Helen Zeese Papanikolas papers, 1954-2009 PDF
- Papanikolas, Helen, 1917-2004
- Helen Zeese Papanikolas papers
- 1954-2009 (inclusive)19542009
- 6.75 linear feet
- Collection Number
- The Helen Zeese Papanikolas papers (1954-2001) contain materials concerning the research and writing of this Utah historian and folklorist. Included are correspondence, research files, news clippings, oral history manuscripts, published and unpublished articles.
- University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
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Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.
- English, Greek
Historical NoteReturn to Top
Helen Zeese Papanikolas (1917-2004) was born in Carbon County, Utah, to Greek immigrant parents George and Emily Zeese (Yiorgis and Emilia Zisimopoulos). The family moved to Salt Lake City in 1933. She received a B.A. from the University of Utah in 1939 and was awarded an honorary doctorate from that institution in 1984. She married Nick E. Papanikolas and the couple had two children. Her publications include numerous articles in the Utah Historical Quarterly and Western Humanities Review as well as historical monographs and anthologies such as Toil and Rage in a New Land: The Greek Immigrants of Utah (1970) and The Peoples of Utah (1976). She was an accomplished belletrist who wove ethnographic themes from her experience as a Greek-American into memoir, fiction, and poetry. Helen Papanikolas died in November 2004.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The Helen Zeese Papanikolas papers (1954-2001) contain materials concerning the research and writing of this Utah historian and folklorist. Included are correspondence, research files, news clippings, oral history manuscripts, published and unpublished articles.
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Initial Citation: Helen Zeese Papanikolas papers, MS 0471, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library. Salt Lake City, Utah.
Following Citations: MS 0471.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
Personal MaterialReturn to Top
Brotherhood Award Material
In 1978, Helen Papanikolas was the recipient of the Brotherhood Award presented by the Utah Chapter of the National Conference of Christians and Jews. Included are a copy of the program, list of table assignments and donors, and a copy of her acceptance address.
Distinguished Alumnus Award
In 1983, Helen Papanikolas was named one of five Distinguished Alumnus Award recipients at the University of Utah Founders' Day Program. Material includes an invitation to and a program from the Founders' Day Celebration.
George J. Zeese Obituary
"Magerou, the Greek Midwife," Helen Z. Papanikolas, Utah Historical Quarterly
Toil and Rage in a New Land: The Greek Immigrants in Utah , Helen Z. Papanikolas
Toil and Rage in a New Land: The Greek Immigrants in Utah , Helen Z. Papanikolas
Peoples of Utah CourseReturn to Top
In 1977 and again in 1979, Helen Papanikolas taught a course at the University of Utah titled "Peoples of Utah." Students were required to interview a resident of Utah who had immigrated or whose parents had immigrated to the United States. Among the subjects discussed in the interviews are adjusting to life in America, continuation of native traditions and customs, and racial prejudice.
Doris Chavez Alires Interview, Bernice Dominguez
Growing up in Ensenada, New Mexico; food preparation and preservation; Spanish schools and holiday traditions.
Frank Angotti and Mary Vigor Interview, Karlynn Paloni
Immigrated from Italy to America in 1909.
Heneritta Leggroan Bankhead Interview, Florence Lawrence
Life as a Black woman in Utah in the early 1900's; Utah's Black community; foods and social activities.
Mae Pappas Bikakis Interview, Sam N. Pappas
Parents' immigration from Greece; growing up in Price, Utah; recollections of coal strikes in Carbon County; Ku Klux Klan activities; the Depression years; attending Greek schools.
"The Making of A Man: John Henry Bawden," Paul Bawden
A history of John Bawden, taken from his personal journals. Bawden was an early leader in the LDS church, served a mission in England, and went into exile as a practicing polygamist.
Harold L. Henry Interview, Alberta Henry
Black community in Utah in the early 1900's; early folk remedies; working on the railroad.
"Katina in America": Katina Gratrakis Ladakis, Steve Kogianes
Immigrating to the United States from Greece; life in the mining community of Hanna, Wyoming; activities of the Greek Orthodox community in Utah, 1900-1910.
Celia and Carrie Bankhead Leggroan Interview
Recollections of their mother Sina Bankhead, an early Black pioneer in Utah; activities of the Black community in Utah in the early 1900s.
Mary Gust Pappas Mannos Interview, Judy Fuller
Immigration of her parents from Greece coal mines; Greek community in Utah.
Teodora Lujan Martinez Interview, Bernice P. Dominguez
Life in Vadito, New Mexico; association with the Pueblo Indians; Spanish folklore, celebrations and folk medicine.
O'Cana Family Report, Terry Valerio
A history of the O'Cana family who immigrated from Spain in the mid 1800s and settled in New Mexico. Information for the history was obtained from a relative, Lucy Valerio.
Gus Platis Interview, Gina Platis
Immigration from Greece in 1912; working on the railroad; mining; racial prejudice.
Hans and Sophie Ranglack Interview, Christa Nelson
Immigrated from East Berlin in 1952; conditions in Germany during and after world war II.
Marjorie Janet Sealey Simonsen Interview, Barbara Jensen
Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1952; conversion to the L.D.S. church; attending Brigham Young University as a foreign student; Irish holidays and traditions.
"Migration," George R. Drabner
Large migrations: overview and causes; forced migrations due to war; the author's reported experiences (in 1964-1965, as an American soldier) of European relatives in German-speaking areas of central and eastern Europe. The name Drabner is an anglicization of Trzebnica/Trebnitz.
"A Family History,"Denise Beaudoin
The author's great-grandmother Jane Armour emigrated to the United States at age 17 in 1873 and married John William McGillivray, an upstate New York farmer of Scottish descent, in 1875. A daughter of this union, Susie, married French Canadian immigrant George Edward Beaudoin in 1909. Their son Alburn, one of six children, is the author's father.
Charles Boogert Interview, Marion Bellows
Came to the United States from Amsterdam in 1928; began working for $15 a week as a janitor and gradually developed his own profitable business in real estate.
