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Finding Aid for the Henry Yonan Assyrian Songs Collection 1948-07-08 through 1952-08-25 (inclusive)
2009.07  
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Container List

Box 1, Item 1

folder #1

Physical Description: 8.5 by 11 in. folder of x paper items

Scope and Content Note

scans of OMDs plus collection notes

Note

documents for record numbers 001-025 inclusive
 

Series 1. Original Master Discs (OMD) 1948-07-08/1952-08-25

Physical Description: 156 discs (Recordio and Presto home recording discs; lacquer on paper or aluminum substrate; 78 rpm)

Scope and Content Note

all discs have two holes in labels, except as noted -- the discs were recorded on a small suitcase recorder made by Wilcox-Gay called "Recordette" (model 8010)
Box 1, Item 001

Bless My Soul Lord/Lord Your Kingdom Come 1948-11-06

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Bless My Soul Lord (001-1-001) Side 2: Lord Your Kingdom Come (001-2-002)

Note

Songs were sung by Almas Yonan, daughter of Rev Huna Esho of Tkhuma
Box 1, Item 002

Pass Me Not/Sweet Hour Of Prayer 1949-03-06

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Pass Me Not (002-1-164) Side 2: Sweet Hour Of Prayer (002-2-003)

Note

notes also say recorded 1948-03-06 (might be typo)
Box 1, Item 003

Jesus Lover Of My Soul/Nearer My God 1949-09-03

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Jesus Lover Of My Soul (003-1-004) Side 2: Nearer My God (003-2-005)

Note

"Jesus Lover of My Soul" sung by Elizabeth Mando -- notes also say recorded 1949-10-03 (might be typo)
Box 1, Item 004

Journey Through This World/Suffering Savior 1950

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Journey Through This World (004-1-006) Side 2: Suffering Savior (004-2-007)
Box 1, Item 005

Standing On The Rock n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Standing On The Rock (005-1-008)

Note

notes say side 2 is "bad side"
Box 1, Item 006

Sunshine In The Shadows/Abide With Me 1948-11-26

Physical Description: 1 Presto sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Sunshine In The Shadows (006-1-009) Side 2: Abide With Me (006-2-010)
Box 1, Item 007

Rejoice Faithful Ladies/Fount Full Of His Blood 1949-08-19

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Rejoice Faithful Ladies (007-1-011) Side 2: Fount Full Of His Blood (007-2-161)

Note

"Rejoice Faithful Ladies" composed in Baghdad, Iraq in 1920 by Rev Huna Esho (father of Elizabeth Mando. Notes say "Fount Full Of His Blood recorded many times.
Box 1, Item 008

Death Has No Terror/Hark The Voice Of Jesus 1949-07-09

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Death Has No Terror (008-1-013) Side 2: Hark The Voice Of Jesus (008-2-014)
Box 1, Item 009

War Ballad 1949-11-04

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

song is split on both sides -- Side 1: War Ballad (009-1-015) Side 2: War Ballad (009-2-015)
Box 1, Item 010

God Be With You/Jesus Lifted Me 1950-03-05

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: God Be With You (010-1-016) Side 2: Jesus Lifted Me (010-2-017)
Box 1, Item 011

Thou Thinkest Of Me/This World Is Not My Home n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Thou Thinkest Of Me (011-1-018) Side 2: This World Is Not My Home (011-2-151)
Box 1, Item 012

Evening Lights/Power of the Mountain 1949-06-04

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Evening Lights (012-1-019) Side 2: Power of the Mountain (012-2-020)
Box 1, Item 013

Lord Hear Our Prayer/Nearer My God Prayer 1950-08-01

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Lord Hear Our Prayer (013-1-021) Side 2: Nearer My God Prayer (013-2-158)
Box 1, Item 014

Revise Us Again/Just As I Am 1949-01-22

Physical Description: 1 Presto sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Revise Us Again (014-1-022) Side 2: Just As I Am (014-2-023)
Box 1, Item 015

King Ar-Si-Noose/Prayer 1948

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: King Ar-Si-Noose (015-1-024) Side 2: Prayer (015-2-025)

Note

Side 1 is based on the legend of King "Ar-Si-Noose". This legend has many stories about Jesus that were never recorded. This is one of them set to song. Jesus and his disciples were traveling along a path and came upon a stream. In the stream were stepping stones and among the stepping stones was a skull. It was mentioned to Jesus the question, "Who was this person?" Jesus resurrected him and came to find out he was a great king. Armies would line up in front of him. He would give to the poor and widows, but it was no value because it was not worked by his own hands. After this it was said he would plant crops and they would grow immediately behind him. (also see note for item 098) -- Side 2 is a prayer by a visiting reverend using Assyrian dialect of the time
Box 1, Item 016

He Leadeth Me/Fount Full Of His Blood 1948-07-08

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: He Leadeth Me (016-1-026) Side 2: Fount Full Of His Blood (016-2-160)
Box 1, Item 017

Fount Full Of His Blood 1949-03-26

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

song is split on both sides -- Side 1: Fount Full Of His Blood (017-1-012) Side 2: Fount Full Of His Blood (017-2-012)
Box 1, Item 018

When The Saints Come Marching In/Sweet Hour Of Prayer n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: When The Saints Come Marching In (018-1-027) Side 2: Sweet Hour Of Prayer (018-2-028)
Box 1, Item 019

Envy-Old Assyrian/Old Assyrian 1949-07-17

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Envy-Old Assyrian (019-1-029) Side 2: Old Assyrian (019-2-030)
Box 1, Item 020

Old Assyrian n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

song is split on both sides -- Side 1: Old Assyrian (020-1-031) Side 2: (020-2-031)
Box 1, Item 021

Biblical Story of Joseph (version 1) 1948-11-24

Physical Description: 1 Presto sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

song is split on both sides -- Side 1: Biblical Story of Joseph (021-1-032) Side 2: Biblical Story of Joseph (021-2-032)
Box 1, Item 022

Biblical Story of Joseph (version 2) 1948-11-24

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

song is split on both sides -- Side 1: Biblical Story of Joseph (022-1-033) Side 2: Biblical Story of Joseph (022-2-033)
Box 1, Item 023

