PHILIP M. KAYAL AND ADELE L. YOUNIS PAPERS, 1877-1994
Credit: Center for Migration Studies of New York

PHILIP M. KAYAL AND ADELE L. YOUNIS PAPERS, 1877-1994

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The Philip M. Kayal and Adele L. Younis Papers document the research of two scholars studying Arab-Americans and their emigration to the United States. Kayal focused his studies mainly on Melkites, a group of Syrian Catholics and one of their churches in Harlem, the Emmaus House. The collection is composedĀ of materials gather during the course of his research, including newsletters, articles, books, booklets, directories, convention materials, film, and other ephemera. Additionally, the collection contains the papers of Adele Younis and includes her original research notes, her dissertation, short stories she wrote, papers presented at conferences, and articles written by her and others. It also contains a survey of the travels of Elias of Mosul, the first Iraqi Chaldean to explore the Americas in the 1600s. The collection is rich in the Syrian-American immigrant experience, as well as some other Arab-American groups, including the Lebanese-Americans and others.

Arrangement
Series I: Philip M. Kayal Papers
Subseries A: Arab-American Secular and Church Convention Journals
Subseries B: Articles from Texts or Books
Subseries C: Booklets
Subseries D: Books
Subseries E: Directories
Subseries F: Dissertations
Subseries G: Eastern Catholics: Melkites
Subseries H: Emmaus House
Subseries I: Film
Subseries J: Magazines, Newspaper Articles, and Newspapers
Subseries K: Newspapers
Subseries L: Miscellaneous
Subseries M: Newsletters
Subseries N: Organization Publications
Subseries O: Program Bulletins
Subseries P: Published Journal Articles
Subseries Q: Unpublished Manuscripts
Series II: Adele L. Younis Papers
Subseries A: Articles (Manuscripts, Lectures)
Subseries B: Books (Copies of and Texts)
Subseries C: Short Stories written by Younis
Subseries D: Unpublished Manuscripts by Younis

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Collection Title Philip M. Kayal and Adele L. Younis Papers, 1877-1994
Call Number CMS 090
Extent 11 linear feet in 8 boxes