"Drossulis Family History," Susan Drossulis
Family history of the author's husband, Kimon (Kim) Drossulis. Grandfather Demetrios Vavarasous at age 14 left the island of Skopelos, Greece, was renamed Jim Davis at Ellis Island, settled in Greenwood, MS with fellow immigrants. Grandmother Nota Anetopolous emigrated from the same part of Greece, and through family connections met and married Jim in Mississippi. Eventually some members of the family moved to Utah. Kim Drossulis largely raised by his grandmother Nota Davis (d. 1972) in Salt Lake City.
Maria Kalogeris Katsanevas Interview, Nikki Kogianes
Left Greece in 1954; Greek customs and traditions; Greek community in Utah.
"Miller Family History," James H. Miller
Immigrated from Europe in early 1900s; new life in America.
Ramaswami Neelameggham Interview, Renee Reilly
Born in Ranipet, India; left India in 1960 to further his education.
Eric Njord Interview, Donald Bouge
Retaining Swedish traditions and customs.
Roy W. Robinson Interview, Kayla Jolley
Experiences working as a doctor in the mining camps of Price, Utah.
A. Walton Roth Interview, Karen Metcalf
A history of the Protestant church in Utah and its membership statistics as of 1979.
Ruby Swift Interview, Kayla Jolley
Born in 1893 in Youngsville, Illinois; German and Danish descent; recollections of Utah in the early 1900s
"Catholic Irish Immigrants and Bingham Canyon, Utah," Lola Britton
A history of John and Elizabeth Caufield who left Ireland in the late 1800s; he worked in Kennecott Copper mines.
"Customs and Traditions of German Speaking People in Utah," Dianna Pugh
German customs and traditions that have been kept alive in Utah by German families.
"Interview with a Dutch Immigrant"
The interviewee wished to remain anonymous. He was born in Delft, Holland in 1901 and came to the United States in the mid-1900s.
"Peoples of Bryant Intermediate School," William H. Sorenson
Sorenson conducted a survey among students in his shop classes to find out how much they knew about their ancestors, and whether ethnic customs and traditions still existed in their families. Included are the completed questionnaires and a paper summarizing the data.
"Two Worlds of the Gosiute Indian Tribe," Robert Houk
Houk interviewed several Gosiute Indians at the Skull Valley Reservation about Gosiute history and customs, and problems the tribe currently faces.
Personal and Biographical MaterialReturn to Top
Curriculum Vitae and "Questions for Greek Interviews"
Peoples of Utah Calendar
"Greek Immigrant Women in the Intermountain West" and review of Emily-George
Letters to Helen Papanikolas from Theodore Salutos and portion of letter from Steve Frangos.
Konstantinos Lardas, Application to Helen Zeese Papanikolas Charitable Trust
Greek OrthodoxyReturn to Top
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, Salt Lake City
News clippings, liturgies, programs.
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, Salt Lake City
Correspondence, research materials, addresses concerning placement of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church on National Register of Historic Places (1975) and dedication of Hellenic Historical Monument (1988).
The Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church, Salt Lake City
Hellenic Orthodox Church, The Assumption, Price, Utah
Proposal for placement of this church on State and National Registers of Historic Places (1972), news clippings.
Other faiths in Salt Lake City
News clippings: Episcopal, Anitocian Evangelical Orthodox, Full Gospel Assembly, Old Calendrist Greek Orthodox.
Issues in Greek Orthodoxy
Research materials, news clippings, photocopies, pamphlet, and reproduction of 1978 archepiscopal letter on marriage between Orthodox Christians and Mormons.
Greek Orthodoxy in the United States
Liturgies, pamphlets, news clippings.
Archbishop Spyridon Controversy
Articles in national-circulation Greek American magazines and newspapers.
Adamantia Pollis, "Eastern Orthodoxy and Human Rights."
Steve Frangos, "The Malbis Plantation."
. Concerning a Greek Orthodox spiritual community in Daphne, Alabama, founded 1906.
Basil Lambrides, Greek Orthodox Priest (1867-1921)
News clippings, photocopies, typescript translations of newspaper stories and other documents in Greek. Basil Lambrides served Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Salt Lake City, 1911-1913, and later St. Sophia's Greek Orthodox Church in Washington, DC. At the time of his death in 1921 he was at the center of an internationally reported church-state controversy in Greece.
Paul G. Manolis, Raphael (Robert) Morgan: The First Black Orthodox Priest in America .
Patriarch Athenagoras (1886-1972)
"Patriarch Athenagoras: A Personal Remembrance," by Andrew T. Kopan, 1987; The Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute at the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA, 1997-1998 description and course offerings.
Greek Orthodoxy in the United States
News clippings, photocopies of Greek Orthodox events in Alaska, Alabama, California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, Washington, and Wyoming/Montana.
Millennium Special Editions, 2 Greek-American newspapers
. "Who's Who in Greek Orthodox Parishes,". Interview with Archbishop Demetrios; Interview with Archbishop Iakovos; Profile of Eleftherios Venizelos, "Greek of the Century," by Minas Savvas.
Tearsheets, Greek-American publications on Greek Orthodoxy
The Herald of Christian Science , Greek Edition
World Greek Orthodoxy
News clippings about Greek Orthodoxy in Constantinople, Calcutta, Seoul.
James Steve Counelis," A New Church: The Americanization of the Greek Orthodox Church."
Professor, University of San Francisco School of Education.
Greek-American Memoirs, Oral History and BiographyReturn to Top
Dean Athens, Chris Ghicadus, Donald Hall, Eleni Karas, Andy Katsanevas, Margaret Matson Katsanevas, Zeese Papanikolas, Taki Telonidis, Amy Theodore, Mark Theodore.
Anthony A. Antoniou, Andreas Antonas Antoniou: A Biographical Outline with Emphasis on His Tour of Africa. Born 1879 -Died 1972.
Monograph in Greek and English.
George Argyres, translator. Konstandinos Argyres: An Autobiography.
Dina Argyres, compiler. Kolokotrones , Metravallis, and Demopolous Family Histories.
James Galanis, letters and reminiscences.
Angelo Georgedes interview, A. Kent Powell
Angelene [Ann] Greaves Snow, "The First Greek Mormon--Harry George Greaves (Theoharis George Grivos)."
Michael Gregory, memoir of Thomas Gregory.
