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Arthur Paul Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0004

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 journals have typed transcripts available. In addition to Paul's travels, his journals also describe his meetings with government officials and others as well as his work as an economic adviser. Paul's work included studies of Afghanistan's economic history, potential future development, industry, and other topics related to the country's economy.

In 1974, Arthur and Daisy Paul donated a collection of over 1,200 volumes to the University of Nebraska at Omaha. These publications formed the beginning of the university's Afghanistan Collection, which was later named in honor of Paul. These items are housed in Archives & Special Collections and are available by searching the library catalog.

Dates

  • 1940-1974

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the Nebraska Public Records Statutes (Neb. Rev. Stat. ยงยง 84-712 through 84-712.09), and other relevant regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Nebraska Omaha assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use

The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, Archives & Special Collections will provide information about copyright owners and related information. Securing permission to publish or use material is the responsibility of the researcher. Note that unless specifically transferred to the University of Nebraska at Omaha, any applicable copyrights may be held by another individual or entity. Further information about copyright policy is available at http://libguides.unomaha.edu/library_policies.

Extent

6 Cubic Feet

Arrangement

These items are housed in Archives & Special Collections and are available by searching the library catalog.

Custodial History

In 1974, Arthur and Daisy Paul donated a collection of over 1,200 volumes to the University of Nebraska at Omaha. These publications formed the beginning of the university's Afghanistan Collection, which was later named in honor of Paul.

Creator

Title
Arthur Paul Papers
Status
unprocessed
Author
Angela Kroeger
Date
2015-04-27
Description rules
Description based on DACS
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Shaista Wahab; Amy Schindler

Repository Details

Part of the UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States
402-554-6046