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UIUC Archives - Middle East and North Africa: Iran

Middle East and North Africa related content in University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Archives


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Tehran Research Unit File, 1965-76

Link to Tehran Research Unite File, 1965-76

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Tehran Research Unit (TRU) files containing administrative correspondence, budgets, activity reports, advisory committee papers and MUCIA correspondence concerning the administration and funding of a unit at the University of Tehran; Illinois faculty research projects in Iran relating to education, modernization, musicology and psycholinguistics; advisory assistance to Iranian educational programs; exchange of faculty and advanced degree students and the Teaching English as a second Language internship program in Iran. Personal correspondence includes that of TRU Directors William K. Archer, (1965-71), Edward E. Sullivan, Jr., (1971-72) and C. Ernest Dawn, (1972-74). Other Principal correspondents are George Brinigar, Royden Dangerfield, Thomas McGowen, Vernon K. Zimmerman, Sharon Wolfe and Thomas Hoemeke.

Contents Information

Box 1: 

  • Subject File
    • Applications for admission (Iranian), 1969-75

    • Iranian Universities and School, 1968-72

    • Pennsylvania - Pahlavi contract, 1970

    • Proposals - Tehran Research Unit, 1968-71

Box 3: 

  • Tehran Research Unit Contract, 1970-71

  • Tehran Research Unit Budget, 1970

    • Teaching English as a Second Language, TRU, 1970-72