Correspondence of Eleni Potaga

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Scope and Content

Eleni Potaga's correspondence to Graves discusses her work as a sculptor and her life in Greece. Some mutual acquaintances are mentioned, including Rab Shiell and Idries Shah, the latter of whom Potaga met in London in 1962. Potaga was first married to Ian Dutton and subsequently to Phaedon Stratou. The series also contains photographs of Potaga and her work, one letter from Potaga to Beryl Graves, and copy and unsent correspondence from Graves to Potaga.


Correspondence arranged in chronological order by correspondent, although the order is approximate as many items are undated. Other material is placed at the end of the sequence.


Canelluñ Collection number: CC0474

This refers to the arrangement of the papers in Robert Graves’ study before they were transferred to the College.


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