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Princeton University Library Collection of Modern Greek Materials

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This open collection consists of miscellaneous source material, including letters, documents, artwork, and other unbound manuscript items, pertaining to Modern Greek studies, including such subjects as diplomacy, politics, artists and writers, and Anglo-Greek relations. There are folders for Jean François Boissonade, Agalia Ionides Coronio, W. N. Glascock, Dora d'Istria, T. Karatheodorēs, Nikos Kazantzakis, Marie-Louis Marcellus, Emmanuel Miller, Constantine Mususrus, G. G. Pappadopoulos, Edouard-Jean-Pierre Perrin, Athanasios Petridēs, Abraham Salamé, En Athēnais Epistēmonikē Hetaireia, Viscount Stratford de Redclifffe, E. M. de Vogüé, Sir George Wheler, and Frank A. H. Young. Correspondents include John Boosey, Prince Roland Bonaparte, Edward Burne-Jones, Frederick William Burton, Baron Thomas Denham, Frederika Queen of the Hellenes, Charles Samuel Keene, Vice Admiral Edward Campbell Rich Owen, Edward Poynter, Jacob Spon, Compton Mackenzie, Walter Leaf, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Included is a letter (1865) by Emile Crespin regarding the ravages caused by the Cholera epidemic in Constantinople and Thérapia, in Turkey. Also included are letters (1867) by an unidentified French diplomat, posted in Athens, describing trips he has taken around the Mediterranean, to such places as Jerusalem, Cairo, and Constantinople. Zosimas II (1686-1746) is represented by a series of three letters in Latin and Italian (the first signed in Greek) and a Tractatus comprised of sixteen articles in Latin (1736-1737); they were written in the town of Siátista, Macedonia, under Ottoman rule and sent to the Georg Tönnemann, S.J., in Vienna.

Later additions include a French autograph manuscript (1946) by Louis Robert describing an archeological trip to Turkey and a cotton handkerchief memorializing the Cyprus Convention of 4 June 1878; an autograph album (ca. 1896-1916) of nurse Muriel Bois who worked at the Norland Institute (1906) and the Jenny Lind Infirmary (1907) in England, and who was in Greece (ca. 1914-1916), including watercolor and pencil drawings (a number by children) and contributions by Greek princesses (Olga, Elizabeth, Marina, Margarita, and Theodora); 22 letters (1929-1937) by Prince Nicholas to V. C. Scott O'Connor; and a long letter (1700, copy) by Sieur de Berquin to French administrator Michel Bégon about a diplomatic incident involving French ambassador Charles de Ferriol at the court of Mustafa II in Constantinople. Nine letters to Soutsos, Michael Vodas (1784-1864) including three letters from his father, Grēgorios, one from his brother, Nikolaos, both written in Greek and one letter from his son, Iōannēs, written in French, all of the letters dated between 1828-1839; one anonymous letter dated August 2, 1725 regarding a miraculous relic in Cyprus; 28 letters (1829-1830) addressed to Bory de Saint-Vincent, leader of the French expedition to Morea during the Greek War of Independence, from officers and other members of the expedition force, relating to the state of affairs in Morea, after a period of anarchy, and other matters of political and scientific interest; French list of imported and exported products of the island of Crete, their approximate values, and the rights to which they are subjected (1834); 11 handwritten manuscripts of esnaphia ragiadōn from Constantinople dated 1834 and signed by G. Mantzouranēs; 3 French manuscripts, ca. 1835:--one relating to the island of Samos, another on the financial state of Greece accompanied by a printed brochure (1836) prepared by George Finlay containing an essay on the principles of bank applied on the state of Greece, the third on the Greek political leaders.