Old Assyrian/Jesus Lifted Me 1949-05-15

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Old Assyrian (023-1-034) Side 2: Jesus Lifted Me (023-2-156)
Box 1, Item 024

Our Assyrian Nation/Life For A Look 1950-08

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Our Assyrian Nation (024-1-035) Side 2: Life For A Look (024-2-036)
Box 1, Item 025

Our Great Physician/Holy Shepherd 1949-01-01

Physical Description: 1 Presto sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Our Great Physician (025-1-037) Side 2: Holy Shepherd (025-2-038)
Box 1, Item 026

Precious Name/Fount of Blessings 1949-03-13

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Precious Name (026-1-039) Side 2: Fount of Blessings (026-2-040)
Box 1, Item 027

Jesus Keep Me Near The Cross/I Need Thee 1949-03-20

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Jesus Keep Me Near The Cross (027-1-041) Side 2: I Need Thee (027-2-042)
Box 1, Item 028

Cleansing For Me/'T Will Be Glory By And By 1949-02-05

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Cleansing For Me (028-1-043) Side 2: 'T Will Be Glory By And By (028-2-044)
Box 1, Item 029

Wonderful Words/Hark The Voice of Jesus 1949-03-12

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Wonderful Words (029-1-45) Side 2: Hark The Voice of Jesus (029-2-152)
Box 1, Item 030

Jesus With Me I Will Laugh At The Storm/Oh You Hungry And Thirsty n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Jesus With Me I Will Laugh At The Storm (030-1-46) Side 2: Oh You Hungry And Thirsty (030-2-47)
Box 1, Item 031

Wake Up Sinners/Wake Up Christians 1948-10-20

Physical Description: 1 Presto sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 10 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Wake Up Sinners (031-1-048) Side 2: Wake Up Christians (031-2-049)

Note

label on side 2 says "this side is bad"
Box 1, Item 032

Is Your All At The Altar Laid 1949

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Is Your All At The Altar Laid (032-1-050)

Note

notes say side 2 is "bad"
Box 1, Item 033

Our Teacher-Old Assyrian/Holy Mary n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Our Teacher-Old Assyrian (033-1-051) Side 2: Holy Mary (033-2-052)
Box 1, Item 034

This World Is Like A Mill/Last Hope sometime between 1948-1951

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: This World Is Like A Mill (034-1-162) Side 2: Last Hope (034-2-053)
Box 1, Item 035

He Is Risen/Stand In Glory 1949-02-19

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: He Is Risen (035-1-054) Side 2: Stand In Glory (035-2-055)
Box 1, Item 036

Raa-Wee 1955-04-08

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Raa-Wee (036-1-056)

Note

date appears to be incorrect since collection only goes through 1952 -- side 2 was "not used"
Box 1, Item 037

Walking In The Light/In The Sweet By And By 1951-04-28

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Walking In The Light (037-1-057) Side 2: In The Sweet By And By (037-2-058)
Box 1, Item 038

Tkhuma n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Tkhuma (038-1-059) Side 2: "this side not used"

Note

Sung by Elizabeth Mando. Tkhuma is a mountainous province of the mountainous Assyrian tribes. This song is a lamentation of its demise due to World War One.
Box 1, Item 039

Abide With Me/He Is Coming Again n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Abide With Me (039-1-163) Side 2: He Is Coming Again (039-2-060)
Box 1, Item 040

Evil-Old Assyrian/My Grandmother's Song 1949-02-26

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Evil-Old Assyrian (040-1-061) Side 2: My Grandmother's Song (040-2-062)

Note

Side 2 is an old Assyrian song from the mountain tribes. The song says let's not fool ourselves we will all part soon.
Box 1, Item 041

Jesus Has Gone To Prepare A Place/He Leadeth Me 1949-06-11

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Jesus Has Gone To Prepare A Place (041-1-063) Side 2: He Leadeth Me (041-2-165)

Note

Side 1 also titled "Christ Has Gone To Prepare A Place"
Box 1, Item 042

Lord I Believe/My Redeemer 1949-11-05

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Lord I Believe (042-1-064) Side 2: My Redeemer (042-2-065)
Box 1, Item 043

Heaven Is My Home/Death Has No Terror n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Heaven Is My Home -- Side 1 label says "Stranger" for song title (043-1-066) Side 2: Death Has No Terror (043-2-166)
Box 1, Item 044

Savior More Than Life/Lord Hear Our Prayer 1950-01-29

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Savior More Than Life (044-1-067) Side 2: Lord Hear Our Prayer (044-2-167)
Box 1, Item 045

Tired Of Your Burdens/Sinners Will Not Stand 1949-11-05

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Tired Of Your Burdens (045-1-068) Side 2: Sinners Will Not Stand (045-2-069)
Box 1, Item 046

I Am Thine Oh Lord/Happy Day 1950

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: I Am Thine Oh Lord (046-1-070) Side 2: Happy Day (046-2-071)
Box 1, Item 047

Savior With You My Soul Is Happy/I Give My Life 1948-12-24

Physical Description: 1 Presto sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Savior With You My Soul Is Happy (047-1-072) Side 2: I Give My Life -- Side 2 label says title is I Want You Give Me Life -- What Do You Want From Me? (047-2-073 )
Box 1, Item 048

Old Assyrian/Roof Of My Ship 1950

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 5 1/2 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Old Assyrian (048-1-074) Side 2: Roof Of My Ship (048-2-168)
Box 1, Item 049

Rose of Sharon/My Sunshine 1950-02-12

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Rose of Sharon (049-1-075) Side 2: My Sunshine (049-2-076)

Note

notes also say side 1 was recorded 1950-01-12 (might be typo)
Box 1, Item 050

Stand Up For Jesus/Safe In The Arms Of Jesus 1950-02-19

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Stand Up For Jesus (050-1-077) Side 2: Safe In The Arms Of Jesus (050-2-078)

Note

notes also say side 1 recorded 1949-02-19 (might be typo)
Box 1, Item 051

Our Great Physician/Ninety And Nine 1950-05-21

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Our Great Physician (051-1-079) Side 2: Ninety And Nine (051-2-080)
Box 1, Item 052

