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Princeton University Library Collection of Kōnstantinos Megalokonomos Photographs


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Megalokonomos, Kōnstantinos

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).

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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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Collection Inventory

Visit of Dwight D. Eisenhower in Greece, 1952. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

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

1 folder

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