Additions also include a correspondence book containing copies of 35 letters (1738-1739) by the French trader Charles Guieu, based in Smyrna, to his brothers established in Chania (2nd largest city in Crete), regarding coffee, cotton, indigo and other products sold through Smyrna and Constantinople; 3 mimeographed folio sheets of Maxwell Anderson's account of the Nazi atrocities at the Greek village of Distomo in June 1944; "Ston Hellēnoitaliko Polemon tou 1940," bound autograph manuscript diary (24 pp.) compiled by the leader of the "skapanisses" of the National Youth Organization (E.O.N.) from 29/10/1940 to 12/01/1941; autograph manuscript (4 pp.) of the Diocese of Caesarea in Cappadocia (1906) written in Karamanli dialect signed by the Metropolitan Amvrosios and others with stamps and an authentication dated 1912; notebook of an autograph manuscript report of the Major of the Police Department of Mytilēnē (Lesbos Island, Greece), Grēg. Katsarea, during the German occupation from 1941 to 1942; Max Merten case, autograph and typed manuscripts, 1957-1959; AMs (4 pp.) of the County Court of Chania (Greece), 1891 regarding a case where the defendant is Eleutherios Venizelos; AMs (30 pp.) of a plan for the reconstruction of the judicial power in Crete (Greece) signed by I. Skaltsounēs, January 3, 1880; AMs (5 pp.) of an announcement regarding legislative reforms in Crete by the governor of the island, I. Phōtiadēs dated Chania, June 12, 1879; 2 letters by the legislator of Crete, I. Skaltsounēs, regarding the criminal and political law of the island dated 1879; Compton Mackenzie's "Euboea Fifty Years Ago" [1966] manuscript; 11 signed autograph letters from Lord Dunsany (E. J. M. D. Plunkett) to violinist May Harrison, with a corrected typescript of his poem "To the Children of Greece" and a transcript by May Harrison of the account of a Yugoslav soldier; and letters from Pre-Raphaelites Edward Burne-Jones and Dante Gabriel Rossetti to members of the prominent Ionides family.

The oversize box includes 9 pencil drawings by Jules Coignet, made during a trip to Greece and Turkey in 1844, including scenes of Smyrna (Turkey), Rhodes (Greece), Beirut (Lebanon). 4 paper sheets: one Greek manuscript letter (34 x 21.3 cm.); one diploma of membership in the Athenian Society of Natural History (47.4 x 39.5 cm.); two broadsides of statutes of the Society both in Greek (42 x 31.5 cm.) and German (42 x 31.5 cm.). 4 watercolors by Roxanē Karatza depicting the genealogic trees of: the family Mavroyeni (1894); the family Antoine Rosetti (undated); the family Callimachi (undated); and the family Diamanti Draco Soutzo (c. 1894). 1 printed leaf (70.3 x 56 cm.) of the constitutional law of Greece dated 1864 and inscribed "To Neon Hellēnikon Syntagma : Eis to onoma tēs hagias kai homoousiou kai adiairetou Triados. Hē en Athēnais B' tōn Hellēnōn ethnikē syneleusis, psēphizei." Text written in six columns; printed frame. At the end of the text we read: "En Athēnais, tē 16ē Noemvriou 1864. Geōrgios A'. Ho proedros tēs Syneleuseōs, Iōannēs Mesēnezēs, Ho Proedros tēs Hieras Synodou, Theophilos - Hoi Hypourgoi K. Kanarēs, S. Sōtēropoulos, A.Ch. Lontos, Th.P. Deligiannēs, A. Koumoundouros, A. Karnalēs.

This miscellaneous collection was established in 2003 to provide a way to locate small accessions of Modern Greek-related material that the Library has acquired with support from the Program in Hellenic Studies.

The folders are arranged alphabetically by author or subject.

The collection was formed as a result of a departmental practice of combining into one collection manuscript material of various accessions relating to a particular author.

Acquired with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund.

Purchased from Roy Davids, Richard Ford, Rodolphe Chamonal, Traces-Ecrites, Librairie Michel Bouvier, Clive Farahar and Sophie Dupre, Petros Vergos, AJASSE Librarie Ancienne, Robert van den Graven in 2003-2011 and gifts from Program in Hellenic Studies with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund (AM 2004-45, 2006-125, 2007-33, 2007-53, 2008-15, 2008-64, 2008-87, 2009-6, 2009-82, 2009-85, 2009-87, 2009-88, 2009-94, 2009-122, 2009-123, 2009-131, 2010-54, 2010-112, 2011-3, 2011-84, 2012-1, 2012-90, 2014-16, 2016-33, 2017-61).

