Stavros John Papastavrou: Letters

Scope and Content

Around 130 letters to Papastavrou, found in books from his library, including translations of Greek poems, drafts of book reviews, and profiles of authors, mostly in Greek. Each letter is annotated with the details of the book in which it was found.

The authors include Manto Aravantinou, Marios Bainos, Constantine Petrou Cavafy (Konstantinos Petrou Kavaphes), Helene Cohen, Rae Dalven, Ioannes Theophanous Kakrides, N. Kazanzakis, Helle I. Lampride, John Murray, Alexandros Anastasios Pallis (1883- ), Lena Pappa, Panteles Prevelakis, Donald Robertson, Rodes (Kanakaris-)Rouphos (1924-72), Takes Sinopoulos, Kostas Tachtses, Constantine Athanasius Trypanis, Ioanna Tsatsou, Strates Tsirkas (pseud.), and Nanos Valaoritis.

Administrative / Biographical History

Stavros John Papastavrou, Cambridge University Lecturer in Medieval and Modern Greek Language and Literature, 1947-79.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Found in books purchased by the Library, 1993.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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