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 letters audio files legal & financial petitions sales & settlements writings leases maps
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