NAASR's Mardigian Library Treasures

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

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

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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Armenian Architecture and Monuments of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) and the Work of RAA (Research on Armenian Architecture)

Armenian Architecture and Monuments of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) and the Work of RAA (Research on Armenian Architecture)

This special installment of Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library highlights the work of RAA (Research on Armenian Architecture) in Armenia which provide a wealth of information about the cultural heritage of Artsakh. We owe much to Samvel Karapetian and all who at RAA who contributed to this work in many capacities.

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Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library ~ Literature in Translation (1920-1946): Part III

Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library ~ Literature in Translation (1920-1946): Part III

Part III, the final part of Literature in Translation, takes us from 1920 up to 1946. The post-World War II era saw further developments in terms of translations which lie beyond the scope of this feature (but could form the basis for future ones). Click here to read the full feature.

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