Pa-Ra-See-Ua 1949-02-27

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

song is split on both sides -- Side 1: Pa-Ra-See-Ua (052-1-081) Side 2: Pa-Ra-See-Ua (052-2-081) -- notes also say title is "Pa-Re-See-Ua (The Demonic Daughter)"

Note

This is a very old song about the king in Baghdad who had an insane daughter-"Pa-Ra-See-Ua". He took her up in the mountain in northern Iraq to Tkhuma where he heard of the saint "Ribin-Puth-Un" and she was healed.
Box 1, Item 053

When I Fear My Faith Will Fail/Pass Me Not 1949-02-26

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: When I Fear My Faith Will Fail (053-1-082) Side 2: Pass Me Not (053-2-169)
Box 2, Item 054

Joy In Heaven/When Our Lord Shall Come Back 1949-02-26 and 1949-02-27

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Joy In Heaven (054-1-083) Side 2: When Our Lord Shall Come Back (054-2-084)
Box 2, Item 055

Kai-Teen-Nee 1949

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

song split on both sides -- Side 1: Kai-Teen-Nee (055-1-085) Side 2: Kai-Teen-Nee (055-2-085)

Note

"Kai-Teen-Nee" is a unique Assyrian song
Box 2, Item 056

Washed In His Blood/Death Has No Terror 1949-02-12

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

labels reversed (marked incorrectly) -- Side 1: recording is "Death Has No Terror" (056-1-086) Side 2: recording is "Washed In His Blood" (056-2-087)
Box 2, Item 057

Old Assyrian n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

two different versions of song on each side -- Side 1: Old Assyrian (057-1-088) Side 2: Old Assyrian (057-2-089)
Box 2, Item 058

Ra-Wee 1949-06-25

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

song is split on both sides -- Side 1: Ra-Wee (058-1-090) Side 2: Ra-Wee (058-2-090)

Note

song is a chant sung by Assyrian mountain tribes
Box 2, Item 059

I Do Believe/Oh I Want To See Him n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: I Do Believe (059-1-091) Side 2: Oh I Want To See Him (059-2-092)
Box 2, Item 060

Your Kingdom Come My Lord/'T Will Be Glory By And By 1951-03-18

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Your Kingdom Come My Lord (060-1-093) Side 2: 'T Will Be Glory By And By (060-2-170)
Box 2, Item 061

Bridegroom Is Coming/Journey Through This World 1949-10-09

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Bridegroom Is Coming (061-1-094) Side 2: Journey Through This World -- Side 2 also titled Journey To The Promise (061-2-095)

Note

"Journey..." recorded by Elizabeth Mando - notes say it was composed in a dream and it's for the faithful who will dwell in the New Jerusalem
Box 2, Item 062

Story Of The Fox 1949-11-14

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

song split on both sides -- Side 1: Story Of The Fox (062-1-096) Side 2: Story Of The Fox (062-2-096)

Note

song is a unique Assyrian song from the mountain tribes
Box 2, Item 063

My Savior Where Can We Go/Journey As A Stranger In This World 1950

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: My Savior Where Can We Go (063-1-097) Side 2: Journey As A Stranger In This World (063-2-098)
Box 2, Item 064

Old Assyrian 1950-09-03

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

two different versions of song on each side -- Side 1: Old Assyrian (064-1-099) Side 2: Old Assyrian (064-2-100)
Box 2, Item 065

Evil-Old Assyrian/Holy-Holy-Holy n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Evil-Old Assyrian (065-1-101) Side 2: Holy-Holy-Holy (065-2-102)
Box 2, Item 066

Glory To The Creator/Hark The Voice of Jesus n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Glory To The Creator (066-1-103) Side 2: Hark The Voice of Jesus (066-2-171)
Box 2, Item 067

Today Hear His Voice/Many Glorious Blessings 1950-02-25

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Today Hear His Voice (067-1-104) Side 2: Many Glorious Blessings (067-2-105)
Box 2, Item 068

Once I Was A Christian 1949-03-26

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

song split on both sides -- Side 1: Once I Was A Christian (068-1-106) Side 2: Once I Was A Christian (068-2-106)
Box 2, Item 069

Old Assyrian 1949-11-05

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

song split on both sides -- Side 1: Old Assyrian (069-1-107) Side 2: Old Assyrian (069-2-107)

Note

notes say song was also recorded 1949-03-24 (probably a typo)
Box 2, Item 070

Malik George/King "Ar-Sa-Noose" 1949-03-26

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Malik George (070-1-108) Side 2: King "Ar-Sa-Noose" (070-2-109)

Note

notes also say "no date when recorded" on label
Box 2, Item 071

Who Is This Coming n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

song split on to both sides -- Side 1: Who Is This Coming (071-1-110) Side 2: Who Is This Coming (071-2-110)
Box 2, Item 072

Barabbas/Your Kingdom Come Lord 1951-04-28

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Barabbas (072-1-111) Side 2: Your Kingdom Come Lord (072-2-112)

Note

notes say "Barabbas was one of those crucified with Jesus"
Box 2, Item 073

Tell Me The Old Story/Shall We Meet At The River 1949-10-01

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Tell Me The Old Story (073-1-113) Side 2: Shall We Meet At The River (073-2-114)
Box 2, Item 074

When The Train Comes In/Rock Of Ages 1949-01-02

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: When The Train Comes In (074-1-115) Side 2: Rock Of Ages (074-2-116)
Box 2, Item 075

Old Assyrian/Oh His Sweet Name 1950-02-26

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Old Assyrian (075-1-117) Side 2: Oh His Sweet Name (075-2-118)

Note

notes also say side 1 recorded 1950-02-27 (might be typo)
Box 2, Item 076

Do Not Forget Jesus' Love/Roof Of My Ship 1951

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Do Not Forget Jesus' Love -- also titled Do Not Forget Christ's Love (076-1-119) Side 2: Roof Of My Ship (076-2-172)
Box 2, Item 077

Steven-Old Assyrian/Old Assyrian 1949

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Steven-Old Assyrian (077-1-120) Side 2: Old Assyrian (077-2-121)

