Guide to the Basil J. Vlavianos papers, 1890-1990
Finding aid prepared by Aaron T. Richardson
California State University, Sacramento Special Collections & University Archives
2000 State University Drive East
Sacramento, CA, 95819-6039
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.
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creator: Vlavianos, Basil J.
Survey by Aaron T. Richardson.
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[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.
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.
Further materials are expected from Zita Vlavianos Hosmer.
There are no alternative forms of this collection.
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.
Basil J. Vlavianos (1903 - 1994) was an international lawyer, professor of diplomatic history, businessman, human rights activist, journalist, and publisher.
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.
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 -).
Vlavianos, Basil J.
Greek American newspapers
International shipping laws
World War II