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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Gr 28.1-28.2

George Seferis compositions and correspondence


Correspondence, compositions, and lectures written by Greek diplomat and poet George Seferis.


  • 1954-1971

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in Greek.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.6 linear feet (1 box and 2 volume)
Contains manuscripts of compositions by Seferis, including his Charles Eliot Norton lecture on Stravinsky; correspondence of Seferis and John L. Sweeney concerning Seferis' poetry readings and other matters.

Biographical / Historical

Seferis was a Greek diplomat and poet.


Organized into the following series:
  1. I. MS Gr 28.1: Compositions
  2. II. MS Gr 28.2: Correspondence and additional compositions

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*76M-55. Purchased from Mrs. George Seferis, Agras 20, Agras 501 Greece with assistance from Professor and Mrs. Walter Kaiser; received: 1977 May 31.

*76M-63. Gift of Mrs. George Seferis, Agras 20, Athens 501; received: 1976 November.
Seferis, George, 1900-1971. George Seferis compositions and correspondence: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

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