Note

title of side 1 may also be "Stevens-Old Assyrian" (in reference to St. Stevens)
Box 2, Item 078

Christ Is Coming 1949-02-19

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

song split on to both sides -- Side 1: Christ Is Coming (078-1-122) Side 2: Christ Is Coming (078-2-12)
Box 2, Item 079

Old Assyrian/Ho-San-Na--Old Assyrian 1950

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Old Assyrian (079-1-123) Side 2: Ho-San-Na--Old Assyrian (079-2-124)
Box 2, Item 080

Welcome Russians/Our Physician 1950-01-12

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Welcome Russians (080-1-125) Side 2: Our Physician (080-2-126)

Note

Side 1 is about the events in WWI where the Russians saved the Assyrians from the Turks -- notes also say date for Side 2 is 1950-11-12 (might be typo)
Box 2, Item 081

Joseph-Old Assyrian/Stevens-Old Assyrian n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Joseph-Old Assyrian (081-1-127) Side 2: Stevens-Old Assyrian (081-2-173)
Box 2, Item 082

We Fly Over-Old Assyrian/Some People Are Like Crows 1949-03-27

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: We Fly Over-Old Assyrian (082-1-128) Side 2: Some People Are Like Crows (082-2-129)

Note

Side 2 is a recording of Assyrian dialect of the time
Box 2, Item 083

Whiter Than Snow/Jesus Lover Of My Soul n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Whiter Than Snow (083-1-130) Side 2: Jesus Lover Of My Soul (083-2-174)
Box 2, Item 084

Jesus Savior/Old Assyrian 1948-11-12

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Jesus Savior (084-1-131) Side 2: Old Assyrian (084-2-175)

Note

notes also say side 1 was recorded 1949-11-12 (might be a typo)
Box 2, Item 085

Lament On The End Of Assyria/When The Train Comes In 1949-02-06

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Lament On The End Of Assyria (085-1-132) Side 2: When The Train Comes In (085-2-176)

Note

Side 1 is a unique Assyrian song.
Box 2, Item 086

Roof Of My Ship/St. Stevens-Old Assyrian 1950-09-25

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Roof Of My Ship (086-1-133) Side 2: St. Stevens-Old Assyrian (086-2-134)

Note

notes also say side 2 recorded 1950-10-25 (might be typo)
Box 2, Item 087

Lord Have Mercy/Lord Your Mercy I Plead n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Lord Have Mercy (087-1-135) Side 2: Lord Your Mercy I Plead (087-2-136)
Box 2, Item 088

Lord Pour Us Your Spirit/When The Saints Come Marching In n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 5.5 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Lord Pour Us Your Spirit (088-1-137) Side 2: When The Saints Come Marching In (088-2-138)
Box 2, Item 089

This World Is Not My Home/Sing To Our Nation 1950

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: This World Is Not My Home (089-1-139) Side 2: Sing To Our Nation (089-2-140)
Box 2, Item 090

Whiter Than Snow/Home Sweet Home 1950-02-19

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

song titles on labels are reversed (incorrect) -- Side 1: recording is "Home Sweet Home" (090-1-141) Side 2: recording is "Whiter Than Snow" (090-2-142)
Box 2, Item 091

One Solid Ground/Pass Me Not 1950

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: One Solid Ground (091-1-143) Side 2: Pass Me Not (091-2-144)
Box 2, Item 092

Journey To Zion/Loving Kindness 1049-1-15

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Journey To Zion (092-1-145) Side 2: Loving Kindness -- Side 2 also titled Wake Up My Soul To A Happy Song (092-2-146)
Box 2, Item 093

Have Mercy On Me A Sinner/Mercy n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Have Mercy On Me A Sinner (093-1-147) Side 2: Mercy (093-2-148)
Box 2, Item 094

War Ballad 1950-01-01

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

song split on both sides -- Side 1: War Ballad (094-1-149) Side 2: War Ballad (094-2-149)

Note

note say "War Ballad" is the Assyrian calamity during World War set to song -- label reads "Thkuma Song" -- Thkuma was a province of the Assyrian Tribes
Box 2, Item 095

Ka-Teen-Nee 1949-03-18

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

song is split on both sides -- Side 1: Ka-Teen-Nee (095-1-150) Side 2: Ka-Teen-Nee (095-2-150)
Box 2, Item 096

Showers Of Blessings/Jesus Lover Of My Soul 1949-07-30

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Showers Of Blessings (096-1-153) Side 2: Jesus Lover Of My Soul (096-2-154)
Box 2, Item 097

Ra-Wee/Unknown Kurdish Song 1949-02-18

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Ra-Wee (097-1-155) Side 2: Unknown Kurdish Song (097-2-177)

Note

side 2 label says date of recording was 1931-06-14 -- notes say song was included on this disc since it was part of this collection of Assyrian songs
Box 2, Item 098

King "Ar-Si-Noose" 1948

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

song split on both sides -- Side 1: King "Ar-Si-Noose" (098-1-159) Side 2: King "Ar-Si-Noose" (098-2-159)

Note

notes say legend has many stories about Jesus -- this is one put to song. "Ar-Si-Noose" was a Persian King whom Jesus resurrected. His skull was among the stepping stones in Astrean. Jesus' disciples asked, "Who is this?" And Jesus resurrected him. It's said he would plant crops and behind him they would be fully grown. (also see note for item 015)
Box 2, Item 099

Malik George/Ra-Wee 1948

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Malik George (099-1-178) Side 2: Ra-Wee (099-2-179)

Note

Side 2 is a chant recited by the mountain Assyrian tribes
Box 2, Item 100

In The Sweet By And By/Assyrian Nation n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Presto sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: In The Sweet By And By (100-1-180) Side 2: Assyrian Nation (100-2-181)

Note

Side 1 label reads "this side is clear"
Box 2, Item 101

Rejoice Faithful Ladies/Fount Full Of His Blood n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Rejoice Faithful Ladies (101-1-182) Side 2: Fount Full Of His Blood (101-2-183)

Note

Side 1 was composed by Elizabeth Mando's father in Baghdad, Iraq in 1920
Box 2, Item 102

