Princeton University Library Collection of Kōnstantinos Megalokonomos Photographs
Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]
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Kōnstantinos Megalokonomos was born in Izmir (Turkey) and settled in Athens (Greece) after the end of the Greco-Turkish war of 1921-1922. He became involved with photo reporting while he was still attending secondary school. He founded the "Greek Photo News - K. Megalokonomos" agency in 1960. His archive has been preserved; it includes precious material that dates from the interwar period until the late 20th century. He died in 1992.
Consists of thirty seven (37) black-and white photographs of a visit of Dwight D. Eisenhower in Greece in 1952.
Gift of the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic fund (AM 2019-24).
This collection was processed by Kalliopi Balatsouka in January 2022. Finding aid written by Kalliopi Balatsouka in January 2022.
No materials were removed from the collection during processing beyond routine appraisal practices.
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- Kalliopi Balatsouka
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- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research.
- Use Restrictions
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to Special Collections Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright."
Consists of 37 black-and white photographs of a visit of Dwight D. Eisenhower in Greece (dimensions: from 16 x 22 cm. to 7 x 12 cm.)Physical Description