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-SS01-F18-SF002-0015 (1746)
Records the name of the unit of description.
Letter by Stephen Schilizzi to Cavafy
Identifies the date of creation of the unit of description.
LEVEL OF DESCRIPTION:
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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):
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CONTENT AND STRUCTURE AREA
SCOPE AND CONTENT:
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Handwritten diary-type letter by Stephen Schilizzi to Cavafy on all sides of a bifolio and of two loose sheets. Commentary on current affairs (events in honour of Queen Victoria). Reference to individuals from their friendly circle as well as to his everyday life (classes, entertainment). He expresses his discontent for the fact that Cavafy does not share information regarding his personal life, unlike the author, who makes detailed confessions of a personal nature. Cancellations, emendations, underlinings; use of French words in the flow of written discourse. On the verso of the last sheet, notes in pencil in a different handwriting, among which the names “Aristeidis, Peter, John, Alekos” are included. (Alexandria)
CONDITIONS OF ACCESS AND USE AREA
CONDITIONS GOVERNING REPRODUCTION:
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LANGUAGE AND SCRIPT NOTES:
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PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:
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Plain paper. Black ink and pencil. Physical item wear: oxidations.
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The note in pencil in the last page consists of phrases in Arabic or Turkish written in the Greek alphabet; the note has probably been written by Cavafy.
Key-words aiming to facilitate search within the fonds.
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