Abdu’l-Bahá arrived in New York City 100 years ago today

Dear Friends,

Abdu’l-Bahá arrives in New York City today, having sailed on the S.S. Cedric from Alexandria, Egypt.
[100 years ago, that is]

Here are some resources for following His visit and reading the talks He gave in North America for 239 days from April 11 to Dec 5, 1912.

Online Resources

Commemorating Abdu’l-Bahá in America 1912-2012
With a map of his visit and an interactive timeline including many news articles from the time


Promulgation of Universal Peace
Talks Delivered by Abdu’l-Bahá during His Visit to the United States and Canada in 1912
First edition 1922
Second edition 1982
Baha’i Publishing Trust
ISBN 0-87743-172-8

You can order a physical book here:
or here:

Online versions:
http://reference.bahai.org/en/t/ab/PUP/ (html, or downloadable PDF or DOC)
http://bahai-library.com/writings/abdulbaha/pup/ (html)

At this site, toggle to the mode you want to download (ePub or Kindle)
Then click on the book name

Mahmud’s Diary
The Diary of Mirza Mahmud-i-Zarqani
Chronicling Abdu’l-Bahá’s Journey to America
Translated by Mohi Sobhani with the assistance of Shirley Macias
George Ronald
ISBN 0-85398-418-2
This book has a telling of what Abdu’l-Bahá did each day, who He met, etc, as well as His public and private talks
The translation of the talks is a different one that in the Promulgation of Universal Peace.
You could theoretically order a physical book here:
http://www.grbooks.com/show_book.php?book_id=124 (though it looks perhaps to be out of Print at the publisher)
or here:
http://www.amazon.com/Mahmuds-Diary-Mahmud-i-Zarqani/dp/0853984182 (one copy for $1,833.97 !)

Online version
http://bahai-library.com/books/mahmud/index.html (html)

(Let us know if you find eBooks somewhere)

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