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Book/Video/CD/Archival Gifts

Staff Report

Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian 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, for the gift of his book Pour Un Monde Transforme [For a World Transformed]. Published in French. (Antelias, Lebanon: Catholicosate of Cilicia, 2008).

Armenian Life Magazine, for the gift of their magazine. Cover Story: Treasures of Etchmiadzin.  (Australia, December 2008 edition.)

Berge Bulbulian, The Fresno Armenians: History of a Diaspora Community. (Fresno, CA: The Press at California State University, 2000.)  Donated by Larry Shuklian.

Thamar Dasnabedian, The Dogma of the Holy Mother of God (Theotokos) at the Council of Ephesus. (Antelias, Lebanon: Catholicosate of Cilicia, 2008). In Armenian. A gift of the author.

Elza and Haig Didizian, for their gift of the book His Holiness Karekin I:  Conversations with Giovanni Guatai (Toronto, Canada:  Karekin I Theological and Armenological Studies Series #8, 2008).

Sossi Ghazarian-Kevonian (Editor),Prior to the Auction of Souls, based on the novel “Ravished Armenia” by Aurora Mardiganyan. (Yerevan 2008). Art work by Tigran. A gift of the editor.

Aziz Gokdemir (Editor), Amerika’dan Bitlis’e: William Saroyan [From America to Bitlis: William Saroyan]. (Istanbul,Turkey: Aras Publishing, 2008.)  A gift of the editor.

Mr. and Mrs. Haig Jamgotchian, for the gift of a collection of Armenian books.

Aris Kalfaian, Chomaklou – The History of an Armenian Village.  (New York: Chomaklou Compatriotic Society, 1982). Translated by Krikor Asadourian. Edited and revised with a preface and afterword by Michael Ekizian. Donated by Larry Shuklian.

Hon. Walter Karabian, for his gift of archival and historical material, including, but not limited to: The Synopsis of the Arthur Ohnimus Collection and his life, a 1934 restaurant menu from New Cairo Café, Armenian, Fresno, CA, and a poster honoring survivors of the first genocide of the twentieth century.

Jerry Lee, KVPT-Valley Public Television, for the donation of a DVD- William Saroyan. (copyright 2008).

Tom Mooradian, The Repatriate – Love, Basketball, and the KGB. (Seattle, WA: Moreradiant Publishing, 2008). A gift of the author.

Rose Shirinian, Brisbane, CA, for the donation of Armenian books.

Vartan Thomasian, for his gift of the Vaspouragan Society’s Varak Periodical. (Granada Hills, CA: Volume 55, 2008). English section Editor Murad Loussinian.

Martin Tourigian, for his gift of three watercolor paintings.