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Kosrof Eligian's survival of faith (M231)

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Title:
Kosrof Eligian's survival of faith
Creator:
Eligian, Kosrof, 1907-1965
ID:
M231
Date [inclusive]:
1907 - 1965
Extent:
0.25 linear feet
Language:
English
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Abstract:
Typescript of Eligian's "Survival of Faith," a memoir documenting the author's childhood in Armenia and eastern Europe during the first World War.
Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Preferred Citation:

Eligian, Kosrof, "Survival of Faith." George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library

Kosrof Eligian was born February 28, 1907, in Armenia and graduated cum laude from Bowdoin in 1938. He married Grace Barbour in 1945 and they had two children. He worked as a social worker, child counselor, and family services coordinator until 1965. He died on October 20 of that year.

The collection consists entirely of the typescript of Eligian's "Survival of Faith," a memoir documenting the author's childhood in Armenia and eastern Europe during the first World War. The narrative gives an eye-witness account of the cruelties suffered by the Armenian people at the hands of the Turkish government between 1915 and 1923. Also included is the author's description of his emigration to Syria due to the war and his arrival in the United States in 1928.

"Survival in Faith" p. i-29

Box 1 Folder 1

"Survival in Faith" p. 30-62

Box 1 Folder 2

"Survival in Faith" p. 63-93

Box 1 Folder 3

"Survival in Faith" p. 94-119

Box 1 Folder 4

"Survival in Faith" p. 120-157

Box 1 Folder 5

"Survival in Faith" p. 158-188

Box 1 Folder 6

"Survival in Faith" p. 189-221

Box 1 Folder 7

"Survival in Faith" p. 222-252

Box 1 Folder 8

"Survival in Faith" p. 253-284

Box 1 Folder 9

"Survival in Faith" p. 285-316

Box 1 Folder 10

"Survival in Faith" p. 317-339

Box 1 Folder 11

"Survival in Faith" p. 340-353

Box 1 Folder 12

"Survival in Faith" p. 354-397

Box 1 Folder 13

"Survival in Faith" p. 398-401

Box 1 Folder 14
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