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Stephen William Rousseas papers, 1966-1979

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Call No.: MS#1094
Bib ID 4078359 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Rousseas, Stephen William
Title Stephen William Rousseas papers, 1966-1979
Physical Description 10.5 linear feet (18 boxes, including 39 volumes)
Language(s) English , Greek, Modern (1453-) .
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Selected materials cataloged: remainder arranged. (Box 1: Cataloged materials; Boxes 2-3: Arranged material; Boxes 4-16: Printed material; Box 16: Audio tapes; and Boxes 17-19: Books).



Correspondence, manuscripts, audio tapes and printed material pertaining to the coup d'etat in Greece in 1967 and to Greek resistance movements in Europe and the United States. Letters from Margaret Papandreou describe the arrest of Andreas Papandreou at the time of the coup and his activities in Europe after his release from prison and the activities of his associates and supporters. There are records of American organizations, especially the Pan-Helenic Liberation Movement (PAK), formed to help Papandreou's cause. Also included are many letters from Mogens Camre, then aide to the Prime Minister of Denmark, and later member of the Danish Parliament; correspondence with Eleni Vlachou, publisher and editor of Kathimerini ('The Daily' a principal Athens newspaper) and with several U.S. political figures including Robert F. Kennedy, Eugene McCarthy, John Kenneth Galbraith and James William Fulbright. The audiotapes are of speechesby and interviews of Papandreou, Rousseas, and others.

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You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-19. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

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Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Stephen William Rousseas papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.


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Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Stephen W. Rousseas, 1985.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Rousseas, Stephen W. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1985. Accession number--M-1985.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Processed AR/JCA 03/--/1986.

Revision Description

2020-05-15 EAD document created by CCR.

2021-03-31 Container list for Series VI: Books added by CCR.

Subject Headings

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Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
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Karamanlis, Konstantinos, 1907-1998 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
McCarthy, Eugene J., 1916-2005 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pan-Hellenic Liberation Movement Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Papandreou, Andreas George Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Papandreou, Margarita Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Papas, Irene Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pattakos, Stylianos Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Politicians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Statesmen Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Vlachos, Helen, 1911- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Rousseas (1921-2012) (Columbia B.S., 1948; A.M., 1949; Ph.D., 1954) taught Economics at Columbia University, New York University, and Vassar College. A friend of Andreas and Margaret Papandreou, the Greek political figure and his wife, he was very active in American orgainzations supporting Papandreou after the 1967 coup d'etat in Greece.

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Series I: Cataloged Correspondence

Box 1 Camre, Mogens

Box 1 Fulbright, James William

Box 1 Galbraith, John Kenneth

Box 1 Karamanlis, Konstantinos

Box 1 Kennedy, Robert F.

Box 1 McCarthy, Eugene J.

Box 1 Papandreou, Andreas

Box 1 Papandreou, Margaret

Box 1 Papas, Irene

Box 1 Pattakos, Stylianos

Box 1 Vlachos, Eleni

Series II: Arranged Correspondence

Box 2 Alfange, Dean

Box 2 American Committee for Democracy and Freedom in Greece

Box 2 Auerbach, Lewis E.

Box 2 Brademas, John

Box 2 Buttrick, John

Box 2 Camre, Mogens

Box 2 Cicellis, Kathy

Box 2 Donnelley, Dixon

Box 2 Fakinos, Jackie/Aris

Box 2 Galbally, Frank

Box 2 Government Offices

Box 2 Gutnan, Sheldon

Box 2 Heller, Walter W.

Box 2 lossifides, I.A.

Box 2 Kalamotousakis, George

Box 2 Kaysen, Carl

Box 2 Kennedy, Jacqueline

Box 2 Kennedy, William

Box 2 Krimpas, George

Box 2 Lianis, George

Box 2 MacBride, Sean

Box 2 Macridis, Koy C.

Box 2 MacMilIan, M.K.

Box 2 Manderstam, L.H.

Box 2 Matziorini, F.

Box 2 Mineikos, Signund A.

