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Consists of an autograph diary written in 1894 in Greek (a few pages are written in English and French); and autograph diary titled "Hēmerologio tou taxidiou mas eis tēn Peloponnēson kai tēn Aitōlo-Akarnania ton Aprilion kai Maion tou 1898; a notebook containing a handwritten text in Greek titled "To taxeidi mou eis tēn Rōssian to 1916" (My trip in Russia in 1916); 9 autograph letters in English signed by "Nicky" to his mother, Queen Olga, from several places (1910-1921); one letter to his father King George; and one letter to his daughter Princess Olga dated 1901 and 1935, respectively. There are also incomimng letters (ALS) from V.C. Scott O'Connor.
Acquired with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund. (AM 2009-82; 2018-36; 2020-69)
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This collection was processed by Kalliopi Balatsouka in March 2022. Finding aid written by Kalliopi Balatsouka in March 2022.
No materials were removed from the collection during 2022 processing beyond routine appraisal practices.
- Olga, Queen, consort of George I, King of the Hellenes, (1851-1926)
- George I, King of the Hellenes, (1845-1913)
- Olga, Princess of Yugoslavia, (1903-1997)
- O'Connor, V. C. Scott (Vincent Clarence Scott), (1869-1945)
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- Kalliopi Balatsouka
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Consists of an autograph letter signed by Prince Nikolaos to his father King George regarding an episode that tooκ place in Athens and Nikolaos got involved. Included also is a newspaper clipping related to the event.Physical Description
Consists of nine autograph letters in English signed by Prince Nikolaos as "Nicky" to his mother, Queen Olga of Greece, from several places, Saint Petersburg, Tatoi, Kordelio (on board the yacht "Narcissus"), Eskişehir, and Athens. One letter is written on letterhead of Zapasnoy palace in Saint Petersburg, another one on a letterhead of the yacht "Narcissus," and two bear the initial "N."Physical Description
Consists of 1 autograph letter signed by Prince Nikolaos to his daughter Princess Olga in a gold sealing wax envelope.
Conists of 22 outgoing autograph letters and cards from Prince Nikolaos to O'Connor.Physical Description
Consists of a notebook (190 sheets, 22.9 x 15.5 cm) with autograph notes by Prince Nikolaos recording his daily activities during 1894. The last 37 leaves are blank. Below the text of August 13th page, there is attached the paper tape of a telegraphic message "Papa answers that he is very happy for you". There are also five cards attached on pages of corresponding dates in September while the Prince was participating in a hunting in Russia; dried leaves in two pages of September; 5 loose leaves with handwritten notes; two blotting papers; 1 card; and 1 photocopy of a photograph depicting a battleship on one side and on the reverse there is a handwritten note "Son Altesse Royale / Le Prince Nicolas." Diary is signed and dated on the front pastedown by Prince "Nikolaos / 1894."
Album is bound in contemporary flexible leather with the date "1894" on the front cover.Physical Description
Consists of a diary containing a handwritten text in Greek in black ink by Prince Nikolaos regarding their travel in Peloponnese and Aetolia-Akarnania, April-May 1898; paginated, with annotations. Title in Greek on fly leaf; paper cover is detached. Included is also a paper sheet with three attached smaller pieces of a handwritten letter signed by Nikolaos. On the reverse, there is a drawing.Physical Description
Consists of a notebook (23 x 18 cm) containing a handwritten text regarding the visit of Prince Nikolaos in Russia in order to request the support of the Czar. Notebook is bound in contemporary green leather.Physical Description