Links Around the Net
As it says in the syllabus of Prof. Papazian's Hist 301 class,
Armenian history is derivative. One must study the history of
neighboring countries since neighboring countries have
usually helped determine the course of Armenia's history.
Links to other historical material on the net.
- Association Internationale
des Etudes Arméniennes
Portal Page of the Library of Congress
- Dr. Robert Bedrosian's
home page contains various articles of his, plus his doctoral
dissertation, as well as all the translated texts in his Sources of the
Armenian Tradition series (Ghazar Parpetsi, Pawstos Buzand, Sebeos,
John Mamikonean's History of Taron, Aristakes Lastiverttsi, the
Georgian Chronicle, Kirakos Gandzaketsi, and Tovma Metsobetsi).
- The Zoryan Institute
for Contemporary Armenian Research and Documentation on Genocide
has physical offices in metropolitan Toronto and Cambridge,
Massachusetts, and one unified website.
- Armenian House has
various books and articles available online, in English, Armenian, and
Russian, on the Armenian Genocide, the Hamidian massacres, and on
server in Ann Arbor
- The Kennan Institute for
Advanced Russian Studies
Despite the name, the Kennan Institute encompasses the whole CIS.
- Home page of the
Middle East Studies Association
Exhibit at the Library of Congress (Some Armenian manuscripts).
- Art History
Department of the Australian National University (with various
materials on classical sites in Turkey).
- Maximov On-line (Russia, FSU).
Political and economic news for Russia, as well as a telephone
directory for Russian government officials, and an internet directory
for the states of the Former Soviet Union.
- The Armenian Library and
Museum of America has varied and valuable collection of documents
- The Armenian National
National Association for Armenian Studies and Research has a
research library and a large number of English-language (and other
languages) Armenian studies titles for sale in its bookstore.
- The Armenian
We get quite a few inquiries about researching family history. I've
always referred them to Genealogy for Armenians, a book
published by the Armenian Genealogical Society, so I'm pleased that
they have a web site now.
- Immigration records
from Ellis Island online.
Also useful for geneological research is this online database of 22
million records of arrivals to the U.S. through Ellis Island from
1982-1924 (according to the article in the April 17, 2001 issue of the Detroit
News; I haven't been able to gain access to check it).
- St. Nersess Armenian
University in Beirut
Publisher of the Haigazian Armenological Review.
- The Library of Congress (main home
From this page is a link to access the Library of Congress itself.
- The British
Library (public catalog page)
- The Armenian Library Consortium
has a link to what will be a union catalog of libraries in Armenia
I'm not sure if the whole Vatican Library is on-line, but they do have
some Armenian books. Type "opac" at the login.
Cleveland Public Library has 900 books in Armenian, as well as
additional materials (such as the Journal of the Society for
Armenian Studies) in other languages. Nearly all are available
through interlibrary loan.
- The Hill Monastic Manuscript Library
on the campus of St. John's Abbey and the University of Collegeville
near St. Cloud, Minnesota has microfilm of 1,500 Armenian manscripts in
their collection. Their catalog is partially online (index information
for 55,000 of 90,000 manuscripts is searchable online).
- The Library of the United
States Holocaust Museum has a surprisingly good collection of books
on the Armenian Genocide (we sent them a bibliography back in 1992, and
they have acquisitions with more recent dates as well).
- Facing History and Ourselves
is about teaching the Holocaust, as well as the Armenian Genocide.
- The World
Statesmen webpage lists the heads of state and heads of government
for Armenia (and all the other countries of the world) and
Nagorno-Karabagh, as well as the former Communist Party heads of the
Armenian SSR and the Catholicoi of the Armenian Church. Their website
is best for its coverage of the past 100 years.
- LibDex (which replaced
This web site has links to a great many publically available web-based
library catalogs world-wide.
Armenian-related manuscript holdings of the The Balch Institute for Ethnic
Studies of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
- Foreign Affairs
(influential journal on foreign relations)
- U.S. National Archives
- Public Record Office / The National Archives
(British National Archives)
- Australian National Archives
of Primary Sources (Metalist of various archives around the world)
- Armenian House is
partially a collection of historical documents and essays and partially
a collection of literary materials.
- A list of museums in
in Turkey Today: A Critical Assessment of the Situation of the Armenian
Minority in the Turkish Republic, a report by Dr. Tessa Hofmann.
This particular pdf edition is from the website of the Armenians of Switzerland.
Links to University Libraries with strong Armenian studies
Links to governmental and intergovernmental websites.
Links to secular Armenian home pages (the church pages are below).
Armenian Church pages and pages of other religious organizations
Some Greek pages are listed below.
General University pages.
is a collection of links to various institutions of higher learning in
the U.S. and around the world, and to specific university-related
topics as well.
Do you know of an Armenian-related link I don't have on the page? Send