University of Minnesota

Al Akl, F. M. Papers

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VITRAGE

IHRC

Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Al Akl, F. M. (Fouad Michael), 1903-
Dates: 1920-1971
Abstract: Papers (1920-1971) of F. M. Al Akl consist of correspondence, photographs, writings, and other materials documenting his various activities.
Quantity: 2 linear ft.
Language: In English and Arabic.
Collection ID: IHRC120

HISTORICAL SKETCH

F. M. Al Akl (1903-1971) was a surgeon, author, poet, photographer, inventor, and art collector. He was born in Egypt, educated there, and received his M.D. from the American University of Beirut. After postgraduate training in London, Paris, and Vienna, he came to New York, where he practiced medicine and was active in Arab American affairs in addition to the activities listed above. He was decorated by the governments of Egypt, Syria, and Lebanon.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

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OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Al Akl, F. M. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Al Akl, F. M. Papers, Near Eastern Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Arab Americans.
Surgeons.
Authors.

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