University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the George G. Arnakis Papers, 1918-1975

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Arnakis, George G.
Title: George G. Arnakis Papers
Dates: 1918-1975
Abstract: Correspondence, research materials, publications, printed material, and photographs of George G. Arnakis, Professor of History at The University of Texas at Austin, 1957 to 1976.
Accession No.: AR 95-198; 2009-326
OCLC No.: 948205255
Extent: 9 feet, 4 inches
Language: Materials are written in Greek and English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

George Georgiades Arnakis (1912-1976) was born in Constantinople (Istanbul) and became a citizen of Greece before moving to the United States of America in 1948. He taught at the University of Kansas (1948-1955) before serving The University of Texas at Austin as visiting Associate Professor of History in 1955. In 1956 and 1957 he taught at the University of Chicago and Texas Christian University, returning to UT Austin in 1957. He specialized in Near Eastern and Modern Greek History as well as in Ancient Roman and Greek History.

Dr. Arnakis served a member of multiple organizations and committees, and in 1965 he founded and served as director of the Center for Neo-Hellenic Studies.


Memoriam for George G. Arnakis on the University of Texas website

Scope and Contents

The George G. Arnakis Papers, 1918-1975, include manuscripts, publications, research materials, correspondence, printed material, photographs, clippings, and other materials pertaining to Arnakis' career at The University of Texas at Austin, Greek authors and historians, and the history of Rumania.


Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Arnakis, George Georgiades, 1912-1976
Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas at Austin

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George G. Arnakis Papers, 1918-1975, Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Detailed Description of the Papers



