Da Afghanistan Kalanay collection Edit


MSS 405 large


  • 1932-1960 (Creation)


  • 2.6 Linear Feet (Whole)
    4 boxes



  • Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open for research.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

  • Preferred Citation

    Item, Folder number and/or title, Box number, Da Afghānistān kālaṇay collection, MSS 405, Special Collections, Main Library, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift Jamil Hanifi (19 volumes in 3 boxes) in 2007.

  • Processing Information

    Processed by Joe Lauer and Leslie M. Behm in 2013.

  • Biographical / Historical

    Da Afghanistan Kalanay, also known as the Salnamah-i Afghanistan, is an almanac and yearbook published by the Government of Afghanistan from 1932-1990 (1311-1369). Each volume covers political and economic history and activities of the country. Volumes were published under various names. For example, in volumes from 1932-35 it was called Salnamah-i Kabul; in 1934-35 it was called Annuaire de Revue de Kaboul; in 1935-38 it was known as the Almanach de Kaboul (1935-38). Starting with 1333-1334 (1954-55), the title of this periodical changed to Da Afghanistan Kalanay.

  • Scope and Contents

    This is a collection of photocopies of the volumes between 1932 - 1960.

  • Arrangement

    The material is arranged chronologically.

  • Language of Materials

    Material is in Text in Dari/Persian and Pashto languages..

  • Existence and Location of Copies

    Online version of most volumes available in Afghanistan Digital Library Collections.

  • General

    Vol. for 1952/1953 also has Almanach d'Afghanistan; Vols. for <1954/1955-> have also French title: Almanach de Kaboul.

  • Varying Form of Title

    Afghanistan almanac collection.

  • Varying Form of Title

    Da Afghānistān kālanay.

  • Varying Form of Title

    Sālnāmah-ʼi Kābul.

  • Varying Form of Title

    Da Kābul kālanay.

  • Varying Form of Title

    Sālnāmah-ʼi Afghānistān.

  • Varying Form of Title

    Almanach d'Afghanistan.

  • Table of Contents

    [1] 1311-1317 (1932/33-1938/39) -- [2]. 1318-1333 (1939/40-1954/55) -- [3]. 1334-1338/39 (1955/56-1959-60).

  • Reproduction Note

    Photocopy:Washington, D.C. :Library of Congress,[2006?]

  • Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title

    Sālnāmah-ʼi majallah-ʼi Kābul.

  • Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title

    Da Kābul kālanay.

  • Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title

    Da Afghānistān kālaṇay.

  • Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title

    Da Kābul kālanay.