Contents and Arrangement

Klēridē, Chrysanthē [Bempa], 1949-1983

2 folders

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Included are autograph manuscripts and typescripts of the following texts: "Hoi hypochreōseis tou anthrōpou stēn psychē tou"; "Synkrisē tou antrou tēs Kalypsōs (tou Homērou) kai tou palatiou kai tou kēpou tou Digenē Akrita"; "Ho choros sēmera"; "Palioi kairoi"; typescript of the play The Return; "Rome, an Oblique View" (pp. 51); "Skepseis gyrō apo to thema 'Synchronē technē kai paradosē'"; "The Moment of Decision"; and several others, as well as autograph notes of Klēridē's thoughts spanning from 1949 to 1960. The second folder includes autograph manuscripts and typescripts of poems and ballet stories; black-and-white photographs of Klēridē; and clippings of Greek newspapers relating to her death.


This series has been organized alphabetically by last name of the author.

Collection History


Nothing was removed from the collection.

Processing Information

This collection was originally processed in 1998. New material was acquired and the collection was revised, reprocessed, and completed by Kalliopi Balatsouka in 2010. Finding aid compiled by Kalliopi Balatsouka in 2010, incorporating descriptions generously prepared by Prof. Peter Mackridge.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

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:

Klēridē, Chrysanthē [Bempa]; Kaiē Tsitselē Papers, C0801, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Published editions of these manuscripts: No Name in the Street. New York: Grove Press, 1953, Ten Seconds From Now. London: Harvill Press, 1957, The Way to Colonos. New York: Grove Press, 1960, Ho choros tōn hōrōn. Athens: Agra, 1998, Death of a Town. London: The Harvill Press, 1954 [1955]. Menēs Koumantareas: Koula . Athens: Kedros, translated by Kaiē Tsitselē, 1991.

The biographical note is based on research done by Prof. Peter Mackridge as a Library Research Fellow of the Program in Hellenic Studies, Princeton University.

Fêtes de Delphes
Galanakē, Rea
Keeley, Edmund.
Klēridē, Chrysanthē
Mackridge, Peter
Zatelē, Zyranna