Biblical Story Of Joseph And His Brothers/In The Sweet By And By 1948-11-20

Physical Description: 1 Presto sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Biblical Story Of Joseph And His Brothers (102-1-184) Side 2: In The Sweet By And By (102-2-185)

Note

notes also say side 2 was recorded 1948-11-29 (might be typo)
Box 2, Item 103

Lord Hear Our Prayer/Prayer 1950-03-23

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Lord Hear Our Prayer (103-1-186) Side 2: Prayer (103-2-187)

Note

notes also say side 1 recorded 1950-03-20
Box 2, Item 104

Walking In The Light/In The Sweet By And By 1951-04-14

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Walking In The Light (104-1-188) Side 2: In The Sweet By And By (104-2-189)
Box 3, Item 105

Assyrian Nation/Life For A Look 1949

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Assyrian Nation (105-1-190) Side 2: Life For A Look (105-2-191)

Note

notes say date of recording is unknown but side 1 label says 1949
Box 3, Item 106

Loving Kindess/Coming Sinner 1950-02-25

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Loving Kindess -- also titled Your Mercy Near Side 2: Coming Sinner
Box 3, Item 107

I Give My Life/Hark The Voice Of Jesus 1949-07-16

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: I Give My Life Side 2: Hark The Voice Of Jesus

Note

Side 1 is a dedicated song to Elizabeth Mando as remembrance to Youell Mando
Box 3, Item 108

Now Born Again/Once I Was A Christian 1949-06-25

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Now Born Again (108-1-196) Side 2: Once I Was A Christian (108-2-197)
Box 3, Item 109

Tired Of Your Burdens/Sinners Will Not Stand 1950-01-22

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Tired Of Your Burdens (109-1-198) Side 2: Sinners Will Not Stand (109-2-199)
Box 3, Item 110

Life For A Look/Biblical Story Of Joseph 1948-12-05

Physical Description: 1 Presto sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Life For A Look (110-1-200) Side 2: Biblical Story Of Joseph (110-2-201)
Box 3, Item 111

Tired Of Your Burdens/Sinners Will Not Stand 1949-07-24

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Tired Of Your Burdens (111-1-202) Side 2: Sinners Will Not Stand (111-2-203)
Box 3, Item 112

Ninety And Nine 1949-02-13

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Ninety And Nine (112-1-204)

Note

notes says side 2 is "bad side, not recorded"
Box 3, Item 113

Journey Through This World/Barabbas 1949-04-08

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Journey Through This World (113-1-205) Side 2: Barabbas (113-2-205)

Note

See note for item 072
Box 3, Item 114

Darkness Over The Earth/In The Sweet By And By 1948-11-23

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Darkness Over The Earth -- also titled Abide With Me (114-1-207) Side 2: In The Sweet By And By (114-2-208)
Box 3, Item 115

This World Is Not My Home/Sunshine In The Shadows 1948-10-30

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: This World Is Not My Home (115-1-209) Side 2: Sunshine In The Shadows (115-2-210)
Box 3, Item 116

Life For A Look/Onward Christian Soldiers 1949-02-22

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Life For A Look (116-1-211) Side 2: Onward Christian Soldiers (116-2-212)
Box 3, Item 117

Barabbas/King Ar-Si-Noose 1949-11-20

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Barabbas (117-1-213) Side 2: King Ar-Si-Noose (117-2-214)

Note

See notes for items 015, 098, and 072
Box 3, Item 118

Last Hope/Old Assyrian 1949

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Last Hope (118-1-215) Side 2: Old Assyrian (118-2-216)
Box 3, Item 119

Sinners Will Not Stand/Tired of Your Burdens 1949-07-30

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Sinners Will Not Stand (119-1-217) Side 2: Tired of Your Burdens (119-2-218)
Box 3, Item 120

Lord n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 5.5 in.

Scope and Content Note

song split on both sides -- Side 1: Lord (120-1-219) Side 2: Lord (120-2-219)
Box 3, Item 121

Home Sweet Home/Malik George 1950-01-01

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Home Sweet Home (121-1-220) Side 2: Malik George (121-2-221)
Box 3, Item 122

When Our Lord Shall Come Back/Joy In Heaven 1948-12-12

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: When Our Lord Shall Come Back Side 2: Joy In Heaven
Box 3, Item 123

War Ballad n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

song split on both sides -- Side 1: War Ballad (123-1-224) Side 2: War Ballad (123-2-224)
Box 3, Item 124

Today Hear His Voice/Last Hope 1948-10-20

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Today Hear His Voice (124-1-225) Side 2: Last Hope (124-2-226)
Box 3, Item 125

Do Not Forget God's Love 1050-01-19

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Do Not Forget God's Love (125-1-227)

Note

notes say side 2 "bad-not used"
Box 3, Item 126

Roof Of My Ship/Do Not Forget God's Love 1950

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Roof Of My Ship (126-1-228) Side 2: Do Not Forget God's Love (126-2-229)
Box 3, Item 127

Malik George/King Ar-Si-Noose n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Malik George (127-1-230) Side 2: King Ar-Si-Noose (127-2-231)

Note

See notes for items 015 and 098
Box 3, Item 128

Welcome Russians n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Welcome Russians (128-1-232)

Note

See note for item 080 for "Welcome Russians" -- notes say side 2 is "bad side-not used"
Box 3, Item 129

Old Assyrian/Barabbas 1948-11-20

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Old Assyrian Side 2: Barabbas
Box 3, Item 130

I Do Believe/Showers Of Blessings n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: I Do Believe (130-1-235) Side 2: Showers Of Blessings (130-2-236)
Box 3, Item 131

This World Is Like A Mill n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: This World Is Like A Mill (131-1-237)

Note

notes say side 2 is "bad-not used"
Box 3, Item 132

Tired Of Your Burdens/Sinners Will Not Stand n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Tired Of Your Burdens (132-1-238) Side 2: Sinners Will Not Stand (132-2-239)
Box 3, Item 133

He Cares For Me/Our Great Physician 1949-01-02

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: He Cares For Me (133-1-240) Side 2: Our Great Physician (133-2-241)
Box 3, Item 134

