The Charilaos Lagoudakis collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, printed materials, professional materials, and photographs.
The collection includes manuscripts for a number of Lagoudakis’s articles, such as “Commentary on the New York Times Editorial,” “The Communists in Cyprus,” “The Consummation of the Greek State,” “Iran: Study in Political Dynamics,” “Notes on Greek Labor for Germany,” “Position of Greek Jewry,” “The Struggle for National Freedom,” and “What’s in a Greek Name: Charilaos Lagoudakis.” An untitled manuscript item and assorted loose-leaf notebooks constitute additional manuscript materials.
Collected correspondence consists of an autograph letter from Frank Alberti to ‘Charlie’ regarding reading lists for Greek Studies (1968) and a copy of a letter from the Greek Patriarchate in Constantinople to John Brademas.
Printed materials in the collection include newsclippings, pamphlets, books, and editions of newspapers (Eleftheria) and periodicals (Balkan Studies, H Nea Oikonomia – The New Economy). Items of particular interest may include clippings from American and Greek newspapers regarding the 1967-74 period of military dictatorship in Greece; clippings pertaining to the Cyprus crisis; and an informational bulletin of the German Federal Republic Trade Unions.
Professional materials pertain to Greek economics; US relations; the Greek War of Independence; border relations; and cultural, educational, and social matters. Also present are Greek-Cypriote Press releases, statements, and newspapers; reports from various Cypriote Ministries; a monthly publication pertaining to judgments of the Supreme Court of Cyprus; and various biographical items.
The collection also includes a number of photographic slides.