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APAC. Arthur Paul Afghanistan Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: APAC

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Afghanistan Art and Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0012
Content Description

This collection will include a variety of artworks and artifacts from, depicting, or otherwise related to Afghanistan. Please see the individual components for details.

Dates: 1846-2016

Anthony Arnold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0009
Scope and Contents The collection of Anthony Arnold includes material about politics, leadership, geography, and related topics in Afghanistan. Arnold was an intelligence officer specializing in Soviet affairs who served in Afghanistan in the 1970s. Since his retirement in 1979 he has written and lectured on Russian-Afghan relations. Researchers should search the library's catalog for the list of material from Arnold and the call number of each in the Afghan File Cabinet Collection. Visit the library home page...
Dates: 1970-1990

Arthur Paul Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0004
Scope and Contents The Arthur Paul Papers, 1940-1974, include Paul's journals, correspondence, reports, notes, data, and other material about Afghanistan especially financial matters and economic developments in Afghanistan in the 1960s-1970s. He served the Asia Foundation as an economic advisor to the Royal Government of Afghanistan from 1960-1966. Paul kept a daily diary documenting his travels and work in Afghanistan during this time period, which have been microfilmed and the first seven of the...
Dates: 1940-1974

Bruce Richardson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0015
Content Description

The collection of photographer and author Bruce Richardson includes photographs, correspondence, manuscripts and publications, and other material related to Afghanistan, especially, the Soviet-Afghan War, beginning in the 1980s. Prior to his death, Richardson donated photographs and books to the collection at various times. For example, prior to October 2012, Richardson donated 13 high-quality photographs that document the later years of the Soviet war in Afghanistan.

Dates: circa 1979-2016

Chris L. Jung Papers

 Collection — Box MISC-13, Folder: APAC-0018
Identifier: APAC-0018
Content Description

The small collection is one folder containing the correspondence of Chris Jung. It includes letters, telegrams, and postcards sent and received by Chris and Sandra Jung while they were living in Afghanistan and after their return to the United States. The contents of the correspondence includes travel plans, Jung's research, and typical family and professional information.

Dates: 1967-1972

Christmas Letter of Peg and Bill L. Ryan

 Collection — Box MISC-13, Folder: APAC-0002
Identifier: APAC-0002
Content Description The 1962 Christmas letter of Peg and Bill Ryan prepared and printed for friends and family members recounts their activities in the months before and just after moving to Kabul, Afghanistan. The couple moved to Kabul from Panama when Bill Ryan accepted a human resources position with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Peg Ryan became an 8th grade teacher at the International School in Kabul. The Ryans arrived in Kabul in August 1962 and their letter includes...
Dates: 1962

Donald Watts Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: APAC-0011
Scope and Contents The photographic collection of Donald Watts is composed of slides and a few photographs from Watts' travels in Afghanistan in 1973 to early 1975 while a Peace Corps volunteer in Kabul. Subjects of the images include Balkh, Bamiyan, Band-I-Amir, Bost, Herat, Kabul, Istalif, Herat, Nuristan, and other cities, provinces, and sites. The slides are sorted by location or other topic. The photographs were identified as being about Kabul, Watts' residence in Kabul, children, Kochis, Peace Corps,...
Dates: circa 1973-1975

Jean Heringman Willacy Papers

 Collection — Box 2020-025
Identifier: APAC-0016
Content Description The papers of Jean Heringman Willacy document her interest and travel in Afghanistan beginning in 1967 along with her work supporting Afghan refugees after the Soviet invasion. The collection includes photographs, slides, and digital copies of slides donated to the Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University along with drawings by Afghan refugee children about their war experiences, a speech for Save the Children, postcards, pamphlets, booklets, reports, newsletters, correspondence, calendars...
Dates: circa 1960-1998

John and Eupha Shanly Papers

 Collection — Box 2016-085
Identifier: APAC-0013
Content Description

The papers of John and Eupha Shanly is composed of correspondence, newsletters and notices from the U.S. consulate in Afghanistan, journals or diaries of John Shanly, drafts of books by Eupha Shanly, research material about Afghanistan, news clippings, a few items from a Christian church in Kabul for Americans, a small number of photographs, and other material.

