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Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library ~ "Having a Grand Time:" Armenian Summer Resorts in the Catskills, Revisited

Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library ~ "Having a Grand Time:" Armenian Summer Resorts in the Catskills, Revisited

Wherever you are reading this, it is probably hot—perhaps very hot—so we thought a getaway to a cool, shady place with the chance of a swim might provide some relief, and it is in that spirit that we offer a Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library mini-feature on Armenian summer resorts in the Catskills of days gone by.

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Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library ~ The Avedis Derounian (John Roy Carlson) Archive: A Selection

Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library ~ The Avedis Derounian (John Roy Carlson) Archive: A Selection

In the late 1930s and 1940s Armenian-American author and journalist Avedis Derounian (1909-91) went underground and infiltrated and collected materials on the full spectrum of U.S.-based extremist groups.

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From Venice to Boston: The Awgerean Brothers, Hamilton Fish, and Vartan Gregorian ~ Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library

From Venice to Boston: The Awgerean Brothers, Hamilton Fish, and Vartan Gregorian ~ Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library

We offer this in tribute to all of those who keep the spirit of learning and the love of books alive, from the Mekhitarist Fathers of San Lazzaro to Vartan Gregorian.

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E. A. Yeran: Pioneering Armenian-American Printer and Publisher, Part 2 ~Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library

E. A. Yeran: Pioneering Armenian-American Printer and Publisher, Part 2 ~Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library

Part 1 of our Library Treasures feature on the work of Edward Arakel Yeran presented books published by his Yeran press through ca. 1915. Part 2 continues and brings to a conclusion this work.

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E. A. Yeran: Pioneering Armenian-American Printer and Publisher, Part 1 ~ Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library

E. A. Yeran: Pioneering Armenian-American Printer and Publisher, Part 1 ~ Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library

Although he was not the first Armenian-American publisher—that distinction belongs to Haigag Ēginian (Հայկակ Էկինեան)—occupying a special place among the early publishers stands E. A. Yeran and Yeran Press in Boston.

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