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F. M. Esfandiary / FM-2030 papers

Title
F. M. Esfandiary / FM-2030 papers, 1943-2000.
Author
Esfandiary, F. M.
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Additional Authors
FM-2030.
Description
24.5 linear feet (60 boxes).
Summary
The F. M. Esfandiary / FM-2030 papers, spanning 1943-2000, include correspondence, writings, notebooks, book reviews, press releases, clippings, appointment calendars, photographs, and sound recordings documenting the professional career and personal life of the Iranian-American author, lecturer and social visionary F. M. Estandiary, later known as FM-2030.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Manuscripts for publication.
  • Photographs.
  • Sound recordings.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Terms of Use (note)
  • Copyright to writings by F. M. Esfandiary / FM-2030 remains with the donors.
Biography (note)
  • F. M. (Fereidoun M.) Esfandiary (1930-2000), later known as FM-2030, was an author, philosopher, designer, long-range planner and lecturer.
Language (note)
  • Persian.
Call Number
MssCol 4846
OCLC
151267217
Author
Esfandiary, F. M.
Title
F. M. Esfandiary / FM-2030 papers, 1943-2000.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Terms Of Use
Copyright to writings by F. M. Esfandiary / FM-2030 remains with the donors.
Biography
F. M. (Fereidoun M.) Esfandiary (1930-2000), later known as FM-2030, was an author, philosopher, designer, long-range planner and lecturer. Esfandiary was the son of an Iranian diplomat, receiving his education in Iran, England and Jerusalem. He moved to the U.S. shortly after representing Iran in the 1948 Olympic Games in London. Esfandiary worked as a diplomat for the United Nations following his graduation from the University of California, and later became a writer, lecturer and consultant on futuristics. He changed his name to FM-2030 in 1988 to identify himself with his theories.
Language
Some correspondence in Persian.
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Occupation
Futurologists.
Teachers.
Added Author
FM-2030.
Research Call Number
MssCol 4846
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