Category Archives: Diplomatic History

Photographs: Tangier Then and Now

An exhibition in Rotch Library at MIT in Cambridge MA, features prints made from the glass negatives collection of the Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies (TALIM) in Morocco. The photographs, which have never been exhibited in the United … Continue reading

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US – Morocco Relations

The first nation to publicly recognize U.S. independence following the Revolutionary War was Morocco. Muhammad III, Thomas Jefferson and John Adams signed the Moroccan-American Treaty of Friendship in 1786; congress approved it the next year. This treaty, which was proposed … Continue reading

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Discussion of English Colonial Texts on Tangier, Nov 7

On November 7, 7:00 pm, TALIM will host a discussion with Professor Karim Bejjit of Hassan II University in Casablanca, of his 2015 book, English Colonial Texts on Tangier, 1661-1684. Dr. Bejjit will discuss this collection of 18 Restoration pamphlets … Continue reading

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Architectural History of the Legation Now Available on Archnet

Section II, “Architectural and Historical Context and Significance” of the of the Historic Structure Report on the American Legation in Tangier, Morocco is now available on Archnet.  You can find it by going to the the page for TALIM and … Continue reading

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A Virtual Tour for Ambassador Peck

Ambassador Ed Peck studied Arabic at the Legation in 1961, and tried to return in 2014.
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Mission in Tangier

The US Embassy in Morocco spent two days at the Legation, brainstorming and team building under new US Ambassador Dwight Bush.
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Legation on the Holocaust Remembrance Map

The Legation – with its role in saving Jews from the Holocaust – was a fitting venue for the Moroccan Mimouna Association to focus on Tangier in World War II.
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American Pirate in the Consular Court

In 1952, “Nylon Sid” Paley was tried for piracy at the American Legation.
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Mapping Tangier’s Literary World

Josh Shoemake returns to Tangier for an evening presenting his Literary Guide for Travelers.
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