UAE National Archives’ publication on display at US Congress Library

ABU DHABI, 18th September, 2021 – Visitors at the United States (US) Library of Congress (LC) can now have access to a selection of significant publications of the UAE National Archives (NA), part of the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, about the nation’s history, birth of the Union and diaries of leaders.
The interest of the Library of Congress (LC), the de facto national library of the US and the largest library in the world, in the NA’s publications is motivated by the richness of its documented contents on the reality of the Emirates before and after the Union was established. These books are of great interest to researchers and academics visiting Arab and foreign libraries to study the history of the Emirates. These books also offer accurate documentation of the cultural and civilisational heritage of the state and the establishment of its union, supported by pictures, maps and statistics.
Abdullah Al Majed Al Ali, Executive Director of National Archives, said, “What the National Archives’ publications have achieved, with their important contents, is enough to encourage major libraries to obtain them, as they meet the needs of knowledge enthusiasts and researchers in the history of the UAE and the Gulf region.”

A visitor to the LC’s Catalog.loc.gov can have access to numerous NA’s publications including
* Diary of Zayed, 2003
* Diary of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of UAE (1968-2010)
* A Soldier in Arabia, 2018
* A Fateful Intrusion (The British India Line in the Arabian Gulf, 1862-1982), 2012
* 50 Years in Al Ain Oasis, 2015
* Legal Settlement for The Emirati Iranian Dispute Regarding The Three Islands, 2013
* Zayed, Man Who Built a Nation, 2013
* Memoirs of the Emirates, 2010
* Black Gold and Frankincense, 2010
* New Perspectives on Recording UAE History, 2009
* Al ’Adeyat, A Comprehensive Arabic Encyclopaedia of Horses, 2005
* Al Ma’moura, A Comprehensive Arabic Encyclopaedia of Camels, 2005
* The Third River, Aspects of Oil in the Middle East (1887-1979), 2014.

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