95-198/1 Reprints and publications, 1926-1970
Personal identification papers of Apostolos Paul Flabouras
95-198/2 Eva Catafygiotu Topping, “Thalassa, Thalassa: An Essay on Kalvos,” edited manuscripts, 1970-1972
Cornelia Papacostea Danielopolu, “Historiographie Grecque en Roumanie, 1821-1866,” edited manuscripts and galley, 1970-1972
C. M. Woodhouse, “Capodistria and the Philike Hetairia,” edited manuscripts and galley, 1971-1974
A. E. Vakalopoulos, “Background and Causes of the Greek Revolution,” edited manuscripts and galley, 1970-1974
Nicholas Tgettis, “Trio for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon,” 1967, photocopy of music score and program for concert, 1974
Lemos Greek Repertory Theatre, programs, newspaper clippings, and related material, 1960-1970 and undated
Manuscripts, 1973 and undated
Newspaper and magazine clippings in an envelope addressed to Michael Hatsos, 1969, 1970, and undated
Postcards, photographs (includes 1 photograph of Nikos Kazantzakis), newspaper clippings, playbills, and other material, 1948, 1950, 1958-1960, 1968 and undated (many postcards addressed to Michael Hatsos)
James Alexandris, “Leonas Destiny,” undated manuscript
Newspaper and journal clippings, 1921, 1923, 1925, 1946-1947, 1961, 1970
Photographs, Studio photograph of a man signed Alban, Alban Alexandrie, no date, and photograph of President Lyndon B. Johnson with Karina Tsopei (Miss Universe 1964) and Mike Manatos (Administrative Assistant to President Johnson), August 12, 1964
M. Valsa (Demetrios Valsamides), “A Cabinet Meeting: One Act Mockery in 5 Scenes,” manuscript, 1924
Newspaper and journal clippings, 1923, 1926, 1927, 1964, 1966, 1971
Greece 1967, pamphlets, clippings, manuscripts, reprints and other material
Photographs of sculptures, paintings, Gus Vali, Ulysses Lappas, and others, 1926, 1927 and undated
Prints, Galanis 1928, reprints, manuscripts, correspondence, 1960, 1964, 1965, 1975 and undated
AHEPA correspondence, 1968
United States political position of Greece and Turkey, and the Hellenic Professional Society of Illinois, correspondence, article photocopies, 1975
Correspondence, clippings, manuscript, 1928, 1929 and undated
Correspondence, clippings, pamphlets, and other material, 1963-1975, and undated
95-198/3 Annotated manuscripts, reprints, and books
95-198/4 New-Hellenika, Manuscripts and edited galleys, 1971-1974:
Cover and title pages
Discarded material
Mark L. Davis, “Seferis’ ‘Thrush’”
John P. Anton, “Henderson’s Treatment of Neo-Hellenic Enlightenment,” review article
Georgios Fatouros, “Versuch Einer Interpretation Zweier Gedichte Von Solomos”
Carl R. Zimmerman, “Philhellenism in the American Press During the Greek Revlution”
Jean Dimakis, “La Chute de Missolonghi et la Politique Partisane en France”
M. Byron Raizis, “American Philhellenic Poetry, 1821-1830”
Dionysios A. Zakythinos, “Neo-Hellenic Letters and Comparative Literature”
Johannes Irmscher, “Friedrich Thierschs Philhellenische Anfange”
Stavros Deligiorgis, “A Byzantine Romance in International Perspective: The Drosilla and Charikles of Niketas Eugenianos”
Georgios Fatouros, “Uber das Volkslied....”
Harry L. Levy, “The Word ‘TOIOYTOE’ as a Euphemism”
Antonio Garzya, “Sull’ Accezione Coloristica di Formazioni da Indoeuropeo *pak-(pag) Nella Storia Della Lingua Greca”
James J. Farsolas, “The Greek Revolution in the Principalities as seen by Alexander Pushkin”
Nikolaos B. Tomadakis, “The Proclamation of Ypsilantis...and the ‘Hymn to Liberty’ by Solomos”
William Peter Kaldis, “The Evolution of Executive Power During the Greek War of Independence, 1821-1831”
George G. Arnakis, “Everett and the Question of Recognition of Greece in 1823-1824”
The Near East in Modern Times:
Outline, Part III, Professor George Arnakis, mimeographed pages
Text, pamphlet
95-198/5 Telos Agras, manuscripts, correspondence, undated
Menos Anagnostopoulos, letter, manuscripts, 1925, 1928
Phoibos Anatoleas, manuscripts, 1915 and undated
