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Papazoglou-Margare (Theano) papers
TSAK 2017/06  
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Collection of archival materials from Theano Papazoglou-Margare's life as a Greek American writer. Included are published and unpublished writings, correspondence with religious leaders and family, and personal and biographical documents. Materials are in Greek and English.
Theano Papazoglou-Margare(is) was born in the early 1900s (1905/06) in Constantinople, in the village of Vadika. Her parents died during World War I, and she was adopted by a Greek-American couple who moved to Turkey where she received a formal education. In 1923, Margare was brought to the US as a teen refugee and settled in New York. In 1934, while in New York, she started writing, but her first attempts were less than successful and she became temporarily discouraged towards a writing career. After some time, she began writing again and moved to Chicago advancing her career by working for several Greek publications. While in Chicago she was very involved in the Greek community, where she participated in various artistic and show programs, as well as writing Greek plays for Greek immigrants to perform. Margare became well known for her collections of short stories and she wrote for local Greek Chicago and New York newspapers throughout her career where she was a regular columnist. She also published books and gave a series of college lectures at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Margare was writing up until she died, with her last column being written only hours before going to the hospital where she passed away on October 25th 1991.
12.5 Linear Feet (3 record cartons)
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Collection is open for research. Some restrictions may apply.