Cleansing For Me/Sweet Voice 1949-02-13

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Cleansing For Me (134-1-242) Side 2: Sweet Voice (134-2-243)
Box 3, Item 135

Roof Of My Ship/Let's Not Forget God's Love 1950

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Roof Of My Ship (135-1-244) Side 2: Let's Not Forget God's Love (135-2-245)
Box 3, Item 136

Happy Day/Jesus Lover Of My Soul 1949-10-15

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Happy Day (136-1-246) Side 2: Jesus Lover Of My Soul (136-2-247)

Note

notes also say side 2 recorded 1949-11-15 (might be a typo)
Box 3, Item 137

Jesus Keep Me Near The Cross/Wonderful Words 1950

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Jesus Keep Me Near The Cross (137-1-248) Side 2: Wonderful Words (137-2-249)
Box 3, Item 138

I Give My Life/Hark The Voice Of Jesus n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: I Give My Life (138-1-250) Side 2: Hark The Voice Of Jesus (138-2-251)
Box 3, Item 139

Old Assyrian n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Old Assyrian (139-1-252)

Note

notes say side 2 "not used"
Box 3, Item 140

Death Has No Terror/Ten Commandments n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Death Has No Terror (140-1-253) Side 2: Ten Commandments (140-2-254)
Box 3, Item 141

Raa-Wee n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Speak-O-Phone sound disc (uncoated aluminum); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

song is split on both sides -- Side 1: Raa-Wee (141-1-255) Side 2: Raa-Wee (141-2-255)

Note

song is a chant from the Tkhuma "Maidene" area recited by the Assyrian mountain tribes
Box 3, Item 142

Holy Ones/Lord Hear Our Prayer n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Holy Ones (142-1-256) Side 2: Lord Hear Our Prayer (142-1-256)
Box 3, Item 143

Like The "Israelite" Nation 1950-02-12

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Like The "Israelite" Nation (143-1-258)

Note

song was composed by Elizabeth Mando's father and is a reference to the Assyrian people -- notes say side 2 is "bad-not used"
Box 3, Item 144

Wonderful Words/Our Salvation War 1948-12-12

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Wonderful Words (144-1-259) Side 2: Our Salvation War (144-2-260)
Box 3, Item 145

Pass Me Not/Greetings 1949-11-11

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Pass Me Not (145-1-261) Side 2: Greetings (145-2-282)

Note

notes say side 2 "records how Assyrians sounded at this time"
Box 3, Item 146

This World Is Not My Home/Hark The Voice Of Jesus 1948-10-13

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: This World Is Not My Home (146-1-263) Side 2: Hark The Voice Of Jesus (146-2-264)
Box 3, Item 147

Ninety And Nine/Life For A Look n.d.

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Ninety And Nine (147-1-265) Side 2: Life For A Look (147-2-266)
Box 3, Item 148

Oh You Hungry And Thirsty/There Was A Time 1948

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Oh You Hungry And Thirsty (148-1-267) Side 2: There Was A Time (148-2-268)
Box 3, Item 149

Joy To The World/Song (Unknown Title) 1949-11-25

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 8 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Joy To The World (149-1-269) Side 2: Song (149-2-270)
Box 3, Item 150

Sinners Will Not Stand/Tired Of Your Burdens 1951

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Sinners Will Not Stand (150-1-271) Side 2: Tired Of Your Burdens (150-2-272)

Note

notes for side 2 also say recorded 1950 (might be typo)
Box 3, Item 151

Many Blessings/Savior More Than Life To Me 1949-10-29

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Side 1: Many Blessings (151-1-273) Side 2: Savior More Than Life To Me (151-2-274)
Box 3, Item 152

Sam One 1952-08-25

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

recording split on both sides -- Side 1: Sam One (152-1-275) Side 2: Sam One (152-2-275)

Note

recorded by Samuel Yonan to document how Assyrian people sounded at this time -- this was made in Camp Stalemon, California Military Base Service Club for soldiers going to Korea (there was a free recording booth there for the soldiers to make recordings and send home) -- the letter in the middle of the record is Beeth or the Assyrian "B"
Box 3, Item 153

Sam Two 1952-08-25

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

recording split on both sides -- Side 1: Sam Two (153-1-276) Side 2: Sam Two (153-2-276)

Note

See note on item 152
Box 3, Item 154

Sam Three 1952-08-25

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

recording split on both sides -- Side 1: Sam Three (154-1-277) Side 2: Sam Three (154-2-277)

Note

See note for item 152
Box 3, Item 155

Reading 1950

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on paper substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

recording split on both sides -- Side 1: Reading (155-1-278) Side 2: Reading (155-2-278)

Note

recording is of Elizabeth Mando in Flint, MI reading a letter from her father in Baghdad, Iraq to his grandson Henry Yonan -- documents how Assyrians sounded at this time
Box 3, Item 156

Untitled 1949-08-18

Physical Description: 1 Recordio sound disc (lacquer on aluminum substrate); 78 rpm; 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

recording split on both sides -- Side 1: Untitled (156-1-279) Side 2: Untitled (156-2-279)

Note

recording documents phrases spoken and how Assyrians sounded at this time
 

Series 2. Archive Master CDs (AMCD) 1948-07-08/1952-08-25

Physical Description: 11 CDs (compact discs of restored songs; 44.1 kHz, 16-bit, stereo .wav audio files)

Scope and Content Note

digitized songs from lacquer home recording discs -- digital artifacting as a result of noise removal/EQ processing
Box 1, Item 01

Assyrian Songs - Restored - 1 to 26 - CD - 1

Physical Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 index sleeve

Scope and Content Note

Song numbers 001-026 (inclusive) -- Bless My Soul Lord ; Lord Your Kingdom Come ; Jesus Lover Of My Soul ; Nearer My God ; Journey Through This World ; Suffering Savior ; Standing On The Rock ; Sunshine In The Shadows ; Abide With Me ; Rejoice Faithful Ladies ; Fount Full Of His Blood ; Death Has No Terror ; Hark The Voice Of Jesus; War Ballad ; God Be With You ; Jesus Lifted Me ; Thou Thinkest Of Me ; Evening Lights ; Power Of The Mountain ; Lord Hear Our Prayer ; Revive Us Again ; Just As I Am ; King Ar-Si-Noose ; Prayer ; He Leadeth Me
Box 1, Item 02

