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Princeton University Library Collection of Kōnstantinos Megalokonomos Photographs
Manuscripts Division
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0.2 linear feet and 1 box
Greek, Modern


Consists of an open collection of Megalokonomos photographs.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists of thirty seven (37) black-and white photographs of a visit of Dwight D. Eisenhower in Greece in 1952.

Collection Creator Biography:

Megalokonomos, Kōnstantinos

Kōnstantinos Megalokonomos was born in Izmir (Turkey) and settled in Athens (Greece) after the end of the Greco-Turkish war of 1921-1922. He became involved with photo reporting while he was still attending secondary school. He founded the "Greek Photo News - K. Megalokonomos" agency in 1960. His archive has been preserved; it includes precious material that dates from the interwar period until the late 20th century. He died in 1992.

Collection History


Gift of the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic fund (AM 2019-24).


No materials were removed from the collection during processing beyond routine appraisal practices.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Kalliopi Balatsouka in January 2022. Finding aid written by Kalliopi Balatsouka in January 2022.

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:

Princeton University Library Collection of Kōnstantinos Megalokonomos Photographs; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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