American University of Beirut

  • PLSC Archive

    ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Dr. Salman Abu Sitta and the Palestine Land Society in London have generously donated their extensive collections to the Palestine Land Studies Center.  The PLSC makes them available to ​​​researchers, scholars, and all those dedicated to the Palestinian cause across the globe. 


    The PLSC Archives include: 


    • 7000 books on Palestine, starting from the 19th Century
    • Hundreds of Maps from the British Mandate period, up to the present 
    • 5000 RAF (Royal Air Force) aerial photos of Palestine dated 1945
    • Ten volumes of documents and maps concerning Palestine's boundaries, dating back to 1800
    • Several volumes of British Mandate documents, laws, and district reports 
    • All the documents from the Survey of Western ​Palestine sponsored by the Palestine Exploration Fund (1871-88).
    • 5000 GB of worked maps, photos, and tables


    Discover a vast range of Libraries, Oral and Digital Archives, Map Resources, and Research Centers. Each is packed with unique insights about Palestine, ready to enhance your research and learning journey.

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