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Patai, Raphael, 1910-1996

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1910-11-22 - 1996-07-20

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Papers of Joseph A. D. Sutton

 Collection
Identifier: ASF AR-37
Abstract

The collection documents the work and correspondence of Joseph A. D. Sutton and reflects various aspects of his life, personal research and writings in the field of Syrian Jewish culture and society, mainly as the Syrian Jews made their way in the United States. The collection also documents the Syrian Jewish experience of the immigrants who came to America and settled, as they are described in his two books: Magic Carpet: Aleppo-in-Flatbush and Aleppo Chronicles. An extensive portion of the collection examines the Syrian community which settled in Brooklyn, including articles by colleagues as well as correspondence.

Dates: 1756, 1850-1999 (bulk 1979-1993)

Papers of Victor D. Sanua

 Collection
Identifier: ASF AR-30
Abstract

This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Victor D. Sanua, including published and unpublished articles, materials used in researching these articles, correspondence, and documentation of the various organizations with which Professor Sanua was involved. These materials reflect his work as a psychologist and his active involvement with the history of Jews from Egypt. In addition, there are various materials relating to various Sephardic communities, Israel and the Middle East and cultural factors in mental illness, particularly among Arabs and Jews.

Dates: 1938-2009; Majority of material found within 1960-2005