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Helen Hatab Samhan collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC2356

Abstract

Collection consists of correspondence and financial records of the Mount Lebanon Relief Committee (New York), chaired by N.A. Mokarzel, Al-Hoda Editor. Included is a donation account ledger of the organization. The committee appeared to be initiated at the start of World War I, probably in conjunction with the Lebanon League of Progress. The ledger documents donations from immigrants in the Americas. Additionally, there are documents received by the Mount Lebanon Relief Committee from the Parliament in Beirut (Beyrouth), Lebanon (1926) (Description provided by Helen Samhan.)

Dates

  • 1916-1926

Language of Materials

Arabic, some English and French

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

For further information regarding the copyright, please contact the IHRCA.

Extent

2.5 linear inches

PROVENANCE

Collection acquired from Helen Hatab Samhan of Washington, DC in 1998.
  • Arab Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Fraternal organizations Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Syrian Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Title
Inventory of the Helen Hatab Samhan collection.
Author
IHRC Archives
Date
2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding Aid in English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Immigration History Research Center Archives Collecting Area

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