Sophia Antoniades, note, 1932
P. Aravantinos, letter, 1924
Stephanos Avleos, manuscripts, 1925
Rita Boumi [-Pappa], letter, 1930
Constantine P. Cavafy, correspondence, 1924, 1928
Petros Charis, manuscript, 1924
Christos Christovasilis, letter, 1926
Irene Dendrinou, photograph, correspondence, galley proof, manuscript, 1923, 1929?, and undated
Kimon Doukas, manuscripts, 1927, 1928
Kostas N. Drakopoulos, manuscripts, correspondence, 1927-1929, 1931, 1932
Anastasios Drivas, manuscripts, 1924 and undated
Pythagoras Droussiotis, letter, manuscript, 1927, 1928
E. Eleftheriades, manuscript, undated
Kaisar Emmanouil, manuscripts, undated
Menos Filintas, manuscripts, drawing, correspondence, 1924 and undated
Romos Filyras, manuscript, 1927
Paul Floros, manuscripts, correspondence, 1927, 1928
Nikos Frambaschalis, manuscript, 1923
Anastasios N. Frangos, manuscript, 1928
Velisarios Freris, correspondence, manuscript, 1925, 1928, and undated
Photos Ghiophyllis, manuscripts, undated
Rigas Golfis, manuscripts, 1931 and undated
Lili Iakovidi (Patrikiou), manuscripts, undated
Achilleas Grammatides, manuscripts, clipping, correspondence, 1928, 1929, 1952 and undated
Nikos Hager-Boufides, manuscripts, 1928 and undated
Yannis Kapsambelis, manuscripts, 1923, 1927 and undated
Eitsa Karaiskaki, manuscript, undated
Isidoros Karalis, manuscript and reprint of portrait, undated
Vasilis Kasapakis, photograph, manuscripts, undated
Gerasimos D. Kasolas, manuscript, undated
Thrasos Kastanakis, photograph, manuscripts, correspondence, 1924, 1928, 1929, 1930, and undated
N. G. Katiforis, manuscript, undated
G. C. Katsimbalis, letter, 1925
K. N. Konstantinides, correspondence, manuscripts, 1928 and undated
Yannis Kordatos, photograph, letter, 1924
Archis Kovas, correspondence and manuscript, 1926
Nikos Laides, manuscripts, 1920
Napoleon Lapathiotis, manuscripts, 1928 and undated
Orestis Laskos, manuscript, undated
D. S. Lavrangas, manuscript, undated
Andreas Loizos, manuscript, undated
Sarantos (M. D.) Loumos, manuscripts, 1918 and undated
Miltiades Malakassis, manuscript, undated
Timos Malanos, letter and manuscript, 1928 and undated
Apostolos Mammelis, reprinted portrait sketch, correspondence, manuscripts, 1924 and undated
Apostolos Manganaris, reprinted portrait sketch, manuscripts, 1923, 1924, 1931 and undated
Spyros Mavrelis, manuscripts, undated
Aristides Mavrides, manuscripts, 1922, 1924
Andreas Michalakopoulos, letter, 1925
Phanis Michalopoulos, manuscript, undated
Marietta Minotou, correspondence, 1928, 1933
George Modis, correspondence, manuscript, 1927, 1928
Stephanos Morphis, manuscript, undated
Kostas Mousouros (actor), correspondence, 1952
Stratis Myrivilis, calling card with notes, correspondence, 1929, 1931, 1933
Melos Nikolaides, photograph, letter, 1930
Dolis Nikvas, letter, manuscript, 1928 and undated
Demetrios Oikonomides, printed portrait, correspondence, manuscript, 1929
Kostas Ouranis, correspondence, 1924
Kostis Palamas, printed portrait, correspondence, newspaper clippings, 1923 and undated
Spyros Panayotopoulos, manuscripts, undated
A. D. Papademas, manuscripts, 1928 and undated
Emmanuel Papastephanou (friend of N. Kazantzakis), correspondence, photograph, 1924
Evangelos Papanoutsos, letter, 1929
Avram Papazoglou, letter, 1933
Stylianos Paraskevas, manuscript, 1924
Kostas Paroritis, photograph, correspondence, manuscript, 1924, 1926 and undated
G. Pelleren (Hadjopoulos), photograph, manuscripts, 1923 and undated
Hubert Pernot (professor) and Lascari (lecturer), correspondence, 1928, 1929
Petimezas-Lavras, manuscript, undated
Michalis Petrides, manuscripts, correspondence, 1925, 1931 and undated
George Philanthides, manuscript, undated
Yankos Pierides, correspondence, undated
Yannis Psycharis, manuscript, correspondence, photograph, 1924, 1926, and undated
Platon Rodokanakis, manuscript, undated
Leonidas Razelos, manuscript, undated
Romain Rolland, letter, 1930
Vasilis Rotas, letter, manuscript, 1929 and undated
