and ceremonies of several ethnic groups, particularly the Baga and Maninka, in several languages. The recordings are the only significant body of audio historical data on...
Dates: Circa 1960-1980

Niger collection

Call Number: MS 1552
Overview: The collection consists of printed material relating to political and economic conditions in Niger.
Dates: 1960-1996

Nigeria collection

Call Number: MS 1553
Overview: The collection consists of manuscripts, printed material, and photographs relating to the history of Nigeria and current political, economic, and social conditions.
Dates: 1830-2013

North African Jewish manuscript collection

Call Number: MS 1825
Overview: The collection includes manuscripts from Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya. It consists of legal documents concerning such issues as marriage, divorce, property, inheritance, and business dealings of all kinds. In addition, there are manuscripts of poetry, liturgy, mystical texts, folk customs and beliefs, homilies and more. They are in Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic, Judeo-Spanish, Arabic, French, Spanish and Italian and date from the eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century.
Dates: 1714-circa 2000, bulk 1800-1950

P. D. Ouspensky memorial collection

Call Number: MS 840
Overview: The collection consists of reports of meetings of P. D. Ouspensky with his followers in London (1921-1947) and his manuscripts of books and articles in Russian, French, and English. Included are In Search of the Miraculous, New Model of the Universe, and Tertium Organum. Also in the collection are printed copies of Ouspensky's books in various languages, selected articles by others on Ouspensky, and photographs.
Dates: 1913-2010

Pamphlet collection

Call Number: MS 1351
Overview: A collection of pamphlets from African, South American, Latin American, Asian, European, and North American countries which include material relating to politics, economics, social conditions, agriculture, legal topics, religious activities, history, government operations, education, and other areas. The collection is particularly strong in the area of African materials, with several nations represented.
Dates: 1570-1990, bulk 1945-1982

David J. Piel papers

Call Number: MS 1892
Overview: The papers include sketchbooks of watercolor drawings and captions by David J. Piel depicting military and civilian life during World War II in the South Pacific; and related correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs.
Dates: Circa 1930s-1949

Robert Swanton Platt papers

Call Number: MS 1675
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, and memorabilia relating to Robert Swanton Platt's travels in Russia and China, and his teaching career with Yale-in-China.
Dates: 1913-1960, bulk 1913-1919

Alexandre Polovtsoff papers

Call Number: MS 403
Overview: Notes, manuscripts, and transcript copies of Alexandre Polovtsoff's (1867-1934) writings after his emigration from Russia in 1918. Included are autobiographical materials, articles on Russian art, the imperial palaces, and Russian historical figures; also, translations of the Journal de Voyage en Russie by Francisco de Miranda, and The Curse of Wit by A. S. Griboedov.
Dates: 1918-1934