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Finding aid updated by Kalliopi Balatsouka in 2014, and 2018-2023, by Fiona Bell '18 in 2015, by Kelly Bolding in 2016. During 2016 processing, the collection title was changed from Miscellaneous Hellenic Studies Collection to the present title to reflect the collection's nature and subject focus.

Nothing was removed from the collection.

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Finding Aid Date
2008
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Collection Inventory

Anderson, Maxwell, 1944 June. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

3 mimeographed folio sheets of an account of the Nazi atrocities at the Greek villages of Distomo in June 1944.

Physical Description

1 box

Berquin, Sieur de, 1700 May 4. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

ALS (1700, copy) 27 pp., to French administrator Michel Begon about a diplomatic incident involving French ambassador Charles de Ferriol at the court of Mustafa II in Constantinople.

The author may have been an artist (possibly Nicolas Berquin?) as the letter includes 2 small drawings of Turkish costume, and the second half talks about the places he visited and drew.

Physical Description

1 box

Bois, Muriel, 1896-1916. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

Autograph album (ca. 1896-1916), including watercolor and pencil drawings and contributions from several Greek princesses (Elisabeth, Margarita, Olga, Theodora).

Physical Description

1 box

Boissonade, Jean Francois, undated. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

5 ALsS by Boissonade to fellow Hellenist Jean-Francois Gail (1795-1845) about their translation work.

Physical Description

1 box

Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1829-1830. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

28 ALsS (1829-1830) addressed to Bory de Saint-Vincent, leader of the French expedition to Morea.

Physical Description

1 box

Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, 1833-1898, Letter to Alexander ("Alecco") Ionides, 1840-1898, 1880. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

Detailed two-page letter from artist Edward Burne-Jones to his patron and friend, the businessman and patron of the arts Alexander ("Alecco" or "Aleco") Ionides (1840-1898) regarding payments for Burne-Jones's paintings Girl in Yellow, Pan and Psyche, and Wheel of Fortune.

Physical Description

1 box

Coignet, Jules Louis Philippe, 1798-1860. Coignet, Jules Louis Philippe, 1844. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Conists of (9) pencil drawings by Coignet, made during a trip to Greece and Turkey in 1844, including scenes of Smyrna (Turkey), Rhodes (Greece), and Beirut (Lebanon). Drawings are captioned and signed by the artist. They also bear a stamp in ink: "Vente J. Coignet".

Physical Description

1 folder

Connor, James, 1818-1819. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

ALS (1819) to his brother Samuel in Dublin. The letter ("No. 2") includes excerpts from his journal, 18 November 1818 - 25 January 1819, describing his experiences on a boat traveling from Malta, to Crete, among the Greek archipelago, and ending in Constantinople.

Physical Description

1 box

Coronio, Agalia Ionides, 1834-1906, 1888-1906. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

5 ALsS to Ms. Coronio from Edward Burne-Jones, Frederick William Burton, Charles Samuel Keene, Edward Poynter, and Walter Leaf; 1 ALS by Edward Poynter to "Miss Ionides," Agalia's sister Helen Euphrosyne ["Nellie"], who later married Dr. William McNeill Whistler, brother of James McNeill Whistler.

Physical Description

1 box

County Court of Chania (Greece), 1891, 1891. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

AMs regarding a case where the defendant is Elutherios Venizelos.

Physical Description

1 box

Crespin, Emile, 1865. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

Lettre de 1865 sur le cholera a Constantinople.

Physical Description

1 box

Cyprus Convention, 1878 June 4. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

Commemorative handkerchief.

Physical Description

1 box

Diocese of Caesarea in Cappadocia, 1906. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

AMs written in Karamanli dialect dated 1906.

Physical Description

1 box

Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron, 1878-1957, Letters to May Harrison, 1944-1950. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

11 signed autograph letters from Lord Dunsany (E. J. M. D. Plunkett) to violinist May Harrison, written from Dunsany Castle, Dunstrall Priory, and Cadogan Square, with a corrected typescript of his poem "To the Children of Greece" and a transcript by May Harrison of the account of a Yugoslav soldier. Harrison had asked Dunsany to write a poem highlighting the desperate condition of Greek children following German occupation, to be read at a charity concert that never took place but appeared in To Awaken Pegasus and Other Poems (1949).

