Browse Collections (59 total)

‘Afīfa Karam

‘Afīfa Karam (1883-1924) was fourteen years old when left her homeland of ‘Amshit, Lebanon and made a new life for herself in the American South.…

Contributors: Biography by Dr. Elizabeth Saylor

Karam_Fatimah al-Badawiyya_SM.pdf

Salmā Ṣā’igh

Salmā Ṣā’igh (1889-1953) was a writer, orator, and literary figure born in Beirut. A member of the wealthy and prominent Ṣā’igh family,…

Contributors: Biography written by Dr. Elizabeth Saylor

Salma Sa'igh-Suwar wa-Dhikrayat_full_o.pdf

Salwā Salāma Aṭlas

Salwā Salāma was born in Homs, Syria in 1883. As a young girl, her avid interest in reading and writing was encouraged by her brothers, Ḥabīb…

Contributors: Biography written by Dr. Elizabeth Saylor

Salma Salaama Atlas, Jurj Atlas - al-Kalimat al-Khalida_o.pdf

Lawrence Public Library

This collection contains materials housed at the Lawrence Public Library Special Collections. They were digitized and provided to the Khayrallah…

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Miscellaneous Collections

These collections contain materials that predominantly come from a single community, organization, or collective and tend to have a provenance from…

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Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation: Lebanese in Vicksburg

This collection contains materials collected at the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation in Vicksburg, Mississippi by Senior Researcher Marjorie…

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Al-Wafa [الوفاء]

Al-Wafa was digitized by the Khayrallah Center in collaboration with the Lawrence Public Library Special Collections and with thanks to Dr. Linda K.…

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Kassab Family

Materials provided by the families of Wadea and Aelyas Kassab. Biography Wadea Kassab was born in Damascus in 1872 to an Orthodox family that had…

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The Syrian Society of the City of New York

Introduction The Syrian Society of the City of New York was among the first charitable associations dedicated exclusively to the interests of…

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Al-Hoda, الهدى

Introduction Al-Hoda, or الهدى, [The Guidance] was the longest-lived of the early Arabic newspapers, published from 1898 until 1972. It was…

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al-Majalla al-Tijarriya [The Syrian-American Commercial Magazine]

Introduction Al-Majalla al-Tijarriya [المجلة التجارية], or The Syrian-American Commercial Magazine, was an Arabic-language monthly…

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Nagib T. Abdou

Introduction Dr. Nagib Tannous Abdou was born in Baskinta, located in modern-day Lebanon, on February 10, 1876. Around 1892, he left the Levant for…

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Publisher: Miscellaneous

This collection contains books published by miscellaneous authors and publishers based in the United States; these are books which we have only one…

1904_Sarkis_United Hearts in the United States.pdf

Publisher: The Syrian-American Press & Al-Hoda Press

This collection contains full texts and excerpts published by the Syrian-American Press.The Syrian-American Press was established by Salloum Mokarzel…

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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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Kawkab Amirka [كوكب أمريكا]

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 digitized copies of books pertaining to the Lebanese diaspora. Some books are collected in full, while others are…

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Documents

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

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Newspapers and Journals

These collections contain historic newspapers and journals.The collections in this group consist two main categories. The first are digitizations of…

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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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