Vasilis Tsimbidaros Papers

Αρχείο Βασίλη Τσιμπιδάρου

COLLECTION OVERVIEW -  ΕΠΙΣΚΟΠΗΣΗ ΣΥΛΛΟΓΗΣ

Collection Number: GR GL VT 068
Name(s) of Creator(s): Vasilis Tsimbidaros, 1919-2002
Title: Vasilis Tsimbidaros Papers
Date [bulk]: 1961-1973
Date [inclusive]:
Language(s): Greek
Summary: The collection consists of letters of Paul Nor (Πωλ Νορ, 1899-1981) to Vasilis Tsimbidaros, a few newspaper clippings including one about Paul Nor written by Tsimbidaros in 2001. 
Quantity: 0.05 linear meters
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Gift of Vasilis Tsimbidaros, 2001
Information about Access: The collection is available for research
Cite as: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Gennadius Library Archives, Vasilis Tsimbidaros Papers (Αμερικανική Σχολή Κλασικών Σπουδών στην Αθήνα, Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη, Αρχείο Βασίλη Τσιμπιδάρου)

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BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE - ΒΙΟΓΡΑΦΙΚΟ ΣΗΜΕΙΩΜΑ

Vasilis (Vasos) Tsimbidaros (1919-2002) was a journalist and writer who lived through the turmoil of the 20th century and covered many historical and political events in Greece and abroad. He served as head of the Press Office of Archibishop Damaskinos after World War II and later for the Press Office of the Greek Embassy in London.


CONTENT - ΠΕΡΙΕΧΟΜΕΝΑ

The collection consists of letters of Paul Nor (Πωλ Νορ, 1899-1981) to Vasilis Tsimbidaros, a few newspaper clippings including one about Paul Nor written by Tsimbidaros in 2001. Paul Nor (pen name of Nikos Nikolaides) was a Greek journalist and writer, mostly known as a writer of satirical plays. He studied law and worked as a lawyer until 1927 when he started writing poetry and working as a journalist. He became established in the 1930s when he was publishing Paparouna, a journal of political satire. For a long period, he lived in the U.S. (1938-1970), and in Sweden (1970-1974).