Assyrian Songs - Restored - 27 to 47 - CD - 2

Physical Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 index sleeve

Scope and Content Note

Song numbers 027-047 (inclusive) -- When Saints Come Marching ; Sweet Hour Of Prayer ; Envy-Old Assyrian ; Old Assyrian ; Old Assyrian ; Biblical Story of Joseph ; Biblical Story Of Joseph ; Old Assyrian ; Our Assyrian Nation ; Life For A Look ; Our Great Physician ; Holy Shepherd ; Precious Name ; Fount Of Blessings ; Jesus Keep Me Near ; I Need Thee ; Cleansing For Me ; 'T Will Be Glory By And By ; Wonderful Words ; Jesus With Me I Will ; Oh Hungry And Thirsty
Box 1, Item 03

Assyrian Songs - Restored - 48 to 73 - CD - 3

Physical Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 index sleeve

Scope and Content Note

Song numbers 048-073 (inclusive) -- Wake Up Sinners ; Wake Up Christians ; Is Your All At The Altar Laid ; Our Teacher-Old Assyrian ; Holy Mary ; Last Hope ; He Is Risen ; Stand In Glory ; Raa-Wee ; Walking In The Light ; In The Sweet By And By ; Tikhuma ; He Is Coming Again ; Evil-Old Assyrian ; My Grandmother's Song ; Jesus Has Gone To ; Lord I Believe; My Redeemer ; Heaven Is My Home ; Savior More Than Life ; Tired Of Your Burdens ; Sinners Will Not Stand ; I Am Thine Oh Lord ; Happy Day ; Savior With You My Soul Is ; I Give My Life
Box 1, Item 04

Assyrian Songs - Restored - 74 to 99 - CD - 4

Physical Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 index sleeve

Scope and Content Note

Song numbers 074-099 (inclusive) -- Old Assyrian ; Rose Of Sharon ; My Sunshine ; Stand Up For Jesus ; Safe In The Arms Of Jesus ; Our Great Physician ; Ninety And Nine ; Pa-Ra-See-Ua ; When I Fear My Faith Will Fall ; Joy In Heaven ; When Our Lord Shall Come Back ; Kai-Teen-Nee ; Washed In The Blood ; Death Has No Terror ; Old Assyrian ; Old Assyrian ; Ra-Wee ; I Do Believe ; Oh I Want To See Him ; Your Kingdom Come Lord ; Bridegroom Is Coming ; Journey To The Promise ; Story Of The Fox ; My Savior Where Can I Go ; Journey As A Stranger ; Old Assyrian
Box 1, Item 05

Assyrian Songs - Restored - 100 to 129 - CD - 5

Physical Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 index sleeve

Scope and Content Note

Old Assyrian ; Evil-Old Assyrian ; Holy-Holy-Holy ; Glory To The Creator ; Today Hear His Voice ; Many Glorious Blessings ; Once I Was A Christian ; Old Assyrian ; Malik George ; King Ar-Si-Noose ; Who Is This Coming ; Barabbas ; Your Kingdom Come Lord ; Tell Me The Old Story ; Shall We Meet At The River ; When The Train Comes In ; Rock Of Ages ; Old Assyrian ; Oh His Sweet Name ; Do Not Forget Jesus Love ; Steven-Old Assyrian ; Old Assyrian ; Jesus Is Coming ; Old Assyrian ; Ho-San-Na-Old Assyrian; Welcome Russians ; Our Physician ; Old Assyrian ; We Fly Over-Old Assyrian ; Some People Are Like Clowns
Box 1, Item 06

Assyrian Songs - Restored - 130 to 157 - CD - 6

Physical Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 index sleeve

Scope and Content Note

Song numbers 130-157 (inclusive) -- Whiter Than Snow ; Jesus Savior ; Lament On The End Of Assyria ; Roof Of My Ship ; St. Stevens-Old Assyrian ; Lord Have Mercy ; Lord Your Mercy I Plead ; Pour Your Spirit ; When The Saints Come Marching In ; This World Is Not My Home ; Sing To Our Nation ; Home Sweet Home ; Whiter Than Snow ; One Solid Ground ; Pass Me Not : Journey To Zion ; Loving Kindness ; Have Mercy On Me A Sinner ; Mercy ; War Ballad ; Ka-Teen-Nee ; This World Is Not My Home ; Hark The Voice Of Jesus ; Showers Of Blessings ; Jesus Lover Of My Soul ; Ra-Wee ; Jesus Lifted Me ; Lord Hear Our Prayer
Box 1, Item 07

Assyrian Songs - Restored - 158 to 183 - CD - 7

Physical Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 index sleeve

Scope and Content Note

Song numbers 158-183 (inclusive) -- Nearer My God-Prayer ; King Ar-Si-Noose ; Fount Full Of His Blood ; Fount Full Of His Blood ; This World Is Like A Mill ; Abide With Me ; Pass Me Not ; He Leadeth Me ; Death Has No Terror ; Lord Hear Our Prayer ; Roof Of My Ship ; Pass Me Not ; 'T Will Be Glory By And By ; Hark The Voice Of Jesus ; Roof Of My Ship ; Stevens Old Assyrian ; Jesus Lover Of My Soul ; Old Assyrian ; When My Train Comes In ; Kurdish Song ; Malik George ; Ra-Wee ; In The Sweet By And By ; Assyrian Nation ; Rejoice Faithful Ladies ; Fount Full Of His Blood
Box 1, Item 08

Assyrian Songs - Restored - 184 to 208 - CD - 8

Physical Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 index sleeve

Scope and Content Note

Song numbers 184-208 (inclusive) -- Biblical Story Of Joseph ; In The Sweet By And By ; Lord Hear Our Prayer ; Prayer ; Walking In The Light ; In The Sweet By And By ; Assyrian Nation ; Life For A Look ; Loving Kindness ; Coming Sinner ; I Give My Life ; Hark The Voice Of Jesus ; Now Born Again ; Once I Was A Christian ; Tired Of Your Burdens ; Sinners Will Not Stand ; Life For A Look ; Biblical Story Of Joseph ; Tired Of Your Burdens ; Sinners Will Not Stand ; Ninety And Nine ; Journey Through This World ; Barabbas ; Darkness Over The Earth ; In The Sweet By And By
Box 1, Item 09

