Draft letter by C. P. Cavafy to Stamos [Zervos]

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F17-SF003-0018 (498)
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IDENTITY AREA

REFERENCE CODE:
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F17-SF003-0018 (498)
TITLE:
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Draft letter by C. P. Cavafy to Stamos [Zervos]
DATE(S):
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6/2/1921
LEVEL OF DESCRIPTION:
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Item
EXTENT AND MEDIUM:
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31.6 x 24.5 cm

FORMER REFERENCE CODE:
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CONTEXT AREA

NAME OF CREATOR(S):
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CONTENT AND STRUCTURE AREA

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Handwritten draft letter by Cavafy to Stamos Zervos on two bifolios; the last page of the second one is blank. This is a reply to a card he had received and is addressed to a person referred to as Stamos. Reference to the journals La Vie Nouvelle, Grammata and I Skepsi. Update on life in Alexandria, with reference to the Model School of the (Greek) Educational Association of Egypt and the “I Mana” charity institution (Union of Greek Ladies). Mention of Paris where the recipient of the letter resides. Cancellations, emendations and additions.

CONDITIONS OF ACCESS AND USE AREA

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LANGUAGE AND SCRIPT NOTES:
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Greek

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Plain paper. Black ink and pencil. Physical item wear: oxidations; small hole in one sheet.

NOTES AREA

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Personal correspondence
Drafts and copies of C. P. Cavafy's letters
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