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Vahakn Dadrian papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 6213

Content Description

Vahakn Dadrian (1926-2019) was an Armenian-American sociologist and historian and one of the early scholars of the academic study of genocide. Dadrian was especially recognized as a leading expert on the Armenian Genocide. The Vahakn Dadrian papers contain Dadrian's research files on the Armenian Genocide. The collection includes copies of published legal papers with Dadrian's notes, maps of Turkey and Armenia, newspaper clippings, literature relating to Armenian Studies, copies of records from the German State Archives, research files organized by subject, copies of records from Turkish Military Tribunal hearings, United Nations session transcripts with notes, a large binder labeled "Report of the Armenian Genocide Archive Project" from 1986, statistics on genocide, and documentation of 1919-1920 Turkish court martial trials.

Dates

  • 1843 - 2000
  • Majority of material found within 1915 - 1990

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Extent

16.31 Linear Feet (15 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Armenian

Turkish

Arabic

French

German

Overview

Vahakn Dadrian (1926-2019) was an Armenian-American sociologist and historian and one of the early scholars of the academic study of genocide. Dadrian was especially recognized as a leading expert on the Armenian Genocide. The Vahakn Dadrian papers contain Dadrian's research files on the Armenian Genocide. The collection includes copies of published legal papers with Dadrian's notes, maps of Turkey and Armenia, newspaper clippings, literature relating to Armenian Studies, copies of records from the German State Archives, research files organized by subject, copies of records from Turkish Military Tribunal hearings, United Nations session transcripts with notes, a large binder labeled "Report of the Armenian Genocide Archive Project" from 1986, statistics on genocide, and documentation of 1919-1920 Turkish court martial trials.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Vahakn Dadrian and the Eskijian Museum, 2019.
Title
Finding aid for the Vahakn Dadrian papers
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Bo Doub
Date
2020 September
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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