Contents and Arrangement

1962 Outgoing, 1962 January - December

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Athens, Greece. Includes correspondence relating to Friar's current projects, the translation of Aeschylus'' Oresteia and Homer's Odyssey, the setting of Kazantzakis' The Odyssey into a screen play, and the anthology of the Contemporary Greek Poets; with Friar's family relating to medical issues; with Alfred A. Knopf relating to Friar's criticism on Vassilis Vassilikos' trilogy: "The Plant", " The Well", "The Making of Angels" with autograph annotations (official correspondence has been removed to separate folder); criticism on Vassilikos' trilogy by other litterateurs (e.g. George Theotokas, Takēs Papatzonēs, I.M. Panagiōtopoulos, G.P. Savvidēs (official correspondence has been removed to separate folder); correspondence with Friar's father; and with Phillips Garman.


Arranged chronologically by year or parts of year (range of months). Beginning with 1974, each year's correspondence is also arranged alphabetically. Occasionally, there is also a subject folder (or folders) for a specific year, such as "1985: Finances."

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:

1962 Outgoing; Kimon Friar Papers, C0713, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (mss): Box 28