The American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Γιώργος Σεφέρης, 1957. Από το αρχείο του Μορφωτικού Ιδρύματος της Εθνικής Τραπέζης.

Αρχείο Γιώργου Σεφέρη - George Seferis Papers





George Seferis was born in Smyrna in 1900 and moved to Athens when he was fourteen. He studied law in Paris (1918-1924) and joined the Greek diplomatic service in 1926. From 1957 to 1962 he served as Greece’s Ambassador to London. His first collection of poetry, Turning Point (Στροφή) was published in 1931. In 1963, he was awarded the Nobel prize for Literature. His poetic writings include Mythistorema (Μυθιστόρημα), three collections under the title Log-Book (Ημερολόγια καταστρώματος), and the Three Secret Poems (Τρία κρυφά ποιήματα) Seferis who belongs to the so-called “Generation of '30s”, was also a distinguished essayist, diarist, and translator.

Collection Number: GR ASCSA GL GS 37
Name(s) of Creator(s): George Seferis (1900-1971)
Title: George Seferis Papers
Date [bulk]: 1920-1970
Date [inclusive]:
Quantity: 10.80 linear meters
Language(s): Greek, English, French
Summary: The collection contains manuscripts, translations of his works, documents pertaining to his diplomatic career, correspondence (family, personal, congratulations on the Nobel Prize, obituaries, etc.), texts by friends and acquaintances, personal papers, awards, and newspaper clippings.
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Gift of Maro Seferi, 1972, 1996
Information about Access: The papers are catalogued and available for research. 

Cite as: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Gennadius Library Archives, George Seferis Papers (Αμερικανική Σχολή Κλασικών Σπουδών στην Αθήνα, Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη, Αρχείο Γιώργου Σεφέρη)
Notes: Ταξινόμηση-Καταλογογράφηση ‘Πρώτης Παραλαβής’: Θ.Δ. Φραγκόπουλος - Ταξινόμηση-Καταλογογράφηση 'Δεύτερης Παραλαβής': Κατερίνα Κρίκου-Davis, Κατερίνα Κωστίου, Θεανώ Μιχαηλίδου, Λήδα Κωστάκη - Γενική επιμέλεια καταλόγου: Κατερίνα Κρίκου-Davis

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