Louis Roussel, correspondence, photograph, 1928, 1929, and undated
N. J. Saravas, correspondence, manuscript, 1929 and undated
Rita Segopoulou, correspondence, 1928, 1931
Marinos Sigouros, letter and manuscript, 1928
Angelos Sikelianos, photocopy of poetry manuscript, newspaper clipping, undated
Iris Skaraveou, correspondence, photograph, manuscripts, 1928, 1929, and undated
John Skarimbas, correspondence, photograph, 1930
Sotiris Skipis, correspondence, newspaper clipping, manuscript, 1928 and undated
Stelios Sperantzas, manuscript, undated
G. K. Stambolis, manuscripts, 1928 and undated
Michalis D. Stasinopoulos, manuscripts, 1928 and undated
Thrasyuoulos Stavrakis, manuscript and letter, 1928 and undated
Alexander Steinmetz, correspondence, manuscript, photograph, pamphlet, 1928, 1929 and undated
Panos Tangopoulos, correspondence, newspaper clipping, 1929-1931 and undated
Athena Tarsouli, notes on cards, undated
Angelos Terzakis, correspondence, 1929, 1933
George Theotokas, correspondence, 1928, 1929, 1933
Thomas Thomopoulos (sculptor), letter, 1925
N. B. Tomadakis, letter, 1925
Michalis Tombros (sculptor), correspondence, 1924, 1928
Dionysios T. Tsakasianos, letter, manuscripts, 1928 and undated
Gerasimos Tsoukalas, manuscript, 1929
Takis Tzortzis (Georgis), manuscripts, undated
G. Vafopoulos, correspondence, manuscript, 1929 and undated
M. Visanthis (=M. Hatsos) and family, correspondence, photographs, and other materials, 1923-1925, 1927, 1952, 1962, 1964, and undated
M. Valsas, manuscripts, 1921, 1924, 1927, 1928, 1930, 1933
Kostas Varnalis, manuscript, 1927
John Vassos, correspondence, newspaper clippings, pamphlet, 1928, 1929, 1932, and undated
Olga Vatidou, manuscripts, 1923
Alexander Veinoglou, correspondence, manuscripts, photograph with college application, 1929, 1930-1932
Marios Vayanos, manuscripts, 1923-1927 and undated
Kostas Velmyras, manuscripts, undated
Elias Venezis, correspondence, 1952 and undated
Petros Vlastos, correspondence, 1928
Demosthenes Voutyras, photograph, correspondence, and manuscript, 1924, 1929
Yannis Vouvakis, manuscripts, undated
Panayotis Vrisimtzakis, manuscript, letter, photograph, 1928, 1929
Antonis Yalouris, manuscript, undated
Gregorios Xenopoulos, correspondence, 1929, 1931
Antonis Yalouris, galley proof, letter, two photographs of portraits, 1926 and undated
Other correspondence and manuscripts, 1919-1932
Manuscripts, including “The Orthodox Church and the Greek People,” by George Arnakis and others unidentified
95-198/6 A Modern Greek-English Dictionary, manuscript
Neo-Hellenika, manuscripts and edited galleys, 1970
Eric P. Hamp, “On the Frequency of Lexical Finals in Modern Greek”
Demetrios Moutsos, “Two Derivatives of a Common Source in Medieval and Modern Greek”
Kostas Kazazis, “A case of interference in the Greek Grammar of a Trilingual Child”
Kostas Kazazis, “The Bulgarian-Greek Dictionary of the Bulgarian Academy”
Donald M. Nicol, “Philadelphia and the Tagaris Family
D. J. Delivanis, The Greek Economy and the West”
D. I. Polemis, “A Note on the Origin of the Title...”
Thanos Vaghenas, “Three Castles of the Morea Identified”
Anthony Bryer, “The Tourkokrati in the Pontos”
G. Ch. Papacharalampous, “Perideipna in Cyrus: An Ancient Custom”
Costas P. Kyrris, “The Cypriote Family of Soderini and Other Cypriotes in Venice”
George G. Arnakis, “The First American Volunteer in the Greek Revolution: George Jarvis”
M. Byron Raizis, “Solomos and the Britannic Muses”
Evanghelos Moutsopoulos, “La Conception de L’histoire dans la Pensee Grecque du Dix-neuvieme Siecle”
Eva Catafygiotu Topping, “Seferis ‘Mycenae’: A Tragic Lyric”
Introduction and Layout for Volume I
Review articles
Center for Neo-Hellenic Studies Bulletin, manuscripts
Number 1, Fall 1967
Number 2, Fall 1968
Number 3, Winter 1969-70
2009-326/1 Research files on Rumania
2009-326/2 Research files on Rumania
2009-326/3 Research files on Rumania
2009-326/4 Research files on Rumania