Francis R. Walton Papers


COLLECTION OVERVIEW

Collection Number:  GR GL FRW 075
Name (s) of Creator (s): Francis R. Walton (1910-1989)
Title: Francis R. Walton Papers
Date [bulk]: 1930-1989
Date [inclusive]: 
Language (s): English
Summary: The collection contains correspondence, class lectures, postcards, clippings, and photos.
Quantity: 3 linear meters
Immediate Source of Acquisition: [Gift of Francis R. Walton, June 1975]
Information about Access: The collection is available for research
Cite as: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Gennadius Library Archives, Francis R. Walton Papers (Αμερικανική Σχολή Κλασικών Σπουδών στην Αθήνα, Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη, Αρχείο Francis R. Walton)
Notes: The collection was processed by Eleftheria Daleziou with the assistance of Deborah Ninios, 2017.

For more information, please contact the Archives:
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens
54 Souidias Street, Athens 106 76, Greece
phone: 213 000 2400 (ext. 425)
Contact via E-mail


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Francis R. Walton was a noted bibliophile and classical scholar who specialized in the study of ancient Greek religion. Born in Philadelphia in 1910 he received his B.A. at Haverford College in 1932, and his Doctorate at Harvard University in 1938. He was a Fellow at the American Academy in Rome for two years in the late 1930s, prior to returning to the United States to teach. He taught classics at Haverford College, Williams College, the University of Minnesota, and the University of Chicago. From 1952 to 1960 he served as the Chairman of the Classics Department at Florida State University. He was member of the ASCSA in 1956-1957. In 1961 Walton was appointed as the Director of the Gennadius Library at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. He held the post until his retirement in 1975. In 1976 he was awarded the Order of the Phoenix by the Greek state in recognition of his contribution to Greek life and culture. He died on October 5, 1989 in Washington D.C.


SCOPE AND CONTENT

The material consists of correspondence, photographs, working notes, class lectures, clippings and printed material

CONTAINER LIST

BOX 1 Personal

Folder 1
Three [3] sketches by F.R.W. (Rye, England)

Folder 2
Reports and Various Notes
--Report of research visit at the Fondation Camargo (June –July 1977). Typed – one page. Attached photocopy of report on research on Janus Lascaris [numbered by FRW 1-11]
--FRW extended notes (working article on Gennadius Library incunabula
Typed numbered 3 -25 with handwritten notes and corrections – Francis Redding Walton, Incunabula in the Gennadius Library, Medievalia et Humanistica, N.s., no 2 (1971)
--Typed list of incunabula  with handwritten notes by FRW [6 pages]

Folder 3 Notes and copies of correspondence for research and other topics

Folder 4 Correspondence
--Copy of a letter from the employees of the GL to FRW to wish him well after an operation dated May 12, 1983
--Copy of a letter from the GL secretary (A. Nikolaides) to FRW dated November 9, 1983
--Copy of a letter from the GL secretary (A. Nikolaides) to the Sardis Expedition (Harvard University) dated July 5, 1985
--Letter from Prof. G. P. Henderson dated 13 December 1986 and attached copy of the reply from GL secretary (A. Nikolaides) dated January 5, 1987
--Copy of a letter from Sophie Papageorgiou to the magazine ‘The Athenian’ enclosing an obituary for FRW sent to the GL by his son David  dated November 9, 1989
--Letter sent to FRW by a John R. Walton from Australia n.d.

Folder 5
Photo of FRW [note: framed – on the shelf]

Folder 6
Marks, awards and distinctions (school and college) in 4 rolls

Folder 7
- Three letters from Mrs James Bissett Pratt (Catherine) to FRW (1942 -1943)
- Envelope with clippings

Folder 8
Correspondence (incoming and outgoing) 1961 -during his first year of tenure of the post of the Librarian of the GL

BOX 2  Yearbooks

The Record, 1929. Haverford College
The Record, 1930. Haverford College
The Record, 1931. Haverford College
Miss Madeira’s School Year Book, 1930 – the yearbook belonged to Mary Cooper*
[*Note: F.R.W. married Mary Sabin Cooper of Elmira, New York in 1944. She died in 1985.]

