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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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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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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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Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library ~ Khrimian Hayrik (1820-1907)

Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library ~ Khrimian Hayrik (1820-1907)

He is a figure which steps straight out from the Old Testament with all the fire and all the poetry. H. F. B. Lynch (Travels and Studies in Armenia)
 
In 1820 two prominent Armenians were born who devoted their lives to Armenia and the Armenian people and were venerated by their contemporaries. Khrimian Hayrik (1820-1907) was an Armenian Apostolic Church leader, educator, and publisher who became the Patriarch of Constantinople and later Catholicos of All Armenians. Ghevond Alishan (1820-1901) was a philologist, historian, geographer, translator, a member of the Mkhitarist Congregation in Venice.

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