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C. M. Woodhouse’s War in Greece in Fiction, Memoir, and History

02/09/2017
The Annual Archives Lecture for 2016-17 featured Professor David Roessel of Stockton University who talked about Monty Woodhouse's fictional war stories, published in One Omen (1956).

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Announcement Concerning Access to the Archives in the Gennadius Library

01/20/2017
Researchers will not be able to access the Archives of the G.L. between July 1, 2017 and February 28, 2018. H πρόσβαση των ερευνητών στα Αρχεία της Βιβλιοθήκης δεν θα είναι δυνατή από 1/7/2017 έως 28/2/2018.

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Dorothy Burr Thompson’s Photography Gets Publicity in LIFO Magazine

01/16/2017
Γαμήλιος χορός στα Παραπούγγια Βοιωτίας το 1924 και η αυστηρή ποίηση μιας παλιάς Ελλάδας. Από τον Στάθη Τσαγκαρουσιάνο της LIFO.

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New AMBROSIA Launched

12/05/2016
The online home to the catalogues of the Gennadius, Blegen,Wiener Laboratory, and the British School, the new AMBROSIA is simpler and easier to use.

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Austrian Students from Vienna at the ASCSA

11/14/2016
On October 27th, 2016, Dr. Georg Ladstätter of the Austrian Archaeological Institute and Professor Maria Stassinopoulou of the University of Vienna together with a small group of graduate students visited the Gennadius Library and the Archives of the American School.

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Colophon Excavations Archive

11/02/2016
Deirmendere, Asia Minor, April 13, 1922. The excavation house is now in a little better order than it was yesterday and the day before... When both the tents were pitched, we gave the two ladies [Hetty Goldman and Lulu Eldrigde] the choice of living quarters and of course they took the lower tent, which we all claim to be better... The beds we have were shipped from Athens in large wooden boxes and we are using these boxes now as our bureaus..." wrote a young Benjamin Meritt (23 years old) to his fiancée Elizabeth Kirkland from Colophon.

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66 Annual Reports Digitized and Available Online

10/20/2016
66 Annual Reports (1919-1985) were digitized and are available online

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Revisiting Greece Through Painting

08/31/2016
Former member Brian Nolan has not been to Greece in years, but he often paints scenes of Meteora and Crete.

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Schliemann Returns to Japan

07/26/2016
One hundred and fifty years after his first journey to China and Japan, Schliemann's spirit recently returned to Japan on the occasion of two exhibits.

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George Theotokas Joins the “30s Generation” at the Gennadius Library Archives

07/21/2016
And rightly so! How could the papers of the man who penned the manifesto of the "30s Generation" (and also credited by many with coining the term) not be at the Archives of the Gennadius Library, together with the papers of George Seferis, Odysseus Elytis, Stratis Myrivilis, Angelos Terzakis, and Elias Venezis?

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Descendants of the Capps Family Visit the ASCSA

07/11/2016
On July 1st, 2016, Joshua Capps Lister and his family visited the School and spent time at the Archives looking at documents and photos related to Edward Capps.

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Dorothy Burr Thompson: Landscape Photography, 1923-1939

05/27/2016
Dorothy Burr Thompson. Φωτογραφίζοντας το τοπίο: Φωτογραφίες 1923-1939.

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A Finding Aid for the Pylos Excavations Archive

04/13/2016
A new finding aid for the Pylos Excavations Archive has replaced the old inventory.

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VIDEOCAST - Hetty Goldman at Colophon: A ‘Notebook Excavation’ in the Archives of the ASCSA

02/04/2016
Dr. Ulrike Muss, University of Vienna

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Students of Hunter College visiting the ASCSA

01/21/2016
Professor Robert Koehl and a small group of graduate students from Hunter College visited the facilities of the School yesterday.

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George Seferis - Philip Sherrard. An Exchange: 1947-1971

01/12/2016
This Dialectic of Blood and Light. George Seferis - Philip Sherrard. An Exchange: 1947-1971. Edited by Denise Sherrard. Limni, Evia: 2015

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Refugee Aid Drive Has Roots in Philanthropic Efforts of the Past

01/08/2016
Philanthropy and volunteerism have played huge roles in the ASCSA's past. This article provides historical context to — as well as continues — the article found in the winter 2016 issue of the newsletter which details current refugee aid initiatives at the School.

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A Feast to the Eyes: Γιορτινές σελίδες από τα αρχεία της Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης

01/05/2016
Check the online version of "Γιορτινές σελίδες από τα αρχεία της Γενναδείου" featuring manuscripts from the personal papers of novelists Elias Venezis, Stratis Myrivilis, Vassilis Vassilikos, poets Goerge Seferis and Kostas Varnalis, and others. A feast to the eyes!

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Author Vassilis Vassilikos receives honorary doctorate from the University of Athens

12/15/2015
Επίτιμος διδάκτορας του πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών ο Βασίλης Βασιλικός

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Schliemann’s Increasing Popularity in Spain

12/14/2015
In 1859 Schliemann traveled to Spain. Schliemann's personal diary records his visit to La Granja de San Ildefonso, as well as his unsuccessful efforts to visit the royal family of Spain at their summer residence.

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