Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Petitions by wives and servants of Nasir al-Din Shah, 1914 to 1915

Petitions by wives and servants of Nasir al-Din Shah, 1914 to 1915

Correspondence of Bala Khanum Buzurg (Marahim al-Saltanah), Sakinah Sultan Khanum (Haji Vaqar al-Dawlah), Nush Afarin Khanum (Haji Matbu‘ al-Dawlah), Haji Zahra Khanum, Khadijah Khanum (Akhtar Zaman), Khan-zadah Khanum, Fatimah Sultan Khanum (from Tehran), and Agha Shahzadah (Nasir al-Din Shah’s wives) and Nasib Malik Khanum, Khadijah Khanum, and Sakinah Khanum (Nasir al-Din Shah’s servants) with the Minister of Finance (Muhtasham al-Saltanah) asking to receive their salaries in a monthly manner, the same way that Nasir al-Din Shah’s other wives and servants are being paid; the Ministry of Finance recommended their request to the Cabinet. Documents also include a petition by Qamar Khanum (daughter of Miftah al-Mulk), Nasib Malik Khanum, Kawkab Khanum, Nush Afarin Khanum, and Haji Khanum inquiring about their previous petitions sent via Ghunchah Khanum, and responses of the Ministry of Finance to Nush Afarin Khanum and Nasib Malik Khanum.

Item Details

  • Date 12 September 1914 - 7 February 1915
  • Collections National Library and Archives of the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Repository National Library and Archives of Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Restrictions Users must refer to the National Library and Archives of Islamic Republic of Iran as the original owner of items in this collection.
  • Accessed 8 August 2020
  • Last Edited 2 October 2020
  • Record no. 902A13
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