Physical Description

1 box

Esnaphia, 1834. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

(11) autograph manuscripts from Constantinople dated 1834 and signed by G. Mantzouranēs.

Physical Description

1 box

Essai sur les principles de Banque appliques a l'etat actuel de la Grece, 1836. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

Printed essay by George Finlay.

Physical Description

1 box

Ethniko Komitato, 1937-1973. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

Greek resistance organization archive. Contains material relating to Ethniko Komitato (National Revolutionary Committee of Greece), which operated under the Axis occupation of Greece and fought for the freedom of the homeland and the rights of the Greeks during the World War II. Included are autograph and typed manuscripts, such as requests; certificates regarding Nikolaos Stauropoulos' membership to the National Revolutionary Committee; reports to the Committee by N. Stauropoulos; agendas of the Committee; a list of the board members; the founding document and the National Line of the Committee; two handwritten issues (dated 15 and 18 April, 1945 respectively) of the newspaper "Ethnika Neiata" (National Youth), with crossed out title " Hē ephēmeridoula mas"; four essays by Nikolaos Stauropoulos or Atellanos: "Einai akoma kairos"; "Ho agōnas sta ergostasia"; "Ho proskopismos kai hē agōgē tōn hellēnopaidōn"; and "To noēma tēs ethnikēs antistasēs kai hoi neoi"; an identification card of Nikolaos Stauropoulos; an obituary for Nikos Kollaros; a signed letter by Giōrgos Stauropoulos to his brother Nikolaos; a signed letter to Nikolaos Stauropoulos by Vyrōn (unknown last name); miscellaneous handwritten notes; 72 black-and-white photographs dated 1937-1966; and ephemera. Included also is a pamphlet dated April 6, 1941. The National Revolutionary Committee of Greece worked closely throughout the German occupation with almost all the internal resistance organizations and helped strengthen several rebel groups.

Physical Description

1 box

Frederika, Queen of the Hellenes, 1917-1981, 1965 March 29. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

TLS to Robert Goheen, 1965.

Physical Description

1 box

French Diplomat in Athens: Letters, 1867. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

6 ALs (April - September 1867) describing trips around the Mediterranean, inlcuding Jerusalem, Beirut, Bethlehem, Alexandria, Cairo, Cosntantinople, Smyrna, Athens.

Physical Description

1 box

Glascock, W. N. (William Nugent), 1787?-1847, 1845. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

2 ALsS (1845) to Vice Admiral Edward Campbell Rich Owen.

Physical Description

1 box

Guieu, Charles, 1738-1739. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

Correspondence book (1738-1739) of French trader based in Smyrna (today's Izmir, Turkey).

Physical Description

1 box

Istria, Dora d', comtesse, 1828-1888, 1859 November 3. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

ALS (1859) to [Emile Littre].

Physical Description

1 box

Karatheodores, T., fl 1880s, 1881. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

TLS (1881, in Greek) to Athanasios P. Petrides; AMs (1881, in Greek) by Petrides about Etudes sur les Tchinghaines; ou, Bohemiens de l'Empire Ottoman (1870) by A. G. Paspates.

Physical Description

1 box

Karatza, Roxane, circa 1894. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Consists of four watercolors depicting: 1) the genealogical tree of the Mavroyeni family (1894); 2) the genealogical tree of the Antoine Rosetti family; 3) the genealogical tree of the Callimachi family; and the genealogical tree of the Diamanti Draco Soutzo family (circa 1894).

Physical Description

1 folder

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Kazantzakis, Nikos, 1883-1957, 1849-1905. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

6 postcards and 8 letters (1849-1965), from Nikos and Helene Kazantzakis to "Banine."

Physical Description

1 box

King, Jonas, 1792-1869, 1855 October 2. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

ALS, Athens, Greece, 2 October 1855, to Michael D. Kalopothakes regarding King's missionary work in Athens.

Physical Description

1 box

Mackenzie, Compton, 1882-1972, 1966. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

"Euboea Fifty Years Ago": typed manuscript, 5 pp., with holograph corrections, signed by Mackenzie. Given at a Charity Matinee of St Martin-in-the-Fields Church, Trafalgar Square, London.