BOX 3

The Haverfordian [published monthly at Haverford College]
The Haverfordian, January 1929
The Haverfordian, November 1930
The Haverfordian, December 1930
The Haverfordian, January 1931
The Haverfordian, February 1931
The Haverfordian, June 1931
The Haverfordian, November 1931
The Haverfordian, January 1932
The Haverfordian, February 1932
The Haverfordian, March 1932
The Haverfordian, June 1932
Haverford College, October 19, 1957 – The Inauguration of Hugh Borton
The Haverfordian Chapbook for 1930 presents Bull Session

BOX 4

The box contains notebooks with FRW’s notes, translations, notes on courses. They are numbered individually 
[No of notebook, title, content, insert (if any) i.e: B1_1_22-Book 38/9 Notes-Notes on 1a - 33-Scrap paper

Diodorus of Sicily Fragments of books XXXIII-XL Translated by FR Walton---Notes and drafts
01-Notes to Bk 33-Notes on 1 - 34 -
02-XXXIII - 1-1 - 4a-
03-XXXIII - 2-5 – 7-
05-XXXIII - 4-17 – 28a-
06-DS XXXIII - 5-28b -
07-Notes – Bks XXXIV-V-Notes on 1 - 41-
08-Notes XXXIV-XXXV - 2-Notes on 42 - 65-
09-Diodoro XXXIV -XXXV-1 - 2-
10-XXXIV – V - 2-No numbers-
11-Book XXXIV – XXXV - 3-3 - 13-
12-XXXIV – XXXV - 4-14 – 28-
13-XXXIV – XXXV - 5-29 – 33-
14-XXXIV – XXXV - 6-34 – 39a-
15-Notes – Book XXXVI-1 – 22-
16-Book XXXVI-1 – 3-
17-XXXVI - 2-4 – 6-
18-XXXVI - 3-7 – 9, 11-
19-XXXVI - 4-10, 12 - 16-
20-Bk 37 [notes]-Notes on 5a and other things-Scrap paper
21-Notes to Book 37 (2)-Notes on 35 - 53-
22-Book 38/9 Notes-Notes on 1a - 33-Scrap paper
23-Book 38/39-1 - 8-
24-Book 38/9 – (2)-8 – 22-
25-Book 38/9 – (3)-22a – 22b-
26-Notes to Bk XL-Notes on 1 - 20-
27-Book 40-1 – 3-
28-Book 40 – (2)-3 – 7a-
29-Fragments-“Fragments of Uncertain Provenience”, 1 – 14 and Notes 1 -3 –

Religious Thought in the Age of Hadrian, Numen magazine, 1957
01-Hadrian-Notes from various sources, including F Duranum-
02-Hadrian CAH (Cambridge Ancient History series) & RE-Notes from various sources including CAH (Weber) & v Rohden (RE) -
03-Hadrian - coins-Notes from various sources including H Mattingly-
04-Hadrian - Aes-Notes from various sources including  Strack-

Course on Ancient Tragedy
01-Hist of Tragedy (3)-[Class lecture] notes-
02-Tragedy V Euripides-[Class lecture] notes-
03-Antigone-[Class lecture] notes-
04-Eumenides-[Class lecture] notes *Notes from De Glaube der Hellenen-*Pages from other book 
05-Hippolytus-[Class lecture] notes-Card with notes

Various subjects (Greek and Roman religion and festivals) for course and writings
01-Thargelia (Texts)-Annotated notes for [an article]-Cards with German notes`
02-Dipolieia-Writings for [an article] from WS Ferguson’s The Salaminoi of Heptaphylai and Sounion-*Page with notes
03-Early Poets & Philosophers-Annotated notes for [an article]-
04-A.D. Nock (Arthur Darby) Library-Notes of various resources on religion-Page with notes
05-Greek & Roman Religion Assignments-Homework & term paper assignments, Classical Philology 229, Spring 1959-Page with topics for term papers
06-Civic Religion-[Class lecture] notes-Pages of notes on festivals & mysteries
07-Bucchae (background)-[Class lecture] notes-Pages of notes on Dionysus
08-Dionysus-[Class lecture] notes-Card with notes
09-Apollo-[Class lecture] notes-
10-Hero Cult - Brelich-[Class lecture] notes-
11-No title-[Class lecture] notes-Pages of notes on Orgeones
12-No cover, Genealogy I-[Class lecture] notes, (Homer)-Pages of notes on Odysseus
13-Transmigration etc-[Class lecture] notes-Pages of notes on Sectarian rel & Orphic myth
14-Afterlife & Orphism-[Class lecture] notes-Pages of notes on Orphism
15-No title -[Class lecture] notes on Orphism-

BOX 5

The box contains notebooks with FRW’s notes, translations, notes on courses. They are numbered individually
[No of notebook, title, content, insert (if any) i.e: B1_1_22-Book 38/9 Notes-Notes on 1a - 33-Scrap paper]

Comparative Religion course [Term 1, 3/3-15/3/46, Spring]---Missing; Class lecture notes #1-8 on Primitive Religions-
01-Readings in Religion 1 Spring & Summer (1946) -Course timetable, grades-
02-Religion Lectures-Notes for Greek religion (“add to lecture 7”)-
03-Vedic Religion I-Class lecture notes #9, 10 on religions of India-2 clippings on India, page of notes on Indo-European languages
04-Loose notes, no title-Class lecture notes #11, 12 on the Vedic Gods-
05-Vedic Religion (II)-Ideas on Death, Transmigration & Karma, Brahminism  Introduction, Class lecture notes #12 con’t, 13-Notecard RV 9
06-Indian Religion III-Brahminism – (cont’d), Class lectures notes #14, 15-Note on Dharma
07-Indian Religion IV-Upanishads, Class lecture notes #15 con’t-
08-Indian Religion V-Upanishads – end (mysticism) Hinduism – introduction, Class lecture notes #16, 17-Notes on Zani and Brahman
09-Indian Religion VI-Hinduism II, Class lecture notes #17 con’t, 18, 19, 20-
10-Indian Religion VII-Samkhya Philosophy, Class lecture notes #18, 19 con’t -
11-Indian Religion VIII-Modern Reform Movements, Class lecture notes #20 con’t -
12-Jainism -The Jainas, Class lecture notes #21, 22-Notecard on Ahimsa
13-Sikhs-(“Disciples”), Class lecture notes #22 con’t-
14-Bhagavad – Gita - notes-Course timetable and grades-
15-Buddhism I-Class lecture notes # 23, 24-
16-Buddhism II-Class lecture notes #25, 26-
17-Buddhism III-Class lecture notes #26 con’t, 27, 28-Pages 1-4 on Teachings of Pali Canon
18-Buddhism IV-Class lecture notes #29, 30-
19-Buddhism V-Mahayana, Class lecture notes #31, 32-Notes on “Summary of essential differences in Mahayana”
20-Buddhism VI-Mayayana end, Class lecture notes #32 con’t-
21-Buddhism *-Class lecture notes-
22-Lotus Gospel - notes-Class lecture notes -
23-Zoroastrian Religion-Class lecture notes #33, 34, 35-
24-Zoroastrian Religion II-Class lecture notes #35 con’t, 36-

Comparative Religion course][Term 2, 1946, Summer]
01-Judaism I-Class lecture notes #1, 2, 3-
02-Judaism II-Class lecture notes #2, 3 con’t, 4-
03-Judaism III-Class lecture notes #4 con’t, 5, 6, 7-Notecard with page # for different facts
04-Judaism IV -Class lecture notes #8, 9-
05-Judaism V-Class lecture notes #10, 11, 12-
06-Judaism VI-Class lecture notes #12 con’t, 13, 14-4 pages of further notes
07-Mohammedanism I-Class lecture notes #1, 2 [#15, 16]-
08-Mohammedanism II-Class lecture notes -
09-Christianity I-Class lecture notes #17, 18, 19-
10-Christianity II-Class lecture notes #19 con’t, 20, 21-
11-Christianity III-Class lecture notes #22, 23-
12-Christianity IV-Class lecture notes #24, 25-
13-Christianity V-Class lecture notes #26-
14-Christianity VI-Class lecture notes #27, 28-
15-Christianity VII-Class lecture notes #29, 30-
16-N. T. [New Testament]-Misc notes on Christianity-
17-No title-Misc notes on Christianity-
18-R Benedict on Kwakiutl Indian cannibalism-Notecard re rites of a North American tribe-
[Note: Boxes 4 and 5 arranged and catalogued by Ms Deborah Ninios]

BOX 6 Postcards

Folder 1 Family and Friends
Folder 2 England/UK
Folder 3 France
Folder 4 Greece (Athens to Argos)
Folder 5 Greece (Dafni, Knossos, Mycenae Misc./Unknown)
[Note: The post cards are blank with the exception of Folder 1]

BOX 7 Postcards

Folder 1 Italy (Rome/Vatican)
Folder 2 Italy [rest of Italy]
Folder 3 Japan
Folder 4 Middle East (Egypt/ Lebanon/Syria/Turkey)
Folder 5 USA/Mexico
Folder 6 Former Republic of Yugoslavia (Kotov/Dubrovnic/Split)
[Note: The post cards are blank]

 

BOX 8 Photos

Folder 1 FRW portraits, photos of friends

Folder 2 USA – College years – Quakers

Folder 3 New York - England (1935-1936)

The folder contains photos from NY – on board to Europe - and photos from England

Folder 4 Italy 1935

Folder 5 Italy 1936

Folder 6 Pompeii

Folder 7 Constantinople 1936

Folder 8 Mt. Athos 1936

Folder 9 Athens 1936

Folder 10 Greece [not Athens] 1936

Folder 11 France 1936

Folder 12 Near and Middle East [Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Egypt]

Folder 13 Athens 1937

Folder 14 Greece [not Athens] 1937

Folder 15 Negatives

Folder 16 Historical Photos of Athens (circa 1900)

11 photos [Please note: the photos were donated by FRW, June 1975

Folder 17 UK (1936)

Please note: Boxes 9 to 12 contain correspondence, personal notes and working notes and have been arranged alphabetically following their original labelling by FRW himself

BOX 9

Folder 1 ALITERIOS ARTICLE

-Note cards with notes on the article.

-Handwritten draft of the article.

-Reprint of Oscar Broneer’s article (AJA) “Notes on the Xanthippos Ostrakon”.

Folder 2 [ANCIENT RELIGION COURSE] in file “Oliver, James H. 1957”

-2 packs of cards with notes.

-3 pages of misc. notes.

-Notes on Roman Religion.

Folder 3 COMMON MEN AND UNCOMMON CITIZENS

-22 pg. article on democracy.

-Pierce College Commencement address (23/6/67) based on the above article.

-“Haunted, Holy Ground” A Holiday Journey to Epirus by Francis and Mary Walton, 24 pgs (1957)

Folder 4 [CORRESPONDENCE]

-Correspondence (1953) with academics re Diodorus and Loeb translation.

-Personal correspondence including to The President (USA) and Mr. Dulles.

Folder 5 CORRESPONDENCE - & CALLERS - & NOTES – LEAR ET AL

([in an old folder titled Λαγουδάκης]

-Correspondence from 1973-1981, from both professional people and “the curious” re Lear. 

-Calling cards (28) from a varied assortment of people, including; Mrs. Averoff-Tossizza to Prof. Buda from Albania. 

-Handwritten copies (46) of Gennadion library cards of various rare books.

-Misc. notes

-Copy of [article] titled “Achaea” written in Latin.

Folder 6 CORRESPONDENCE ON MICHELANGELO  [Correspondence on Cyriacus of Ancona]

-Letters (1959 – 1961) to and from Walton re an article on Cyriacus of Ancona.

-Various photographs (10): ancient coins, Parthenon pediment, Creation of Adam, etc.

Folder 7 DIODORUS 1

[Note:  FR Walton translated, for Loeb Classical Library Press, Didorus Library of History, Vol. XI, fragments of books 21-32 and Vol. XII fragments of books 33-40.]

-Correspondence (1953-1954) with academics concerning the translation and details of research.

-Small notebook with notes.

-Letter from Walton’s cousin Harriet with no relation to the rest of the file.

Folder 8 DIODORUS 2

[Note:  FR Walton translated, for Loeb Classical Library Press, Didorus Library of History, Vol. XI, fragments of books 21-32 and Vol. XII fragments of books 33-40.]

-Correspondence (1953-1965) with academics and publisher concerning the translation; details of research, proof reading of proofs, etc.

Folder 9 DIODORUS [3]  [Note:  FR Walton translated, for Loeb Classical Library Press, Didorus Library of History, Vol. XI, fragments of books 21-32 and Vol. XII fragments of books 33-40.]

-Correspondence (1963-1967) with academics and publisher concerning the translation; details of research, proof reading of proofs, etc.

-Misc notes.

-Exam booklet with notes, note cards and a note from Albert Wifstrand, 2/10/1947.

-Notes by I.R. re Joshua Guttmann on Hecataeus of Abdera.

-Notes on galley proofs.

-List of ancient Greek diphthongs.

-Page 232 (copy) of “Scolii alle Orazioni”.

Folder 9 ELEUSIS

-Misc. notes on Eleusis.

-2 letters (1951) re Eleusis.

Folder 10 ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNIA

-Reprints of articles in the Encyclopaedia Britannia, written by Walton.  Sent to Walton, with cover letter (1967), for possible correction.  Articles: Anubis, Atargatis, Bendis, Hermes Trismegistos, Mithraism and all the months Jan-Dec.

Folder 11 FESTIVALS

-Correspondence (1962-1965) with “Lexikon der Alten Welt” about inclusion of  Walton’s articles on Festivals.

-2 copies of articles on festivals, Adonia-Tithenidia.

-2 copies of articles on festivals, Anthesteria-Theseia.

-A letter and typed notes from an academic in Lund, Sweden, referring to his book on festivals.

-2 Harvard exam books with notes on festivals.

-Misc, 3 pgs., notes

-List of [icons]

Folder 12 GENNADIUS -  JG BIOGRAPHY (WALTON)

-Article on Gennadius, 39 pages.

-Correspondence (1963-1964) with The Book Collector Quarterly re publication.

-Notes

Folder 13 GENNADEION NOTES ETC.

-Correspondence (1961-1964) concerning an Arabic account of the Book of Gospels, an article for The Book Collecor Quarterly, drawings by Revitt and Pars, etc.

-Notes

-Notes on 2 Cockerrel plans of Bassai

Folder 14 GENNADIUS LIBRARY BOOK PURCHASES – GREECE

-Correspondence with C. Zois (1970) and K. Savvidis (1969) re purchases

-2 receipts for books (1970)

-Various notes on books either purchased or wishing to be purchased from: Melas, Arvanitidis, Karavias and others.

-Lists of books in the Library not listed in Legrand’s Bibliographie Hellenique

Folder 15 GENNADEION

-Various correspondence from 1961, the year Walton became Librarian.  The letters mainly concern his new position, some cataloguing questions and also professional matters. 

-Inventory of furniture in the Librarian’s house.

BOX 10

Folder 1 GREEK RELIGION 1 C

-Papers and lectures from 1954 on various subjects including:  Origin of the Gods, Popular Religion in the Archaic Period, Aeschylus, Athens and Its Festivals and Oriental Cults on Greek Soil

Folder 2 GREEK RELIGION 2

-Various notes on definition of religion, Greek religion and religion in general

-Exam book with notes for Religion 1 Introduction

-Exam for “Classical Civilization 450”

Folder 3 GREEK RELIGION & GREEK ART

-2  copies of lecture on Greek religion and art, with list of slides to be shown.

