American university of Beirut

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Previously known as the Syrian Protestant College and earlier as the St. Paul's Institute.

From the description of Records of the American University of Beirut, 1895-1958, n.d. (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702132151

The American University of Beirut is located in Beirut, Lebanon and was built under a charter from the state of New York.

The American University of Beirut was first opened as the Syrian Protestant College in 1866 in Beirut, Lebanon, under a charter given by the state of New York. Its first original buildings were constructed and held classes starting in 1873. The name of the school was changed to American University of Beirut in 1920. Schools of medicine, pharmacy, and nursing were added in later years. The Faculty of Engineering and Architecture was established in 1951.

From the guide to the American University of Beirut revised ten year plan, 1961-1972, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Malik, Charles Habib, 1906-1987. Charles Habib Malik papers, 1888-1994 (bulk 1930-1982). Library of Congress
referencedIn Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes), 1826-1914. Blatchford family papers, 1777-1987, bulk 1839-1965. Newberry Library
creatorOf American University of Beirut. Records of the American University of Beirut, 1895-1958, n.d. (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Stephen B. L. Penrose, Jr. Papers, 1908-1990, 1919-1955 Whitman College and Northwest Archives
referencedIn Jessup, Henry Harris, 1832-1910. Henry Harris Jessup papers, 1851-1912 (inclusive). Yale University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Burns, Norman, 1905-. Norman Burns papers, 1930-1983. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Bent, Frederick T., 1921-1987. Frederick T. Bent papers, [ca. 1947]-1987. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Berry, George Packer, 1898-. Papers of George Packer Berry, 1950-1965 (bulk). Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
referencedIn Bliss Family Papers, 1850-1981, 1856-1922 Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn Bliss family. Bliss family papers, 1873-1921. Amherst College Library
creatorOf American University of Beirut revised ten year plan, 1961-1972 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn John Paul Leonard papers, 1946-1986 Hoover Institution Archives.
referencedIn Norman Burns papers, 1930-1983 Hoover Institution Archives.
referencedIn Shehadi, William H. Papers, 1954-1957. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions archives, 1810-1961. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Correspondence, 1860-1979. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers of: Williams, Cicely Delphine (1893-1992), 1901-1988 Wellcome Library
referencedIn Henry Harris Jessup Papers, 1851-1912 Yale University Divinity School Library
referencedIn Rudger H. Waler papers, circa 1961-1975 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Frederick T. Bent papers, [ca. 1947]-1987. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn American University of Beirut. Faculty of Agricultural Sciences. American University of Beirut, Revised Ten Year Plan, 1961-1972. American Primers
referencedIn Charles Habib Malik Papers, 1888-1994, (bulk 1930-1982) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Leonard, J. Paul. John Paul Leonard papers, 1946-1986. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn R. Buckminster Fuller papers, ca. 1920-1983 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Youtz, Bernice L., 1926-. A Beirut memoir / Bernice L. Youtz circa 1984. Washington State Library, Office of Secretary of State
referencedIn Dight, Charles Fremont, 1856-1938. Charles Fremont Dight papers, 1883-1984. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Charles Fremont Dight papers., 1883-1984. Minnesota Historical Society.
referencedIn Schomer, Howard, 1915-2001. Papers, 1928-2001. Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
referencedIn William H. Shehadi Papers, 1954-1957 University of Minnesota Libraries. Immigration History Research Center [ihrc]
referencedIn Dean, Prentice N. Prentice N. Dean papers, 1866-1964 (bulk 1910-1960) Princeton University Library
referencedIn Ward papers MS 0595., ca. 1899-1973. Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn Watson, Ernest Bradlee. Papers, 1924-1960. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Buehrig, Edward H. (Edward Henry), 1910-. Edward H. Buehrig papers, 1945-1984, bulk 1960-1968. Indiana University
referencedIn Stewart, George Black, 1884-1964. George Black Stewart papers, 1896-1950 (bulk 1906-1917) Princeton University Library
referencedIn Bentley, Orville G. Papers, 1947-1983. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. corporateBody
associatedWith American University of Beirut. Faculty of Agricultural Sciences. corporateBody
associatedWith Bent, Frederick T., 1921-1987. person
associatedWith Bentley, Orville G. person
associatedWith Berry, George Packer, 1898- person
associatedWith Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes), 1826-1914. person
associatedWith Bliss family. family
associatedWith Bliss Family family
associatedWith Buehrig, Edward H. (Edward Henry), 1910- person
associatedWith Burns, Norman, 1905- person
correspondedWith Dean, Prentice N. person
associatedWith Dight, Charles Fremont, 1856-1938. person
associatedWith Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983 person
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Jessup, Henry Harris, 1832-1910. person
associatedWith John Paul Leonard papers person
associatedWith Leonard (John) Paul papers corporateBody
associatedWith Leonard, J. Paul. person
associatedWith Malik, Charles Habib, 1906-1987. person
associatedWith Penrose, Stephen B. L. (Stephen Beasley Linnard), 1908-1954 person
associatedWith Schomer, Howard, 1915-2001 person
associatedWith Shehadi, William H. person
associatedWith Stewart, George Black, 1884-1964. person
associatedWith Walker, Rudger H. person
associatedWith Ward, Charlotte A. (Charlotte Allen), 1880-1973 person
associatedWith Watson, Ernest Bradlee. person
associatedWith Williams Cicely Delphine 1893 person
associatedWith Youtz, Bernice L., 1926- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Lebanon
Subject
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Universities and colleges
Agriculture
Food supply--Middle East
Agriculture--Middle East
Occupation
Function

Corporate Body

Active 1895

Active 1958

Lebanese

English

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