Browse Collections (51 total)

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 Dayyeh Census for Maronite Patriarch

Introduction This collection contains letters sent from Alex Daye (Dayyeh) in North Carolina to the Maronite Patriarchate in Lebanon, May-June 1921.…

Contributors: Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

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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…


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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Naturalization Documents

Introduction The Petitions of Naturalization consists of several documents that reflect the process of immigrants to gain citizenship to the United…

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Nasrallah Family

Materials provided by Noha Nasrallah.Biography Noha Nasrallah was born in Lebanon on November 22, 1956. She was educated at Lebanese University in…


Kannan Family

These materials were donated by Matthew Kannan.Biography Patrilineally, Matthew Kannan descends from Charles Kannan and Nora Rabil Kannan, immigrants…

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Khalifah Family

Materials provided by Raja Khalifah.Introduction Raja Khalifah was born in Lebanon. As a young man, Khalifah attended the American University of…


Salem Family

Materials provided by Joseph and his son Ron Salem, 1910s-2007 and undated.Introduction This collection contains materials related to the life of…


Saleh Family

Materials provided by Samir Saleh, 1940s-2007 and undated.Biography Samir Saleh’s maternal great-grandparents had spent time in Pennsylvania, and…

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Shehdan Family

Materials provided by Philip Shehdan, 1925-1993 and undated.Introduction Beshara Shehdan Hatem was born in Hamana, Lebanon. He and his brother,…

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Abou-Chakra Family

These materials were provided by Wael and Lama Abou-Chakra.Biography Wael Abou-Chakra, who goes by Al Chakra in America, was born in Beirut, Lebanon,…


Shadroui Family

Materials provided by Michael Shadroui, 1920s-1950s and undated.


Moussa/Abdulbaki Family

Materials provided by Narges Moussa for Moussa family and Abdulbaki family, 1967-2011 and undated.


Raad Family

Materials provided by George and Patricia Raad, 1984-2009 and undated.INTRODUCTION This collection contains materials contributed by George and…


Mansour Family

Materials provided by Eddie, Ernie and Virginia Mansour, 1926-1974 and undated.Introduction This collection contains images and documents pertaining…

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Zaytoun Family

This collection contains material documenting several generations of the Zaytoun family’s personal and entrepreneurial history in New Bern, North…


Khayrallah Family

Materials provided by Moise and Vera Khayrallah.Biography Dr. Moise Anton Khayrallah was born in Ghbaleh, Lebanon in August 1959. In 1981, Dr.…

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