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Books and Gifts to the Armenian Studies Program

Gifts to the Armenian Studies Program Sahatdjian Library and Avedian Archives.
Professor Dickran Kouymjian and the Sahatdjian Library of the Armenian Studies Program would like to thank the authors and publishers for the following books and periodicals.

Prof. Wayne Snyder formerly of Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan an now of Aix-en Provence, France has donated a major collection of all of William Saroyan’s published book length works (details will be presented in a future Hye Sharzhoom article).

Elizabeth Nahabedian of Kingsburg, CA has donated a collection of 18 Armenian books on various subjects.

Mrs. Alice Peters of Fresno has donated a collection of books and periodicals on Armenian subjects.

Mr. Martin Torigian of Drexel Hill, PA has a number of his painting to the Armenian Studies archives. Earlier he had donated the original scores of a number of his Armenian songs.

Carl H. Mahakian of Palm Springs has once again donated a number of articles on Armenian American artists.


Ajamian, S. and M. E. Stone,editors, Text and Context. Studies in the Armenian New Testament, Papers Presented to the Conference on the Armenia New Testament, May 22-28, 1992, University of Pennsylvania Armenian Texts and Studies, vol. 13, Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1995, with an article by Dickran Kouymjian, “Armenian Gospel Illumination and the Classical Tradition,” pp. 59-73 with 6 figs. Babayan, Aramashot, Be Nice, I’m Dead, An Armenian Comedy in Three Acts, English version by Nishan Parlakian, N.Y.: St. Vartan’s Press, 1990, donated by the translator.

Babayan, Yervant, General Editor, Armenian History of Aintab, vol. III, Los Angeles, 1994, in Armenian. 1151 pages, illustrated, kindly donated Dr. Sarkis Karayan.

Burchard, Christoph, editor, Armenian and the Bible, Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1993, with an article by Dickran Kouymjian”The Evolution of Armenian Gospel Illumination: The Formative Period (9th-11th Centuries),” pp. 84-100.

Chorbajian, Levon, Patrick Donabedian, Claude Mutafian, The Caucasian Knot: The History and Geo-Politics of Nagorno-Karabagh, London: Zed Books, 1995, 198 pages, index, bibliography, maps. Translation with a new introduction of Artsakh: Histoire du Karabagh, Paris: Sevig Press, 1991.

Giragossiantz, Roxana, Armenian Senior Scenes, Oakland, [1995], 250 pages, large format. Presents the history of the founding of the California Armenian Home in Fresno.

Hammoudi, Abdellah and Stuart Schaar, editors, Algeria’s Impasse, Center of International Studies, Princeton, 1995.

Keoseyan, Varujan, Commemorative Volume, The 160th Anniversary of Holy Saviour Armenian Hospital, [in Armenian], Istanbul, 1994. 533 double column, large format pages, illustrated.

Kezerian, Nephi K and LaPreal, Genealogy for Armenians, Provo, Utah, 1995. A most useful guide on how to prepare a genealogy and directory of original archives on Armenian births and deaths all over the world from the seventeenth century to the present. Available through the Armenian Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 1383, Provo, Utah 84603.

Manoukian, Archbishop Artak, The Bible [in Armenian], Tehran, 1995, 179 pages. A discussion of the history of the Armenian Bible from manuscript to the earliest editions.

Mutafian, Claude, Un aperu sur le Genocide des ArmŽnienes, Paris: ComitŽ pour la CommŽmoration du 24 Avril 1915, 1995, pamphlet, 31 pages, maps.

Parlakian, Nishan, Grandma, Pray for Me, An Original Play, Whitestone, NY: Griffon House, 1990.

Parlakian, Raphael, One Hundred and One Nights, A Philospher-Poet’s Commentary on Life and Art, N.Y.: Harbinger House, 1943, donated by Nishan Parlakian.

Sarafian, Ara, editor, United States Official Documents on the Armenian Genocide, vol. III, The Central Lands, with an introduction, Watertown: Armenian Review, 1995, 157 pages.

Vickery, Bess P., Mount Holyoke Courageous. A Call to the Near East, N.Y.: Carlton Press, 1994, 224 pages. A history of missionaries to Armenia from Mount Holyhoke College. Available through Carlton Press, 11 W. 32nd, NYC 10001
Journals, Reviews, Articles

Altounian, Janine, “Porter le nom d’anctres clandestins (Trauma d’un gŽnocide “secret” chez les descendants des survivants armŽniens),” Lignes, no. 25, May 1995, pp. 146-158.

Assenileau, Roger, “William Saroyan, Walt Whitman et la ponctuation,” ƒtudes anglaises, Paris.

Genocide & Human Rights, a special issue, Journal of Armenian Studies, vol. IV, nos. 1 and 2 (1992, pub. 1994), with an article by Dickran Kouymjian, “The Genocide and Armenian Political Violence: Attitudes of Armenian Militants to the Genocide,” pp. 187-198.

Journal of the Association of Armenian Information Professionals, vol. 2, no. 1 (January 1995), available through the editor, Lola Koundakjian, 282 Cabrini Blvd. #6C, NY, NY 10040.

Shirinyan, Manja Sergeevna, “Richerche sulla storia ecclesiastica de Socrate scolastico e sulle sue versioni Armene,” Annali di Ca’ Foscari, University of Venice, fol. XXXIII/3 (1994), pp. 151-167.

Stone, Michael E., “The Album Armenian Paleography,” Gazette du Livre MŽdieval, no. 26 (1995), pp. 8-17.

Uluhogian, Gabriella, “Il Card. Mezzofanti tra Armeno e Armeni,” La Benedizione di Babele, ed. G. R. Franci, Bologna, 1991, pp. 137-150.

Varak, vol. 41, nos. 123-124 (Jan.-Dec. 1994).