Preliminary Guide to the Fekri Hassan Papers
MS.1999.27

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Hassan, Fekri A.
Title
Fekri Hassan Papers
ID
MS.1999.27
Date [inclusive]
1975-1990
Extent
3.0 Linear feet 3 boxes.
Location Note
(MASC Staff Use: 2-4-22-5)
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English, Italian, German, Arabic, and French.

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Biographical/Historical note

Dr. Fekri Hassan was a Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Washington State University from 1983 to 1999. He received his Bachelor of Science and his Master of Science degrees from the Ain Shams University (Cairo, Egypt), in 1963 and 1966, respectively. Dr. Hassan also received his Master of Arts and his Ph.D. from Southern Methodist University, in 1971 and 1973. Dr. Hassan's research interests include: origins of agriculture and civilization, geoarchaeology, demographic and ecological archaeology, modeling and computer simulation, philosophy and Theory of Archaeology. He served as editor of the African Archaeological Review, and was an advisor to the Minister of Culture in the Arab Republic of Egypt from 1988 to 1990. After leaving WSU, Dr. Hassan became Petrie Professor of Archaeology at the Institute of Archaeology and Department of Egyptology at University College London, England.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains papers of Dr. Fekri Hassan, a Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Washington State University, from 1983 to 1999. The collection consists of research notes and papers pertaining to: a cultural and scientific collaboration with the University of Rome "La Spienza," the rebuilding of the Royal Tombs of Thebes and Luxor, Rock-Drawings of Wadi Hammamat in Egypt, historical ecology, predynastic Egypt, stone gems, treatment of archaeological flint artifacts, Lake Kagati in Alaska, and the WSU and Zagazig University Research Cooperation Project. The collection also contains grant applications, research photographs, incoming correspondence, teaching materials, and copies of journal and magazine articles, many authored by Dr. Hassan.

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Organization of Collection

This is an unprocessed collection. It has not yet been arranged.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by the WSU Department of Anthropology via William Lipe to the Washington State University Libraries in 1999 (MS 1999-27).

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University -- Faculty -- Archives.

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