Lamia Bastany's Immigration Documents

Title

Lamia Bastany's Immigration Documents

Description

International passport of Lamia Boustani [Lamya Bastany], issued in 1920. On the back it is stamped by the American Consulate in Beirut and signed by Frederick Bird on October 30, 1920. Lamia was originially from Lebanon and was born in 1903. It contains information concerning her appearance and guarantees her aid and protection if needed. It specifies that she was traveling to Lawrence, Massachusetts, to join her brother. This passport was only valid for one year. At the bottom of the record is one of Lamia's fingerprints
the passport also has a photograph--faded--on the bottom.

Publisher

Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

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_Bastany001_wm

Coverage

Beirut, Lebanon

Alternative Title

Emergency Passport for Lamia Bastany

Files

https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_Bastany001_wm.pdf

Citation

Haut Commissariat de la Republique Francaise en Syrie et Cilicie and High Commission offices of the Republic of France in Syria and Cilicia , “Lamia Bastany's Immigration Documents,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed April 22, 2024, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/78969.