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HUGBG 460.25

Gibb, H. A. R. (Hamilton Alexander Rosskeen), 1895-1971. Papers of Hamilton Alexander Rosskeen Gibb, 1899-1962 : an inventory

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: HUGBG 460.25
Repository: Harvard University Archives
Creator: Gibb, H. A. R. (Hamilton Alexander Rosskeen), 1895-1971
Title: Papers of Hamilton Alexander Rosskeen Gibb
Date(s): 1899-1962
Quantity: 1 cubic feet (1 document box, 1 legal document box, 1 flat box)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Sir Hamilton Alexander Rosskeen Gibb (1895-1971), commonly known as H.A.R. Gibb, was the James Richard Jewett Professor of Arabic and University Professor at Harvard University from 1955 to 1966. Gibb also served as Director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard from 1957 to 1966. This collection consists chiefly of Gibb's notes, in both English and Arabic, and reports. Also includes lecture notes from his courses at the University of Edinburgh, and correspondence regarding professional committees and organizations.

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This finding aid was created by Kate Bowers and Jennifer Pelose in April 2017.
Titles enclosed in brackets were supplied by the archivists.

Conditions Governing Access:

The Papers of Hamilton Alexander Rosskeen Gibb are open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Gibb, H. A. R. (Hamilton Alexander Rosskeen), 1895-1971. Papers of Hamilton Alexander Rosskeen Gibb, 1899-1962. HUGBG 460.25, Harvard University Archives.

Scope and Contents

The Papers of Hamilton Alexander Rosskeen Gibb, 1899-1962, consists mainly of notes, in both English and Arabic, and reports. Also includes correspondence, photographs and awards. Lecture notes are for Gibb's courses on Near Eastern religion and Hebrew language. Correspondence concerns the E.J.W. Gibb Memorial Trust, the Colonial Office, and professional committees and publications. Also includes war diary, bibliographies and clippings.

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