NLAI to showcase Belgian historical documents on Iranian customs

October 16, 2017 - 18:45

TEHRAN – The National Library and Archives of Iran (NLAI) plans to put on display a collection of documents about Iran’s customs dating back to the early years of the 20th century during spring 2018.

The collection belongs to Marc Molitor, the grandson of Lambert Molitor, Belgian co-founder of Iran’s customs, NLAI deputy director Gholamreza Amirkhani said in press release on Monday.

Lambert Molitor had accumulated the documents when he was in charge of customs offices in several Iranian cities, including Kermanshah and Tehran, he added.

Marc Molitor, who is currently in Iran, attended a meeting with a number of Iranian historians at the NLAI on Monday.

Photo: The National Library and Archives of Iran, Tehran 

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