Physical Description

1 box

Marcellus, Marie-Louis, 1839. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

ALsS, 1839, 4 pp. total. Drafts of letters to be sent with copies of Souvenirs de l'Orient. Correspondents: David, Bertie Armand, [Dermousseaux] de Givre, Nettement de la Mode, Le Cte de Partoret, de Genoade.

Physical Description

1 box

Maurokoukoulakēs, D., 1934-1935. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

24 architectural drawings on onionskin paper of churches in Crete.

Physical Description

1 folder

Max Merten Case, 1957-1959. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

AMs and TMs.

Physical Description

1 folder

Miller, E., 1856 November 12. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

ALS (n.d.) to "Mon cher Monsieur" regarding teh date of a Greek inscription; ALS (12 November 1856) to a collaborator of Brosset.

Physical Description

1 folder

Miller, Emmanuel, 1812-1886, 1845-1867. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

18 ALsS to various correspondents, 1845-1867.

Physical Description

1 folder

"Miraculous relic in Cyprus", 1725 August 2. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Anonymous letter, 2 August 1725.

Physical Description

1 folder

Musurus, Constantine, 1807-1891, 1886 February 3. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

ALS (1886) to Baron Thomas Denman.

Physical Description

1 folder

Notebook, 1941-1942. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

AMs of a report of the Major of the Police Department of Mytilene (Lesbos Island, Greece), Greg. Katserea, during the German occupation from 1941 to 1942.

Physical Description

1 folder

Notes, 1835. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Report on the Greek political leaders in 1835.

Physical Description

1 folder

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Pappadopoulos, G. G. (1819-1874), 1845. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Autograph draft letter, dated 28 August 1845, by Pappadopoulos on the "improvement of the church music through the Vienna reform," addressed to the prime-minister of Greece [Kolettes, Ioannes].

Physical Description

1 folder

Patmore, Derek, 1967. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Typed manuscript of "The Story of my Literary Review 'Greek Horizons'" and a holograph (1967).

Physical Description

1 folder

Perrin, Edouard-Jean-Pierre, 1852-1926, 1872. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

6 ALsS (May - October, 1872) by Perrin to his parents, while he was a student in the l'Ecole Navale he sails in the Aegean, visiting such places a sAthens and Smyrna.

Physical Description

1 folder

Les persecutions antihelleniques en Bulgarie et dans les pays provisoirement occupes par les Bulgares, 1917. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Phildelpheus, Alexandros, 1899. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Autograph Greek manuscript (1899), 11 pp. Lecture or study on the visit of "The Apostle Paul in Areios Pagos."

Physical Description

1 folder

Phōtiadēs, I., 1879 June 12. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

AMs of an announcement regarding legislative reforms in Crete dated Chania, June 12, 1879.

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Description

1 box

Programma Agrot. Oik. Oikonomias, 1ēs Epith/seōs Geōrgias, 1960, 1960. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Programma Agrot. Oik. Oikonomias, 1ēs Epith/seōs Geōrgias, 1960, 1966. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Robert, Louis, 1946. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

Manuscript d'un voyage archeologique en Turquie, 1946.

Physical Description

1 box

Scope and Contents

Consists of letters from Dante Gabriel Rossetti to various members of the Ionides family, a prominent family of Greek descent in London in the 19th century known for their patronage of the arts.

Physical Description

1 box

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882, Letters to Euphrosyne Cassavetti (Ionides), 1822-1896, 1870 June 20. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

Three letters from Rossetti at 16 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, to Euphrosyne Cassavetti (1822-1896), the daughter of Constantine Ionides (1775-1852) and a patron of the arts. An 1870 letter discusses dresses Cassavetti was obtaining for Rossetti, presumably for the use of a model. The two 1879 letters relate to Cassavetti's purchase of one of Rossetti's 1869 drawings of her daughter, Maria Cassavetti Zambaco (1843-1914).

Physical Description

1 box

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882, Letter to Alexander ("Alecco") Ionides, 1840-1898, 1866 February 13. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

One-page letter from Rossetti at 16 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, to Alexander ("Alecco" or "Aleco") Ionides (1840-1898), rearranging a meeting with Ionides, citing the need to dedicate all of his time to painting.

