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Finding Aid for the Garin Compatriotic Union Records, 1928-1988
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Garin Compatriotic Union Records,
    Date (inclusive): 1928-1988
    Collection number: 284
    Creator: Garin Compatriotic Union
    Extent: 12 boxes (6 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: The Garin Educational Union was founded in 1908 in Boston to provide educational work in Garin (now known as Erzurum), Turkey. After the 1915-23 Turkish massacres of Armenians, its name changed to the Garin Compatriotic Union (Karnoy Hayrenakts'akan Miut'iwn). In 1957, the Unions of the U.S., France, and Lebanon collectively published the Hushamatean Bardzr Hayk'i: Karinapatum, edited by Ghazar Ch'areg; the Boston and New York chapters published the English translation of the shorter version by Hrach' Darpasian, titled Erzurum (Garin): Its Armenian history and traditions (1975). The collection consists of correspondence, office records and ephemera (in English and Armenian) relating to the Garin Compatriotic Union, and especially to the publication of Erzurum (Garin): Its Armenian history and traditions (1975).
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Katherine Miridjanian, 1994.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Garin Compatriotic Union Records (Collection 284). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1470487 

    Biography

    The Garin Educational Union was founded in 1908 in Boston to provide educational work in Garin (now known as Erzurum), Turkey; after the 1915-23 Turkish massacres of Armenians, its name changed to the Garin Compatriotic Union (Karnoy Hayrenakts'akan Miut'iwn); other branches of the Union emerged in Beirut (1924), Marseilles (1924), New York (1928), Los Angeles (1933), San Francisco (1938), and Fresno, California (1949); in 1957 the Unions of the U.S., France, and Lebanon collectively published the Hushamatean Bardzr Hayk'i: Karinapatum, edited by Ghazar Ch'areg; the Boston and New York chapters published the English translation of the shorter version by Hrach' Darpasian, titled Erzurum (Garin): Its Armenian history and traditions (1975).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, office records and ephemera (in English and Armenian) relating to the Garin Compatriotic Union, and especially to the publication of Erzurum (Garin): Its Armenian history and traditions (1975).
    Collection has materials in English and Armenian.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Correspondence (Boxes 1-5).
    2. Book fund account; Armenia trip participants (Box 5).
    3. Erzurum book (Boxes 6-9,13).
    4. Material relating to publication (Boxes 9-10).
    5. Miscellaneous (Boxes 10-11).
    6. Card files (Box 11).
    7. Books (Box 12).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Garin Compatriotic Union--Archives.
    Erzurum (Turkey)--History.