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Date: August 1911
A letter in Arabic handwritten by Father Khouri Boutrus Rabil on August 14, 1911. Confirm the baptism of Ojaneh (Eugene) Rabil, the daughter of Maron Youssef Rabil on September 12, 1895. Attached to the material related to George Gald.
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Date: October 1913
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Gabrial al Bustani on October 3, 1913. It confirms the baptism of Youssef Khalil BuDiwan on November 29, 1895, by Father Khouri Youssef.
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Date: July 1914
A handwritten letter in Arabic. Confirm birthdate of Youssef son of Abdullah alSabbah on December 25, 1897, age (16). Written by Father Khouri Youhanna alNadaf on July 16, 1914.
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Date: April 1919
Vol. 1 no. 5 of al-Majalla al-Tijarriya. This issue contains a review of economic impact of World War I on the United States; a profile of Frank W. Woolworth; and an article by Ibrahim S. Najjar about the "economic problems of the Arabic-speaking…

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Date: 1910
غادة عمشيت, Ghādat ‘Amshīt [The Girl from ‘Amshit], is 'Afifa Karam's last novel, published in New York City in 1910.
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A letter, witten by A. R. Saunders, Insurance Agent for French Line and addressed by Bernard M. Sheridan, Superintendant of schools in Lawrence, MA, on February 6, 1914. It certifies that Martha Hajjar purchased a ticket for the French Line on June…
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Date: August 1913
A letter, written by A. R. Saunders, Insurance Agent for French Line, addressed by Bernard M. Sheridan, Superintendant of schools in Lawrence, MA, on August 7, 1913. It certifies that Toufick H. Hajjar purchased a ticket for Austro-American Line on…
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Date: March 1910
A letter from a priest, Abraham al Hage, stating that he consulted a copy of the record in the church George Abdalla was baptized in. Abdalla was baptized on May 12th, 1894 in Falougha, Lebanon. This letter was sent for Abdalla's employment and was…
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Date: 1912
An immigration record for an A[?] Selim indicating prepaid passage on the Austro-American line in 1912. On the back, handwritten in pencil, is "Arrived October 17, 1912 at New York."
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Date: April 1913
Vol. 1 No. 1 of الفنون, or Al-Funun was published in April 1913.  The first issue opened with a photograph of and poem by Kahlil Gibran and a short story by Amin Rihani and ended with a statement of purpose written by the editors. Between these, the…
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Date: June 1913
Vol. 1 No. 3 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in June 1913. Unlike the first two issues, this journal contains a greater mixture of genres:  in addition to poetry and short stories, this issue contains many essays, including several by Arabic…
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Date: August 1913
Vol. 1 No. 5 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in August 1913. This issue contains a number of pieces by the authors who would form the Pen League:  it opens with a short story by Kahlil Gibran; has two pieces by Ameen Rihani, a short story and…
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Date: October 1913
Vol. 1 No. 7 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in October 1913. It begins with a photograph of Ameen Rihani and features the first portion of a novella, Zanbaqat al-Ghawr [The Lily of the Valley], that was serialized in Al-Funun. Other original…
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Date: May 1913
Vol. 1 No. 2 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in May 1913. Like the first issue, this volume is comprised largely of translations, including works by British author Rudyard Kipling and German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. This issue is notable…
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Vol. 1 No. 8 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in November 1913. This issue continues the serialization of Ameen Rihani’s novella Zanbaqat al-Ghawr [The Lily of the Valley]. Also included are an essay by Kahlil Gibran, a short story by Ilyas Tamir…
funun191311_v1.8WM.pdf

Vol. 1 No. 9 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in December 1913. This issue continues the serialization of Ameen Rihani’s novella Zanbaqat al-Ghawr [The Lily of the Valley]. Other work originally written in Arabic includes a piece of criticism by…
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Date: June 1916
Vol. 2 No. 1 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in June 1916. It is the first issue published after a two and a half year hiatus from the journal, which was interrupted by the outbreak of World War I. It begins with an uncredited statement of purpose…
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