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Edgar J. Fisher Notes and Syllabus on Near Eastern History (Turkey)

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0107
The typescript includes syllabus of the seminar, list of the members of The Study Club, the titles of weekly topics, and Edgar J. Fisher’s lecture notes. The Study Club members that prepared papers on the weekly topics were: Agnes Campbell, Dorothy Heck, Christine Hedden, Margaret Johnston, Doris Allen, Greta de Vries, Lucile Bell, Virginia Shepard, Olive Baker, Jean Stevens, Emma Wylie, Sarah Ravadal, Anita Grew, Inez Gillespie, Mary Stem, Eloise Hawkins, Elizabeth Ives, Helen Miller, Mary Elliot, and Mary Stem.

Dates

  • 1929

Creator

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Extent

.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Overview

The collection is composed of 126 leaves of a typescript of a seminar taught by Edgar J. Fisher, on history of Turkey. The seminar took place in Robert College, Istanbul (currently Bogazici (Bosphorus) University), in January-May 1929. The typescript includes syllabus of the seminar, list of the members of The Study Club, the titles of weekly topics, and Edgar J. Fisher’s lecture notes.

Biographical / Historical

Edgar J. Fisher was a professor of social studies. He focused upon the history and politics of the Near East. He primarily taught at Robert College (Bosphorus (Bogazici) University) in Istanbul.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by the survey’s chapters.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The typescript came with Charles R. Wylie’s donation of books, magazines, and other documents related to Turkey and its history. The lecture were notes possibly belonged to his wife Emma Wylie who seemed to take Edgar J. Fisher's class at Robert College.
Status
completed
Author
Special Collections staff
Date
2020-02-20
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Repository Details

Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository

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