Box 2 Minsky, Ryman

Box 2 National Committee for the Restoration of a Democratic Government in Greece

Box 2 Newran, Frank C.

Box 2 New York Times

Box 2 Nicolaidis, Nicholas

Box 2 Norton, Melvin

Box 2 Nugent, Jeffrey

Box 2 Palamas, K.

Box 2 Papamantellos, D.

Box 2 Papamichael, John

Box 2 Papandreou, Andreas

Box 2 Papayianis, C.K.

Box 2 Pappas, Nicholas

Box 2 PeaceNews

Box 2 Petrides, Elly Sappho

Box 2 Poulos, John

Box 2 Rousseas, Claude

Box 2 Rousseas, Stephen

Box 2 Schwartz, James

Box 2 Scourles, A.

Box 2 Slivers, Robert

Box 2 Stavrianos, L.S.

Box 2 Theotokas, George

Box 2 Treholt, Arne

Box 2 Westebbe, Richard M.

Box 2 Wolfson, Robert J.

Box 2 Vournakis, John

Box 2 Vournas, George

Box 2 Yannopoulos, George

Box 2 Zaronikos, N.J.

Box 2 Zioudrou, Christina

Box 2 Case of two escaped witnesses

Series III: Arranged Materials

Box 3 American-Canadian University Committee for Andreas Papandreou, 1967

Box 3 Inter-American Federation for Democracy in Greece

Box 3 C.I.A. and F.B.I. files on Stephen W. Rousseas

Series IV: Printed Materials

Clippings and documents on Greece

Box 3 Clippings and documents on Greece, 1963-1966

Box 3 Clippings and documents on Greece, 1967

Box 4 Clippings and documents on Greece, 1968

Box 4 Clippings and documents on Greece, 1969

Box 4 Clippings and documents on Greece, 1970-1971

Box 4 ASPIDA case

Box 4 Official Junta releases, 1967

Box 4 Maria Becket: Compilation of Political Prisoners and Torture in Greece

Box 5 Council of Europe, European Commission on Human Rights: The Greek Case, Report of the Commission

Box 6 Pan-Hellenic Liberation Movement (P.A.K.): Statements, Releases and Documents of Andreas Papandreou

Box 7 Ellinikos Tahidromos (Greek Courier)

Box 7 U.S. Foreign Area Studies Center for Research in Social Systems

Box 7 Greek Report

Box 8 Athènes-Press Libre (Paris, France), 1969-1971

Box 8 Eleutheria (Freedom), 1969-1971

Box 8 The Greek Observer , 1969-1970

Box 8 Neoi Dromoi (New Roads)

Box 8 L'Autre Grèce (French Monthly), 1971-1972

Box 8 Ethniki Enotis (National Unity), 1971

Box 8 Free Greece

Box 9 Journal of the Greek Diaspora , 1975-1976

Box 10 Oikonomia & Koinoinia (Economy & Society)

Box 10 Demokratia (Democracy), 1965-1969

Box 11 Collection of 28 articles on Greece and the Greek coup by Stephen Rousseas

Box 11 Collection of articles on Greece and the Greek coup by Stavrianos, Wittner, etc. and U.S. Congressional Reports

Box 11 Collection of 23 articles on Greece and the Greek coup by Clogg, Colombis, Frank Church, etc.

Box 12 Documents on Greek Higher Education and the Third University at Patras

Box 13 Hellenic Review , 1968

Box 13 Publications on Greece by Stephen Rousseas

Fugitive Materials

Box 13 Amnesty International

Box 13 G. Anastaplo

Box 13 Book Reviews/Bibliographies

Box 13 Center Union Party

Box 13 Clipping file

Box 14 Congressional Record

Box 14 Council of Europe

Box 14 Demokratia

Box 14 Democratic Defense

Box 14 Documents in Greek

Box 14 Ethnos

In Greek.

