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Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 14-237

Council of American Overseas Research Centers

Administrative Files, 1977-2010

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Council of American Overseas Research Centers
Title: Administrative Files
Dates: 1977-2010
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 14-237
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document the history and activities of the American Institute for Yemeni Studies (AIYS). The AIYS was established in 1978 to facilitate, coordinate, and encourage academic research dealing with Yemen in all disciplines through its offices in the United States and in Yemen and is a founding member of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC). Materials include board meeting minutes, pamphlets, reports, newsletters, agreements, waivers, clippings, and other related documents.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document the history and activities of the American Institute for Yemeni Studies (AIYS). The AIYS was established in 1978 to facilitate, coordinate, and encourage academic research dealing with Yemen in all disciplines through its offices in the United States and in Yemen and is a founding member of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC). Materials include board meeting minutes, pamphlets, reports, newsletters, agreements, waivers, clippings, and other related documents.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years; until Jan-01-2026. These records contain sensitive information and will be redacted by the Archives before use by researchers. Transferring office; 6/4/1999 memorandum, Lee to Lane; Contact reference staff for details.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-237, Council of American Overseas Research Centers, Administrative Files

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Container List

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Yemen: Notes on conversation about the formation of AIYS, September 19, 1977

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Yemen: Command Council Decree 1978

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AIYS History: Newsletters no. 1-15, 1979-1984

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AIYS History: Newsletters no. 16-27, 1984-1990

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AIYS History: Old pamphlet, 1980s

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Yemen: Progress report - Preservation of historical documents, April 1980

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Yemen: Constitution, 1981

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Yemen: Agreement with the American Foundation for Study of Man, 1981

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Yemen: Agri-Business Mission, 1987

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AIYS History: Minutes of Board Meetings, 1991-2010

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AIYS History: Articles Pre-1995

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AIYS History: Languages Centers, Yemen Language Center, 1996

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New Center Start-up Information, 1999

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History: October 1999 Statement from Marta Colburn about her kidnapping in Yemen

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AIYS History: AIYS 25th Year Highlights, 2002

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Post-9/11 Activities of Scholars and Institutions Drafts, Documents, Articles, and Reports, 2002

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CAORC Membership Information, 2003

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CAORC Anniversary Booklet, 2005

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History: Yemen College of Middle East Studies - Formation, 2006

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Sharing Knowledge: Overseas Research Centers and American Higher Education Program and Speech - The Cosmos Club, 2006

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AIYS History: 2009 Annual Board Meeting MESA Conference, November 2009

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AIYS History: Minutes - November 2008 Meeting MESA Conference, Annual Board Meeting, November 2009

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AIYS History: 2010 Financial Overview - Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Conference, Annual Board Meeting November 2010

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AIYS History: Minutes - November 2009 Meeting MESA Conference, Annual Board Meeting, Presented to Board - November 2010

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AIYS Internal Controls Manual, 2012

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Waivers of Liability

Ariel, Ari, Hostel guest, 2009

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Browers, Michaelle (Prof.), Fulbright Fellow, 2005-2006

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Longley, April, Fulbright IIE Scholar, 2005

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Mainuddin, Rolin, Permit Application, 2007

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Mokhtari, Shadi, Permit Application, 2006

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Mulligan, Connie (Dr.), Permit Application, December 2006

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Steele, Matthew, Permit Application, 2008

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Tagliacozzo, Eric, 2006

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Tibbets, Jessica, Fulbright, Permit Application, 2007-2008

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Willis, John E Jr. (Dr.), Request for Permit Application 2005

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