Folder 4 GREEK RELIGION  MISC. NOTES

-Letter from Keith [G]uttine

-Newspaper articles: Greek traditions, book reviews, Zuni dances…

-List of “Attic months”, Athenian year, Calendar

-Notes on Pausanias

-Notes on:  Zeus, Aristotle, Asclepius

-Notes on Comford “Greek Religious Thought”

-Misc. notes on scraps of paper

-College exam for “History of Culture 222L”

Folder 5 GREEK RELIGION READER INTRODUCTION (Fair Copy)

-2 copies of Introduction, 32 pgs each.

Folder 6 GREEK RELIGION LEADER INTRO

-3 letters (1960-1961) re book with Anchor Books and The Univ. of Chicago Press.

-Outline for Reader in Ancient Greek Religion.

-3 copies of “Greek Religious Texts”, 4 pgs.

-3 excerpts from the book 1) Heroes 2) Alcibiades & the Eleusinian mysteries 3) Porphyry and De Abstinentia II

-Various quotes [to be included] in the Reader.

 -From “Inscriptiones Graecae”: Disbursement of funds at the temples, Judgement at Eleusinion, How the Eleusinian rituals should be conducted, Gods at Amphiaraus, Worship of Sacred Stones (from Pausanias), Various quotes from ancient writers, 2 different groups, Various quotes re the Eleusinian Mysteries, Various quotes from the Odyssey, Various quotes from the Iliad and the Odyssey, Cretan Hymn of the Curetes.

Folder 7 GREEK RELIGION READER – INTRODUCTION

-A letter from Doubleday & Company Inc. re interest in a book by Walton and Michael Jameson.

-“An Historical Study of Classical Greek Sacrifice” by M Jameson, outline of proposed work.

-Research plans by Agnes Kirsopp Lake Michels on the study of the calendar.

-2 copies of “Greek Religion Introduction”.

-Preface to a course of lectures on “Religion in Greek Civilization”.

Folder 8 GREEK SACRIFICE

-Copy of Walton’s work (22 pages and bibliography) “Some Aspects of Greek Sacrifice as seen in Lucian’s “On sacrifice” and Inscriptions”, 8/12/33.

-Copy of Walton’s [speech] “The Dedicatory Inscription of the Temple Castor”, for the American Academy in Rome.

-[Translation] of I Levy’s work on Pythagoreas.

-Misc. notes.

Folder 9 GROLIER

-Correspondence with the Grolier Publishers concerning various articles (Dionysia, Panathenaea, Mysteries, etc.) written for their encyclopedia.

-Letter from The New Catholic Encyclopedia with galley proofs for an article on Orphism.

Folder 10 HERALDRY, ETC. – PROBLEMS

-Correspondence (1963-1969) mainly with Michael Maelagan (Oxford)

-Rubbings [from books] of coat of arms, many “deciphered” by Maelagan

-Photocopies (2) of [Arabic] writing and designs

Folder 11 HOMER

-Sets of notes on the “Iliad” [from college].

Folder 12 INCUNABULA

-Correspondence (1962-1975) with, among others, Frederick Goff (Rare Books, Library of Congress, Mary Giffin and Case Western Reserve Press re Walton’s article on Incunabula.

-Photocopies of pages of a [rare] book

-Summary of Walton’s article on Incunabula for Medievalia et Humanistica

-Various notes

BOX 11

Folder 1 INSCRIPTIONS & MISC.

-Copy of an Appendix on epigraphs by S Dow

-Misc. notes on inscriptions.

-2 clippings from newspapers on unusual, modern religious practices.

Folder 2 LASCARIS 1 [and the Duke of Alba]

-Copy of a lecture, “Comneni, Lascarids  and the Duke of Alba”.

