- Collection Overview
- Collection Description & Creator Information
- Access & Use
- Collection History
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- Modern Greek Studies Association
- Modern Greek Studies Association Archives
- Manuscripts Division
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- 42 boxes
- Storage Note:
- ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-42
- Greek, Modern English
Consists jointly of the files of the Modern Greek Studies Association (MGSA), established in 1968, and its official publication, the Journal of Modern Greek Studies , which began in 1983.
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists jointly of the files of the Modern Greek Studies Association (MGSA) and its official publication, the Journal of Modern Greek Studies . The files of the MGSA include correspondence of Edmund Keeley, president (1970-1973 and 1980-1981), and others, material on symposiums, membership, and fundraising. Also present are printed bulletins, 1969-1988, and four audiotapes of a Greek symposium in 1969.
The files of the Journal of Modern Greek Studies consists of the correspondence of its editors, William Hardy McNeill (1983-1985), Ernestine Friedl (1986-1990), Peter Bien (1990-1999), and Stratos Constantinidis (2003- ), which includes many drafts and copies of manuscripts of articles, translations, verse, and stories by various, mostly Greek, authors submitted for consideration for publication in the journal. Many of the submitted manuscripts are accompanied by readers' reports.
Roughly sorted as follows: cartons 1-5, general files of the Modern Greek Studies Association; carton 6, printed bulletins; cartons 7-12, files of the Journal of Modern Greek Studies ; boxes 13-19, additional files (1987-1999) of articles submitted to the Journal of Modern Greek Studies ; boxes 20-24, additional files (1969-1999) of the Modern Greek Studies Association; followed by later accessions.
- Collection Creator Biography:
Modern Greek Studies Association
The Modern Greek Studies Association (MGSA) is an American-based nonprofit organization of scholars, students, and philhellenes established in 1968 for the purpose of promoting modern Greek studies in language, modern and Byzantine literature, history, politics, and social science in the United States, Canada, and Greece.The Journal of Modern Greek Studies is published semi-annually by the Johns Hopkins University Press, beginning with Vol. 1, No. 1 in June 1983, and focuses on Greek social, cultural, literary, and political affairs from the late Byzantine Empire to the present.
Former deposit of Edmund Keely. Articles submitted to Journal of Modern Greek Studies are a gift of Peter Bien. Correspondence with contributors of the JMGS was a gift of Stratos Constantinidis. Accruals are added periodically.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information:
Folder inventory added by Sunny Feng '16 and Feng Zhu '14 in 2012.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
The box made a gift in Apr. 2003 (AM 2003-112) is closed for a period of 15 years (until Apr. 11, 2018). The 5 cartons made gift (AM 2006-88) in Feb. 2006 are closed for a period of 15 years (until Feb. 14, 2021). The June 2015 accession (AM 2015-97) is closed for a period of 15 years until June 18, 2030. The July 2017 accession is closed for a period of 15 years (until July 31, 2032). The February 2018 accession (AM 2018-77) is closed for a period of 15 years (until February 7, 2033.)
- 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.
- Credit this material:
Modern Greek Studies Association Archives; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Permanent URL:
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA(609) 258-3184
- Subject Terms:
- Byzantine literature.
Greece -- Civilization -- 1821-1900 -- Periodicals.
Greece -- Civilization -- 20th century -- Periodicals.
Greek literature, Modern -- 20th century -- Periodicals.
Greek literature, Modern -- History and criticism.
Greek literature, Modern.
Greek poetry, Modern -- Translations into English.
Greek poetry, Modern.
Poets, Greek (Modern) -- 20th century -- Correspondence.
Poets, Greek (Modern) -- 20th century -- Poetry.
- Genre Terms:
- Audiotapes -- 20th century.
Correspondence -- 20th century
Manuscripts -- 20th century.
Newsletters -- 20th century.
- Bien, Peter
Constantinidis, Stratos E.
Friedl, Ernestine, 1920-2015
McNeill, William Hardy, 1917-2016
- Greece -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Greece -- Politics and government -- 20th century.