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Armenian Studies Program Book/Video/CD/Archival Gifts

Staff Report

Dr. Dickran Kouymjian and the Armenian Studies Program would like to thank the donors, authors, and publishers for the following book, periodicals, videos, and archival gifts either offered personally or to the Program.


Gevorg Emin, Ergaran [Songbook], songs based on 11 poems by Gevorg Emin (1918-1998), CD (Erevan, 2005). Gift of Artashes Emin.

All Time Armenian Favourites, Kohar Symphony Orchestra and Choir, DVD (Hayasa Production, 2003). Gift of the Cilician Catholicosate, Antelias.

Patrick Cazals, director & producer, Rouben Mamoulian, l’age d’or de Broadway et d’ Hollywood, DVD, hour length film which tells the story of Rouben Mamoulian, pioneer of Broadway musicals in the Golden Age of Hollywood Studios (Pairs, 2006). In English and French with appropriate subtitles, including an interview with Dickran Kouymjian on Mamoulian. Available through Horla Films [filmsduhorla@free.fr ]. Gift of the director.


Edward Alexander, Opus (Xlibris Corporation: 2000). Gift of the author.

The American Numismatic Society,American Journal of Numismatics 19, Second Series (New York: 2007). Gift of the publisher.

Antonia Arslan, Skylark Farm, translated by Geoffrey Brock (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006). Gift of Alfred A. Knopf Publishers.

Peter L. Bergen, The Osama bin Laden I Know:An Oral History of al Qaeda’s Leader, (New York:  Free Press, 2006). Gift of Rev. Fr. Sipan Mekhsian.

Vahram Dadrian, To The Desert, translated from the Armenian by Agop J. Hacikyan (New York: Taderon Press, 2003). Gift of Dr. Joan Bergstrom.

Barlow Der Mugrdechian, editor, The Armenian Bible. A Symposium Celebrating the 1600th Anniversary of the Discovery of the Armenian Alphabet and the Translation of the Bible into Armenian (Burbank: Western Diocese of the Armenian Church, 2007,) 130 pages. Gift of the editor.

Archpriest Fr. Hovsep Hagopian, Tiroch Khorane [The Altar of God], (California: 2007). Gift of the author.

Mary M. Kandalian-Aslanian,Here & There (Yerevan: 2007). Gift of the author.

Christina Maranci, Medieval Armenian Architecture. Construction of Race and Nation, Hebrew University Armenian Studies, no. 2 (Leuven/Louvain: Peeters, 2001), viii, 282 pages. Gift of the author.

Matteo Campagnolo & Marielle Martiniani-Reber, editor, From Aphrodite to Melusine. Reflections on the Archaeology and the History of Cyprus (Geneva: la pomme d’or, 2007), XVI, 203 pages. Gift of Dr. Martiniani-Reber.

Gaza à la croisée des civilizations, exhibition catalogue from the Musée d’art et d’histoire de la Ville de Genève (Geneva: Chaman, 2007), 256 pages. Gift of Dr. Marielle Martiniani-Reber.

Pazmavep, Annual Armenological Review of the Mekhitarist Fathers of Venice, vol. CLXV (2007), San Lazzaro, Venice, 568 pages. Gift of the Gulbenkian Foundation.

John Carswell, Blue & White. Chinese Porcelain around the World (London: The British Museum Press, 2007), 208 pages. Gift of the author.

David Kherdian, editor, Forgotten Bread. First Generation Armenian American Writers (Berkeley: Heyday Books, 2007), xiv, 482 pages. Gift of the publisher.

Hask. Armenological Yearbook, Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia, vol. 10 (2002-2006) (Antelias: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and the Catholicosate, 2006), 451 pages. Gift of the Catholicos, Aram I.

Bonnie C. Marshall,The Flower of Paradise and other Armenian Tales, edited and with a forword by Virginia A. Tashjian (Connecticut: Libraries Unlimited, 2007). Gift of Greenwood Heinenmann Publishing.

Assadullah Souren Melikian-Chirvani, Le Chant du monde. L’Art de l’Iran safavide. 1501-1736, exhibition catalogue (Paris: Musée du Louvre & Somogy, 2007), 464 pages. Gift of the author and the editor.

Simon Payaslian, The History of Armenia (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007). Gift of the publisher.

Sirak Sarhadian, My Memoirs (Armenia, 2007). Gift of Arthur Seredian.

Anna Sirinian & Gabriella Uluhogian, Forme de communicazione nel medioeve.  Copisti e miniatori Armeni (Bologna:University of Bologna, 2003), 62 pages with 24 color illustration from medieval Armenian manuscript. Gift of Prof. Gabriella Uluhogian.

Hrachia Tamrazyan, Grigor of Narek and the School of Poetical Art of Cilicia, in Armenian (Erevan, 2007), 182 pages. Gift of the author.

Vartan Thomasian, Varak Perodical, Vol. 54, (Armenia: 2007). Gift of the editor.

Puzant Yeghiayan, Heroes of Hayastan, A Dramatic Novel History of Armenia (Cairo: Nubar Printing House, 1993). Gift of NAASR.

Linda Ben-Zvi & Angela Moorjani, editors, Beckett at 100. Revolving It All (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008), 334 pages, with a chapter on Beckett and Saroyan. Gift of the publisher.


Shirley Collins, Fresno, CA, for the collection of Armenian newspapers and archive material.

Martin Tourigian, Drexel, PA, for his three water-color paintings and archival materials.