Front page of the Damascene newspaper al-Mufid, printed on Thursday, July 3, 1919. The first article titled “Fi Sabil al-Watan” (for the homeland’s sake) is directed to the youth; author Jamil Merdem Bik extols the “noble and patriotic...
Inter-allied Commission on Mandates in Turkey. American Section -- History -- Sources; King, Henry Churchill, 1858-1934 -- Correspondence; Bohn, William Frederick, 1878-1947 -- Correspondence; Inter-allied Commission on Mandates in Turkey....
Henry Churchill King writes to William Bohn from the American destroyer ''Hazelwood,'' en route from Syria to Constantinople through the Dardanelles, detailing the Commission's experiences in the area, as well as King's impression of Emir Faisal.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions -- Middle East -- Sources; Syria -- Autonomy and independence movements
This handwritten petition, signed by 27 members of building trades in Tripoli, in addition to signatures and seals from mukhtars (heads of guilds), calls for the complete political independence of Syria, the rejection of French claims on Syria, and...
Inter-allied Commission on Mandates in Turkey. American Section -- History -- Sources; King, Henry Churchill, 1858-1934 -- Correspondence; Bohn, William Frederick, 1878-1947 -- Correspondence
Letter from Henry Churchill King, President of Oberlin College, to William Bohn, his assistant, in which he briefly mentions the compilation of the Commission's report on Syria, and his personal role in finalizing it.
Crane, Charles Richard, 1858-1939 ; Brodie, Donald Melrose, 1890-1974 ; Inter-allied Commission on Mandates in Turkey. American Section -- Officers -- Sources
This sympathetic profile of Charles Crane, most likely written by Donald Brodie, Commission secretary and longtime colleague of Crane, outlines the unique role that Crane played in the Commission's work.
Bristol, Mark L. (Mark Lambert), 1868-1939 -- Correspondence ; United States. American Commission to Negotiate Peace -- History -- Sources ; Greeks -- Turkey
Copy of a coded dispatch sent from High Commissioner Mark Bristol in Constantinople to the American Mission to Negotiate Peace in Paris, in reference to guerilla warfare between Greeks and Turks in Smyrna.