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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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A Banquet for the Ages: The Civil and Military Missions of Armenia to the U.S. in Boston, 1919

A Banquet for the Ages: The Civil and Military Missions of Armenia to the U.S. in Boston, 1919

To mark May 28, the anniversary of the declaration of the first independent Republic of Armenia in 1918, we focus on one object from NAASR’s Mardigian Library.

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NAASR Receives Mass Humanities Grant for Programming on Derounian Archive

NAASR Receives Mass Humanities Grant for Programming on Derounian Archive

The grant for “The Avedis Derounian Archive at NAASR: A Vital Resource on US-Based Extremism,” is part of a new round of Mass Humanities grant-making, totaling more than $250,000 to 59 cultural organizations to reach their audiences digitally due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with funding provided through the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

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Genocide Survivor Memoirs in Armenian & English, 1918-1955 ~Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library

Genocide Survivor Memoirs in Armenian & English, 1918-1955 ~Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library

In this feature we highlight a group, by no means exhaustive, of memoirs by survivors of the Armenian Genocide published in Armenian and English between the years 1918 and 1955. In these memoirs we hear the voices of women and men, clergymen and political activists, natives of the eastern provinces of the Ottoman Empire and of western Asia Minor, Protestant and Apostolic, intellectuals and “average” women and men, as well as one non-Armenian, an Assyrian whose people suffered largely the same fate as the Armenians.

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