Haralambos [Harry] G. Kambouris. "Sojourn in America." In Greek.
Note: 3 undated color snapshots of this illuminated holograph MS at the Greek Archives, 1 undated B-W studio wedding portrait of author and bride, q.v.
Haralambos [Harry] G. Kambouris, "Sojourn in America." English translation.
Alexander J. Kosta, "Episodes in One Man's Life." Translated by Alexandra Apostolides.
George P. Kyranakos, miner, sojourn in America, reminiscences.
George Stergeos Arvanitides and Aristos George Pappas (Aristotle George Papaconstandoglou), biographical questionnaire
Turkish-born Greeks who emigrated to America in 1914.
Louis M. Lingos [Lingoxegakis], four reminiscences.
Tom Nicolopulos, "An Ancestor's Journey to America."
Maria Sarantopoulou Oikonomidou, [The Greeks of America as I Saw Them]. In Greek.
Maria Sarantopoulou Oikonomidou, The Greeks of America as I Saw Them. In English.
Translated into English by Thalia and Katherine Papachristos.
Stephen Paitakis, The Paitakis Family Genealogy.
Panagiotis Panagos, reminiscences.
Anonymous, Markos and Papageorge family biographies.
Harry (Haralambos) Markos m. Efrosini K. Houlis, 1905;daughter Anastasia Markos m. Alex D. Papageorge (Alecander D. Papagergapoulos), 1926.
Michael G. Pappas, compiler, Pappas Family Secrets.
Family recipes and memoir. Colorado, Utah, California.
Alexander C. Rizos, pharmacist, biographical notes
Anastasia Soteropolous and Mary P. Turner, letters, poem, biographical sketch.
Fort Smith, AR.3 letters to H.Z.P.
Anthe Stratigakis Vuketakis and Dimitris (James) Vuketakis Interviews, Spyros Vuketakis.
File includes documents, biographical information. X-ref CD copy (2002) of audiotapes originally made in 1977.
WPA Interviews with Greek immigrants
Typescripts obtained from government archives: James G. Chopas (Indiana), Pete Mantos (Florida), Albert Lekos (California), Christ Ducas (Pennsylvania), Mrs. Esther P. Demos (Florida), Mrs. Elizabeth Pappas (Georgia), Aristides N. Catrevas (Georgia).
Greeks in the American WestReturn to Top
Emigration, labor, industrial accidents, labor organizing, strikes and unrest
Emanuel (Mike D.) Ligoxigakis, Coal miner
Certificate of marriage to Fotini Economou 1924; naturalization certificate 1941; United Mine Workers pension authorization 1952; two documents in Greek 1924, 1952.
Philip J. Dreyfus, "The IWW and the Limits of Inter-Ethnic Organizing: Reds, Whites, and Greeks in Grays Harbor, Washington, 1912."
The Lucin Cutoff Disaster, February 19, 1904.
News clippings from 1904; historical essay in , June 22, 2000
Spiros Papachristos, account books
Pocatello, Idaho 1907-1913 (references to George Zisimopoulos); Bradley, Wisconsin 1914
Murder of John Contos by Nick Vekos [Vacos]
Ogden, UT, 1909. Newspaper accounts of capture of Vekos; 6 letters concerning the Contos estate (Greek Consul Richard de Fontana to Utah Governor William Spry; Ogden Judge J. A. Howell to Consul de Fontana; Judge Howell to Governor Spry).
Leonidas Skliris, Padrone / Labor Agent
Letters, court proceedings, ephemera 1911-1912;Article in Price June 16, 1916;Letters from Jackson C. Thode to Helen Papanikolas 1970, 1972;Captioned photo, Salt Lake , June 16, 1991 showing a burned SLC office building, HZP note: "Office of Leonidas Skliris."
Dexter Arnold, "Ethnic Diversity and Labor Unity: Reflections on the Lowell [MA] Textile Strike of 1912."
Louis Tikas and the Ludlow [CO] Massacre
Documents relating to Louis Tikas and the Ludlow Massacre 1910-1914; Scholarship, correspondence, news clippings 1953-2001.
Mine accidents, early 20th century
Hastings, CO Apr. 27, 1917; Dawson, NM Sept. 14, 1903 and Oct. 22, 1913. Historical summaries and commentaries.
Labor unrest and inter-ethnic feuds, early 20th century
Salt Lake County and Carbon County, UT; Pocatello, ID. Magazine articles, correspondence, typescripts, hand-written notes, news clippings.
Photocopies, clippings, ephemera.
Early Greek-American social and labor organization, padrone system
"The Greek Padrone System in the United States";"The Smelting and Refining of Metalliferous Ores in Utah" and "Summary of Immigrant Labor in the Smelting and Refining Industry in the Western States";Theodore Saloutos, "Causes and Patterns of Greek Emigration to the United States," 1970s. Discusses system, "labor czar" Leonidas G. Skliris.
Greeks in America: Economic and Social LifeReturn to Top
Greeks in the United States: Population figures
Prejudice against Greek immigrants in America
Asia Minor Helllenic-American Association (AMHAS)
Program booklet, "Commemorating and Venerating the 75th Anniversary of the Greek Holocaust in Asia Minor" [the expulsion of Greeks from Turkey in 1922], Akron, Ohio, October 18, 1997.Contains biographical sketch of H.Z.P.
Greek-American Identity and Ethnicity
Andrew T. Kopan, "Greek Ethnicity in America: An In-Depth Evaluation." ;Eve Primpas Welts, "Greek Families," edited by Monica McGoldrick, John K. Pearce, and Joseph Giordano;George A. Kourvetaris, "The Future of the Greek Ethnic Identity and Culture in the 21st Century, Part I." ;M. C. Geokas and A. T. Papathanasis, "Greek America's Future: Smithereens in the Wind?" .
Hellenic education in the United States
Biographical sketches, obituaries. "Greek George" Caralambo, George Parnassus, "Nick the Greek" Dendolos, Jimmy "Golden Greek" Londos, "Uncle Louie" Cononelos, Pete Sampras, George Moskos.
