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Date: 1916 May 16
Handwritten letter from Kahlil Gibran in English to Mary Haskel.
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Date: 1921
Handwritten letter from Kahlil Gibran in Arabic.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0057/gibran_folio_letter_May.pdf

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…
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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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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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.…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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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Date: 1930 April
Volume 4 Issue 08 of The Syrian World published April 1930. The issue opens with an interview conducted by Salloum Mokarzel with El-Atassi, a Syrian Nationalist Leader and President of the Constituent assembly. This is followed by a quote by Kahlil…
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Volume 5 Issue 04 of The Syrian World published December 1930. The issue begins with an article by Rev. W. A. Mansur that features his thoughts on the educational program that the Syrian-American generation follows. Mansur imbues his writing with…
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Date: 1930 January
Volume 4 Issue 05 of The Syrian World published January 1930. The issue begins with a discussion of Syrians' contributions to society introduced by Rev. W. A. Mansur. As is usual with Mansur's writings in the Syrian World, it is imbued with…
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Date: 1930 June
Volume 4 Issue 10 of The Syrian World published June 1930. The issue begins with Rev. W. A. Mansur's engaging question, "can the Syrian race survive in America?" He proceeds to give his concise response with sound reasoning, crafting an article that…
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Date: 1930 March
Volume 4 Issue 07 of The Syrian World published March 1930. Editor Salloum Mokarzel opens the issue with a special article on his visit to the Maronite Patriarch at his summer residence, discussing his opinions on home politics and the religious…
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Date: 1930 May
Volume 4 Issue 09 of The Syrian World published May 1930. The issue opens with more of Ameen Rihani's experiences in Jeddah and his near-haj to Mecca. Salloum Mokarzel then recounts more of his travels, specifically to Tripoli and Latakia. Mokarzel…
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Date: 1930 October
Volume 5 Issue 02 of The Syrian World published October 1930. The issue begins with another piece by Rev. W. A. Mansur in which he discusses the important material and moral accomplishments of his ethnic peers in order to showcase their overall…
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Volume 5 Issue 01 of The Syrian World published September 1930. The issue opens with Ameen Rihani's discussion of Women in the Middle East, specifically that up to this point in history women were forced into submission and seclusion in a male…
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