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Series 1: Correspondence, 1936-1984
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of correspondence mainly in Greek; autograph manuscript and typescript drafts of published and unpublished poetry; articles; talks; notebooks; and printed material that relate to the publications and interests of the Greek poets and writers Nikos Pappas and his wife, Rita Boumē Papa. Correspondents included are: Kimon Friar, Menelaos Lountemēs, Andreas Rados, Rae Dalven, Antōnēs Dekavalles, Giannēs Skarimpas, Nikos Spanias, Nikos Chatzēnikolaou, Nikēphoros Vrettakos, Angelos Sikelianos, Kōstēs Papakonkos, Valentina Traikova, Manōlēs Anagnōstakēs, Giolanta Penklē, Vasia Tsōnē, Jannis Ambatsis, and many other writers, friends, and acquaintances, mainly from Eastern Europe. There is also correspondence with close family members. In addition, there are a few manuscripts of other poets and material relating to copyrights and the Hetaireia Hellēnōn Logotechnōn [Hellenic Literary Society].
This series has been organized into three subseries: Family, Literary, and Publishers-Institutions-Organizations-Embassies.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
Nothing was removed from the collection.
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.
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Series 1: Correspondence; Nikos Pappas and Rita Boumē Papa Papers, C0878, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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