Greek-American Agriculture, Commerce, Civic Associations, Families
17 historical photographic images, approximately 1900 through approximately 1940; two menus from Greek-American-owned restaurants (Oakland, CA and Raton, NM), undated, approximately 1970; Carl Wittke, "The Greeks, Armenians, Portuguese, Spanish, Mexicans, Puerto Ricans," in 1967 ; Theodore Saloutos, "The Immigrant Contribution to American Agriculture," 1976; Dan Georgakas, "The Changing Face of Astoria: Is Astoria Still the Capital of Greek America?" 1997; Steve Frangos, "Grocery Store Greeks," 2-part series in 1998; Eva Catafygiotu Topping, "A Peek at the Immigrant Soul Through the Names of " 1999.
Greek-Americans in the Military
"122 HQ," Greek- and English-language clippings and photographs about the 122nd at Camp Carson, CO; , excerpt of periodical depicting the 122nd; "Greek Immigrants - World War I," list of Utah Greek-Americans who served; 8 WWII editorial cartoons (Reg Manning, Herblock, Parrish) relating to Hitler, Mussolini, Metaxas, Greece; Andrew T. Kopan, "Defenders of the Democracy: Greek Americans in the Military," 1998; Andrew T. Kopan, exhibit book, Chicago: Hellenic Museum, 1998; "George Dilboy (1896-1918)," 3-page biographical narrative in draft; "In Memoriam: Robert F. Houlihan Sr," 2000.
Greek-Americans in Utah
Clippings, photocopies, ephemera relating to Greek-American social and economic life in Utah, 1914-1992. Biographical sketches of prominent Utah Greek-Americans in business and the professions.
Greek-Americans in Western states outside Utah
Theodore Salutos, "Cultural Persistence and Change: Greeks in the Great Plains and Rocky Mountain West, 1890-1970," (1980); E. D. Karampetsos, The Greek Immigrant Experience in White Pine County, Nevada, Unpublished MS, circa 1992; clippings, photocopies, ephemera about Greek-Americans in California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon.
Greek-Americans in the Middle West
Charles C. Moskos, Jr., "Growing Up Greek-American," ,(1977); Theodore Salutos, "Growing Up in the Greek Community of Milwaukee," 1973; John. G. Bitzes, "The Anti-Greek Riot of 1909--South Omaha," circa 1964; Elaine Thomopoulos, ed., 2000; clippings, photocopies, ephemera concerning Greek-Americans in Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Wisconsin.
Greek-Americans in the Southern States
Sophia Elissa Altin, "Growing Up Greek American in the South," (1998); Steve Frangos, "A Hellenic Spirit in Virginia," (1998) [Biographical sketch of writer Eva Catafygiotu Topping]; Christopher Xenopoulos Janus, "Niki's Coming to America," (1999)[family narrative of Ku Klux Klan attack on Greek immigrant family in West Virginia, circa 1910]; clippings and photocopies concerning Greek-Americans in Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia.
Greek-Americans in the Eastern United States
Jack Goodman, "Nation's Gateway, Ellis Island, Unlocked for Public Visits," 1990; G. James Patterson, " and Community: Coffee Houses and Greek Life in Aliquippa and Ambidge, PA, 1938-1941," 1991; George Sarrinikolaou, "Fifth Avenue Goes Greek," clipping, N.P., N.D., probably middle 1990s; Double-page photographic spread, New York and Boston Greek Independence Day Parades, 2000.
Greek-American Arts and CultureReturn to Top
Greek and Greek-American arts and culture
Greek folk dance, popular dance, folk music, popular music, urban music modern heroic oral poetry, theater, sound recordings, traditional and popular vocalists, opera singers, musicians, conductors, vaudeville artists, films, film-makers, stage and film actors, traditional shadow puppetry, composers, dance, festivals, painters, art exhibitions; Theodore Alevizos, Dino Anagnost, Theo Angelopoulos, Maria Callas, Michael Chiklis, George Dalaras, Georgia (Tsarpalas) Drake, Manos Hatzidakis, Agathonas Iakovidis, Yiorgos (Theologinis) Katsaros, Elia Kazan, Bob Kranz, Jenna Mathioudakis, James A. Notopoulos, Dino X. Pappas (Papakonstaninou), Theodore Stamos, Mikis Theodorakis.
Artistic and scholarly works by Thalia Cheronis Selz
"Greek-Americans in the Visual Arts," unpublished monograph, N.D. (references dated 1974 and earlier); "Publications--Fiction and Nonfiction," 1954-1992.
Greek Diaspora scholarship
Richard Clogg, "The Greek Diaspora in its Historical Context," chapter 1 of unpublished longer work, circa 1997; Alexandros K. Kyrou and Stavros K. [Steve] Frangos, "Central Works on the Greek Diaspora," bound typescript photocopy, chapter 1 of a forthcoming publication of the Modern Greek Studies Association, Kent State University Press, 1999.
Anastasia Stefanidou, Ethnic and Diaspora Poets of Greek America.
Doctoral dissertation, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
Three stage performances, Salt Lake City, Utah
circa 1940, Greek- and English-language memorabilia, Salt Lake production of play by Harry Kambouris (inscribed theatrical poster, partial program); circa 1950-1960, concert program, University Artists Series, Salt Lake Civic Music Association, "Panhellenion Folk Festival--Greece" (touring company from New York City, 35 traditional dances); 1980, theatrical program, South High School.
Greek language in America: compilations and articles
Steve A. Demkaopoulos, "Do You Speak Greek?" bound collection of photocopies of articles by author 1972-1991 with articles by others 1925-1963; Steve A. Demakopoulos, 3 brief articles in 1994: "The Grandeur of Greek, a Legacy for All," "Dressing for the Occasion," "Greek Language: Do You Speak Greek?"; Steve Frangos, "A Way with Words" [article about Steve Demakopoulos], , 1995; Steven G. Economou, "[Grenglish]: An Illustrated Lexicon," self-published, 1999; P. David Seaman, "Sociolinguistic Factors in American Greek Bilingualism: Modern Greek and American English in Contact, "conference paper, 1976; 4 brief articles about the state of Greek language in America, 1971-1999.
Greek-language sheet music
11 pieces, fragile, principally from Apollo Music Company. New York City.
