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Interview with Dr. Mohamed Habashi

Description: Interview with Dr. Mohamed Habashi, General Director of Giza Zoo in Cairo. In the interview, Dr. Habashi discusses the zoo, which is the biggest in the world, and its operations.
Date: [1984,1991]
Creator: Habashi, Mohamed & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Letter from Arthur A. Everts Co. to Miss Lorraine Conner, May 23, 1921]

Description: Letter from the Arthur A. Everts Co. jewelers to Miss Lorraine Conner, congratulating her on her coming graduation and stating they are enclosing a Scarab beetle bracelet from Egypt. Along with a small card about the bracelet's origin and meaning, the letter is enclosed in an envelope addressed to Miss Conner.
Date: May 23, 1921
Creator: Arthur A. Everts Co.
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[The Peter Pauls Stewart Family Films, No. 16 - The State Fair and Vacations]

Description: This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Peter Pauls Stewart family including the State Fair of Texas and a family vacation. At the State Fair of Texas, the Stewart family observes a Model "T" Torpedo and Ford Typhoon Tractor at the Ford exhibit (00:00 - 01:24). The family then travels to destinations including France, Egypt, Israel, and Greece. The family rides camels, views the Egyptian Pyramids, observe the Sea of Galilee and Jordan Valley, visit Greek temples, and observe a checkpoint in the German town of Lorelei or Loreley. The home movie concludes with the family returning home and closing credits, "The End," on a suitcase.
Date: 1959~
Creator: Stewart, Peter Pauls
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Media Library

Carte de l'Egypte et de la Palestine jusqu'au temps de Moïse.

Description: Map shows the extent of Egypt during the times of Moses, David, and Solomon, of the area in the Middle East ruled by Hebrew kings David and Solomon; the route of the Hebrews - led by Moses - from out of Egypt and through the desert; cities along the extent the Nile River through Egypt and Ethiopia. Includes notes and landmarks. Inset: "Ethiopie au dessus de l'Egypte" [Ethiopia at the top of Egypt]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1850..1870]
Creator: Delamarche
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Commercial Map of the World

Description: This sheet includes multiple maps; on the front is a commercial map of the world. The commercial map is color-coded to show different aspects of commerce (the key is in the lower right corner) and also uses red and black lines to mark trade and communication routes as well as ocean currents (the key is in the lower left corner). Additionally, red text marks the locations of products and industries across the world. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). On the back of the commercial map, there are multiple other maps on two pages. The page on the left has a central political map of the world labeled "The World To-Day" and is surrounded by maps showing portions of the world from different time periods. On the right half, there are four maps: a small inset of "Ancient Rome" in the upper left corner, "Italy at the time of Augustus" in the upper right corner, "Greece at the time of Pericles" in the middle of the page and to the left, and "Palestine, Lower Egypt and part of Arabia, A.D. 70" at the bottom. All of the maps use colored shading to mark different regions or features.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hinman, Russell, 1853-1912
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Postcard of Egyptian Beach]

Description: Postcard of a crowded beach with many swimmers in the ocean and brightly colored umbrellas lining the shore. The message on the back reads, "Hello everybody - hope Ciel is feeling much better - we're on the bus going from Port Saed to Cairo - Very colorful but very pretentious and hot.n See you soon, Patrick." The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas U. S. A. 777."
Date: July 29, 1979
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum