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Argoe, Kostis Tamias, (1899-1982), Papers

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Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Argoe, Kostis Tamias, 1899-1982.
Dates: 1930-1969
Abstract: Papers (1930-1969) of Kostis Tamias Argoe include published and unpublished articles; one-act plays; records of Greek American cultural organizations in Chicago, Ill.; scrapbooks; and correspondence and printed material related to the Cyprus issue. Articles include those written for The Greek Press by Argoe under his pseudonymn Tzimis Brouklis; and clippings from the United Community Echo. Records include those of the Hellenic Cultural Circle of Chicago (1951-1969) and the Peloponnesian Study Society of Chicago (1932-1963). Materials on the Cyprus issue include correspondence and leaflets of the Justice for Cyprus Committee; Cypriot government publications; and clippings from major newspapers. Most materials date from 1930-1932 and 1951-1969.
Quantity: 3 linear ft. (8 boxes).
Language: Mainly in English; some Greek.
Collection ID: IHRC238

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Kostis Tamias Argoe, born on June 5, 1899 (orginally Argyropoulos) was a Greek American journalist and community leader in Chicago, Ill. He was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and taught history and political science at Wright City College.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


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CITE AS

The Argoe, Kostis Tamias, (1899-1982) Papers, Greek American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Greek Americans--Illinois--Chicago--Societies, etc.
Greek American theater.
Greek American dramatists.
Greek American journalists.
College teachers.

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