Physical Description

1 box

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882, Letter to Maria Cassavetti Zambaco, 1843-1914, circa 1870. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

Three-page letter from Rossetti at 16 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, to Maria Cassavetti Zambaco (1843-1914), a painter, sculptor, and favored art model for the Pre-Raphaelites, including Rossetti and Edward Burne-Jones. In this undated letter, Rossetti writes to Zambaco as a fellow artist, thanking her for allowing him to use her art model.

Physical Description

1 box

Salame, Abraham, fl. 1816, 1821-1828. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

ALS (1828) to John Boosey; 4 ALsS (1821, n.d.) to unidentified persons.

Physical Description

1 box

Samos [L'ile grecque de Samos deviant principaute turque], 1835. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

AMs.

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1 box

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1 box

Skaltsounes, I., 1880. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

AMs of a plan for the reconstruction of the judicial power in Crete, 1880.

Physical Description

1 box

Skaltsounes, I., 1879. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

2 letters regarding the criminal and political law of Crete, 1879.

Physical Description

1 box

Societe des Sciences d'Athenes, 1894-1908. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

Printed brochure of organization (1894), membership letter (1908) for Roland Bonaparte, and cover letter (n.d., in French) accompanying the 2 items.

Physical Description

1 box

Soutsos, Michael Vodas, 1828-1839. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

9 letters.

Physical Description

1 box

"Ston Hellēnoitalikon Polemon tou 1940", 1940. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

AMs diary compiled by the leader of the "skapanisses" of the National Youth Organization (E.O.N.)

Physical Description

1 box

Stratford de Redcliffe, Stratford Canning, Viscount, 1786-1880, 1826 May 25. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

LS (1826) to "Captain Admilton," written from Cosntantinople, regarding the future of Greece and Turkey.

Physical Description

1 box

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Su l'etat Financier de la Grece, 1835. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

AMs (ca. 1835-1836) on the financial state of Greece in 1835.

Physical Description

1 box

Tableau d'importation et d'exportation de commune general de l'ile de Crete, 1834. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

D, table.

Physical Description

1 box

Tachtsēs, Kōstas, 1954-1988. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Ben Sonnenberg and other materials.

Physical Description

1 box

Theotokes, Emmanouel Baron, 1821 September 17. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

ALS to Charles Peroy in London, 17 September 1821.

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1 box

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Vogue, E. M. de, 1887. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

"Lettres Atheniennes, par Mr. le Cte. Charles de Mouy, Librarie Plon, 1887," AMsS, 9 pp.

Physical Description

1 box

Wheler, George, Sir, 1650-1723, 1677 March 22. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

ALS (1677, in French) to Jacob Spon.

Physical Description

1 box

Young, Frank A. H, 1860-1861. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

2 ALsS (1860, 1861) to "Mrs. Dunham" describing his missionary life in Turkey (Constantinople, Trebizond).

Physical Description

1 box

Zosimus II, 1736-1737. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

3 letters (1736-1737) to Georg Tonneman, S.J.; 1 document, 1736.

Physical Description

1 box

Hē en Athēnais Hetaireia tēs Physikēs Historias, 1836. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Consists of an autograph manuscript letter (34 x 21.3 cm) of the Society of Natural History at Athens signed by Dēm. Alex. Maurokordatos, secretary of the Society, to a General of the English National Guard regarding their acceptance as a member of the Society. It is acoompanied by the diploma of membership, partly printed/partly handwritten (47.4 x 39.5 cm), both in Greek. There are also two printed broadsides of statutes of the Society in Greek ("Diorganismos tēs en Athēnais Hetaireias tēs Physikēs Historias") and German ("Statuten der Naturhistorischen Gesellschaft zu Athen"), (42 x 31.5 cm each) written in three columns (circa 1836).

Physical Description

1 folder

Palmer-Sikelianou, Eua (1874-1952). Palmer-Sikelianou, Eua ASL to Inō Tsaoussē, 1946-1948. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes outgoing correspondence (ASL) to Inō Tsaoussē from Eva Palmer-Sikelianou, while the latter was living in New York.

Physical Description

1 folder

Marinatos, Spyridōn (1901-1974). Marinatos, Spyros ALS, undated. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Spyros Marinatos autograph signed letter, to an unidentified colleague, with a mention to his trip in the United States. Letter is written on a letterhead of The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, in May 15th (without year).

