Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1 of 1
Scope and Contents The Assyrian Oral History collection chronicles the stories of members of an Assyrian enclave in Turlock, California. The majority of stories were recorded in the early 1980s with interviewees recounting family histories extending back to the early part of the 20th century. According to Dr. Arianne Ishaya, preliminary research on this project began in the 1970s while she was working on her Ph.D. dissertation at UCLA. From 1981-1982, Dr. Ishaya conducted 108 interviews with members of the...
Scope and Contents The Assyrian book collection of the Rev. Eshoo Paul Sayad of Turlock, acquired by the CSU Stanislaus library in 1970, includes many rare books about Assyrian religion and culture, from early beginnings in the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia to modern times in Northwestern Iran. The collection consists of 231 books, including more than 100 books in the Syriac, some English translations, as well as books in English and other languages. The collection is searchable in the...
Dates: Agent Relation: before 1970