Category Archives: Historic preservation

Tangier Then and Now Virtual Exhibition

The exhibition Tangier Then and Now is now available on Archnet.  The collection, an expanded version of the exhibit International Tangier now on display in Rotch Library at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, contains selected, edited photographs from the collection … Continue reading

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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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A new look at the old Villa Perdicaris for #MuseumWeek #ZoomMW

Today’s Museum Week challenge asks us to zoom in on a particular item in our collection. Over the past few weeks we have had several visitors with a keen interest in seeing Villa Perdicaris in its old splendor. There was … Continue reading

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New Images in TALIM’s Glass Negatives Collection

Guest post by Michael A. Toler, Archnet Content Manager, AKDC @ MIT New images have been added to TALIM’s Glass Negatives Collection on Archnet. Currently there are approximately 250 images in the collection, currently representing a selection from five of … Continue reading

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Treasures to be discovered at the Legation

By Grecia Álvarez, MLIS, Guest blogger When we started sifting through our collection to cull our rare books from the regular shelves and put them into their new home in “the cage” we never imagined we would find books dating … 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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First Images from TALIM’s Collection of Glass Negatives Made Available on Archnet

Guest post by Michael A. Toler, Archnet Content Manager, AKDC@MIT The Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT (AKDC@MIT) has recently made available via Archnet, a first batch of scans from TALIM’s collection of glass negatives dating back to the first … Continue reading

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Morocco’s Music: Archives to Archnet

Morocco’s musical heritage, soon to be accessible online.
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Introducing the New Mudir – John Davison

The John Davison era at the Legation is set to begin on July 1.
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