"The Brooklis in Athens, A One Act Hilarious Comedy" by Mimis Dimitriou (James Demetrius)
Typescript, English and Greek language versions of comedy; print source, Greek-language version of comedy.
An Expanded Discography of Tetos Demetriades, by Dino Pappas and Andreas Dellis, pp. 1-102. Part 1 of 2.
Greek-language transcriptions of commercially recorded songs, with English translations and commentaries.
An Expanded Discography of Tetos Demetriades, by Dino Pappas and Andreas Dellis, pp. 103-187. Part 2 of 2.
Greek-language transcriptions of commercially recorded songs, with English translations and commentaries.
Laographia: Journal of the International Greek Folklore Society. Incomplete set.
1986, contains "Wrestling with Death: Greek Immigrant Customs in Utah," by Helen Papanikolas (essay also in 52:1 [Summer 1984]); 1988, fragment; 1994 January-February, contains review by Spyros D. Orfanos of , by Helen Papanikolas; 1994 May-June, pp. 6-13 historic images of Greeks in Utah, address by Helen Papanikolas to 1994 Vryonis Conference on Greeks in English-Speaking Countries, California State University, Sacramento; 1994 September-October, incomplete article by Sotirios (Sam) Chianis, "George Demetrios Grachis: America's Greatest Greek Violinist and Instrument Maker"; 1995 May-June, incomplete; 1995 incomplete; 1996 or 1997 incomplete; N.D. incomplete; N.D., p. 11, "Greek Folk Laments for the Dead."
"The Symbolic Village: Community Born in Performance." By Anna Caraveli.
98:389, pp. 259-86. Cover bears image relating to the article. Traditional verbal performance in contemporary rural Greece.
Greek-American proverbs and proverbial expressions
Angel D. Sederocanellis, . New York: Acropolis Press. circa1940; Steven G. Economou, . Chicago: Hellenic Foundation, 1976; Portion of unknown print source, circa 1980, epigrams, illustrated, epigrams numbered 873-926 on the themes of Love-Marriage, Family-Family Relations, Heredity-Inheritance; Steve George Alfieris, "Greek Proverbs, translated for the enjoyment and benefit of friends who would better understand these proverbs in the English language." Price, Utah: N.D. Two incomplete copies, each with an attached biographical memoir of Steve George Alfieris by Mary Pappas Alfieris, , September 1990.
The Pantheon , Greek-American magazine, ed. Constas [?Kostas] Licourie, Stockton, California
36 undated photocopy pages of magazine text, photographs, and advertisements; letter to the editor from Odgen Mayor Fred M. Abbott; brief historical, biographical and critical essays about Ogden, Salt Lake City, Helper, Price, Salida, NV, Pocatello, ID. In Greek and English.
Dan Georgakas, Greek-American Journalist
Dan Georgakas, 1987-1989, "Growing Up Greek and American," brief pieces (memoir, biography, family history, social criticism) from a series in 1990, "Two Spartan-American Writers," ; 1997, "The Changing Face of Astoria." .
Bobby Malfouris [or Malafouris], Writings
Typescript copies of printed works by the author. In English and Greek. "Panhellenic Calendar, 1921," from , The Greek Community in Detroit, Mich."; ["Ergatis Timimenos"], "The Honest Worker," poem, in Greek and English;"The Passion of Yiannis, from "; "Kontofardhos and Tzanetos, RCA Victor Comedy Co. (38-3113, sides A & B)" [interlinear Greek and English]; brief biographical sketch of Anastas K. Margaritis, Alexandria, Louisiana; 1948, , The Malvis Foundation, Mobile, Alabama."
Yiorgos Kalogeras, "The 'Other Space' of Greek America."
, N. D. (most recent references 1994), pp. 702-724. A postmodern critique of ethnographic and travel writing by Greek-Americans.
Richard Clogg, Yiorgos D. Kalogeras, Essays on Greek-American letters
Richard Clogg, "Nationalism and the Harems: A Greek American Journalist in turn-of-the century Constantinople." typescript, N.D., circa 1990 [Essay about journalist Demetra Vaka Brown, 1877-1946]; Yiorgos K. Kalogeras, "Greek-American Literature" [dedication, p. 253: "To Helen Papanikolas, who made things possible in Greek-American Studies"], in , edited by Alpana Sharma Knippling. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1996.
|circa 1990; 1996|
Greek-American journalism, letters, popular culture
Andrew T. Kopan, "The Greek Press," in edited by Sally M. Miller. New York: Greenwood, 1987; "Voices from Within: The Greek-American Press on Greek-Americans, 1920-1970." The Yiorgos Katsaros Translations. Description of collection at Marriott Library, one page, circa 1990; Steve Frangos, "The Greek-American Postcard." , March 1998; , Year 3, Number 121 (May 1, 1998).
Jack London, two sketches of Greek-Americans
From . Oakland, CA: Star River House, 1982: "The King of the Greeks" and "Demetrios Contos."
|1982 [original dates not given]|
Amelia Vasiliki Dres, Charles C. Moskos, Bibliographies of Greek-American history and letters
Amelia Vasiliki Dres, 1976, , Symposium '76, typescript, 2 copies; Charles C. Moskos, 1989, , Conference on "The Greek American Experience," Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota, typescript. Both cite works by Helen Z. Papanikolas.
Evangelos Vlachos, An Annotated Bibliography on Greek Migration . Athens: Social Sciences Centre.
Bound typescript; Citation of work by H.Z.P. page 118.
Greek Immigrants and the Federal Writers' Project, part 1 of 2
Evangeline V. Newton and Elias P. Vlanton, "Pictures of a Lost Generation: Greek Immigrants and The Federal Writers' Project," typescript, N.D., most recent citation 1990; Elias P. Vlanton and Evangeline V. Newton, "Greek Immigrants and The Federal Writers' Project: A Comprehensive Bibliography of State Holdings," typescript, N.D., most recent citation 1994.
