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  • Tags: 1890s

A letter from Khalil to his father, Youssuf Raad. He sends his greetings and asks about the family and his father. Khalil asks his father to collect a notice of repayment (bill) from Khawaja Asaad Ibrahim, who will arrive in Lebanon soon. He includes…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_001.pdf

A letter from Khalil to his father, sending greetings to his father and family. Khalil informs his father that he lent his cousin [name not clear] 6 liras, and wants his father to take a payment note for one year. He reassures his father about…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_002.pdf

A letter from Khalil to Asaad Butrus, sending greetings to all of his family. He apologizes for missing [names not clear] in the station and sends money to his family. To ensure the family receives the money, he asks for confirmation of receipt.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_003.pdf

A letter from Khalil to Asaad Butrus, sending greetings to all of his family. Khalil sent Butrus 30 liras through the Ottoman Bank transfer and asks him to write a note and give it to Khalil's father. Khalil requests Asaad to write back when he…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_004.pdf

Date: 1893
The last paragraph of an Arabic letter from Thomas Oussani to his sons, Joseph and Yak. Another paragraph features a letter from John Oussani to brothers Joseph and Yak probably from the same letter, dated September 14, 1893, in Baghdad, Iraq. Two…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0285.pdf

Date: 1893 July 31
A letter from W. Hobeien to Ameen Rihani, dated July 31, 1893.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/56dt1kx8t2qas93/Rihani2018AR19_119.pdf

Date: 1893
A letter to Joseph Oussani from his brother dated March 16, 1893 in Baghdad. Two handwritten English translations and a photocopy of the letter are included in the folder.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0286.pdf

A letter of thanks written to Tobia Attallah for his well wishes to the Queen for the wellbeing of her son, written by the Queen of Spain's secretary on October 10, 1896.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-001.pdf

Date: undated
A request for letters posted from Lebanon, Palestine, and Syria to the United States made by Robert Stuchell.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0060/kc0060_12_11_1900s_001.pdf

Date: undated
An identification certificate in Turkish. Lists year of birth as 1895.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_OhanianG001_wm.pdf

Date: 1893
Ottoman Passport in old Ottoman Turkish and French. Holder's name is Joseph Thomas, born in Baghdad and resident therein. Addressed to officials and military members in friend states to the Ottoman Empire to allow him "lesser passer" and provide help…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0294.pdf

Date: 1893
This is old Ottoman Turkish. A receipt of money paid by Joseph Oussani to [first name not clear] Rustum.

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https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0282.pdf

Date: 1893
This is old Ottoman Turkish. It is likely an acknowledgment by a man called "Abdulraheem the son of (name not clear) Hassan Asfahani from the state of Iran and a resident in Najaf" to "Joseph Oussani from Ottoman state who resides in Baghdad." It…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0284.pdf

Date: undated
A photograph of a reproduction of a Damascus Merchant’s house at the Turkish Village in the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago, IL. On the back of the print is a photograph of a model of St. Peter's Cathedral.

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https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0059/LJacobs017.pdf

Date: 1896
A photograph of a peddling Syrian woman in New York and an accompanying caption. These pages are from the book "Street Types of Great American Cities" by Sigmund Krausz, published in 1896.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0059/LJacobs014.pdf

Date: 1899
Document describing premises in Pocantico Hills, sold to Joseph Oussani, formerly of the old "Collender" farm, and latterly the property of Colonel William C. Church, dated 1899.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0297.pdf

Date: 1899
Blueprint map of land deeded to Joseph Oussani, formerly of W.C. Church, Mary E. Church, and Willard Church, in Pocantico Hills, New York, showing 32 acres, dated 28 April 1899.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1048.pdf

Date: 1898
A portrait of Ameen Rihani, far left, with six members of his family, taken in New York in 1898.

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https://www.dropbox.com/s/0vp33t53za6m6q0/AR70_003.jpg

Date: circa 1890s
Portrait of a woman, most likely taken in the late 1800s or early 1900s. She is likely one of the step-sisters of Margaret Shea Oussani.

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https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0017.pdf

Date: circa 1890s
Portrait of a woman, most likely taken in the late 1800s or early 1900s. She is likely one of the step-sisters of Margaret Shea Oussani.

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https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0016.pdf

Date: circa 1890s
Portrait of a woman, most likely taken in the late 1800s or early 1900s. She is likely a member of the Shea or Lynch family.

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https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0015.pdf

Date: circa 1898
A copy of a portrait of baby Isabelle Dekash sitting in a chair. Dated around 1898. The back reads, "For Christmas gift from Brother Henry."
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/ZaytounCollection/Zaytoun003.pdf

Date: circa 1899
Portrait of John T. Oussani cut for an oval frame.

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https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0014.pdf

Date: 1893
Portrait of Joseph Oussani wearing a Fez. Printed in Chicago.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0010.pdf

Date: circa 1896
Portrait of Joseph Oussani.

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https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0009.pdf
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