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GDA15/1-8 Material relating to Greek and Greek Cypriot migrants in the USA, [1930s]-1997

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Items relating to the Reverend Demetrios Constantelos, New Jersey, USA

Papers donated by Demetrios J Constantelos (first-generation Greek migrant, born in Messinia, Greece, migrated to the USA in 1955), expert in Eastern Orthodoxy, Byzantium, Modern Greek history, and Hellenistic philosophy (and former scholar of Rutgers University, Boston College, Hellenic College, New York University and Richard Stockton College of New Jersey), who served as parish priest in several Greek Orthodox Churches, chiefly in New Jersey. File includes copies of Constantelos' research articles and published writings. In Greek and English.

1 file



Papers relating to Dr Christopher Christodoulou, New Jersey, 1992

Papers relating to first-generation Greek Cypriot migrant Dr Christopher Christodoulou (born in Cairo, Egypt, 1920, migrated to the USA in 1947) including copy brochure for a testimonial dinner held by the Cyprus Federation of America in Christodoulou's honour. Also colour photocopy of a photograph of the gravestone of Ferdinando Palaeologus (a descendent of the last Byzantine royal family, who died in Barbados, 1678), the subject of biographical research by Christodoulou. In English.

See also GDA27/AV57 and GDA27/AV60

1 file



Items relating to the Speros Basil Vryonis Centre, California, USA

Items relating to the Speros Basil Vryonis Centre for the Study of Hellenism, Sacramento, California including four printed newsletter booklets (Vol 2, No 1, Spring 1992; Vol 2, No 2, Fall 1992; Vol 3, No 1, Spring 1993; Vol 4, No 1, Fall 1994). In English.

See also GDA27/AV66 and GDA27/AV68

5 items



Transcripts of interviews conducted with Greeks in the USA, with related papers

Transcripts of interviews conducted with first-generation Greek migrants Theodosis and Margarita Pallis in Florida, 1992, and Apostolos Stamoulis in New Jersey, 1996. In Greek and English. Also copy of an article by Dr Jim Pallis (son of Theodosis and Margarita Pallis), on Greek 'rebetiko' music. In English.

See also GDA27/AV39

1 file



Photographs of Greek and Greek Cypriot migrants in the USA

Photographs and photograph copies relating to Greek and Greek Cypriot migrants in the USA including: migrant workers from the island of Crete, [1930s]; the family of historian and novelist Helen Z Papanikolas (1917-2004) in Utah celebrating an orthodox christening, [1930s]; a Greek family in Utah during a social gathering, c 1948; John Gacos (1925-2004) and his family in New Jersey, 1994; members of the 'Lampousa' Cypriot American Association in New Jersey, 1994; Angela Pathas and Vera Michael in New Jersey, 1994.

See also GDA27/AV57, GDA27/AV60, GDA27/AV61 and GDA27/AV67

31 items



Publications relating to the Hellenic communities in the USA

Magazine, newspaper and periodical editions published by Greek and Greek Cypriot associations and the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, including: Greek American Review, a monthly magazine published by Hellenic Heritage, New York, 1994-1996, in English; Orthodox Observer, a monthly publication by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Press Inc., 1995-1996, in English; Hellenic News of America, a monthly newspaper for the Greek Americans, 1996, in English.

2 files



Copies of research articles about Hellenic migration to the USA

Article by Dean P Talagan, 'Faith, hard work, and family: The story of the Wyoming Hellenes' offprint from Peopling the high plains, Wyoming's European heritage, ed. Gordon Olaf Hendrickson, published by the Wyoming State Archives and Historical Department, Cheyenne 1977, in English.

Article by Dr Stavros Constantinou, 'Modelling international migration: determinants of emigration from Greece to the United States, 1920-1980' published in Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 75(3), 1985, in English; offprint article, 'The changing spatial aspects in the population of Cyprus' by Stavros T Constantinou, published in the Modern Greek Studies Yearbook, University of Minnesota, Volume 10/11, 1994-1995, in English.

3 items



Papers relating to Greeks in Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Photocopies of the constitution of the 'Karabourna' Greeks Association, 1935, in Greek. Photocopy of a newspaper article, 'Baltimore's Greek island' by Walter Nicholls, 1997, in English.

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