The Resource Papers of Parker T. Hart, (manuscript)

Papers of Parker T. Hart, (manuscript)

Papers of Parker T. Hart, 1932-1998
Papers of Parker T. Hart
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Title variation
Parker T. Hart papers
  • eng
  • ara
  • tur
  • eng
  • The Parker T. Hart collection consists of papers generated by his diplomatic assignments to Turkey, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia
  • The papers contain personal and business correspondence, manuscripts, research papers, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, clippings, a scrapbook, itineraries, information concerning oil companies in the area, maps, interviews including oral history interview for the John F. Kennedy Library, and photographs
  • Correspondence discusses Hart's career; Thomas C. Barger; Saudi Arabia, King Ibn Saud, and King Faisal; Palestine and Saudi Arabian security; Hart's book "Saudi Arabia and the United States," an ARAMCO reunion; and the history of the American embassy in Kuwait
  • Topics found in various publications, papers and reports include the1945 Suez meeting between Roosevelt and ibn Saud; the Jordan crisis and Dhahran negotiations of 1957-58; Saudi Arabia; Kuwait; Syria; Turkey; Yemen; and the Gulf War
  • In addition the collection contains the manuscript of Thomas C. Barger's "Out in the blue - letters from Arabia 1937-1940," and several reprints or copies of articles on the Middle East including Leonard Binder's "Transformations in the Middle Eastern subordinate system after 1967," Kay Hardy Campbell's History of the United States Consulate General Dhahran, Saudi Arabia," Sister Ann C. Coffey's (moderator) "Changing patterns of power in the Persian Gulf," Hart's "Reflections on Saudi Arabia," "U.S. policy in the Middle East," "Kuwait and the Saudi Security System," Chapter 8 of "Saudi Arabia and the United States," and "The view from Riyadh," as well as his electronic dialogue "Fifty years of Saudi Arabian-American cooperation.:
  • Also Harry N. Howard's "Entry of Turkey into World War II," Kemal H. Karpat's Ideology in Turkey after the Revolution of 1960," John S. Keating's "Mission to Mecca (re a meeting between ibn Saud and F.D.R.)," Nasri Khattar's Litteracy for the millions," Douglas Little's "From even-handed to empty-handed : JFK, Nasser and the Middle East, 1961-1963," Christopher McMullan's "Resolution of the Yemen Crisis, 1963," Joyce L. Miller's Syrian revolt of 1925," Itamar Rabinowitz's "Syria's quest for a regional role," George Rentz's "Early years of the Saudi state,"Roger R. Trask's "Joseph C. Grew and Turco-American Rapprochement 1927-1932," and Brooks Wrampelmeier's "Saudi hegemony in the Arabian peninsula."
Biographical or historical data
United States Ambassador to Turkey and Saudi Arabia (also accredited to Kuwait).
Cataloging source
Language note
English, Arabic and Turkish
Location of originals duplicates
Originals in the Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry Truman libraries.
Papers of Parker T. Hart, (manuscript)
Additional papers of Hart available at Dartmouth
  • Special Collections
Cumulative index finding aids
Guide available.
Reproduction note
electrostatic copies.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a2883898
  • (OCoLC)53181507
Type of unit




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