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Guide to the Ali Akbar Bushiri Collection AD.MC.039

Archives and Special Collections, Library
New York University Abu Dhabi, C-2
P.O. 129188
Abu Dhabi

NYU Abu Dhabi, Archives and Special Collections

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Ali Akbar Bushiri collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1839-1977
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1895-1960
Abstract: The Ali Akbar Bushiri collection consists of correspondence, property deeds, financial records, business ledgers, and other related materials that document the business and social activities of merchant families of Iranian origin based in port cities around the Gulf, including Manama and Bushire, from the late 19th to the mid 20th centuries. Included are records of the family of merchant Hussain Ali Kazem Bushiri, of Manama, Bahrain; as well as materials related to Mohammed Rahim Safar, of Bushire and Manama, and his nephews Mohammed Khalil Sharif and Mohammed Taher Sharif, related to their business activities and roles as intermediaries who worked for the British Residency in Bushire.
Quantity: 25 Linear Feet in 12 document boxes, 17 oversize boxes.
Call Phrase: AD.MC.039