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This book was published in English to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Al-Hoda newspaper. It is a narrative history of the paper, its founders Naoum and Salloum Mokarzel, the independence movement and formation of Lebanon, and early 20th-century…
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Dr. Nagib T. Abdou's Arabic-language book about disease and public health. The volume contains sections on specific diseases which were common among densely-packed urban communities, and includes some photographic illustrations.
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This self-published volume is a combined travelogue and business directory. It is bilingual, with entries and sections in both Arabic and English. Abdou collected business names and addresses for the directory in his travels and through solicitation.…

Khizanat al-Ayyam fi Tarajim al-'Izzam, or خزانة الأيام في تراجم الزمان, contains biographical portraits of major figures in Lebanon, the Middle East and the world. There is also a brief history of Lebanon, and a narrative…

An empty booklet labelled "visiting cards," found in a folder of Yemna Mokarzel's papers. (Folder 2-1-3-23)

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Copies of letters between Mary Mokarzel and Bechara Nehme of the Librairie Orientale concerning the books that Mary purchased from them. (Folder 1-4-1-52)
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A copy of a list of books purchased by Al-Hoda form the Librairie Orientale in Beirut, Lebanon. (Folder 1-4-1-51)
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A copy of a letter from Bechara Nehme of the Librairie Orientale to Mary Mokarzel concerning an unpaid invoice for books they purchased from the Library. (Folder 1-4-1-50)
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A checklist of items to be shown at the Centennial exhibition. The Centennial, celebrated in the Museum of the city of NY, marked the 100th year of the publication of Al-Hoda. (Folder 1-3-2-19)
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An untitled list of books with their quantities and prices. (Folder 1-1-7-3)
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A list of books and their quantities labelled "Habib Library" (Folder 1-1-7-2)
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A list of books to be sold. (Folder 1-1-7-1)
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A list of materials published by the Immigration History Research Center of the University of Minnesota. (Folder 1-1-2-3)
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The History of the United States and the History of Syrian Emigration by Basil M. Kherbawi. Though split into two files here for readers' convenience, the two were published as one volume, in Arabic for immigrant readers, in 1913. Kherbawi was the…
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الشواعر الشريفة [The Noble Sentiments] is an edited collection of poems and speeches presented on April 7, 1923 in honor of Silver Anniversary celebration of Al-Hoda [Guidance]; the second half of the text contains material presented at…
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A fully-searchable pdf version of the original print version of The Syrian Businses Directory.
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