A collection of family letters, financial and legal documents, and photographs. Also includes an audio interview with Marzieh Khanum Nosrat Mozaffari Sabeti, daughter of Nusrat al-Saltanah Muzaffari and A’zam al-Saltanah.
The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and legal and financial papers related to Nusrat al-Saltanah Muzaffari and his family found in an old leather suitcase in Tehran, and made available to WWQI in spring 2010. Fifteen photographs were provided from the private collection of Nahid Mozaffari. Marzieh Khanum Nosrat Mozaffari Sabeti provided an additional twenty-five photographs as well as a decree granting the title of A‘zam al-Saltanah to Valiah Khanum Zandshahi. Finally, the interview with Marzieh Khanum Nosrat Mozaffari Sabeti was conducted by Nahid Mozaffari and Afsaneh Najmabadi in Geneva on August 3 and 4, 2010.
- Dates 1883-1956
- Last Edited 26 March 2013
- Record Number 907-1023
- Genres photographs audio files legal & financial letters sales & settlements writings petitions maps leases
- Subjects portraits veils group portraits recreation hookahs servants hairstyles children clothing and dress chairs slaves teachers education nannies infants courtyards newspapers Nawruz parties brothers and sisters costumes photographs titles of honor and nobility decrees hats carpets military uniforms weapons trees travel husband and wife illicit sex hotels quarreling illness gifts shoes letter writing money bed coverings textiles handkerchiefs literacy housing hospitals food jewels medicine lawyers telegraph police perfumes fashion cosmetics arrest weddings rites and ceremonies Ramadan households exercise wives debt birthdays clocks and watches theater telephone shrines schools periodicals drugs love horse racing etiquette diet motion pictures banks and banking pilgrimages gardens exhibitions andaruni therapeutics jewelry divorce cameras postcards Hajj drawings and paintings qanats physicians land tenure rent villages dreams inheritance consulates wills practice exercises automobiles courtiers syphilis courtship armies English language wages fishing French language Christmas Premier gendarmerie kings and rulers grains hunting receipts poverty property management building construction tablecloths sisters silver powers of attorney mosques marriage loans health caravansaries birds architecture visiting property politics and government horses childbirth property sales Kanun-i banuvan examinations diplomats hospitality gossip silk suicide women's rights glassware household furnishings tirmah biographies toys bicycles animals fragments agriculture poetry Ministry of Justice courts peasants taxes Ministry of Interior Ministry of Finance promissory notes postal service fuel money transfers account books tobacco beaches fruits hygiene Jews opium puberty railroad trains Sufism tribes