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Guide to the Basil J. Vlavianos papers, 1890-1990
MSS 2002/09  
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  • Processing Information note
  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition note
  • Accruals note
  • Other Finding Aids note
  • Custodial History note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Arrangement note

  • Title: Basil J. Vlavianos papers
    Identifier/Call Number: MSS 2002/09
    Contributing Institution: California State University, Sacramento Special Collections & University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 331.25 Linear feet (265 record cartons)
    Date (inclusive): 1890-1990
    Abstract: The collection consists of correspondence, research papers and materials, speeches, subject files, financial records, legal documents, minutes, photographs, clippings/articles, and ephemera collected by Basil J. Vlavianos during his lifetime.
    Location note: Some of the CSUS Special Collections and University Archives are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Language of Materials note: English, Greek, French, German, Czech, and Polish.
    creator: Vlavianos, Basil J.

    Processing Information note

    Survey by Aaron T. Richardson.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    This is an unprocessed collection and remains in its original arrangement. It is currently unavailable for use. For information, contact the Department Head.

    Conditions Governing Use note

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, Chapter 17 of the U.S. Code. Requests for permission to publish, quote, or reproduce from collections must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Department of Special Collections and University Archives. Permission for publication is given on the behalf of the Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Library, California State University, Sacramento as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Preferred Citation note

    [Identification of item including date], [Folder Title], MSS 2002/09, Basil J. Vlavianos papers, Department of Special Collections and University Archives, The Library, California State University, Sacramento.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition note

    The Basil J. Vlavianos papers were included in the library of the former Speros Basil Vryonis Center for the Study of Hellenism donated as the Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collection to the University Library at California State University, Sacramento in 2002. Additional material was donated by Zita Vlavianos Hosmer in 2005.

    Accruals note

    Further materials are expected from Zita Vlavianos Hosmer.

    Other Finding Aids note

    There are no alternative forms of this collection.

    Custodial History note

    Basil J. Vlavianos assembled these papers over many years. They were later given to the Speros Basil Vryonis Center for the Study of Hellenism, which donated them to California State University, Sacramento in 2002.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Basil J. Vlavianos (1903 - 1994) was an international lawyer, professor of diplomatic history, businessman, human rights activist, journalist, and publisher.

    Scope and Contents note

    The collection consists of correspondence, research papers and materials, speeches, subject files, financial records, legal documents, minutes, photographs, clippings/articles, and ephemera collected by Basil J. Vlavianos during his lifetime.
    Ten preliminary series have been identified: Academic Papers; Newspaper Publishing; International Affairs; Businesses; Wartime Activities; Associations; Correspondence; Miscellaneous Subject Files; Personal Items; and Photographs.

    Arrangement note

    I. Correspondence Series–c. 1920-1990 II. Academic Papers Series–c. 1890-1961 (Bulk 1950-1960) III. Political Papers Series–c. 1940-1980 (Bulk 1950-1970's) IV. Businesses Series–c. 1930-1990 (Bulk 1950-1960's) V. Organizations Series–c. 1930-1990 (Bulk 1940-1960's) VI. Subject Files–c. 1920-1990 VII. Personal Items–c. 1920-1990 VIII. Photographs–c. 1913-1990

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Allied Powers (1919 -).
    Tsakopoulos, Angelo
    Vlavianos, Basil J.
    Greek American newspapers
    Greek Americans
    Human rights
    International law
    International shipping laws
    Publishing
    World War II