Greek Immigrants and the Federal Writers' Project, part 2 of 2
Elias Vlanton, compiler and editor, "Snapshots of a Lost Generation" [Federal Writers' Project interview materials], , June-November 1990: "Up the Restaurant Ladder," "A Conversation in a Greek Cafe," "Where We Have More Freedom," "The 'Permanny Wet' of Catina," "The Story of Christopher Be Ler," "Tampa Folklore," "The Corsones Brothers," "The Corsones Cousins," "The Greeks of Rutland," "The Rise and Fall of George Pappas," "Hellas in America," "The Story of Joe Drosinis."
Minority GroupsReturn to Top
Contains clippings, photocopies, and ephemera related to minority groups in Utah and the United States.
Native Americans, Utah and nation: Clippings, ephemera
S. Lyman Tyler, "Population Data on American Indians and Other Minorities," 1971 [typescript, comparison of 1960 and 1970 Census data; columnar analyses of ethnic-minority populations of all Utah counties and of the municipalities Blanding, Brigham City, Cedar City, Duchesne, Logan, Moab, Monticello, Ogden, Price, Provo, Richfield, Roosevelt, Salt Lake City, St. George, Tooele, Vernal]; "Edge of the Cedars Museum of Indian Culture." Preliminary Design Concept and Program Prepared by Architects / Planners Alliance, 610 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84102, Albert L. Christensen, Principal in Charge. N.D. [circa 1973]. Description of proposed Navajo museum and center at Blanding, UT; architectural drawnings; budget; Newspaper clippings, approx. 30, on Native American subjects, S. L. , 1973-1994; "Message No. 19 from Father Liebler and Companions at Hat Rock Valley Retreat Center, P. O. Box 5, Monument Valley, Utah 84536." Newsletter, July 1975; Robert Coles, , in , N.D. [prior to 1990]; "Chief Walkara," N.P., N.D., pamphlet apparently distributed at Chief Walkara's gravesite near Fillmore, Utah; Research notes by Helen Papanikolas (citation for 1959 article by M. K. Opler about Ute Indian therapy, written on daybook page for Tuesday, March 3, 1970; 2 citations from the Ogden on one loose-leaf page, July 14, 1900 Navajo employees of the Grand Canyon Railroad; July 21, 1900 Piute powwow at Wadsworth observed by Union Pacific Railroad passengers).
Chicano / Hispanic / Latino groups, Utah and nation: Clippings, ephemera
News clippings, approx. 20, Salt Lake; program for a bilingual stage production, by Osvaldo Dragun, at four Utah locations, April 1979, with partial funding from the Utah Endowment for the Humanities.
Italian-Americans, Utah and nation: Clippings, ephemera
Occidental College News Release, Spring 1970, Biographical Sketch--Dr. Andrew F. Rolle, historian; F. G. Friedmann, "Italian Letter: The World of 'La Miseria'." , 1953, 2 copies; Italian-language materials concerning the Ludlow Massacre of April 1914, Denver Public Library, paper-clipped together by H.Z.P; Humbert S. Nelli, "The Italian Padrone System in the United States," , 1964, 2 copies, handwritten research note by H. Z. P.; S. V. Littizzette, memoir of Caterina Pessetto Bottino (1870-1945) recorded by her grandson, S. V. Littizzette, June 5, 1977, concerning the visit of Mother Jones to Helper, UT during the strike of 1903. Original typescript on legal-size paper, 2 pages; Bread & butter note to Nick and Helen Papanikolas from Rev. Francis Pellegrino, Sacred Heart Parish, Salt Lake City, UT, postmarked 7 January 1976;Small notepaper, worn, written in 2 inks, not by H.Z.P., contact information for Joseph Cannariato of Fair Oaks, CA and John and Josie Pellegrino, Carmichael, CA "near Fair Oaks. All are from Carbon Co. Utah. Joseph has tapes of some of his father's stories from (of) their past"; H.Z.P. note on file card: "Tape recording made Aug. 1970 in Fair Oaks Calif. of Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Cannariato . . . by Joseph J. Cannariato" [contact information included front and back of card]; Newspaper clippings and obituaries 1971-1980, approx. 15, Magna , Salt Lake ,San Francisco ; "St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Helper, Utah, Twenty-Fifth Anniversary, 1945-1970," commemorative program with historical photographs and narrative.
Japanese and other Asians, Utah and nation: Clippings, ephemera
"Concentration Camp USA Regulations, Wartime Civil Control Administration, July 18, 1942", texts of historical documents prepared by Japanese American Curriculum Project, San Mateo, CA, 1973; Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, March 27, 1973, statutory and legal rationale for Executive Order 9066 and the Japanese-American internment; Press release, Office of the White House Press Secretary, February 19, 1976, "Remarks of the President upon the signing of a proclamation formally recognizing executive order 9066 as null and void"; Press release, Office of the White House Press Secretary, February 19, 1976, Proclamation of the cessation of executive order 9066 on the anniversary of its signing in 1942; "Topaz 1942-1946." 8-fold pamphlet with, illustrations, black & white photographs, N.D; memoirs of prominent Utah Asian-Americans, produced during the mid-1970s at the request of H.Z.P. by the subjects or their descendants: Dr. Edward Daigoro Hashimoto, The Chinese in Utah (William W. Louie), Henry and Alice Kasai; packet of research materials (photocopies, reading notes) starting with "Topaz, 1942-26," typescript, paper-clipped); Research and interview notes by H.Z.P., 5 paper-clipped packets of approx. 4-8 pages each, 5 loose sheets, several blank sheets; Photo image of business office of Japanese-American newspaper, Utah ; clippings about Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders, 1972-1994, approx. 15, Salt Lake , Billings (MT) ; Tomoko Yano, "The Case for Reparation," , 1978.
Jewish, Balkan, East European ethnic groups, Utah and nation: Clippings, ephemera
. Published in conjunction with the New York Spring Folk Festival, Balkan Arts Center, 1974; , Newsletter, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota, September 1976 and December 1976; Ethnic Folk Arts Center (formerly Balkan Arts Center), New York, Calendar of Events, November/December 1982; "A Tapestry of Judaism: A History of the Jewish Experience in Utah." circa 1983, illustrated study guide and information sheet for KUED-7 series, with articles about Jews in Utah by Robert Goldberg, Jack Goodman, Harris Lenowitz, Rabbi Eric Silver. Bernard Solomon, Louis C. Zucker;"Diary of Hagop Thomas (Tumas) Gagosian [1868-1952], May 27, 1939, Price, Carbon County, Utah, translated by his son, F. H. Gagosian, rewritten by his granddaughter, Viola Woodbury Kelsey, in 1960-61." Typescript, 2 different typefaces, texts of missing bottom lines of pages hand-written in by H. Z. P.; Quarter-sheet typed research note, by Joseph Wechsberg, Boston: Little, Brown, N.D; News clippings, approx. 25,1972-1994, Salt Lake, Cedar City / St. George .
