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Vrettakos, Nikēphoros, circa 1945-1969
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Includes signed, autograph poems by Vrettakos in Greek: "Akoma tout' he anoixē", Takēs Lioumas", Etsi mou stathēke ho Taygetos", "Margarita", "To salparisma tou karaviou"; typescript drafts (carbon copies) of poems translated from Greek by Friar bearing his autograph corrections; typescripts of the poems in Greek; poet's explanatory notes on his poems; biographical statement and "Credo"; business correspondence with Friar relating to the selection, translation,and publication of some of Vrettakos' poems in Modern Greek Poetry (additional correspondence has been placed in Box 151, folder 4).
Following a group of boxes (50-67) devoted to Friar's work; the manuscripts are arranged alphabetically by writer's name (boxes: 68-124).
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.
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- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
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- Credit this material:
Vrettakos, Nikēphoros; Kimon Friar Papers, C0713, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 121