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Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library ~ Maps and Atlases

Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library ~ Maps and Atlases

This Library Treasures feature is part of NAASR’s 2022 focus on Armenian maps and cartography which has been supported by a grant from the Dadourian Foundation. Throughout the year we organized three lectures on this topic which can be viewed on our YouTube channel: Rouben Galichian, “The Ever-Changing Borders of Armenia in Ancient and Modern Times: The Cartographic Record”; Matthew Karanian, “Mapping the Armenian Highland”; and Khatchig Mouradian, “Gas Balloons, Emperors, and Armenian Mapmakers: A Cartographic Journey through the Library of Congress’s Collections.”

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"Having a Grand Time:" Armenian Summer Resorts in the Catskills, Revisited

"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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Haigazn Kazarian: A Pioneering Researcher on the Armenian Genocide and His Materials at NAASR

Haigazn Kazarian: A Pioneering Researcher on the Armenian Genocide and His Materials at NAASR

Haigazn Kazarian, working within the limitations of his time and place, was one of the first writers to attempt to write the history of the Armenian Genocide using archival documents and official records, and his pioneering role deserves to be remembered. Thumbnail photo circa 1914: Haigazn Kazarian is #2 from left standing.

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The Avedis Derounian (John Roy Carlson) Archive: A Selection

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

From Venice to Boston: The Awgerean Brothers, Hamilton Fish, and Vartan Gregorian

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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