Physical Description

1 folder

Chapouthier, Fernand (1899-1953). Chapouthier, Fernand ALS to [Vourlakēs] , [1929]-1948. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Consists of (17) autograph letters in Greek signed by Fernand Chapouthier, archaeologist and Hellenist, to his friend and colleague Giōrgos [Vourlakēs] in Crete. The letters were sent from several places, Bordeaux (9), Dijon (1), "Anaskaphē Malliōn=excavations in Mallia (1), Athens (5), Milan (1) (eight postcards (14.4 x 9.1 cm.) with an autograph letter on the reverse) and one without a title. Included also are: (1) autograph letter from the archaeologist Pierre Demargne to an unidentified priest dated 1948 and (1) photograph depicting Giōrgos Vourlakēs in Mallia dated 1931.

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Iōannou, Giōrgos (1927-1985). Iōannou, Giōrgos Autograph Manuscripts, 1973. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Consists of two handwritten short stories, Epitaphios thrēnos (undated) and Hoi nerophides (1973) written in 12 loose leaves numbered 1-12 and 6 leaves numbered 1-6, respectively.

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1 folder

Laskaratos, Andreas (1811-1901). Laskaratos, Andreas Letters to Spyridōn De-Viazēs, 1883-1895. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Consists of autograph letters from Andreas Laskaratos to S. De-Viazēs. There is also a poem by Laskaratos titled "Ho kalogēros" in his last letter dated September 7, 1895.

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1 folder

Doxas, Angelos (1900-1985). Doxas Angelos collection, 1927-1948. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Consists of (1) passport of Nikolaos Drakoulidēs (the real name of Doxas); (2) press passes for the journal "Acropolis" and the newspaper "Empros"; (1) certificate from the Greek-Southafrican League; (1) letter from the Greek-American Cultural Institute; (1) letter from the Philological Association "Parnassos"; and (1) certificate from the Society for the Protection of the Released.

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1 folder

Katalogos tōn en tō Giatakiō tou Patriarcheiou tēs nēsou Chalkēs pragmatōn, 1874 April 10. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Consists of (5) loose leaves of a handwritten item inventory of the several rooms of the Patriarchate of the island Chalkē (Turkey) signed by the Archimandrite and Abbot of Saint George Makarios ("Parelavon ta anoterō / archimandritēs kai hēgoumenos tou / hagiou Geōrgiou Makarios").

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1 folder

To paidomazōma, 1949. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Consists of a typescript (12 pages) describing the communist evacuation of the children during the Greek Civil War.

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1 folder

Varvianēs, N. A.. Varvianēs, N. A., "Hē Zakynthos kai ho Vezal", 1965. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Consists of a typescrtipt of a speech delivered by Nikolaos Varvianēs during commemorative celebrations for the 400th anniversary of Andreas Vesalius' death. The event took place in the island of Zakynthos on May 1, 1965. Included also are five black-and-white photographs of Zakynthos.

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1 folder

Elytēs, Odysseas, 1911-1996. Letters to Katerina [Angelakē-Rouk] from Melissanthē, Odysseas Elytēs, and Kōstas Tachtsēs, 1970 . 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Consists of three handwritten letters to Katerina (without last name) signed by the Greek poets Melissanthē, Elytēs, and Tachtsēs.

Physical Description

1 folder

Pappadopoulos, G. G., 1865. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Consists of a program of Greek education for the second part of the school-year 1865-1866; and (2) handwritten letters to G. Papadopoulos, one signed by the President of the Greek Cabinet. There is also an issue of the newspaper "Ethnophylax" (etos B', arithmos 454, Pemptē 27 Phevrouariou, Athēnēsi 1864).

Physical Description

1 folder

Pallēs, Alexandros (1851-1935). Pallēs, Alexandros Documents, 1935 July 18. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Consists of an original certified copy of Palles' last will (September 2, 1932) bearing the seal of John Arthur Davies, Notary Public in Liverpool in 1935; there are also (10) black-and-white family photographs including Palles' portraits and his grave in Iōannina, Greece. All photographs bear handwritten notes in black ink on the reverse.

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1 folder

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