Browse Collections (51 total)

Al-Wafa [الوفاء]

Al-Wafa [Fidelity], or الوفاء, was a semi-weekly Arabic-language newspaper published in Lawrence, Massachusetts between 1907 until approximately…

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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-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 Beskounta, 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…

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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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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 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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Antoine Khater

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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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)…

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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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