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Overview and metadata sections
The collection includes four items, including records and teaching materials, related to a Russian Orthodox school in Jerusalem that were likely kept by a school instructor or official around the beginning of the 20th century.
The material was collected by the donor's father (or perhaps grandfather) who was affiliated with the school.
Gift of a woman connected with Princeton University around 2017 (AM 2023-008).
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This collection was processed by Faith Charlton in July 2022. Finding aid written by Faith Charlton in July 2022.
No materials were removed from the collection during 2022 processing beyond routine appraisal practices.
- Orthodox Eastern Church -- Palestine -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
- Education -- Palestine -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
- Manuscripts Division
- Finding Aid Author
- Faith Charlton
- Finding Aid Date
- July 2022
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In Arabic; description written by daughter in English in pencil on item: "All about baptisms, weddings, etc. who should be godfather, best man, etc. Pa took this from books. It is nothing he authored himself."Physical Description
In Arabic; description written by daughter in English in pencil on item: "When to get up; when to go to sleep; when to eat; hot to get along; maybe."Physical Description
In English. Handwritten play on letterhead for The Liberty, A Syrian National Weekly, 8 Chrome St., Worcester, Massachusetts. Missing pages 41-49 and 67.Physical Description
Letter copybook (front cover says Konya in Arabic script) in Arabic and Russian with various administrative information. Some entries are signed by inspectors D. Bogdanov and N. Bogoiavlisnkii. One entry is a cash saving request addressed to the chancellery of the Imperial Orthodox Palestinian Commmunity signed by the main teacher of the seminary of KH. M. Alla-Verdy.Physical Description