The Damascus History Library
Damascus History Foundation
The Damascus History Library:
The Damascus History Foundation is developing a comprehensive library dedicated to the contemporary history of Damascus. Books and journals will be available in three languages: Arabic, English and French. The library will also have a substantial newspapers archives, in addition to photographs and audiovisual material. The library’s collections will cover different facets of the city’s history including art, architecture, society, traditions politics, and economy.
Material for this library are currently being collected through donations from private individuals. Furthermore, the DHF has been collaboration with the American University of Beirut to obtain a variety of books, or copies of books, in order to enrich the Damascus History Library.