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Swydan was a Syrian journalist who emigrated to the United States in 1909. He served as secretary of the Russian Imperial Orthodox Society and the United Syrian Christian Association of North America, and founded a business, S. Swydan and Sons, Russian traders, in Worchester, Mass.
The collection consists of papers of Swydan, including correspondence (personal and business, some in Russian), family photographs and negatives, documents, several embroidered floral and Arabic calligraphy pieces, writings, maps, and newspaper clippings.
The collection is unprocessed.
Gift of James Weinberger in March 2012 (AM2012-76).
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This collection was processed by John Delaney in March 2012. Finding aid written by John Delaney in May 2012.
No appraisal information is available.
- Manuscripts Division
- Finding Aid Author
- John Delaney
- Finding Aid Date
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