Dates: 1960-1998

John F. Shroder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0005
Scope and Contents The papers of Prof. John "Jack" Shroder document his career as a geoscientist, particularly in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The collection includes correspondence, notes, reports, maps, reports, data, and other material created and gathered during his career. Prof. Shroder was one of the founders of the University of Nebraska at Omaha's (UNO) Center for Afghanistan Studies in 1972. Shroder began working with the government of Afghanistan and Kabul University along with his UNO Department of...
Dates: 1969-2017

Leon B. Poullada Papers

 Collection — Box MISC-13, Folder: APAC-0017.1-2
Identifier: APAC-0017
Content Description

The papers of Ambassador Leon B. Poullada include copies of photographs and correspondence. The photographs are late 20th century copies of photos of various Afghan people dated as circa 1920-1939. The correspondence, notes, and related documents of Poullada relate to Afghanistan and his research related to the country. Material is in the order it was upon accessioning which is not chronological and includes undated documents.

Dates: 1976-1986

Lonie E. Rudd Papers

 Collection — Box 2019-056
Identifier: APAC-0014
Content Description

The papers of Dr. Lonie E. Rudd include slides from his years living and working in Afghanistan and a small number of photographs. Also included in the collection are biographical information, printed items, and maps. Dr. Rudd’s family digitized a portion of the collection before it was donated to the repository and available digital images were shared with the repository.

Dates: circa 1950-1980

Nathan Associates Records

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0007
Scope and Contents

Nathan Associates evaluated and prepared three sets of 5-year national economic plans in Afghanistan in 1961-1976. The firm also helped to coordinate national policies as part of its advisory role. The records of Nathan Associates span a variety of fields including industry, agriculture, and banking and include correspondence, financial documents, reports, meeting notes, and related material.

Dates: 1961-1976

Richard Newell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0010
Scope and Contents

The papers of Richard Newell include material related to his areas of research interest in Afghan studies. Newell was an historian and a representative of the Asia Foundation in Kabul, Afghanistan in the mid-20th century. The collection includes correspondence, reports, presentations, briefing papers, and related material.

Dates: 1960-1972

Ronald Petocz Slides

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: APAC-0019
Content Description Dr. Ronald G. Petocz worked in Afghanistan from 1971 to 1978. While there, he shot photographs he would have developed into slides documenting his travels visiting different parts of the country to ascertain protected areas for the Afghan Ministry of Agriculture and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The collection of 35mm slides deals with the local communities in places such as the Pamir Mountains, the Wakhan Valley and Nuristan where the endangered snow leopard...
Dates: 1971-1978

Selig S. Harrison Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: APAC-0008
Scope and Contents The collection of Selig Harrison includes writings, correspondence, notes, and other material collected and created by the author and journalist who has written extensively about Asia, including Afghanistan, before, during, and after the Soviet invasion. Much of the material in this collection has been described at the folder level (and is part of the Afghan Collection Folders 1-313) and this description is available by searching the library catalog. Researchers should search the library's...
Dates: 1940-1999

Shirley A. Collins Papers

 Collection — Box MISC-13, Folder: APAC-0003
Identifier: APAC-0003
Content Description The letters of Shirley A. Collins to her parents and other family members in the United States detail her life and activities while a Peace Corps volunteer in Afghanistan. The forty-four letters begin with her travel to the U.S. embassy in Kabul in October 1967 and end with her impending departure from Afghanistan in June 1969. Collins was a teacher in Jalalabad in the province of Nangarhar during her time in Afghanistan. Her letters to her family in the U.S. include accounts of her daily...
Dates: 1967-1969

The Afghan Folio

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0001
Scope and Contents

Photographic exhibit held at the University Library, University of Nebraska at Omaha, March 12-25, 1990; sponsored by the Center for Afghanistan Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha. Framed and matted photographs with donor plates attached to each frame. The photographs were produced with the Kodak Dye Transfer Process by the photographer. Also with the photographs is a binder containing descriptive information about each photograph.

Dates: 1974 - 1978; Publication: circa 1990

Wayne Glidden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0006
Scope and Contents The papers of Prof. Wayne Glidden document his research and work on Afghan refugees, education in Afghanistan, education of Afghan refugees and related topics in the 1970s-1988. The collection includes correspondence, Glidden's notes, presentations, writing, and monthly reports he prepared and contributed to for the USAID team. Glidden worked at Kabul University in the 1970s and worked on issues related to education for Afghan refugees in the 1980s. Researchers should search the library's...
Dates: 1974-1985