African Americans, Utah and nation: Clippings, ephemera
3 newspaper clippings, very fragile, possibly given to H.Z.P. by an interviewee during the research period, 1970s (Salt Lake , Oct. 20, 1923, Magazine Section, short story, "His Children's Father," by Octavius Roy Cohen; Unknown provenance, Knoxville, TN, undated, turn of 20th century, "Impeachment Proceedings Instituted" against Judge J. J. DuBose of Shelby County, TN; large clipping; "Slavery in Utah," small reverse photocopy, damaged, cut up, taped to 5 x 8 index card labeled "Slavery in Utah, , March 25, 1899, BAX 3-25-99"); "A Test of Faith: Jane Elizabeth James and the Origins of the Utah Black Community." By Henry J. Wolfinger, Archivist-Trainee, National Archives and Records Service, Washington, D.C. typescript, N.D.; Research note hand-written on loose-leaf paper, Ogden , July 9, 1900. Black laborers segregated on railroad jobs; Sterling M. McMurrin, "The Negroes among the Mormons." Address given before the Annual Banquet of the Salt Lake City Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, June 21, 1968. Pamphlet;George Ramjoue, "The Negro in Utah: A Geographical Study in Population," Master's thesis, Geography, University of Utah, August 1968. [incomplete]; Lewis Webster, "Black Americans and the Revolution." , Newsletter (1974); Ronald G. Coleman, review of , by Elmer R. Rusco, for publication in , Fall 1976; "A Lecture Series on the 'Black Family in Utah.'" 4 lectures to be delivered in January 1976. Rev. France Davis, Co-Director. 4-fold flyer. Sponsored by local churches and the Utah Endowment for the Humanities; John W. Fitzgerald and Ray R. Canning, "Minority-Group Teachers and Pupils in Utah's Schools, 1961-1966." Research Report for the Utah State Department of Public Instruction, 1966; Newspaper clippings, 1972-1990, approx. 35, Salt Lake . African American concerns; Interview with Maya Angelou, 1981; , September 1977 and March 1, 1978.
Barbara Jensen, untitled memoir / analysis about prejudice
Produced for H. Z. P. course on prejudice at the University of Utah, late 1970's. The author looks at her own prejudices growing up in Utah. Original typescript.
MormonismReturn to Top
Documents related to the LDS Church in relation to other faiths, critics, women, blacks, dissenters, MX, other public issues.
Mormonism: academic papers
Call for papers, proposed anthology, , Gordon C. Thomasson, editor, to be published in 1973; "Culture and the Worldwide Church," by Noel B. Reynolds, March 2, 1976; "Mormon Polygamy--A Loose Marriage System? Preliminary Impressions," by Eugene E. Campbell. N.D.[mid-1970s?]; "The Mormon Family," by Bruce L. Campbell and Eugene E. Campbell. Chapter 16 of , ed. Mindel and Habenstein (New York: Elsevier Scientific Publishing Co., 1976); "The Mormon Family System: The Known and the Unknown," by Clark S. Knowlton, University of Utah, for the Fourth Annual Family Research Conference, Brigham Young University, February 6-7, 1975; "Polygamy as Viewed by Women," by David F. Boone. Semester Project, History 666 Problems in Utah History, Dr. E. E. Campbell, 1978; "Polygamy in Utah: Yesterday and Today." Pamphlet, bibliography prepared by the Humanities Department, Salt Lake City Public Library, April 17, 1979; "On Being a Woman in Utah: A Very Personal Essay," by Dr. LaVon B. Carroll, Professor of English, March 14, 1977.
Mormon folklore and history, Mormon philosophy and religion
Letter to H.Z.P. from William A. (Bert) Wilson, Brigham Young University, February 10, 1976, handwritten, stapled to 5 pages of material from BYU folklore archives; "Apostles vs. Historians," by Kenneth L. Woodward, February 15, 1982, on dispute between BYU historian D. Michael Quinn and LDS Church leaders Ezra Taft Benson and Boyd C. Packer; 2:8 (August 1982), lead article, "Behind the Scenes: The Joseph Smith III Blessing," by Mark Hoffman; Addresses by Obert C.Tanner and James L. Jarrett. Great Issues Forum, Series 2: Religion. University of Utah Extension Division Pamphlets in Cooperation with the Department of Philosophy. November 24, 1954.
Anti-Mormon publishing and ephemera
Flyer, "The Jerald Tanners," from , June 1970; flyer, , by Jerald and Sandra Tanner, enlarged edition, Modern Microfilm Co., Salt Lake City, Utah, 1972; flyer, "Attention Book of Mormon Believers," marginalia "Ad From 'The Examiner,' Independence, Mo. Nov. 24, 1973"; Booklist & Order form, Modern Microfilm Co., Salt Lake City, Utah, 1972 or later.
Mormonism and Utahns: Outsiders' perspectives
"White and Peaceful," by Herb Caen, column, San Francisco, N.D. [mid-1970s]; "The Saints Among Us," by Michael Parrish, Jan-Feb. 1980; "A Bankrupt Philosophy," two letters to the editor, April 28, 1980; "The Downwind People: A Thousand Americans Sue for Damage Brought On by Atomic Fallout," by Anne Fadiman. , June 1980.
|mid-1970s to 1980|
Ensign [official LDS Church monthly] features on special topics
"Eastern Orthodoxy," by Milton V. Backman, Jr., May 1971; "Responsibilities of the Priesthood," by Wilford Woodruff (1807-1898) Fourth President, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Text of sermon delivered July 4, 1880. , September 1971; [partial article on Reform Protestantism, author unknown], February 1972; "Strengthening the Patriarchal Order in the Home," by Brent A. Barlow, February 1973; "To Be a Woman in the Church: European Women Respond on What It Means to Them," unsigned. , August 1973; [Q-A column] "I have never married. Will there be opportunities for marriage in the next life?" Response by James E. Faust, December 1973; "Home: The Place to Save Society," by President Spencer W. Kimball, from an address given to the Stockholm, Sweden Area Conference, August 1974, January 1975; "The Lord's Plan for Men and Women," by President Spencer W. Kimball, from an address given at June Conference, June 27, 1975. October 1975.
