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Inventory of the John Amar Shishmanian papers, 1879-1946
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Description
The papers are comprised of correspondence, documents, printed matter and photographs related to Shismanian's service in the French Army during World War I, the Armenian-Turkish conflict at the end of World War I, and the Armenian question at the Paris Peace Conference.
Background
John Shishmanian was born in 1882 in Lexington, Kentucky, to George N. and Lucy McClelland Shishmanian. Shishmanian grew up in Constantinople where his father worked as a missionary. He graduated from Robert College and returned to the United States to attend university. Shishmanian graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1903, then studied law at the University of Virginia from 1903 to 1906 and registered at Stanford University in the fall of 1910.
Extent
1 manuscript box, 1 oversize box, 4 envelopes 1.2 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
Collection is open for research.