Patricia Neils Boulter Papers


Collection Number: GR ASCSA  PNB 091
Name(s) of Creator(s): Patricia Neils Boulter (1927-2013)
Title: Patricia Neils Boulter Papers
Date [bulk]: 1951-1953
Date [inclusive]:
Language(s): English
Summary: This small collection contains letters from John L. Caskey, Elizabeth Caskey, Mabel Lang, and Marion Rawson to Cedric and Patricia Boulter, most of them written in 1952-1953; about 60 photos of people and sites dating from 1948 to 1966 from various trips, including two photos of Rachel Sargent Robinson; slides from trips in Greece when Cedric Boulter was a visiting professor at the ASCSA in 1965-1966; books (catalogs) about painters Yannis (John) Spyropoulos and Christos Capralos, and Skyrian Embroideries at the Benaki Museum; and two ceramic plates (one celebrating the wedding of King George and Queen Olga in 1867, the other the Universal Exposition of 1889).
Quantity:  0.10 linear meters
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Jenifer Neils, 2017
Information about Access: The collection is available for research
Cite as: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Archives, Patricia Neils Boulter Papers (Αμερικανική Σχολή Κλασικών Σπουδών στην Αθήνα, Αρχείο Patricia Neils Boulter)


Patricia Neils Boulter (1927-2013), a classicist, earned her B.A (1948), M.A (1949), and PhD (1953) in Greek from Bryn Mawr College. She was a regular member of the ASCSA in 1951-1952. She excavated at the Athenian Agora where she met her future husband Cedric Boulter, professor of classics at the University of Cincinnati. In addition to writing articles on Greek tragedy, she also worked on classica sculpture and published for the first time all of the marbles pertaining to the sculpted frieze of the Erechtheion (Antike Plastik X). Patricia Boulter also served as book review editor of the American Journal of Archaeology from 1974 to 1980, and after John Caskey's death in 1981, took over as editor of publications for the Kea Excavations series.

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