Browse Collections (45 total)

Abed Family

These materials were provided by Charles Abed. Biography Charles “Charlie” Ibrahim Abed was born in Kano, Nigeria, in 1959, to Lebanese…

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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,…


Al-Chacar Family

These materials were provided by Bearta Al-Chacar Powell.Biography Bearta Al-Chacar Powell was born on January 26, 1966, in Ma’asser El Chouf, to…


Alex Daye (Dayyeh)

Materials consist of letters sent to the Maronite Patriarchate in Lebanon, May-June 1921.

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Baddour Family

These materials were provided by Philip Augustine Baddour, Jr., and Richard Allen Baddour and primarily document the lives of their parents and…

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These collections contain fully digitzed copies of books pertaining to the Lebanese diaspora. Reflecting the multifaceted nature of the Lebanese…

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Bracewell Family

Materials provided by Houda Bracewell.Introduction Houda Rizk Bracewell was born in Beirut, Lebanon, the only daughter of Soumaya Sokhn and Nassif…

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


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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Dorroll Family

These materials were donated by Carolyn Monsour Dorroll and concern her life. Biography Carolyn Monsour Dorroll was born February 11, 1928, in…

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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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El-Khouri Family

These materials were provided by Marsha El-Khouri Shriver and primarily relate to the life of her father, Joseph Maroun El-Khouri, and his family in…

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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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Findlen Family

Materials provided by Dorothy Findlen, 1917-1964 and undated.


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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Ishak Family

Materials provided by Doumit and his daughter Karmina Ishak, undated.Introduction Doumit Ishak was born in Lebanon in 1983. In 1997, at the age of 14,…

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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…

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