Settlement between Zibandah Khanum and Aqa Jalil, 1911
Settlement between Zibandah Khanum and Aqa Jalil (son of Karbalayi Hashim), on August 26, 1911, which includes about six man [each man is three kilograms] of pure yellow oil, which sold for five tumans and three thousand and fifteen shahis.
Invoices and a letter from Haj Mirza Mahmud Sahib, 1878
Invoices from Haj Mirza Mahmud Sahib Tajir Kazirani [merchant from Kaziran] that include the names of merchants, porters, senders, sources and destinations, goods, costs of transportation, and a letter at the end of the document.
Haj Mirza ‘Ali Aqa Hariri's invoices, 1916 and 1930
Invoice for the purchase of different kinds of fabric and clothing (1916); and invoice for the production and repair of jewelry such as earrings, bracelets, and necklaces (1930)
Letter from Muhammad
Letter of greetings from Muhammad about some family news, including his child's typhoid fever. Also, reporting on the purchase of some medicine in Mashhad for the addressee, that some medicines are hard to find due to the difficulty of trade with Russia, and that he is sending some different samples. He also talks about purchasing of some textiles and women clothing.
Petition by Mir Kazim the grocer
Mir Kazim the grocer writes to Hujjat al-Islam to tell him that he had to sell his sugar cube shop to provide for his family, that he has lost all his capital, and while he has opened a grocery shop, he is still unable to afford the cost of living, despite having sold his household furnishings, and even his wife's clothing, three years ago. He has been so desperate that has even pondered killing himself and his family. He requests assistance.
Sayyid Hamid Sayyid Imami's interview
An interview with Sayyid Hamid Sayyid Imami, which was conducted on December 15, 2014 by Afsaneh Najmabadi and Farshideh Mirbaghdadabadi in his house in Tabriz. He shares his memories of the previous generation of his family.
Baba Ganjah Muhammad'uf's petition to Russian Consulate, 1920
The writer describes the way that Haji Javad took advantage of his illness and deceitfully obtained his signature on a petition; the division of properties among the inheritors leaves out the share of the late Sughra Khanum, the daughter of the late Aqa Mashhadi Najaf, whose inheritor is her husband Sulayman Bayg; the usurpation of the writer's properties by Haji Javad and Aqa Riza [his nephew], the share of Aqa Riza's late mother, who was also the writer's wife; and Hasan Aqa's share (one-fifth from his partnership in addition to his mother's inheritance); he requests that the consulate provide them an accurate list of the common properties.
Zahra Khanum's will, 1920
Mashhadiyah Shikar Khanum, the daughter of the late Haji Allahyar Ganjah and the wife of Haji ‘Ali Akbar Aqa, the merchant from Ganjah, makes a claim against her brother, Mulla Najaf, regarding her inheritance from her father and her mother, Bibi Khanum, the daughter of Aqa Mustafa. Because all of Mulla Najaf's properties have been in a state of ruin due to the unrest in Caucasus and their value has depreciated since his death, Mashhadiyah Shikar Khanum, thinking of her brother's children, has settled her claims with them: Mashhadi Musayyab Aqa, Mashhadi Haji Bayg Aqa, and Muhammad Hasan Aqa (the merchants of Ganjah), Durr Baygum Khanum, and Salahah Baygum Khanum. She then assigned her son, Haji Javad Aqa, and Aqa Riza Bayg, as the executors of her will to determine one-third of her belongings. Three thousand tumans of her assets is a debt to Riza Khan. Two-thirds of her belongings will be divided among the inheritors according to Shari‘ah law and one-third should be spent on prayers, fasts, and pilgrimage on her behalf, charity, and her burial and funeral as described in her will.
Shukuh Sadat Muqimi's interview - Part II
Interview with Shukuh Sadat Muqimi, conducted by Afsaneh Najmabadi, Farshideh Mirbaghdadabadi, and Nargis Sufi Siyavush on April 18, 2017. Shukuh Khanum shares memories about the family of her husband, ‘Abd al-‘Ali Khan Sufi Siyavush.
Shukuh Sadat Muqimi's interview - Part I
Interview with Shukuh Sadat Muqimi, conducted by Afsaneh Najmabadi, Farshideh Mirbaghdadabadi, and Nargis Sufi Siyavush on April 18, 2017. Shukuh Khanum shares memories from her own life, her maternal and paternal families, and other family members.
- D Reset
- Afsaneh Najmabadi(3)
- Shukuh Sadat Muqimi(2)
- Javad Aqa Muhammad'uf(2)
- ‘Abd al-‘Ali Khan Sufi Siyavush(1)
- Zahra Khanum Muhammad'uf(1)
- Umm Hani Khanum(1)
- Sulayman Bayg Muhammad'uf(1)
- Sughra Khanum Muhammad'uf(1)
- Nusrat Allah Khan Sufi Siyavush(1)
- Muhtaram Ashrafi(1)
- Muhammad Muhsin Muhammad'uf(1)
- Kubra Khanum Muhammad'uf(1)
- Haji Sayyid Razi Rashti(1)
- Haji Baba Muhammad'uf(1)
- Farshideh Mirbaghdadabadi(1)