The American School's time capsule for future generations


Archives and Personal Papers

The Archives of the School comprise administrative records (AdmRec) concerning the function and mission of the School, excavation records (ExcRec) from American archaeological projects in Greece, and personal papers of American archaeologists working in Greece. They also contain the personal papers of many leading Greek historical and cultural figures of the 19th to the 20th centuries, among them Heinrich Schliemann, the excavator of Troy and Mycenae, Nobel Prize winners George Seferis and Odysseus Elytis, composer and conductor Dimitris Mitropoulos, and Constantine Tsatsos, former President of the Hellenic Republic.


At the East Wing of the Gennadius Library
61 Souidias Street
Athens, GR 10676

Visiting Hours

ANNOUNCEMENT (November 2, 2020)

We regret to inform you that the Archives of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens will remain closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic until further notice.

ΑΝΑΚΟΙΝΩΣΗ (2 Νοεμβρίου 2020)

Με λύπη ανακοινώνουμε ότι το Τμήμα Αρχείων της Αμερικανικής Σχολής Κλασικών Σπουδών στην Αθήνα θα μείνει κλειστό, μέχρι νεωτέρας, λόγω COVID-19.


November 26-27, 2020 (Thanksgivng)

December 24-26, and 31, 2020 (Christmas)

January 1, 2021 (New Year's Day)

January 6, 2021 (Epiphany)

March 15, 2021 (Clean Monday)

March 25, 2021 (Greek Independence Day)

April 30 - May 4, 2021 (Greek Easter)

June 21, 2021 (Feast of Holy Spirit)


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January 15, 2021

Fellowships and Programs - Extension of January 15 Deadline

It has come to our attention that Submittable, our online application system, is having issues today. Thus if are applying for a fellowship or program at the School, with a deadline set for today, that deadline has been extended until tomorrow (January 16, 2021).

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January 14, 2021

Florence Elizabeth ‘Anthi’ Gennadius (1854-1952)

Florence 'Anthi' Gennadius died sixty-nine years ago today (σαν σήμερα), on 14 January 1952, at East Molsesey in Surrey, UK. After marrying Joannes Gennadius in 1932, she embraced her husband’s love for Greece and adopted her Greek name Anthi (Ανθή). Florence also supported Joannes's decision to present his entire collection to the American School of Classical Studies at Athens that led to the creation of the Gennadius Library.

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December 23, 2020

Catalogue of Ion Dragoumis Exhibition Just Published

Μόλις κυκλοφόρησε ο κατάλογος της έκθεσης Ίων Δραγούμης: Στο Μεταίχμιο Ανατολής και Δύσης. Εκατό Χρόνια από τη Δολοφονία του.

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