Assyrian Songs - Restored - 209 to 236 - CD - 9

Physical Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 index sleeve

Scope and Content Note

Song numbers 209-236 (inclusive) -- This World Is Not My Home ; Sunshine In The Shadows ; Life For A Look ; Onward Christian Soldiers ; Barabbas ; King Ar-Si-Noose ; Last Hope ; Old Assyrian ; Sinners Will Not Stand ; Tired Of Your Burdens ; Lord ; Home Sweet Home ; Malik George ; When Our Lord Shall ; Joy In Heaven ; War Ballad ; Today Hear His Voice ; Last Hope ; Do Not Forget God's Love ; Malik George ; King Ar-Si-Noose ; Welcome Russians ; Old Assyrian ; Barabbas ; I Do Believe ; Showers Of Blessings
Box 1, Item 10

Assyrian Songs - Restored - 237 to 259 - CD - 10

Physical Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 index sleeve

Scope and Content Note

Song numbers 237-259 (inclusive) -- This World Is Like A Mill ; Tired Of Your Burdens ; Sinners Will Not Stand ; He Cares For Me ; Our Great Physician ; Cleansing For Me ; Sweet Voice ; Roof Of My Ship ; Let's Not Forget God's Love ; Happy Day ; Jesus Lover Of My Soul ; Jesus Keep Me Near The Cross ; Wonderful Words ; I Give My Life ; Hark The Voice of Jesus ; Old Assyrian ; Death Has No Terror ; Ten Commandments ; Raa-Wee ; Holy Ones ; Lord Hear Our Prayer ; Like Israelite Nation ; Wonderful Words
Box 1, Item 11

Assyrian Songs - Restored - 260 to 279 - CD - 11

Physical Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 index sleeve

Scope and Content Note

Song numbers 260-279 (inclusive) -- Our Salvation War ; Pass Me Not ; Greetings Family ; This World Is Not My Home ; Hark The Voice Of Jesus ; Ninety And Nine ; Life For A Look ; Oh You Hungry And Thirsty ; There Was A Time ; Joy To The World ; Song (Unknown Title) ; Sinners Will Not Stand ; Tired Of Your Burdens ; Many Blessings ; Savior More Than Life To Me ; Sam 1 ; Sam 2 ; Sam 3 ; Reading ; Phrases
 

Series 3. Archive Master Documents (AMD)

Physical Description: 8 folders containing documents assembled by collector

Scope and Content Note

6 folders containing scans of OMDs plus collection notes, and scans of hymnal book pages ; 1 folder containing index records ; 1 folder containing scans of passport, photos, postcard, map of Eastern Kurdistan
Box 1, Item 1

Folder #1 -- 1 to 25

Physical Description: 8.5 by 11 in. folder of 58 paper items

Scope and Content Note

Scans of OMDs #1-#25 plus collection notes, and scans of hymnal book pages

Note

Documents for record numbers 001-025 inclusive. See additional Yonan holdings for item descriptions of recordings.
Box 1, Item 2

Folder #2 -- 26 to 50

Physical Description: 8.5 by 11 in. folder of 46 paper items

Scope and Content Note

Scans of OMDs #26-#50 plus collection notes, and scans of hymnal book pages

Note

Documents for record numbers 026-050 inclusive. See additional Yonan holdings for item descriptions of recordings.
Box 1, Item 3

Folder #3 -- 51 to 75

Physical Description: 8.5 by 11 in. folder of 47 paper items

Scope and Content Note

Scans of OMDs #51-#75 plus collection notes, and scans of hymnal book pages

Note

Documents for record numbers 051-075 inclusive. See additional Yonan holdings for item descriptions of recordings.
Box 1, Item 4

Folder #4 -- 76 to 100

Physical Description: 8.5 by 11 in. folder of 48 paper items

Scope and Content Note

Scans of OMDs #76-#100 plus collection notes, and scans of hymnal book pages

Note

Documents for record numbers 076-100 inclusive. See additional Yonan holdings for item descriptions of recordings.
Box 1, Item 5

Folder #5 -- 101 to 125

Physical Description: 8.5 by 11 in. folder of 50 paper items

Scope and Content Note

Scans of OMDs #101-#125 plus collection notes, and scans of hymnal book pages

Note

Documents for record numbers 101-125 inclusive. See additional Yonan holdings for item descriptions of recordings.
Box 1, Item 6

Folder #6 -- 126 to 156

Physical Description: 8.5 by 11 in. folder of 66 paper items

Scope and Content Note

Scans of OMDs #126-#156 plus collection notes, and scans of hymnal book pages

Note

Documents for record numbers 126-156 inclusive. See additional Yonan holdings for item descriptions of recordings.
Box 1, Item 7

Folder #7 -- Index

Physical Description: 8.5 by 11 in. folder of 17 paper items

Scope and Content Note

Assyrian songs indexed by record number (#1 through #147) and by song title ("Abide With Me" through "Your Kingdom Come Lord")

Note

Documents for record numbers 001-156 inclusive. See additional Yonan holdings for item descriptions of recordings.
Box 1, Item 8

Folder #8 -- Additional Documentation

Physical Description: 8.5 by 11 in. folder of 6 paper items

Scope and Content Note

Documentation compiled by Henry Yonan includes: 2 scans of 1928 Kingdom of Iraq passport for Almas Youkhannan ; 1 scan of 2 photos (1 of Elizabeth Mando, 1 of Youell Mando) ; 1 scan of 1 photo (unknown woman who appears to be Elizabeth Mando) ; 1 scan of 1926 postcard ; 1 scan of 1914 map of Eastern Kurdistan (with inset of Mesopotamia)

Note

Elizabeth and Youell Mando are aunt and uncle of Henry Yonan. See notes for record 001 for reference to Almas Yonan. Map is from "The Cradle of Mankind" by W.A. Wigram and Edgar T.A. Wigram (London, Adam & Charles Black, 1914) and shows the Tkhuma province