Records the unique identifier that has been appointed to the unit of description by the archivists, in order to facilitate references made to the fonds on an international level.
GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F21-0012 (457)
Records the name of the unit of description.
Draft letter to Aristeidis Cavafy
Identifies the date of creation of the unit of description.
LEVEL OF DESCRIPTION:
Identifies the level of arrangement of the unit of description (fonds, sub-fonds, series, sub-series, file, sub-file, item).
EXTENT AND MEDIUM:
Records the extent of the unit of description. In case of an item description, it records the exact dimensions of the item.
FORMER REFERENCE CODE:
Records the former identifier of the item as given by the Historical G. P. Savvidis Catalogue.
NAME OF CREATOR(S):
Identifies the author or the creator of the unit of description.
CONTENT AND STRUCTURE AREA
SCOPE AND CONTENT:
Provides a summary of the scope (such as, time periods, geography) and content of the unit of description.
Two handwritten texts for a draft letter in two parts, to Aristeidis Cavafy, from the 1889 correspondence series. The first is on the recto of a sheet and the second on the verso, together with additions to the first, which are marked in symbols (“x”, “xx”, “xxx”). The handwriting of the two texts is different, however the notes with the additions are by C. P. Cavafy. Cancellations, emendations and abbreviations. Use of English and French words and expressions. Reference to the matter of the continuing absence of Aristeidis Cavafy abroad and to its consequences as well as to financial matters.
CONDITIONS OF ACCESS AND USE AREA
CONDITIONS GOVERNING REPRODUCTION:
Specifies the conditions governing the reproduction of the unit of description.
LANGUAGE AND SCRIPT NOTES:
Identifies the language(s) and script(s) employed in the unit of description.
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Provides information about important physical characteristics of the unit of description.
Plain paper. Black ink and pencil. Physical item wear: oxidations; small holes in various parts of one of the sheets; tears at the folding point.
Provides information that cannot be accommodated in any of the other fields.
It is probable that the second handwriting is that of Alexandros Cavafy.
Key-words aiming to facilitate search within the fonds.
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