Dr. Dickran Kouymjian and the Armenia Studies Program would like to thank the donors, authors and publishers for the following books, periodicals, videos, and archival gifts either offered personally or to the program.
Vahé Baladouni & Margaret Makepeace, editors, Armenian Merchants of the Seventeenth and Early Eighteenth Centuries. English East India Company Sources, Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 88, pt. 5, Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1998xxxv, 294 pages. The reference work contains 265 documents with a very useful glossary and index. Donated by Prof. Vahé Baladouni.
Ghazar Jahgetzi, Theology the Desirable Paradise (in Armenian), reprint of the 1735 edition, Jerusalem: St. James, 2002, 704 pages, donated by His Beatitude Archbishop Torkom Manoogian.
Mr. Karnic Kouyoumdjian, Lawrenceville, NJ, for the copy of the book My Patriarchal Memoirs by Zaven Der Yeghiayan.
Mr. Carl Mahakian, Rancho Mirage, CA, for all of the books & archival materials pertaining to William Saroyan.
Mr. Marcgk Marrtinn Maarritschalloevfsz, Fresno, CA, for the copy of his booklet The Entrance to Heaven and the Exit of the Hell and May God Protect and Keep an Eye on Us by Antranik Guerbidjian
Tigran H. T. Sawalaniantz, History of Jerusalem (in Armenian), 2 vols. in one, translated from grabar by Bishop Mesrob Nshanian, Jerusalem: St. James, 2000, 1387 pages, a reprint of the 1931 edition. Donated by His Beatitude Archbishop Torkom Manoogian.
Mrs. Roxie Shanenian, Fresno, CA, for the painting of “The Armenian Coat of Arms.”
Hmayeak Shems, Erker (Works), Erevan: The Museum of Literature and Art, 2002, 509 pages. Donated by Prof. Vahé Baladouni.
Hmayeak Shems, For the House of Torkom, translated by Vahé Baladouni & John Grey, Armenian Writers, vol. 1, Merrick, NY: Cross-Cultural Communications, 1999, 47 pages, beautifully printed with an engraving. Available at firstname.lastname@example.org. Donated by Prof. Vahé Baladouni.
Hmayeak Shems, Patmut’iwn hay grakanut’ean (History of Armenian Literature), Erevan: The Museum of Literature and Art, 2002, 319 pages. Donated by Prof. Vahé Baladouni.
Hmayeak Shems, Erker. Hmayeak Shemsi khosk’erov (Songs with Words by Hmayeak Shems), collected by Vahé Baladouni, Erevan: The Museum of Literature and Art, 2001, 118 pages, the scores and words of a large number of art songs. Donated by Prof. Vahé Baladouni.
Mr. Martin Tourigian, Drexel Hill, PA, of the paintings, sheet music, and archival material.
Arman Vartanyan, Istanbul, Turkey, for the copy of his book Lav me (A Favor).