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Should the Iraq National Library and Archive or a security agency be vested with the responsibility given the importance of the material? The central government in Baghdad is yet to comment on the US announcement of its intentions. Amid this silence and other discussions, the option has been raised of ...
In 2009, David Wilson, artist, designer and filmmaker, held the enviable position of artist-in-residence at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. During that time and for years afterward he delved into archival materials and took 3-D photographs and video of the galleries, collections, and exhibits. He returns ...

Dr Saad Eskander, the Director of the Iraq National Library and Archive, reported the devastation of the library in a diary posted on the British Library website: archival materials 60% lost, rare books 95% lost, ... An Iraqi man collects books from the destroyed Iraqi National Library in Baghdad in April 2003.
From the outset of the war, Syrian authorities were keen to avoid the cultural calamity of neighboring Iraq, where occupying U.S. forces in 2003 did little to prevent the looting of the National Museum in Baghdad and the torching and pillaging of Iraq's National Library and Archive. "We absolutely didn't want ...
SK: We researched a lot of primary source material and worked closely with the Iraq National Library and Archive. This led us to a newspaper that was ... This was difficult, especially since the Iraqi National Library and Archive was severely damaged in 2003. ESQ: How popular was she in the Arab World?

Baghdad (AP) -- The dimly-lit, dust-caked stacks of the Baghdad National Library hide a treasure of the ages: crinkled, yellowing papers holding the true stories of sultans and kings; imperialists and socialists; occupation and liberation; war and peace. These are the original chronicles of Iraq's rich and ...
The Iraq National Library was devastated by fire and looting when allied troops entered the city in 2003. An estimated 60% of archival materials - including records of the Ba'athist regime - and 25% of books, newspapers, rare books, historical photographs and maps were destroyed. Construction of the ...
The 2003 invasion of Iraq had many casualties, not the least of which was the collective memory of a nearly 5,000-year-old civilization, stretching from ancient cuneiform on clay tablets to the voluminous personal records of Saddam Hussein's secret police. In the second issue of the magazine Document ...
He said it is too early to determine whether the documents will end up in the Iraq National Library and Archives or another branch of the government. He said he does not know who technically owns the documents. "This is a deposit agreement that the highest levels of Iraqi government are aware of," Sousa ...
CAMBRIDGE - With his soft voice and scholarly manner, Saad Eskander doesn't seem like a person fresh from the front lines of a war. But as director of the Iraq National Library and Archive in Baghdad, he has carried on his own four-year battle to preserve his country's cultural heritage. While most of his ...
Bell's story is told in the documentary "Letters from Baghdad," compiled from documents from the Iraq National Library and Archive and ...
Should the Iraq National Library and Archive or a security agency be vested with the responsibility given the importance of the material?
In 2009, David Wilson, artist, designer and filmmaker, held the enviable position of artist-in-residence at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
Dr Saad Eskander, the Director of the Iraq National Library and ... An Iraqi man collects books from the destroyed Iraqi National Library in ...
... 2003 did little to prevent the looting of the National Museum in Baghdad and the torching and pillaging of Iraq's National Library and Archive.
With unique access to documents from the Iraq National Library and Archive and Bell's own 1600 letters, the story is told entirely in the words of ...

Baghdad (AP) -- The dimly-lit, dust-caked stacks of the Baghdad National Library hide a treasure of the ages: crinkled, yellowing papers ...
The Iraq National Library was devastated by fire and looting when allied troops entered the city in 2003. An estimated 60% of archival materials ...
The 2003 invasion of Iraq had many casualties, not the least of which was the collective memory of a nearly 5,000-year-old civilization, ...
He said it is too early to determine whether the documents will end up in the Iraq National Library and Archives or another branch of the ...
Saad Eskander, director of the Iraq National Library, at the Cambridge home of Harvard archivist Jeffrey B. Spurr. He speaks at the Boston ...
With unique access to documents from the Iraq National Library and Archive and Bell's own 1600 letters, the story is told entirely in the words of ...
... 2003 did little to prevent the looting of the National Museum in Baghdad and the torching and pillaging of Iraq's National Library and Archive.
With unique access to documents from the Iraq National Library and Archive and Bell's own 1600 letters, the story is told entirely in the words of ...
... material and worked closely with the Iraq National Library and Archive. ... This was difficult, especially since the Iraqi National Library and ...
Working with Iraq's National Library and Archive the film managed to obtain original never-before-seen, 100-year-old footage of the lifestyle of ...
Like so many bully regimes before it, the Islamic State has a talent for propaganda. A big part of that effort is documenting the destruction of ...
Baghdad (AP) -- The dimly-lit, dust-caked stacks of the Baghdad National Library hide a treasure of the ages: crinkled, yellowing papers ...
The Iraq National Library was devastated by fire and looting when allied troops entered the city in 2003. An estimated 60% of archival materials ...
The 2003 invasion of Iraq had many casualties, not the least of which was the collective memory of a nearly 5,000-year-old civilization, ...
He said it is too early to determine whether the documents will end up in the Iraq National Library and Archives or another branch of the ...
SK: We researched a lot of primary source material and worked closely with the Iraq National Library and Archive. This led us to a ... Iraqi point of view. This was difficult, especially since the Iraqi National Library and Archive was severely damaged ...
Working with Iraq's National Library and Archive the film managed to obtain original never-before-seen, 100-year-old footage of the lifestyle of the Iraqi people and ruins across the ancient civilisation of Mesopotamia.
Meanwhile, she also worked on creating an Iraqi National Library and founded an archaeological museum in Baghdad. She returned to England in 1925 but was plagued by health problems.
It advised the British to learn the lessons of the Ottoman era. When Iraq was created in 1922, Bell became King Faisal's closest adviser.
The artefacts have been displayed throughout America, slated to appear at the Iraq National Library and Archive in Baghdad at an undetermined date.
This question is particularly significant in light of the fact that the Iraqi National Library and Archives has demanded the return of the documents, but it is not a question that Sassoon addresses.


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