Saudi Arabia

Collections about Saudi Arabia concern its relations with the United States, with a focus on the operations of the Arabian American Oil Company and US educational assistance in the region. Letters by H. St. J. B. Philby, British Arabist and adviser to King Ibn Sa'ūd, are also available.

Jacques Benoist-Méchin Papers, Box 24, Folder 31, Hoover Institution Archives

Finding aid


Philip C. McConnell Papers

Vice president, Arabian American Oil Company

Wizārat al-Ma'ārif Publications

Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education

H. St. J. B. Philby Letters to Elisabeth Riefstahl

British explorer and adviser to King Ibn Sa'ud of Saudi Arabia

Izzidine Shawa Interview Summary

Personal adviser to King Ibn Sa'ud of Saudi Arabia

Harry Roscoe Snyder Papers

Education coordinator, Arabian American Oil Company, 1949–66

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Hoover Poster Collection

Saudi Arabia Flag

In the Hoover Library