Union Theological Seminary, Correspondence of Aziz Suryal Atiya, stapled set 20;
Union Theological Seminary, Correspondence of Aziz Suryal Atiya, stapled set number 20;
Atiya, Aziz Suryal, 1898-1988; Pangborn, Cyrus R. (Ransom), 1916-1989;
Digitized by: J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah;
Atiya, Aziz Suryal, 1898-1988--Correspondence; Pangborn, Cyrus R. (Ransom), 1916-1989--Correspondence;
Page 1) One-page typewritten letter on Rutgers University letterhead, dated February 5, 1957, addressed to Dr. Atiya from Cyrus R. Panghorn, Chairman, Voorhees Assembly Board. The letter thanks Dr. Atiya for his speaking engagement at the "Tuesday Assembly series", returning a photograph and an honoraium check for Dr. Atiya. Pangborn also asks Dr. Atiya if he would like to grant permission for others, upon request, to have a tape recording of Dr. Atiya's presentation.
Page 2) One-page typewritten letter on Rutgers University letterhead, dated January 14, 1957, from Cyrus R. Pangborn to Dr. Atiya. Contents of the letter include thanks for Dr. Atiya's "speedy confirmation" of his speaking engagement at Douglass College's Voorhees Chapel on January 29, 1957. The topic of Dr. Atiya's speech will be "Religion in the Middle East." Pangborn includes a map of the campus and also some specific choices for transportation from New York City (Union Theological Seminary). Also, if Dr. Atiya has an academic robe or ecclesiatical robe to bring it to wear during the Assembly, or one can be provided for him.
Page 3) One-page typewritten letter on Union Theological Seminary letterhead, dated January 4, 1957, from Dr. Aziz Atiya to Professor Cyrus R. Pangborn, chairman, Voorhees Assemby Board, Rutgers University. In the letter Dr. Atiya confirms his invitation to speak at the Morning Assemby at Voorhees Chapel at Rutgers University on January 29, 1957. He includes a portrait [photograph] and a form from Rutgers which he has filled out. Dr. Atiya mentions that he welcomes the opportunity for an informal discussion with students after his presentation.
Page 4) One-page copy of the Morning Assembly program from Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey, Douglass College, for Tuesday, March 13, 1956. Details of the program to begin at 11:25 a.m. include music hymns, prayer and an address from Rabbi Joshua O. Haberman, M.H.L., Har Sinai Temple, Trenton, New Jersey. This program was an enclosure with the letter from Cyrus Pangborn dated January 2, 1957.
Page 5) One-page tyewritten letter on Rutgers University, Douglass College letterhead, dated January 2, 1957, from Cyrus R. Pangborn to Dr. Atiya. The letter includes some details about the Assembly programs and a theme, asks Dr. Atiya if the January 29, 1957 date is acceptable for his presentation at an Assembly. Professor Pangborn suggests that "you speak about the role of Muhammadanism in relation to the crisis in the Middle East." Also, a luncheon with students and the Dean of the College will be held at 1:00 p.m. An honorarium of fifty dollars will be provided to Dr. Atiya. Also included is a biographical data sheet to be filled out and returned to Pangborn, as well as a request for a photograph for use on a publicity poster.