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Date: 1971
A photograph of Kahlil Gibran's desk. The desk is extended open, with books and a candlestick resting on its top, and paper, an inkwell, and books on its writing surface. A wooden and leather chair is pushed away from the desk and a leather carrying…
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Date: 1971
A photograph of Kahlil Gibran's studio in New York with his art framed and displayed around the room. Art is hung on the walls and displayed on an easel.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0057/gibran_folio_picture_studio_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: 1971
Poem, "The Blind Poet," handwritten by Kahlil Gibran.

The Blind Poet - Kahlil
I have been blinded by light,
the very sun that gave -- -- day
Gave me my night - how dream
And yet I am a --
While you -- sit Where
life gave you birth
-- dearest…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0057/gibran_folio_poem.pdf

Date: 1948 July 12
Proposed Amendment to the By-Laws of the Southern Federation of Syrian Lebanese American Clubs to be known as the Kahlil Gibran Scholarship dated July 12, 1948.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0060/kc0060_18_6_sfslac19480712.pdf

Meeting Minutes of the Southern Federation Foundation, the National Foundation, and the Kahlil Gibran Memorial Foundation's on February 1, 2014 in Jackson, Mississippi.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0060/kc0060_12_8_20140201_003.pdf

Date: undated
The Official Bulletin of the Syrian Lebanese American Clubs.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0060/kc0060_12_19_KahlilGibranCentennialFoundation_002.pdf

Date: 2012 May 3-6
A flyer for the Second International Kahlil Gibran Conference in Hyattsville, Maryland on May 3-6, 2012.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0060/kc0060_12_19_20120503_009.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…
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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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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: 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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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 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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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…
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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 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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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 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 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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