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.
Mr. Alidz Agbabian, Los Angeles, CA, for the copy of his children’s book, Dzalabadig.
Mihran S. Agbabian, Los Angeles, CA, for the copy of his book A New Beginning for a New Generation. California: American University of Armenia Corporation, 2002.
Abp. Shahe Ajemian, Yerevan, Armenia for the copy of his book, Studies in Honor of Archbishop Ajemian, and the copies of Studia Armeno-Byzantina volumes I & II, written by Hratch M.Bartikian.
Armenian General Benevolent Union, NY, for the copy of the book Black Dog of Fate by Peter Balakian, translated into Armenian.
Mr. Haroutune K. Armenian, Timonium, MD, for the copy of his book, Colors and Words, Yerevan, Printinfo, 2002.
Peter Balakian, The Burning Tigris. The Armenian Genocide and America’s Response, New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2003, xx, 475 pages. A stunning book presenting the events and circumstance surrounding the Armenian massacres of the 1890s, the genocide of 1915, and modern Turkish denial as seen through the eyes of American humanitarians who took up the Armenian cause. Gift of the author.
Berge Bulbulian, Fresno, for several copies of the Armenian Review and other books and journals.
Congregazione Mechitarista, Lido Venezia, Italy, for the copy of Revue Bazmavep Vol. CLX1, #1-4.
Mr. & Mrs. Bruce and Karen Esajian, Fresno, for the books, records and assorted periodicals.
Barbara Ghazarian, Barrington, RI, for the copy of her book, Descendants of Noah: Stories of the Armenian Apostolic Faith and Heritage, Mayreni Publishing, 2002.
Happy 70th Birthday from Family and Friends. Festschrift for Robert Mirak, n.p., 2003, gift of the Mirak family.
HASK, Antelias, Lebanon, for the copy of the book edited by Seta B. Dadoyan, The Contribution of the Armenian Church to the Christian Witness in the Middle East. Lebanon: The Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia, 2001.
Ms. Zoya Kachadurian, New York, NY, for the two books: Die Bakunst by J. Stryzgowski and Geographical Dictionary of Armenia, Vol. I by S. Eprikian.
Mark A. Kalustian, Did You Know That …? A Collection of Armenian Sketches, forward by Barbara Merguerian, Arlington, MA: Armenian Cultural Foundation, 2002, xiii, 165 pages. A collection of the late bibliophiles essays on Armenian subjects offered by his sister Alice Kalustian. Available through ACF Tel/Fax (781) 646-3090.
Prof. L. G. Khacherian, Glendale, CA., for the copy of his book Armenological Studies and Publications, Lisbon: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 2002.
Carl Mahakian, Rancho Mirage, CA, for several books about and by William Saroyan.
Miss Dzovag Manugian, Beirut, Lebanon for the two copies of the book by Petros K’artsayr, Tsake Tsak: hushagrut’iwn Goniayi mej 29 Mayis 1921 – Noyember 1922.
Ms. Virginia Meltickian, Fresno, for the Memory Album of the Armenians in China from the beginning of the last century to the 1950’s and a video tape and several magazines.
H. H. Richardson, Dublin, Ireland for the copies of the papers about William Saroyan and her article on Biblical Imagery and the Heavenly Jerusalem in the Book of Armagh and the Book of Kells.
William Saroyan, Yüregim daglardadir, Yasamak vakti, Iki oyun (My Heart’s in the Highland, The Time of Your Life, Two Plays), translated by Ece Eroglu, with a preface by Aziz Gökdemir, Istanbul: Aras, 2003, 228 pages, with an index. Another in the continuing series of Saroyan works in Turkish undertaken by Aras Publishers. Gift of Aras. Available through the publisher: firstname.lastname@example.org.
William Saroyan, Eg heiti Aram (My Name is Aram), Icelandic translation by Gyrdir Eliasson, Reykjavik, 1997, gift of former Armenian Studies student Ingibjorg Thorisdottir.
William Saroyan, Kaera Greta Garbo (Dear Greta Garbo), Icelandic translation by Oskar Arni Oskarsson, Reykjavik, 1999, a selection of 12 stories from the Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze, gift of Ingibjorg Thorisdottir.
Mr. Martin M. Tourigian, Drexel Hills, PA, for several of his watercolors and various publications, articles and archival materials.
Araxie Varjabedian, Munster, for the five volumes of Hayiere Libanani Metch and the copy of The Armenians all by S. H. Varjabedian. Vasbouragan Society, Burbank, CA for the copy of Varak Vol. 49, 2002.
Bedros Zobian, Depi Pit’lis, Uiliem Saroyeani het (To Bitlis with William Saroyan), Istanbul: Aras Pulishers, 2003, xxxvi, 377 pages with 130 photo and illustration. A minute description of Saroyan’s journey from Istanbul to Bitlis and other parts of historic Armenia in May 1964, in part related by Saroyan in his play “Bitlis.” Available through the publisher : email@example.com. Gift of the author.