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W. Nathaniel Howell Papers [manuscript] 1933-2001.

Howell, W. Nathaniel; Aristova, T. F; Culbertson, Rebecca A; Jain, Vinay; Sundlun, Kara; Vanly, Ismet Chériff
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Arabic (also in)
Finding Aid Note
Guide available.
Related Resources
GUIDE TO THE COLLECTION AVAILABLE ONLINE:
Summary
Papers of U. S. Ambassador W. Nathaniel Howell contain drafts of his dissertation "The Soviet Union and the Kurds" and a typescript of his book "Siege crisis leadership: the survival of the United States Embassy Kuwait" co-authored with Rebecca A. Culbertson.
Dissertation research material regarding the "Kurdish Problem, " contains letters, newspapers, audio tapes, videotapes, photographs, publications, journals and other reference materials. The material primarily covers the problems of the Kurds in the Soviet Union (Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia), Iraq, Iran, Turkey, and Syria. There is related material on the history of Iraq, the Soviet Union and the Baath Party.
Of interest are 1965 interviews with Ismet Chériff Vanly, translations of T. F. Aristova articles fom "Sovetskaia Etnografiia," and miscellaneous articles on the Kurdish Question from Soviet and French periodicals including issues of Revoliutsionnyi Vostok, Moscow, 1933.
Foreign service papers include speeches and public statements, scrapbooks of clippings from Kuwaiti newspapers concerning his tenure as United States Ambassador; a photograph album of a 4th of July Reception in Kuwait, 1989, and photographs of atrocities committed during the Iraqi occupation, 1990-1991.
The papers also contain an interview with Howell by Kara Sundlun concerning the potential U. Va campus in Qatar; a Dateline 29 newscast on the U.Va.-Qatar initiative containing a soundbite from the Sundlun interview; a discussion of the UVA-Qatar initiative with Vinay Jain for WTJU; and a videotape [narrated in Arabic?] containing random footage of Washington, D. C. and U. Va., including a lecture on national security given after the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait and before the Gulf War.
Correspondents include George Bush, Marshall Coleman and Aldous Huxley as well as many foreign service friends and colleagues.
The collection also contains his secondary school records including his elementary school report cards and high school diploma.
Description
ca. 2150 items
Cite as
W. Nathaniel Howell Papers, 1933-2001, Accession #12815, 12815-a, 21815-b, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Biographical Note
U. S. Ambassador to Kuwait. Director of the Arabian Peninsula and Gulf Studies Program, University of Virginia.
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    a| Dissertation research material regarding the "Kurdish Problem, " contains letters, newspapers, audio tapes, videotapes, photographs, publications, journals and other reference materials. The material primarily covers the problems of the Kurds in the Soviet Union (Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia), Iraq, Iran, Turkey, and Syria. There is related material on the history of Iraq, the Soviet Union and the Baath Party.
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    a| Of interest are 1965 interviews with Ismet Chériff Vanly, translations of T. F. Aristova articles fom "Sovetskaia Etnografiia," and miscellaneous articles on the Kurdish Question from Soviet and French periodicals including issues of Revoliutsionnyi Vostok, Moscow, 1933.
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    a| Foreign service papers include speeches and public statements, scrapbooks of clippings from Kuwaiti newspapers concerning his tenure as United States Ambassador; a photograph album of a 4th of July Reception in Kuwait, 1989, and photographs of atrocities committed during the Iraqi occupation, 1990-1991.
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    a| The papers also contain an interview with Howell by Kara Sundlun concerning the potential U. Va campus in Qatar; a Dateline 29 newscast on the U.Va.-Qatar initiative containing a soundbite from the Sundlun interview; a discussion of the UVA-Qatar initiative with Vinay Jain for WTJU; and a videotape [narrated in Arabic?] containing random footage of Washington, D. C. and U. Va., including a lecture on national security given after the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait and before the Gulf War.
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    a| Correspondents include George Bush, Marshall Coleman and Aldous Huxley as well as many foreign service friends and colleagues.
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    a| The collection also contains his secondary school records including his elementary school report cards and high school diploma.
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    a| W. Nathaniel Howell Papers, 1933-2001, Accession #12815, 12815-a, 21815-b, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
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    a| U. S. Ambassador to Kuwait. Director of the Arabian Peninsula and Gulf Studies Program, University of Virginia.
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    a| United States. b| Embassy (Kuwait)
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    a| University of Virginia. b| Arabian Peninsula and Gulf Studies Program.
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    a| Communism z| Middle East.
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    a| Iraq-Kuwait Crisis, 1990-1991 v| Personal narratives.
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    a| Iran x| Ethnic relations.
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    a| Iraq x| History y| 1958-
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    a| Kurdistan x| History y| Revolution, 1961-
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    a| Kuwait x| Foreign relations z| United States.
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    a| Kuwait x| History y| Iraqi occupation, 1990-1991 x| Atrocities v| Photographs.
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    a| Middle East x| History y| 20th century.
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    a| Qatar.
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    a| Soviet Union x| Foreign relations y| 1945-1991.
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    a| Syria x| Ethnic relations.
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    a| United States x| Foreign relations z| Kuwait.
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    a| Aristova, T. F. q| (Tatʹi͡ana Fedorovna)
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    a| Bush, George, d| 1924-2018 e| correspondent.
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    a| Coleman, Marshall, e| correspondent.
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    a| Culbertson, Rebecca A.
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