-Notes

-3 letters (1966-1974)

-Photocopies from the Biblioteca Nacional Manuscritos re the Comneni and Palaeologos genealogy.

-Photostats “Generatione Seconda” and “DiFlauio Niceforo”

-Harvard exam booklet filled with notes on Alba genealogy.

Folder 3 LASCARIS 2 [regarding MS by Miniati]

-Letters, inquiries and answers, 1962-1964.

-2 exam booklets with notes

-Copies of notes and translations

-2 pages of photocopies of books on Lascaris in French and German

-Photocopy of Legrand’s “Bibliographic hellenique…”, XV – XVI sieieles, vol. 1, pgs CXXXI-CLXII

-Photocopy of Legrand’s “Bibliographic hellenique…”, XV – XVI sieieles, vol. 2, pgs 322-336.

-Photocopy, pgs. 332-413, “Centralblatt fur Bibliothekswesen”, article “Neue Mittheilungen uber Janos Laskaris und die Mediceische Bibliothek” Sept-Oct 1884.

-Photocopy, pgs. 251-274 (from ??), “Inventaire des Manuscripts Grecs de Jean Lascaris”.

-Photocopy, pgs. 125-185 (from??), “Un Mot sur le Liber Pontificalis”.

-Photocopy, pgs 324-329 (from ??), “Joannes” Lascaris  Frere de “Janus” Lascaris”.

Folder 4 LASCARIS [3]

-A few handwritten notes.

-Notes on research, pgs to photocopy, biographical details, etc.

-Photocopied pamphlet by MI Manousaka, “Αρχιερείς Μεθώνης, Κορώνης και Μονεμβασίας γύρω στα 1500”.

Folder 5 LASCARIS [4]

-Transcriptions and translations concerning J Lascaris:  Pierfilippo Pandolfini’s letters (1490), deliberations of the Venice Senate (1503-1508), Notes (1496-1527), Tributes, Chronology (1475-1486) and list of letters (1475-1534).

-Photostats from the Bibliotheca Apostolica Vaticana in Latin of old manuscripts (mentioning J Lascaris) and letters written by J Lascaris.

-Photographs of verses from Studio [Fiorentius], volumes 5, 6, 9 in Latin.

-Vatican Library pamphlet re use of the Library. 

-Photostats of original Latin manuscripts.           

Folder 6 JANUS LASCARIS

-3 texts of Janus Lascaris, Renaissance Apostle of Hellenism

-A few notes

Folder 7 LEAR LECTURE

-[4] different lectures on Lear.

-Copy of Lear lecture given in Dec 1966, 3 pgs. – 2 copies

-Copy of Lear lecture, 7 pgs. – 2 copies

-Copy of Lear lecture, 6 pgs.

-Copy of Lear lecture, 13 pgs.

-Printed copy, 16 pgs, and handwritten notes, 10 pgs. & 17pgs. on “Excursion 26 – 30 west from Chanea”

-Notes (on the back of Gennadion request slips from 1969) on Lear’s drawings, attached to an invite to the Indian Embassy (1981).

-Notes for Lear lecture on cards.

-Various correspondence re the publishing of various books on Lear.

-ASCSA Newsletter, Spring 1978.

-O. Elytis calling card, used to hold clip on note cards.

Folder 8 LECTURE ON THE GREEK BOOK AND THE BOOK IN GREECE

[Given at Salonika University]

-The Greek Book and the Book in Greece (5+ copies)

-Το Ελληνικό Βιβλίο και το Βιβλίο στην Ελλάδα (3 copies)

-Incunabula in the Gennadius Library

-Various notes.

Folder 9 LECTURE PLANS

-Correspondence (1963-1972) concerning lectures given to museums, organizations, etc.

-Copies of 3 lectures, 1-Lear, 2-in Italian, 3-Treasures of the Gennadion (in Greek)

Folder 10 LYRIC POETRY

-Various sets of notes on Lyric Poetry including notes from Dec 1932.