Women in the early LDS Church: letter; memoirs, medical practice
Letter of Susa Young Gates to daughter Lucy Gates Bowen, March 2, 1918, typescript, National Woman's Relief Society letterhead, photocopy; "Life Story of Margret Eliza Uttley Tolman: My Heritage of Faith, Memories of a Pioneer Woman," by Maggie Tolman Porter. , Vol. I, Third Quarter, 1965; "Part II, Life Story of Margret Eliza Uttley Tolman (Continued)," Vol. I, Fourth Quarter, 1965; "Margret Eliza Uttley Tolman, continued," Vol. II, First Quarter 1966; "Margret Eliza Uttley Tolman, continued," Vol. 2, Third Quarter 1966; "Memoirs of Agatha Walker McAllister (1866-1947), N.D.; "Medicine Among the Early Mormons," by Claire Noall, , April 1959.
Exponent II , assorted articles and complete issues
", Vol. III, No. 3 (March, 1977); "Of Memories and Small-Town Mormons," Review by Janet Peterson, Sandy, Utah, of , by Donald R. Marshall, , Summer 1978; "Inside Martha Spence Heywood," Review by Helen Candland Stark, Salem, Utah, of , edited by Juanita Brooks, , Winter 1979; . Vol. V, No. 3 (Spring 1979).
Mormonism: women, family, polygamy; fundamentalism
Mormonism: role of women; ERA controversy 1974-1980; Sonia Johnson's excommunication 1979
Mormonism; LDS Church relations with African Americans
Mormonism: general; church doctrine; relations with outsiders; MX, environment and other public issues
Greece: Culture, Politics,and HistoryReturn to Top
Greek ethnicity and traditional culture in Greece and abroad
"Greece." Ed. Margaret Mead. New York: New American Library, 1955; "Morality, Courtship, and Love in Greek Folklore," by Constantina Safilios-Rothschild, , December 1965; "Return to Kasos," by Harry Mark Petrakis, Review by Elias Kulukundis. September 9, 1967; "The Building of Nations," by Harry and Pola Triandis, , March 1969; "Ethnicity: The Greek Case," by Alice Scourby, March-April 1977; "Athens is Talking About Who You Know," by Nicholas Gage, Sunday, April 8, 1979; "Distorting History: Concerning a Recent Article on Ethnic Identity in Greek Macedonia," by Constantine G. Hatzidimitriou, 34:2 (1993); "National Ideologies, Histories, and Popular Consciousness: A Response to Three Critics" by Anastasia N. Karakasidou, 35:1 (1994); "Stereoviews: Glimpse of Greek and Immigrant Life," by Steve Frangos, February 4-5, 2000.
Greek Classical arts
"Rhapsodists of Modern Greece," by Walter Starkie, review of Folkways FE4468, by James A. Notopoulos, N.P, N.D.(late 1940s to mid-1950s; "The Greek Vase: A Study in the Liberal Arts and Sciences," by John Osman, in June 1950; "The Heroic Women of Epic Greece," by Mary R. Lefkowitz, in , Autumn 1987; "Metropolitan Museum Unveils New Greek Galleries," May 20, 1999; "Schliemann's Great Masked Hoax?", February 3, 2000.
Elgin Marbles / Parthenon Marbles controversy
News clippings, magazine tearsheet on the dispute between Greece and Britain over whether the British Museum should restore the "Elgin" marbles to the Pantheon, from which they were taken in 1801.
Expulsion of the Greeks from Asia Minor, 1922
"The Asia Minor Catastrophe: A Personal Account," by Constantine G. Hatzidimitriou, Sept. 24, 1997; "The Uprooting of the Greeks of Asia Minor," Greek Refugees of the 20th Century, Special Supplement January 29-30, 2000.
Greek Resistance to the Axis, World War II
Composite photocopy of three 1941 American newspaper headlines ("Greeks Check Nazi Balkan Coup Plans," "Greeks Defiant as Nazi Army Masses," "Nazi Balkan Attack Slated for Tonight!"); "Salonica Jews Honor Greeks," by Marios Leonida, June 1994; "My Unforgettable Memories of October 28, 1940," by Costas Mountanos, October 1, 1998.
Greek historical Events
Newspaper clippings, Greek Heritage Society Calendar (1988).
Balkan controversies, late 20th century
Turkish invasion of Cyprus, 1974, folder 1 of 2
"Wide Fighting Rages in Cyprus, Turks Control Road to Nicosia, Greeks Mobilize, Shift Troops," July 21, 1974; , January-February-March 1975, issue devoted to Cyprus crisis; "New Window of Opportunities Opens Up for Cyprus Negotiations," by Andreas Hadjikyriacos, Sept. 11-12, 1999; "Retrospective: A Look Back to July 20, 1974," July 21, 2000.
Turkish invasion of Cyprus, 1974, folder 2 of 2
Clippings; 1 sheet 4" x 6" yellow paper with notes by H.Z.P. dating to 1977 or later
Greek diaspora, Pacific Rim, late 20th century
Clipping, "'Wog Boy' Hits a Nerve," San Francisco, Tuesday, May 9, 2000, pages A-10, A-14
General MaterialsReturn to Top
Progams and news clippings related to Helen Papanikolas
This folder includes Papanikolas' commencement speech at the University of Utah in 1984. Included is a program for a gala celebration of Orthodoxy in 2005.
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Children of immigrants--Utah--Interviews
- Women authors, American--Utah
- Geographical Names :
- Utah--Emigration and immigration
- Utah--Ethnic relations
- Form or Genre Terms :
- Oral histories