Alexandros Matsas Papers

Αρχείο Αλέξανδρου Μάτσα


Collection Number: GR GL AM 079
Name(s) of Creator(s): Alexandros Matsas (1911-1969)
Title: Alexandros Matsas Papers
Date [bulk]: 1963-1966, 1967
Date [inclusive]:
Language(s): Greek
Summary: Telegrams from and to the Greek Embassy in Washington, D.C., concerning the Cypriot issue (1963-1966); and one folder with material from 1967.
Quantity: 0.30 linear meter
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Gift of Roxane Matsas, 2014
Information about Access: The collection is not available for research.

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Alexandros Matsas (1911-1969) was a Greek diplomat and literary figure. He studied law at the University of Athens and was a graduate of the Department of Economics and Political Science of Christ Church College, Oxford. His long diplomatic career began in 1934. He served as Ambassador of Greece in Ankara, Turkey (1959-1962), and in Washington D.C., USA  (1962-1967). He resigned in September 1967 and moved back to Greece. His literary works include several published collections of poetry and theatrical plays.