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NAASR's Mardigian Library Treasures — Mardigian Library Treasures

The Art of Armenian Church Mural Painting

The Art of Armenian Church Mural Painting

In this edition of Library Treasures, we will highlight publications from the Mardigian Library collection that focus on murals of the Armenian churches. 

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Garabed Kaloustian: A Constantinople Armenian Doctor and the American Civil War ~ Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library

Garabed Kaloustian: A Constantinople Armenian Doctor and the American Civil War ~ Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library

It has long resided in a folder within the Avedis Derounian Archive, which has been at NAASR since the early 1990s, inside an envelope labeled “Dr. Kaloustian,” but until recently we did not realize its significance, let alone that this year marks the 200th anniversary of this interesting individual’s birth.

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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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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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