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NAASR's Mardigian Library Treasures — Library Treasures

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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E. A. Yeran: Pioneering Armenian-American Printer and Publisher, Part 2

E. A. Yeran: Pioneering Armenian-American Printer and Publisher, Part 2

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

E. A. Yeran: Pioneering Armenian-American Printer and Publisher, Part 1

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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