Contents and Arrangement

United Nations Decade for Women, World Conference, Correspondence and Press Clippings, 1985

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of selected papers of Margarita Papandreou. There is correspondence (1981-1985), in English and Greek, received by Papandreou and her husband, Andreas Papandreou, prime minister of Greece (1981-1989, 1993-1996), concerning personal and business matters, and some affairs of state. The bulk of the papers consists of speeches, articles, interviews, and printed matter, by and about Papandreou, relating to her involvement in the Greek Union of Women, a socialist feminist group she founded in 1976 (president, 1980-1989), the First Ladies Conference on Drug Abuse at the United Nations (1985), and the World Conference to Review and Appraise the Achievements of the United Nations Decade for Women: Equality, Development and Peace (1975-1985), held in Nairobi, Kenya (1985). Also present are copies of the PAK Newsletter (1972-1974), a publication of the Panhellenic Liberation Movement in North America, and many newspaper clippings in Greek.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and 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.

Special Requirements for Access:

General correspondence materials are water damaged and in poor condition.

Credit this material:

United Nations Decade for Women, World Conference, Correspondence and Press Clippings; Margarita Papandreou Papers, C0741, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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