Contents and Arrangement

Kazantzakis, Nikos: The Odyssey, A Modern Sequel, circa 1958-1962

5 folders

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Includes a bound manuscript and drafts of the Screen Treatment The Odyssey, A Modern Sequel by Kazantzakis adapted and written by Friar with autograph corrections; first draft screenplay by George A. Kozyrēs of The Odyssey, A Modern Sequel, Summas of Actia; a brief 11-page outline and a 37-page longer outline of the entire action.


Following a group of boxes (50-67) devoted to Friar's work; the manuscripts are arranged alphabetically by writer's name (boxes: 68-124).

Collection History


All printed books received with the archive were removed for separate cataloging.

Processing Information

This collection was partially processed by Maritza Maxwell in the summer of 1992. Additional processing was done by Annie Correal in the summer of 2006. Finding aid written by Maritza Maxwell in 1992 and revised by Annie Correal in 2006. The collection was edited and re-processed by Kalliopi Balatsouka in 2009.

During 2009 processing, numbers 17, 19, and 25 were skipped when boxes were renumbered.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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 RBSC 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.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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.

Credit this material:

Kazantzakis, Nikos: The Odyssey, A Modern Sequel; Kimon Friar Papers, C0713, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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