Browse Collections (104 total)

Al-Chacar Family

These materials were provided by Bearta Al-Chacar Powell.Biography Bearta Al-Chacar Powell was born in Ma’asser El Chouf, to Ramiz Al-Shakar and…

Contributors: Bearta Al-Chacar Powell, Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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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…

Contributors: Philip Augustine Baddour and Richard Allen Baddour, Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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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…

Contributors: Carolyn Monsour Dorroll, Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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Rabil Family

This collection was donated by [Mitchell] Carter and Stephen Carter Rabil. It contains material related to their branch of the Rabil family who…

Contributors: Carter Rabil, Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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Abed Family

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

Contributors: Charles Abed, Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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Tanoury Family

Materials provided by Dahr Tanoury, 1944-2008 and undated.

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Findlen Family

This collection was donated by Dorothy Findlen. It primarily represents the history Dorothy Findlen’s mother and grandparents, the Farris and Parker…

Contributors: Dorothy Findlen, Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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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…

Contributors: Marsha El-Khouri Shiver, Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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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…

Contributors: Houda Bracewell, Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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Ishak Family

Materials provided by Doumit and his daughter Karmina Ishak, undated.Introduction Doumit Ishak was born in Lebanon in 1964. Doumit moved to the United…

Contributors: Doumit and Karmina Ishak, Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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Itani Family

These materials were provided by Abed [David] Salam Itani and primarily relate to his childhood in Beirut, Lebanon.  Biography Abed [David] Salam…

Contributors: Abdul Salam Itani, Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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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.…

Contributors: Moise and Vera Khayrallah, Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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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…

Contributors: Joseph and Stephen Zaytoun, Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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Mansour Family

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

Contributors: Virginia Mansour, Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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Raad Family

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

Contributors: George and Patricia Raad, Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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Shadroui Family

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

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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,…

Contributors: Wael and Lama Abou-Chakra, Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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Shehdan Family

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

Contributors: Philip Shehdan, Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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Saleh Family

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

Contributors: Samir Saleh, Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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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…

Contributors: Ronald Salem, Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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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…

Contributors: Raja Khalifah, Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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Kannan Family

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

Contributors: Matt Kannan, Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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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…

Contributors: Noha Nasrallah, Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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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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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…

Contributors: Mitchell Mack, Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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