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  • Tags: Kahlil Gibran

Date: 1971
A photograph of inside a house in Bisharri, Lebanon, described by the National Council of Gibran as his "birthplace." The walls of the inside of the home are bare and supporting columns, which meet in arches near the ceiling, cut through the room.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0057/gibran_folio_picture_birthplace.pdf

Date: 1971
A photograph of Kahlil Gibran's bedroom in New York. A large tapestry of Jesus hangs on the wall along with a crucifix and some art. An armour with mirrors is in the left corner and his bed, covered in multiple pillows, is positioned near the center.…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0057/gibran_folio_picture_bedroom_NewYork.pdf

Date: 1971
A photograph of Bisharri, Lebanon, described by the National Committee of Gibran as "Gibran's village."
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0057/gibran_folio_picture_bcharre.pdf

Date: 1921
Handwritten letter from Kahlil Gibran in Arabic.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0057/gibran_folio_letter_May.pdf

Date: 1916 May 16
Handwritten letter from Kahlil Gibran in English to Mary Haskel.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0057/gibran_folio_Letter_Mary_1916_Eng.pdf

Date: 1971 Aug 13
Letter from the National Committee of Gibran that gives context to the organization and the work, "The World of Kahlil Gibran" (a folder filled with reproductions of Gibran's art, personal writings, and photographs of his space and hometown), in…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0057/gibran_folio_letter_eng.pdf

Date: 1971 Aug 13
Letter from the National Committee of Gibran that gives context to the organization and the work, "The World of Kahlil Gibran" (a folder filled with reproductions of Gibran's art, personal writings, and photographs of his space and hometown), in…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0057/gibran_folio_letter_arabic.pdf

Date: 1971
Reproduction of various drawings of faces done by Kahlil Gibran. This was included with the other reproductions in the folder titled "The World of Kahlil Gibran" created by the National Committee of Gibran.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0057/gibran_folio_drawing_face.pdf

Date: 1971
Reproduction of drawings by Kahlil Gibran featuring various nude figures. This was included with the other reproductions in the folder titled "The World of Kahlil Gibran" created by the National Committee of Gibran.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0057/gibran_folio_drawing_body.pdf

Date: 1973
Brochure pamphlet created by the National Committee of Gibran in 1973 on Kahlil Gibran's hometown, Bcharre. This was included with other reproductions of Gibran's work and photographs of Gibran's living spaces in the folder titled "The World of…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0057/gibran_folio_brochure.pdf

Date: 1926 July
Volume 1 Issue 01 of The Syrian World, published July 1926. This first issue begins with a foreword by Salloum Mokarzel and a poem by Kahlil Gibran stating the purpose of the journal to educate both Syrian-Americans and a broader American public…
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Vol . 1 Issue 06 of The Syrian World published December 1926. The issue is focused around Christmas. It opens with an article discussing "The Spirit of Christmas" and is followed by a poem by Kahlil Gibran. Overall, this issue focuses on what…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1926_12reducedWM.pdf

Date: 1927 July
Volume 2 Issue 01 of The Syrian World published July 1927. The issue opens with an article by Harold Close which discusses the importance of the soap industry in Syria. Following the article there is a Syrian folk song that has been translated by…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1927_07reducedWM.pdf

Date: 1927 August
Volume 2 Issue 02 of The Syrian World published August 1927. The issue opens with an article by Philip K. Hitti that discusses Syrian leadership in Arabic Affairs. This article is followed by a poem by Dr. Salim Y. Alkazin and more Syrian Folk Songs…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1927_08reducedWM.pdf

Date: 1928 March
Volume 2 Issue 09 of The Syrian World published March 1928. The first article presented in this issue, written by Ameen Rihani, discusses the traditions of Arabs and their mythology, specifically Gods and Jinn (nature's tribe of spirits). Next is a…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1928_03reducedWM.pdf

Date: 1928 May
Volume 2 Issue 11 of The Syrian World published May 1928. The issue opens with another discussion about words borrowed both from Arabic and English by Byron Smith. There is a poem following the article titled "Bel's Lions" by Dr. Salim Y. Alkazin.…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1928_05reducedWM.pdf

Date: 1928 June
Volume 2 Issue 12 of The Syrian World published June 1928. The issue opens with an article that discusses the importance of religious tolerance for Syria's progress by Rev. W. A. Mansur. Next there is a poem titled "Love" by G.K. Gibran. Following it…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1928_06reducedWM.pdf

Date: 1928 October
Vol 3. Issue 04 of The Syrian World published October 1928. The issue begins with a continuation of Count Philip Terrazi's article discussing the Beyrouth Museum. He begins by talking about the collection of Southern Lebanese pottery that would have…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1928_10reducedWM.pdf

Volume 3 Issue 05 of The Syrian World published November 1928. The issue begins with an article Ameen Rihani wrote for The Syrian World titled "The Leper and the Bride of Galilee," a discussion of the cities Nazareth and Tiberias. Rev. W. A. Mansur's…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1928_11reducedWM.pdf

Volume 3 Issue 06 of The Syrian World published December 1928. The issue begins with an article by Rev. W. A. Mansur titled "A Federation of Syrian Societies." It discusses how Syrian-Americans are organizing these societies in order to secure their…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1928_12reducedWM.pdf

Volume 3 Issue 08 of The Syrian World published February 1929. The issue begins with an article by Joseph W. Ferris titled "Restriction of Immigration." This article relates to the National Origins Clause in the Immigration Act of 1924, which…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1929_02reducedWM.pdf

Date: 1929 March
Volume 3 Issue 09 of The Syrian World published March 1929. The issue begins with an article by Ameen Rihani titled "At the Gate of Arabia." This article is a travel journal entry of Rihani's own experience traveling to Arabia. Next is a poem by…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1929_03reducedWM.pdf

Date: 1929 April
Volume 3 Issue 10 of The Syrian World published April 1929. The issue begins with an article by Rev. W. A. Mansur titled "Syrians' Loyalty to America" which discusses the nature of Syrians' dedication to the United States, the basis of their…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1929_04reducedWM.pdf

Date: 1929 May
Volume 3 Issue 11 of The Syrian World published May 1929. The issue begins with an article by George A. Ferris which discusses future of Syrians in America and the possibility of losing Syrian culture while assimilating into American society. The…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1929_05reducedWM.pdf

Volume 4 Issue 03 of The Syrian World published November 1929. The issue begins with Salloum A. Mokarzel's continuation of his travels into Syria, where he specifically details interviews with the President and Premier of the Republic of Lebanon, and…
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