Contents and Arrangement

Subseries 1A: Books, 1980-2007

2 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection comprises twenty archival boxes of manuscripts, correspondence, and other material pertaining to Nikos Stangos as a Greek poet and translator, and as an art editor in London (1967-2003) for Penguin Books and Thames and Hudson. The papers include personal correspondence with major Greek poets and writers (such as Giannē Ritsos, Nanos Valaōritēs, Andreas Empeirikos, Kōstas Tachtsēs, Giōrgos Iōannou, and Natasa Chatzidaki), as well as with English and American artists and intellectuals (such as David Hockney and John Berger). Also included are many autograph letters of Stangos's mother and other close family members, student notebooks, clippings of newspapers and literary magazines, autograph and typed manuscript drafts of his translations of Modern Greek poetry, printed material, and photographs.


This subseries has been arranged chronologically.

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.

Credit this material:

Subseries 1A: Books; Nikos Stangos Papers, C1375, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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