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This manuscript by Aelyas Kassab is a history of the Kassab family and a biography of Aelyas' own life. It begins with Aelyas' grandfather Elyas Kassab, born in 1814, and traces the family through the nineteenth century; particular attention is paid…
Kassab, Aelyas family history_OCRWM.pdf

Dr. Kalil Assaf Bishara was a Lebanese-American pastor and intellectual. He was born in May 1878 and immigrated from modern-day Lebanon to the United States in 1898. He was naturalized in 1908. Bishara was well-educated:  prior to immigration, he…
1914_Bishara_Origin of the Modern Syrian.pdf

This 1897 Financial Report of the Syrian Society of the City of New York was the first such document in four years, a gap explained by the society's financial struggles. The report begins with an introduction by Ameen Haddad, who gives a description…
SyrianSocietyofNY_Financial_Report_OCRwm.pdf

The First Annual Report of the Syrian Society of the City of New York was published in May 1893, roughly one year after the organization was first conceived. It contains a roster of officers and trustees; a speech by the outgoing president; a report…
SyrianSocietyofNY_1893Annual_Report_OCRwm.pdf

This book was published in English to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Al-Hoda newspaper. It is a narrative history of the paper, its founders Naoum and Salloum Mokarzel, the independence movement and formation of Lebanon, and early 20th-century…
1968-al-hoda-book cover.jpg

خزانة الأيام في تراجم الزمان, contains essays written by Joseph N. Maloof and originally published in the newspaper Al-Ayyam. This collection is comprised of biographical sketches and short histories. Chapters one and two…
Maloof_1899_Bio of Luminaries_OCR_wm.pdf

An article published by the Asheville Citizen-Times concerning Joseph El-Khouri's immigration to the United States. (Folder 12-38)
Khouri 12-38 Article_wm.tif

Senator Hubert H. Humphrey (Minn) sends letter to Joseph El-Khouri regarding the status of the Jacob immigration case. Fred Gates requested a favor (Folder 3-5).
Khouri 3-5 Letter_wm.pdf

Letters from Nick Weaver (from the office of Senator Robert Morgan) to Joseph El-Khouri updating him on the status of his siblings' visas. The enclosures mentioned in the letters are absent. (Folder 11-17)
Khouri 11-17 Letters_wm.pdf

A letter from Nick Weaver (from the office of Senator Robert Morgan) to Joseph El-Khouri updating him on the status of his brothers' visas. (Folder 11-16)
Khouri 11-16 Letter_wm.pdf

A postcard depicting the plane the Joe El-Khouri took from Lebanon to the United States in 1949.
Khouri 7-10 Postcard_wm.pdf

A letter from Congressman Roy Taylor to Joseph El-Khouri providing more information about student visas from the State Dept.. (Folder 7-5)
Khouri 7-5 Letter_wm.pdf

A letter from Congressman Roy Taylor to Joseph El-Khouri containing information about the student visa process from the U.S Dept. of Justice. (Folder 7-4)
Khouri 7-4 Letter_wm.pdf

A letter from Congressman Roy Taylor to Joseph El-Khouri promising to find information about the student visa procedure. (Folder 7 Item 3)
Khouri 7-3 Letter_wm.pdf

A series of letters between Joseph El-Khouri and others written February 1953 concerning a bond which he executed in the case of Youssef El-Khouri. (Folder 7-1)
Khouri 7-1 Letters_wm.pdf

A photograph of Joseph El-Khouri leaning against a wall, shortly after his immigration to the United States.
El-Khouri_Joseph Maroun arrival in US 1949.jpg
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