Margarita Papandreou Papers (selected papers of Papandreou, an American-born international feminist leader, peace movement activist, informal diplomat, and author who settled in Greece in 1959. There is correspondence (1981-1985), in English and Greek, of Papandreou and her husband, Andreas Papandreou, prime minister of Greece (1981-1989), concerning personal and business matters, and some affairs of state. The bulk of the papers consists of speeches, articles, interviews, and printed matter, by and about Papandreou, relating to her involvement in the G reek Union of Women, a socialist feminist group she founded in 1976 (president, 1980-1989); the First Ladies Conference on Drug Abuse at the United Nations (1985); and the World Conference to Review and Appraise the Achievements of the United Nations Decade for Women: Equality, Development and Peace (1975-1985), held in Nairobi, Kenya (1985). Papandreou was head of the Greek government's delegation to this conference, and the papers include documents from the preparation meetings, statements of the member-states, resolutions, cassette tapes of interviews, speeches, American press releases, mass media, and general publications. Also present are copies of the PAK Newsletter (1972-1974), a publication of the Panhellenic Liberation Movement in North America, many newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material in Greek).
Personal and professional papers of Adamantia Pollis, professor of political science on the graduate faculty of the New School for Social Research in New York. Included are drafts of various articles, Pollis's school papers, some personal memorabilia, papers of her students, grant proposals, correspondence with Andreas Papandreou, George Blanksten, Spyros Mercouris, several congressmen, professional associates, and political organizations, such as the American Federation for Democracy in Greece. Some of these papers concern resistance organizations and activities against the Greek dictatorship of 1967-1974, as well as articles on the political situations in Cuba and Cyprus. These papers are part of a larger collection of printed ephemera and serials relating to the Greek dictatorship of 1967-1974 formed by Pollis, which is cataloged in the Rare Books Division.