Browse Collections (45 total)

Creighton Collection

Introduction This collection contains photographs taken and compiled into an album by the twentieth-century missionaries Clara Elise Linn and Roy…

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كوكب أمريكا [Kawkab Amirka/Star of America]

INTRODUCTION كوكب أمريكا, or Kawkab Amirka [Star of America] was the first Arabic-language newspaper published in the United States. It was…

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Books

These collections contain fully digitzed copies of books pertaining to the Lebanese diaspora. Reflecting the multifaceted nature of the Lebanese…

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Documents

These collections contain historic documents. Most of the items in this collection are digitized versions of governmental or legal documents. Some,…

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Newspapers and Journals

These collections contain historic newspapers and journals.The collections in this group consist of several types. Some, like the North Carolina…

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Family Collections

These collections have been donated by Lebanese American families. They reflect the multifaceted experience of immigrants spanning from the nineteenth…

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The Arcade Memoirs

These materials were provided by Antoine F. Khater.Biography Antoine F. Khater is a poet, translator, and theoretical physicist. Khater was born in…

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Mokarzel Family

This collection contains items belonging to and related to the Mokarzel family.Introduction Naoum Antoun Mokarzel (1864-1932) and Salloum Antoun…

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The Syrian World

Introduction The Syrian World was founded by Salloum Mokarzel, a Lebanese-American intellectual. Salloum Mokarzel was the younger brother of Naoum…

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The Syrian Business Directory

Introduction In 1908 Salloum Mokarzel (the brother of Naoum Mokarzel, the publisher of Al-Hoda, one of the earliest Arabic newspapers in the US)…

Contributors: Database created by Haley Vartanian, March 2015

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Thomas Family

Lorraine Thomas interview with Mandy Benter, 2014

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Matthews Family

Images donate by Trey Matthews. Contains images from the Safy and Rabil families.INTRODUCTION This collection contains images and documents pertaining…

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Willett Family

Introduction The Willet family is descended from John Rasheed (Richard) Saleeby (February 15, 1896-June 16, 1969), who was one of the seven children…

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Habit Family

These materials were provided by Franklin Hanna Habit and concern his life and those of his immediate family members. Biography Frank Habit was the…

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Domit Family

These materials were provided by Maggie Saleh and primarily concern the life of her uncle, Moussa Domit, and his immediate family. Biography Moussa…

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Saleeby Family

This collection contains oral histories and recollections created by members of the North Carolina branch of the Saleeby/Saliba Family.…

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Alex Daye (Dayyeh)

Materials consist of letters sent to the Maronite Patriarchate in Lebanon, May-June 1921.

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North Carolina Newspapers

This collection is comprised of newspaper clippings from Wilmington papers that refer to Syrians that ranges from 1877 to 1942, and local newspapers…

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Early 20th Century Arab Music

Some materials reproduced with permission by Department of Special Collections, University Libraries, University of California, Santa…

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Mack Family

These materials were provided by Mitchell Mack and relate to the history of the Mack family in Mooresville, North Carolina.Biography Hanna Makhoul…

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