This archive contains newspapers cuttings and newsfiles, political pamphlets; unpublished and draft papers; conference materials; university publications (Kurdish and Swedish), and maps. It also includes a large amount of original archival material relating to different Kurdish political parties, the Kurdish National Congress, the Kurdish Pen Club, etc., as well as personal correspondence. an extensive collection of primary source materials relating to Middle East politics, with a focus on Kurdistan and Iraq. The material has been listed by Omar Sheikhmous.
We also have here more than 150 different periodicals (magazines and newspapers) in Kurdish or on Kurdish subjects published in Kurdistan and in Europe throughout the 20th century. The most substantial runs are: Armanc, 1988-97; Hengaw, 1994-95; Hetaw, 1997; al-Ittihad (PUK), 2000-2001; Jahan-i Imruz, 1994-2001; Kurdistan Nwe, 1994-2000; Kurdistan Press, 1988-1990; al-Manar al-Kurdi, 1994-98; al-Mu'tamar, 1994-2003; Peyam, 1997, 2000-2001; Serdeme Nu, 1987-88; Tariq al-Sha`b, 1989-1994; al-Watan, 1993-2000. See Subject Librarian for access to books, periodicals and newspapers.