Folder 11 MISC. CORRESPONDENCE – BUSINESS & PERSONAL

-Letters to and from Walton from 19/9/63 – 31/12/70 from including from Steven Runciman, Irving Stone, Nancy Mitford and Romilly Jenkins.

-Misc. notes, menus and newspaper clippings.

-2nd page of [CV] with list of Watson’s publications.

-A copy of “Greek Religious Texts”.

Folder 12 MISC. PAMPHLETS

-Reprint from “Phoenix” (Classical Assoc. of Canada) re Lascaris

-Instituto de Storia dell’Arte Firenze, re use of facilities.

-Η Ανωτάτη Σχολή Καλών Τεχνών and Gennadion lecture by F. Walton on E. Lear.            

Folder 13 MITHRAS – CYBELE

-Notes and edited proofs for an article on Mithraism for Reallexikon fur Antike und Christentum encyclopedia.  Also a letter (22/7/1965) declining to revise the article, 25 years later.

Folder 14 MONO

[Under-graduate papers written by Walton, 1932-1934]

A Comparison of Euripides’ Hippolytus with Racine’s Phedre

A Consideration of Aeschylus’ Seven Against Thebes, 1010-84

Placentia

The Stephanephores of Miletus

The Logos of Heraclitus

Latin 2, Final Examination, May 9, 1942

Paper by a student of Waltons: The Homeric Ideal of Honor as seen in the Iliad

Folder 15 MUNBY

Various academic correspondence (1962-1974)

BOX 12

Folder 1 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

-Correspondence (1959-1958) with The Geographical Journal and the National Geographic re publication of an article about Epirus written by Francis and Mary Walton.

-Haunted, Holy Ground A Holiday Journey to Epirus, copies of the article with notes for suggested photographs.

-1 page of another article on Greece.

Folder 2 NILSSON

 -Correspondence dealing with proof reading a book for re-publication.

-Letters to Walton from Prof. Martin P. Nilsson 27/6/1956 – 24/5/1962.

-Letters to Nilsson from Walton 18/12/1956 – 30/6/1962.

-Photo of Nilsson inscribed to Walton.

Folder 3 O.C.D. NOTES

-Original notes, in pencil, for Oxford Classical Dictionary articles by FR Walton including a note from Sterling Dow (1940) regarding a bit of research,

-Correspondence (1964-1965) with OCD re up-dating of the original articles.

Folder 4 OLD LECTURES

-Various notes and 2 letters.

-Notes on Lykosura.

-Lectures: An Anti-Rationalist Movement, Heroic Man in Early Society, The Iliad, Atargatis and the Greeks, The Diffusion of the Cult of Atargatis, Oriental Cult at Delos, Common Men and Uncommon Citizens, [Paganism]

Folder 5 PAGE, WILLIAM

-Correspondence (1967-1970) re artist W. Page

Folder 6 RARE BOOKS – NOTES – INQUIRIES

-Correspondence (1962-1978) with inquiries both to and from Walton re rare books.

-Pages of catalogues re J Lascaris and C Lascaridis/Lascaris

-Misc. notes

-Photocopies of rare books [having to do with some of the letters?]                              

Folder 7 READER [Ancient Greek Religion]

-Tentative outline for Reader.

-Correspondence (1954-1963) re Reader mainly with Michael Jameson, co-author.

-Misc. notes.

Folder 8 SAMOTHRACE

-Karl Lehmann’s book

-Copy of Chapter IV, “The Epopteia and the Function of the Hieron”.

-Copy of footnotes for Chapter IV.

-2 letters from Phyllis Lehmann from the Samothrace dig.

Folder 9 UNIVERSITY LECTURES

Various notes and complete lectures on Ancient Greek religion and literature: Olympus, Civic Religion, Eleusinian Mysteries, Gods, Iliad, Hesiod, Homeric Hymns…

BOX 13

Periodicals

BOX 14

Offprints

BOX 15

F.R.Walton's ash urne