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Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: Correspondence

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Greek Committee Letters, 1879-1897 MS 133MS 133



Title: Greek Committee Letters
Dates: 1879-1897
Identification: MS 133
Quantity: 0.25 Linear Feet(1 folder of 41 letters)
Language: English
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical Note

The “Greek Committee” was formed at the outbreak of the Greco-Turkish war of 1878-1897. Originating in Great Britain, the committee’s purpose was to promote support among Britons for Greece against the “despotic power” of Turkey.

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Scope and Contents

The correspondence includes letters and post cards from noted liberals of the period in Great Britain. Most are written to the Secretary of the Committee, Lewis Sergeant. Sergeant was on the editorial staff of The Daily Chronicle and was particularly interested in the politics and literature of modern Greece. Correspondents include Lord Rosebery, Herbert Chamberlain, Sir C.W. Dilke, Sir J. Bryce, Leveson Gower (regarding the Memorial from the Thessalians of Athens), Bishop of Manchester, Max Muller, Sir William Watson, L.H. Courtney, J.P. Mahaffy, Roden Noel, Ernest Myers, Karl Blind (regarding Russia’s renewed push toward Constantinople), and G.A. Sala.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish material from the Greek Committee Letters, 1879-1897 must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Greek Committee Letters, 1879-1897, MS 133 Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Myers (dealer) from funds donated by Friends of Fondren

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Correspondence

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1 Unknown to Lewis Sergeant, October 8, 1878
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2 Unknown to Lewis Sergeant, June 2, 1879
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3 Karl Blind to Lewis Sergeant, June 6, 1879
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4 Unknown to Lewis Sergeant, June 8, 1879
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5 Roden Noel to Lewis Sergeant, June 21, 1879
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6 Unknown to Lewis Sergeant, July 3, 1879
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7 Unknown to unknown, July 9, 1879
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8 J. Bryce to Lewis Sergeant, August 4, 1879
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9 Unknown to Lewis Sergeant, August 20, 1879
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10 Ernest Myers to Lewis Sergeant, September 13, 1879
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11 J. Bryce to Lewis Sergeant, January 12, 1880
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12 Charles W. Dilke to Lewis Sergeant, January 29, 1880
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13 J. Chamberlain to Lewis Sergeant, February 19, 1880
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14 Unknown to Lewis Sergeant, February ??, 1880
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15 Unknown to Lewis Sergeant, October 29, 1880
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16 Unknown to Lewis Sergeant, November 4, 1880
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17 G.A. Sala to Lewis Sergeant, November 22, 1880
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18 The Duke of Westminster to Lewis Sergeant, November 23, 1880
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19 The Bishop of Manchester to Lewis Sergeant, November 26, 1880
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20 Max Muller to Arthur Arnold, November 30, 1880
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21 Herbert F. Gladstone to Lewis Sergeant, November 30, 1880
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22 Unknown to Lewis Sergeant, January 10, 1881
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23 Unknown to Lewis Sergeant, January 11, 1881
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24 Leveson Gower to Lewis Sergeant, March 19, 1881
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25 Unknown to Lewis Sergeant, April 12, 1881
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26 G.A. Sala to Lewis Sergeant, January 23, 1882
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27 G.A. Sala to Lewis Sergeant, March 1, 1882
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28 Unknown to unknown, December 15, 1882
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29 Unknown to Lewis Sergeant, January 26, 1893
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30 Unknown to Lewis Sergeant, February 24, 1893
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31 C.W. Dilke to Lewis Sergeant, March 3, 1897
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32 L.H. Courtney to unknown , March 5, 1897
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33 Unknown to Lewis Sergeant, March 7, 1897
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34 William Watson to Lewis Sergeant, March 7, 1897
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35 C.W. Dilke to Lewis Sergeant, March 8, 1897
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36 Unknown to Lewis Sergeant, May 7, 1897
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37 J. Bryce to unknown, November 17, (no year given)
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38 J.P. Mahaffy to unknown, December 22, (no year given)
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39 Unknown to Lewis Sergeant, February 2 (no year given)
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40 Unknown to Lewis Sergeant, no date
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41 C.W. Dilke to Lewis Sergeant, no date.

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