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T-339

Farman-Farmaian, Sattareh. Audiotape collection of Sattareh Farman-Farmaian, 1987-2008 (inclusive), 1987-1988 (bulk): A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: T-339
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Sattareh Farman-Farmaian
Title: Audiotape collection of Sattareh Farman-Farmaian, 1987-2008 (inclusive), 1987-1988 (bulk)
Date(s): 1987-2008
Date(s): 1987-1988
Quantity: 80 audiotapes
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Audiotape recordings of speaking engagements by and interviews with Sattareh Farman-Farmaian, pioneer in social work in Iran.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: 2004-M71, 2008-M112, 2009-M218
These audiotapes were included with the papers of Sattareh Farman-Farmaian that were given to the Schlesinger Library by Sattareh Farman-Farmaian in July 2004, July 2008, and October 2009.

Processing Information:

Processed: February 2010
By: Melissa Dollman

Access Restrictions:

Access. An appointment is necessary to use any audiovisual material.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the audio materials created by Sattareh Farman-Farmaian is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. Copyright in other materials in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Audiovisual materials may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Preferred Citation:

Sattareh Farman-Farmaian Audiotape collection, 1987-2008; item description, dates. T-339, reel #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

Related Material:

There is related material at the Schlesinger Library; see Sattareh Farman-Farmaian Papers, 1925-2008 (MC 563).

BIOGRAPHY

The author of an autobiography entitled Daughter of Persia: A Woman's Journey from Her Father's Harem through the Islamic Revolution (1992), Sattareh Farman-Farmaian was a founder and director of the Tehran School of Social Work (1958-1979), as well as founder/director of the Community Welfare Center of Iran and the Family Planning Association of Iran. From 1980 to 1992 she worked for the County of Los Angeles Department of Social Services, Children's Services. A delegate to the Bucharest Population Conference (1974), the Tehran International Human Rights Conference (1975), and the Mexico International Conference for Women's Year (1979), Farman-Farmaian also served on the board of the International Planned Parenthood Federation. She has lectured widely worldwide and in 1997 established a website to publicize and facilitate discussion of her autobiography.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

This collection contains interviews with and speaking engagements by Sattareh Farman-Farmaian. The bulk of material (reels 1-62) relates to Farman-Farmaian's autobiography, Daughter of Persia: A Woman's Journey from Her Father's Harem through the Islamic Revolution (1992).

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Additional Index Terms

Audiotapes
Family planning--Iran
Harems--Iran
Interviews
Iran--Social life and customs--20th century
Iranian students--Foreign countries
Oral histories
Radio programs
Schools of social work--Iran
Social service--Arab countries
Women--Iran
Women social workers
Farmānfarmā, ʻAbd al-Ḥusayn Mīrzā, 1857-1939
Farman-Farmaian, Sattareh. Daughter of Persia
Khomeini, Ruhollah. LinkMunker, Dona
Reza Shah Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, 1878-1944
Tehran School of Social Work
University of Southern California--Students

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