Contents and Arrangement

Subseries 4C: Business, 1975-2003

5 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Includes Nikos Stangos's official correspondence, mostly incoming, spanning from 1975 to 2003, with poets, writers, scholars, artists, and art historians as an editorial director of Thames and Hudson. The vast amount of the correspondence relates to the submission of their works to be published by Stangos Publishing House. Some of the names included are: David Hockney, George Baker, Helen Andrew-Harris, Prof. Caroline Bruzelius, Roger Benjamin, John Willett, Zoē Kosmidou, Ian Walker, Sir Nicholas Serota, Yve-Alain Bois, Sir Howard Hodgkin, Joan Stanley-Baker, N.C. Talbot Rice, Michael Rush, David Phillips, Christopher Allen, J. Chadwick, Richard Schmidt, Ulrich Lehmann, Alan Livingston, John Gage, Mark Read, Robert Hughes and hundreds others. The correpondence comprises original and copies of typed letters, electronic mail, and facsimiles.


This subseries has been arranged chronologically.

Collection History


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Kalliopi Balatsouka in the summer of 2010. Finding aid written by Kalliopi Balatsouka in August 2010.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

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:

Subseries 4C: Business; Nikos Stangos Papers, C1375, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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