Contents and Arrangement

Early Writings, 1944-1968

4 folders

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Includes autograph manuscript drafts of Alaveras's essays, short stories, and poems in Greek. Some of them were kept in a folder entitled "Kampanes. Pezographēmata." Included are: "Hoi Megalexantroi" dated 1947 and published in the magazine Morphes, 9 (January 1947); "Polemikē pezographia" dated 1952; "Ho dromos mas. Se eikones pente pente skēnes" dated 1945; "Narkalieutēs"; "Phantastikes phōnes" dated 1949; "Henas logos me logikē kai chōris logikē" dated 1949; "T'agrimia tou allou dasous" dated 1950; "Hē pneumatikē Thessalonikē tou 1952"; a notebook with a novel entitled " Sta skotadia tēs Tsouka-Rōssa" dated 1952; "Pera apo to sēmeio stērigmatos" dated 1952. Other stories included are: "Moirolatrēs"; "To dentraki" dated 1944; "Ho mastro-Nikolas"; "Hagnē, Hagnoula"; "Gia to Mesolongi"; "To tēlephōno" dated 1944; "Hē emporissa"; and many others. There is also a small notebook dated 1962 and one folder consisting of undated early writings. Additionally, there are issues of the student magazine Pnoē/ 2-3, 6-7, where Alaveras published some of his earliest writings dated 1944-1945.


This subseries has been organized into books, diaries, and miscellaneous writings: the books have been arranged in an alphabetical order by the title of the work; the diaries and the miscellaneous writings have been arranged in a chronological order, starting with the earliest dates.

Collection History


Nothing was removed from the collection.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Kalliopi Balatsouka in 2013. Finding aid written by Kalliopi Balatsouka in 2013.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

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Credit this material:

Early Writings; Tēlemachos Alaveras Papers and Nea Poreia Archives, C1408, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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