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The Middle East - New Acquisitions for 2004



The Center’s newly acquired runs of early 20th century Middle Eastern and Arab-American newspapers provide an extraordinary perspective into the early period of Middle Eastern immigration and settlement in the U.S. As a group these materials are only available at the Center and Library of Congress, and provide information from different geographic areas and different religious and cultural viewpoints. The newly acquired newspapers supplement the Center’s holdings of Meraat-ul-Gharb (hard copy, Sept. 5, 1917-1923; microfilm, 1924-Nov. 15, 1961) and Al-Hoda (1918-1948, incomplete) Arab-American Newspapers
  • Al-Nasr - (23 Feb. 1914-16 Jan. 1943), 45 reels
  • Al-Ayam - (New York, 13 Jan. 1898 - 17 May 1900), 1 reel
  • Al-Bayan - (New York, 24 Jan. 1911 - 31 July 1926; 25 Jan. 1938 - 31 Dec. 1938), 13 reels
  • Al-Sayeh - (New York, 23 April 1912-22 April 1929; 6 March 1930-19 Feb. 1931; 7 May 1926-6 May 1957), 39 reels
  • Kawkeb America - (New York, 15 April 1892-28 Feb. 1896), 1 reel
  • Al-Kawn - (New York, 3 Jan. 1907-23 Dec. 1909), 1 reel
Additional Materials
  • Creation of Modern Iraq. India Great Britain, Public Record Office, India Office. Political and Secret Files, c. 1914-1921. Middle East ~ Recent Acquisitions through the Middle East Microform Project (MEMP)
  • Aljadid: A record of Arab culture & arts (Los Angeles, Nov. 1995-spring 1998) (OCLC #40354639) MF-11694 MEMP (1 reel) v. 1, no. 1-v. 4, no. 2
  • Hürriyet (Istanbul, Turkey, Dec. 22, 1948-Sept. 2, 1955) MF Neg. MF
  • Navïd (Dec. 1999-Sept. 2002) (OCLC #52863572) MF-13579 MEMP (1 reel) v.1, no. 1-v. 2, no. 9/10