Posted by: bluesyemre | May 4, 2020

ARIT (American Research Institute in Turkey) Online Library Resources


Certain resources of the ARIT Center libraries are accessible on-line through the Digital Library for International Research (DLIR), SALT Research, and Internet Archive.  At present, these include library catalogs and e-resources as follows:

           ARIT Ankara Library website and catalog
           ARIT Ankara (DLIR) Mapping Mediterranean Lands – ARIT A
           ARIT Ankara (DLIR) Middle East Research Journals:
           Arkeoloji Dergisi
           Arkeoloji Sanat Tarihi Dergisi


           ARIT Istanbul Library web page and catalog, including the American Board of Missions Library Collection
           ARIT Istanbul H. Kenneth Snipes Byzantine Studies Library
           ARIT Istanbul Digital Library:

American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions, Archives:
            Guide to the American Board Archives
            American Board Personnel Records
            American Board Archive series:


Near East Relief (1917-1928)

Near East Relief – SALT

American Board Archive – Reports and Letters, 1825-1988

American Board Reports and Letters – SALT

Photos and Albums

Photos and Albums – SALT

Riggs Family Papers

Riggs Papers – SALT

Catalogue of the Museum of Anatolian College, Merzifon

Miscellaneous (Museum Catalog) – SALT

Annual Station Reports

Annual Station Reports – SALT

Istanbul Treasury Department Records

Istanbul Treasury Records – SALT

Near East Mission Records, Istanbul Treasury Department, 1926-ca. 1954

Near East Mission Records – SALT

                      American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions, Publications:
                      American Board Pamphlets
                                 American Board Periodicals
           ARIT Istanbul (DLIR) Middle East Research JournalsBogazici Universitesi Dergisi: Humaniter Bilimler


American Board – Near East Relief


American Board Archive – Reports and Letters


American Board – Photos and Albums

AnatCollege GirlsSchool

Elias Riggs and Family Papers

ERiggs RiggsLetter RiggsFamily

Merzifon Museum Catalog


Annual Station Reports


Istanbul Treasury Records



Near East Mission Records


American Board Pamphlets

Thess-Ag-Ind BookDept Cesarea NERuralWork Star-East Friend-Enemy IstHosp Schools-Turkey

American Board Periodicals

Ang1890Children Angeliaphoros Ang1876Cats

American Board Personnel Records

AlfordCarlton DorothyBlatter RobertCAvery HermanNBarnum JohnEPierce LeslieJAdkins RuthParmalee MatildaLaytonBaldwin

The ARIT libraries are supported in part by a fund developed with the help of an Endowment Challenge Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, and with the support of International Research and Exchanges (IREX).

DLIR Union Catalogue of overseas research center libraries

DLIR Ditigal Archive includes resources from Turkey:

LALORC – Local Archives and Libraries of Overseas Centers Directory
           – Find information about libraries and archives accessible through the American Overseas Research Centers

MERJ – Middle East Research Journals
View full text rare journals from research centers, including ARIT Istanbul and Ankara libraries

MEDMAPS – Mapping Mediterrnean Lands
Discover the map collections of overseas research centers in the circum-Mediterranean region

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