Box 14 The Greek Patriotic Front

Box 14 Hellenic American

Box 14 Magazines/other publications

Box 15 Magazine articles

Box 15 Minnesotans for Freedom and Democracy in Greece

Box 15 Reports/Newsletters

Box 15 Misc. newspapers

Box 15 Pamphlets

Box 16 Printed Materials

Series V: Audiotapes

Speeches by and interviews of Andreas Papandreou, Stephen Rousseas, and others.

Box 16 Audiotapes

Series VI: Books

Box 17 Volume 1 James Becket, Barbarism in Greece

2 copies

Box 17 Volume 2 Mogens Camre, Graekenland Kongeligt Diktatur Eller Folkestyre

Box 17 Volume 3 Richard Clogg and George Yannopoulos, eds., Greece Under Military Rule

Box 17 Volume 4 George Coutsoumaris, The Morphology of Greek Industry

Number Six in Research Monograph Series

Box 17 Volume 5 Philip Beane, I Should Have Died

Box 17 Volume 6 Howard S. Ellis, Industrial Capital in Greek Development

Number Eight in Research Monograph Series

Box 17 Volume 7 Amalia Fleming, A Piece of Truth

Box 17 Volume 8 E.S. Forster, A Short History of Modern Greece

Box 17 Volume 9 Greece Under the Junta

Box 17 Volume 10 Keith R. Legg, Politics in Modern Greece

Box 17 Volume 11 Le Livre Noir de la Dictature en Grece

2 copies

Box 17 Volume 12 William Hardy McNeill, Greece: American Aid in Action

Box 17 Volume 13 Melina Mercouri, I Was Born Greek

Box 17 Volume 14 Andreas Papandreou, Democracy at Gunpoint: The Greek Front

Box 17 Volume 15 Andreas Papandreou, Man's Freedom

Box 17 Volume 16 Margaret Papandreou, Nightmare in Athens

Box 18 Volume 17 Diomedes D. Psilos, Capital Market in Greece

Number Nine in Research Monograph Series. 2 copies.

Box 18 Volume 18 Roy Radner, Notes on the Theory of Economic Planning

Number Two in Training Seminar Series

Box 18 Volume 19 Stephen Rousseas, The Death of a Democracy, Greece and the American Conscience

Box 18 Volume 20 Stephen Rousseas, Grecia Contemporanea

Box 18 Volume 21 Stephen Rousseas, Militarputsch in Griechenland

Box 18 Volume 22 Frank Smothers, William H. McNeill, and Elizabeth D. McNeill, Report on the Greeks

Box 18 Volume 23 L.S. Stavrianos, The Balkans since 1453

Box 18 Volume 24 L.S. Stavrianos, Greece; American Dilemma and Opportunity

Box 18 Volume 25 Laurence Stern, The Wrong Horse

Box 18 Volume 26 Bickham Sveet-Escott, Greece: A Political and Economic Survey, 1939-1953

Box 18 Volume 27 Kenneth Thompson, Farm Fragmentation in Greece

Number Five in Research Monograph Series.

Box 18 Volume 28 Torture in Greece, The First Torturer's Trial, 1975

An Amnesty International publication.

Box 18 Volume 29 Constantine Tsouclas, The Greek Tragedy

Box 18 Volume 30 Varios, Grecia "67"

Box 18 Volume 31 Helen Vlachos, House Arrest

Box 18 Volume 32 Lawrence S. Wittner, American Intervention in Greece, 1943-1949

Box 19 Volume 33 Xenophon Zolotas, Monetary Equilibrium and Economic Development

Box 19 Volume 34 Andreas Georgiou Papandreou

Box 19 Volume 35 Helia P. Demetrakopoulou, He Apelia Diktatorias hai E.P.A. Enanti tou Hellenikou Problematos

Box 19 Volume 36 Diati Egine he Epanastasis tes 21 Apriliou 1967

2 copies

Box 19 Volume 37 Zan Meuno, Hoi Politikes Dynameis Sten Hellada

Box 19 Volume 38 Hoi Programmatikes Deloseis tes Kyverneses kai he Syzetese Ste Voul

Box 19 Volume 39 Staurou Roussea, Ho Thanatos Mias Demokratias: he Hellada kai he Amerikanike Syneidese