Αρχείο Μαργαρίτας Λυμπεράκη
COLLECTION OVERVIEW - ΕΠΙΣΚΟΠΗΣΗ ΣΥΛΛΟΓΗΣ
Collection Number: GR GL ML 117
Name(s) of Creator(s): Margarita Lymberaki (1919-2001)
Title: Margarita Lymberaki Papers
Date [bulk]: 1939-2001
Language(s): Greek, French, English, German
Summary: The collection consists of correspondence (family, personal and professional), literary manuscripts and typescripts, notebooks and loose handwritten notes, drawings, photographs (in albums, loose and in frames), sound and video recordings, printed material relating to their work, offprints, books, and press cuttings.
Quantity: 5 linear meters
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Gift of Konstantinos Moralis, 2015
Information about Access: The collection is being processed and not available for research.
Notes: The collection was partly processed and catalogued by Maria Papadaki, 2016 (Series I to VII). The rest of the material (Series VIII-XI and additions to the first seven series) was processed and catalogued by Eleftheria Daleziou, 2020.
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The American School of Classical Studies at Athens
54 Souidias Street, Athens 106 76, Greece
Phone: 213 000 2400 (ext. 425)
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BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE - ΒΙΟΓΡΑΦΙΚΟ ΣΗΜΕΙΩΜΑ
Margarita Lymberaki (1919-2001), neé Fexi, studied Law at the University of Athens. After her divorce from George Karapanos in 1946 she spent large periods of her life in Paris where she was influenced by post-war European literary movements; she also befriended philosophers Kornelios Kastoriadis and Kostas Axelos, poet Odysseus Elytis, and author Albert Camus. She is best known for her novel The Straw Hats (Τα ψάθινα καπέλα), first published in 1946.
SCOPE AND CONTENT - ΠΕΡΙΓΡΑΦΗ ΕΝΟΤΗΤΩΝ