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Nance Middle East Collection

Paul J. Nance worked for Aramco for 35 years and upon his retirement, he and his wife, Colleen, returned to the United States where they opened a private museum of Middle Eastern art and artifacts, sharing their vast collection with the public. Nance donated the entire collection, the largest of its kind in the United States, to UCM in 2003. This collection has a continued impact on multicultural education and East-West cooperation. Nance Middle Eastern Collection is located in the University Museum. 

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