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  • Tags: 1900s

Date: 1909 June 11
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Boutrus Aoun on June 11, 1909. It confirms the baptism of Khalil (Charles Owen), the son of Tannous Aoun, on January 15, 1895. At the bottom is a phrase handwritten in English: "Oliver School Register-…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_OwnC001_wm.pdf

Date: 1909 July 5
A letter in Arabic handwritten by Father Khouri Boutrus Najah Boutrus on July 5, 1909. It confirms the baptism of Beshara, son of (first name not clear) Elias Aboud in Saydet El Maounet Church on February 5, 1894. Beshara's godfather was his paternal…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_AboudBeshara001_wm.pdf

Date: 1908
Fāṭima al-Badawiyya [Fatima the Bedouin] is the second novel by 'Afifa Karam. It was published in New York City in 1908.
Karam_Fatimah al-Badawiyya_SM.pdf

Date: 1903
This manuscript is Ameen Rihani's early notebook. It contains his personal writings and notes beginning as early as 1903.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/6arf97qutmx85i1/AR05 PDF.pdf

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This manuscript is an unpublished collection of poems and songs. It is split into two parts, the first featuring Arabic songs and poems and the second a collection of poems by Ameen Rihani titled "Waves of My Life." Posthumously published in 2009 as…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/8a6zz8525ytg563/AR50pdf.pdf

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This manuscript is a play in four acts that follows the life of a Yemeni Princess named Wajdah. Wajdah is the heroine of the play and a 17th century princess who converts to Islam, which leads to challenges in reconciling faith and reason. There is…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/kgcrppzf22aeck2/AR49 PDF.pdf

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This manuscript, as described in the foreword, is meant to awaken an interest in the Near-East for Americans, give them a better understanding of Islam and the modern reforms it was undergoing, and bring an appreciation to the Arab movement. Rihani…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/8uzceeu15il887r/AR48 PDF.pdf

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This manuscript is a discussion of Arabian poetry by Ameen Rihani. Within this careful analysis he discusses different aspects of the poetry and various important authors.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/3zspkexgqm5hd1n/AR46 PDF.pdf

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This manuscript is a collection of various short stories by Ameen Rihani, named after the 5th featured writing titled The Green Flag.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/wqk5ymti5eze7w5/AR42 PDF.pdf

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This manuscript is a collection of various writings by Ameen Rihani. These articles cover everything from law, theatre, to Rihani's writings on specific literature. Further there are articles that discuss historic figures and events, as well as a few…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/c8cta31hz5oda74/AR40pdf.pdf

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This manuscript is titled Letters to Uncle Sam and is comprised of four articles. Uncle Sam is the personality that symbolizes the United States of America and Rihani writes to him discussing the values of Arab Americans as well as the reality of…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/wz0dy9st6wyra4o/AR28 PDF.pdf

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This manuscript is a novelette by Ameen Rihani titled Juhan. It is described in the manuscript as, "A Turkish woman has her way, during the World War, with a German officer." The novel is important for the attention it pays to the changing social and…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/uj8ordbhnp6ybx3/AR09 PDF.pdf

Date: undated
An unpublished manuscript titled "Iraq" by Ameen Rihani which details Iraq from his personal experiences within the country. It is split into five parts each discussing different moments from Rihani's travels and experiences within Iraq.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/tdl5tqtll1cfoam/AR08 Part 1 PDF.pdf

Date: 1903
Sketches of "The Trilateral Treaty in the Animal Kingdom"

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https://www.dropbox.com/s/8u5txwozyy8n0xd/AR70_084.pdf

Date: 1902
A sketch of a "statesman"

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https://www.dropbox.com/s/wngxvlobxewa9o3/AR70_083.jpg

Date: 1901
A sketch of monks

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https://www.dropbox.com/s/e1418mt4yxfcaka/AR70_082.jpg

Date: 1900
A sketch of "the British countryman"

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https://www.dropbox.com/s/syjegaelnbt312d/AR70_081.jpg

Date: 1900
Two sketches of women labeled No.1 and No.7

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https://www.dropbox.com/s/aezo6y8zpxkaftf/AR70_080.jpg

A letter from Ameen Rihani to Joseph Rihani, dated February 3, 1912.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ky8ahmg1pgf71fl/Rihani2018AR38_220.pdf

A letter from Ameen Rihani to Joseph Rihani, dated November 24, 1909.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/h8tkw1cca07xshw/Rihani2018AR38_194.pdf

A letter from Ameen Rihani to Florence (no surname), dated March 2, 1909.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/v3fxm09aqsjho2h/Rihani2018AR38_166.pdf

A letter from Ameen Rihani to Mr. Craig, dated March 2, 1909.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ls8x55yegi9h5e4/Rihani2018AR38_164.pdf

A letter from Ameen Rihani to Count Von Mulinen, dated February 27, 1909.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/jsrsq4iwbuzddmi/Rihani2018AR38_163.pdf

A letter from Ameen Rihani to Joseph Rihani, dated April 23, 1909.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/xjuu2y9ieelqdy0/Rihani2018AR38_167.pdf

A letter from Ameen Rihani to Nicola Tabet, dated October 28, 1908.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/j6yut8r78admawp/Rihani2018AR38_152.pdf
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