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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 books, periodicals, videos, and archival gifts either offered personally or to the Program.

His Holiness Aram I, Catholicossat Armenien de Cilicie, Antelias, Lebanon, for his book The Christian Witness at the Crossroads in the Middle East, published in Antelias, Lebanon (2004).

Manuel Balikian, Fresno, for the book Days of Tragedy in Armenia, Personal Experiences in Harpoot, 1915-1917 by Henry H. Riggs, published by the Gomidas Institute, United States (1997).

Patrick Cazals, Serguei Paradjanov: Le Rebelle, film of 52 minutes on the great Armenian film maker, by the well known French documentary filmmaker Patrick Cazals, who made an earlier film of Paradjanov and wrote one of the best books on him. Available through Les films du Horla, filmsduhorla@freesurf.fr. Gift of Patrick Cazals.

Columbia University Press, New York, for the book Contemporary Armenian American Drama, An Anthology, edited by Nishan Parlakian (2004).

Prof. Helmut Buschhausen, Austria, for the books, Gold Aus Armenien, Codex Etschmiadzin and Codex Etschmiadzin, Kommentar.

Armine & Siranoush Haroutunian, Southfield, MI., for the book Garabed Armen, Short Stories, Poems and Translations (a collection of their grandfather’s writings) printed in the United States by ABRIL Printing (1999).

Dr. Zareh Hovanesian, Old Tappan, NJ, for several copies of his book, The Philatelic History of Armenia, New Jersey, (2000).

Ms. Rose Nevart Jerzyk, Tucson, AZ, for several Armenian records and record albums.

Mr. Walter Karabian, Los Angeles, for the Tavloo Board handmade by Mike Haratunian.

Hagop Jacob Kevorkian, Jerusalem, for the copy of the “Hoyetchmen,” an Armenian Young Men’s Society, a non-political Armenian club in Jerusalem.

Col. Carl Mahakian, Rancho Mirage, for his continuous gifting of books and archival materials by or about William Saroyan and other books pertaining to Armenian themes.

Mr. Jeff Masarjian, Watertown, MA, for the video about the accomplishments during the first decade of the Armenia Tree Project.

Handes, Grakanutean ev Arvesti, no. 9, September 2004, Literary Journal from Tehran. The issue is devoted to William Saroyan with many original documents, unpublished drawings by Saroyan, and an interesting introductory article by Arby Ovanessian. Available at handes@softhome.net. Gift of Arby Ovanessian.

Mr. Gary Shekerjian, Fresno, for his grandfather’s family Bible.

Astrig Tchamkerten, Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisboa, Portugal, for the book by Manuel M. Jinbashian, Church-State Relations in Armenia During the Arab Domination, Armenian Library of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon (2000).

Sarkis Vahaken, North Hollywood, for his book Arshile Gorky: A Novel (in Armenian), Los Angeles (2004).