Rich Egyptian archive of photos, artifacts, and more comes to NYU Abu Dhabi Library
Over 40 boxes of correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, and photographs, offer valuable insight into the life of the famous Egyptian poet, doctor, and bee scientist Ahmed Zaki Abu Shadi
The collection will be available for use in the Archives and Special Collections department of the NYU Abu Dhabi Library
Abu Dhabi, UAE – September 27, 2020: The NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Library has acquired the archive of Egyptian poet, publisher, medical doctor, and bee scientist Ahmed Zaki Abu Shadi, who lived from 1892-1955. Containing over 40 boxes of correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, and photographs, as well as paintings and artifacts, the archive was acquired from Abu Shadi’s granddaughter, Joy Amina Garnett, earlier this year…
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“Digitizing a Beloved Egyptian Scholar’s Archive” by Mostafa Heddaya for Hyperallergic (Dec 2013). Ahmed Zaky Abushady was a polymath in the Victorian mold, a preeminent Egyptian literary figure, bee scientist, inventor, and physician who found pathways between modes of thought and scholarship long before “interdisciplinary” became an academic catchall. Read full article here.