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Short Essays by Syrian Boys in Beirut Manuscript Collection

Identifier: SCM 265
Scope and Content

The collection consists of more than 200 short handwritten essays by freshmen students in the Literary Department of the Syrian Protestant College in 1885. Topics include "Manliness," "Arabic Sciences," "Marriage in Our Country," "The Fights of Boys," "Death," "The Silk Worm," "Strength," "Home Life in Syria," "Ancient Scriptures and Vestige of Antiquity," "The Habits of Our Country," and more. The collection is bound in two volumes.Volume 2 may predate volume 1.

Dates: 1885