Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Miscellaneous correspondence

Miscellaneous correspondence

Miscellaneous correspondence, including the following: a letter from ʻAlimuhammad Qasimi to ʻAliyah Khanum [Subh-i Azal] inviting her to visit Iran with a prayer on the verso; an envelope addressed to the Dawlatabadi sisters and sent to Mirza Muhammad ʻAli Khan Ansari’s home address with a note on the verso: “there is a piece of handwriting by your late father [Mirza Hadi Dawlatabadi];” a letter from a Bengali scholar to Subh-i ʻAzal requesting books on the Babi religion, so that he could decide about its validity; three letters and a prayer, two of them are written by Shaykh Ahmad [Ruhi Kirmani], about the period that he and Mirza Aqa Khan Kirmani lived in Istanbul. The third letter is written by Afzal al-Mulk (Judayy Efendi), brother of Shaykh Ahmad Ruhi, to the wife of Shaykh Ahmad Ruhi, including Mirza Aqa Khan Kirmani and Shaykh Ahmad Ruhi’s arrest by the Ottoman Empire and their deportation to Iran; and a copy of a letter and fragment of a letter written by Fakhr Taj Dawlatabadi (according to Mahdukht San‘ati’s note)

Item Details

  • Date late 19th/early 20th century
  • Collections Qamar Taj Dawlatabadi
  • Repository Qamartaj Dolatabadi Papers
  • Restrictions No Restrictions.
  • Accessed 7 August 2012
  • Last Edited 12 December 2019
  • Record no. 1141A3
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