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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Leften S. Stavrianos Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1942-1963
    Collection number: 73088
    Creator: Stavrianos, Leften Stavros
    Collection Size: 5 manuscript boxes 2.1 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Writings, press releases, press translations and digests, reports, memoranda, clippings, and pamphlets, relating to political and military developments in Greece and Cyprus, especially during the Greek civil war period, 1944-1949. Includes material collected by a member of the Allied Mission for Observing Greek Elections of March 31, 1946
    Language: English and Greek.

    Administrative Information


    Collection open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Leften Stavros Stavrianos Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1973.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

    Cyprus--Politics and government
    Greece--Foreign relations--United States
    Greece--History--Civil War, 1944-1949
    Greece--Politics and government--1935-1967
    United States--Foreign relations
    United States--Foreign relations--Greece

    Biographical Note

    Stavrianos, Leften Stavros 1913-

    1913, Feb. 5 Born, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
    1937 Ph.D., Clark University
    1937-38 Lecturer, Queens University
    1939 Royal Society of Canada traveling fellow
    1939-1946 Instructor, then Assistant Professor, Smith College
    1944 Author, Balkan Federation
    1944-1945 Research and analysis branch, Office of Strategic Services
    1946-1956 Associate Professor, Northwestern University
    1951-1952 Guggenheim Fellow
    1952 Author, Greece: American Dilemma and Opportunity
    1953-1954 Ford Faculty Fellow
    1956-1973 Professor of History, Northwestern University
    1958 Author, The Balkans Since 1453
    1962 Author, A Global History of Man
    1966 Author, The World Since 1500
    1970 Author, The World to 1500
    1971 Author, Man's Past and Present
    1971-1972 Fellow, East-West Center, Hawaii
    1972-1973 Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences
    1973- Professor of History, Emeritus, Northwestern University