Browse Collections (64 total)

Birth Records from Lawrence, Massachusetts

These records were digitized by the Khayrallah Center in collaboration with the Lawrence Public Library Special Collections. They pertain only to…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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Al-Kown [The Universe]

Introduction Al-Kown [The Universe] was an Arabic-language newspaper published weekly in New York City by Najeeb Sawaya, Nafi Adham, and Hafiz Malik.…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa and Marilyn M. Drath

Mira’at al-Gharb [Mirror of the West]

Introduction Mira’at al-Gharb, [Mirror of the West], was one of the longest-running Arabic newspapers in the United States, published from 1899 until…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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Al-Funun, الفنون

Introduction الفنون, Al-Funun [The Arts] was an Arabic-language literary journal published in New York City by Nasib Arida (1887-1946). Arida was born…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

funun191609_v2.4WM.pdf

‘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. It…

Contributors: Biography by Dr. Elizabeth Saylor

Karam_Fatimah al-Badawiyya_SM.pdf

Salmā Sā’igh

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

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 and…

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…

StJos_1955_Jubilee_OCR.pdf

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.…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

alwafa_19070503wm.pdf

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…

Contributors: Collection description written by Linda Jacobs

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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…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

SyrianSocietyofNY_1893Annual_Report_OCRwm.pdf

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…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

alhoda_19041205.pdf

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 journal published…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

SACMV4_192211wm.pdf

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…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

AS_PO57683_Medicine_and_Commerce_OCR_WM.pdf

Mikhail Asad Rustum

Introduction Mikhail Asad Rustum [al-Rustum] was an early Arab-American author born in the mid-nineteenth century in what is today Lebanon. He…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

Diwan al-Ghareeb fi al-Gharb 1909 Volume 2wm.pdf

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…

al hoda book_sm_wm.pdf

Creighton Collection

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

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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