APAC. Arthur Paul Afghanistan Collection
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
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: Please see the individual components for dates.
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.
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 fifty-nine...
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 1985-2016
Collection — Box MISC-13, Folder: 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 initial...
Scope and Contents The photographic collection of Donald Watts is composed of slides from Watts' travels in Afghanistan. Subjects of the images include Balkh, Bamiyan, Band-I-Amir, Bost, Herat, Kabul, Istalif, Herat, Nuristan, and other cities, provinces, and sites.
Dates: circa 1970
Collection — Box 2016-085
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.
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...
Collection — Box 2019-056
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
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.
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.
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.
Collection — Box MISC-13, Folder: 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 life,...
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
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.