Michel Bistany Passport

Title

Michel Bistany Passport

Description

An immigration passport, produced by the Department of Public Security, Ministry of the Interior, in Egypt on July 2, 1921. The document allows Michel Bistany to travel from Cairo, where he had been living, to the United States via Italy and France. In addition to a written description of 16-year-old Bistany, the document includes a photograph of him wearing a fez and a suit and tie. The interior of the passport contains stamps from all of the ports that Michel passed through on his journey.

Publisher

Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

Contributor

Rights

The donor retains full ownership of any copyright and rights currently controlled. Nonexclusive right to authorize uses of these materials for non-commercial research, scholarly, or other educational purposes are granted to Khayrallah Center pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. Usage of the materials for these purposes must be fully credited with the source. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials.

Format

Text/pdf

Language

Type

Text

Identifier

LPL_BRR_BistanyMichael001_wm

Coverage

Cairo, Egypt

Files

https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_BistanyMichael001_wm.pdf

Citation

Department of Public Security, Ministry of the Interior, Egypt, “Michel Bistany Passport,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed July 14, 2024, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/78953.