Αρχείο Bayard Stockton
Collection Number: GR GL BS 122
Name(s) of Creator(s): Bayard Stockton (1930-2006)
Title: Bayard Stockton Papers
Date [bulk]: 1960-1980
Quantity: 3 linear meters
Language(s): English, Greek, German
Summary: The material consists of correspondence and informational material on his book “Phoenix with a Bayonet”; also tapes, maps, and research material about the creation of a film about the Battle of Crete, 1941, and Grande Bretagne Hotel in Athens.
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Gift of Bayard Stockton, 1974.
Information about Access: The material is being processed (not available for research until the processing is completed).
Cite as: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Gennadius Library Archives, Bayard Stockton Papers (Αμερικανική Σχολή Κλασικών Σπουδών στην Αθήνα, Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη, Αρχείο Bayard Stockton).
American journalist (1930-2006), author of Phoenix with a Βayonet: A Journalis’s InterimRreport on the Greek Revolution (1971). During the 1950’s he worked as an officer in Berlin and in London while being a freelance reporter for Newsweek and BBC. In 1964 he moved to Greece, serving as the Greek, Cyprus and Turkey correspondent of ABC Radio News and the West German Radio and TV. Returning to the U.S. in 1980, Stockton freelanced in San Francisco, until he settled in Santa Barbara. There he was copy-editor for the Santa Barbara News-Press; and, for three years, Associated Press award-winning commentator, host and reviewer for a local radio station.