Table of Contents
Collection Overview +/-
Collection Inventory +/-
series: Personal Materials
box 1: Correspondence (1971-1973)
This box contains letters regarding the establishment of the Greek archives.
box 2: Greek Immigrants, Personal Materials, A-K
folder 1: Christopher and Aliki Athas (1973) (1977)
This folder contains articles and a speech transcript.
folder 2: George Dematrakopoulos' News Materials (1908)
folder 3: Angelo Georgedes, "Reminiscences of Life in Greece and Utah"
folder 4-5: Harry George Greaves (1959-1966)
These folders contain biographies.
folder 6-9: The Diary of Haralambos K. Kambouris (1912-1981)
These folders contain the original diary, as well as photocopied and translated editions. An exerpt from the Oregon Historical Quarterly is also included.
box 3: Greek Immigrants, Personal Materials, K
folder 1-12: Haralambos K. Kambouris (1919) (1925)
Kambouris' Greek passports, poems, plays, steerage cabin tickets, "Paean to May First," "Tribute to John F. Kennedy," and an untitled story are included in these folders. The plays, written by Kambouris, include The Disinherited, Fidelity to the Oath, Paraskevas and Stefanos, Sklava (Turkish Slave), and The Voice of Conscience.
box 4: Greek Immigrants, Personal Materials K-S
folder 1: Frank Kiriopoulos, Marriage Certificate (1907)
This certificate is a record of the first marriage of a Greek to a non-Greek in Utah.
folder 2: Speros Kondas' Obituary (1978)
folder 3: Andrew T. Kopan, Articles
folder 4: Lampros Family, Genealogy Sheets
folder 5-6: Demetreos Eoanes Latses, Naturalization Certificate and Passport (1931)
folder 7-10: James John Latses (1918-1944)
These folders include Latses' death certificate, driver's license, honorable discharge from the U.S. Army, and receipts.
folder 11-15: Virginia Latses (1920-1947)
These folders contain Latses' birth certificate, citizenship certificate, department of public health blood test results, marriage certificate, and milage ration card.
folder 16: Louis Lingos, Coupons
These were sold for the fund to build the Second Holy Trinity Church in Salt Lake City, Utah.
folder 17-18: Peter S. Marthakis (1916)
These folders include a dedication for the Second Holy Greek Orthodox Church in Salt Lake City, Utah; newsclippings; and Marthakis' obituary.
folder 19: George Metos, Naturalization Certificate
folder 20: Peter J. Panagos
Business, election, and family materials are contained in these folders. The family materials include correspondence, geneology, money orders, newsclippings, a passport, and a business card.
folder 21-33: William J. Pappas
These folders include Political Philosophy from Plato to Locke, Questions and Answers Upon History Civics and the Constitution for Candidates for Citizenship (WPA Program), a transcribed G.A.P.A. opening meeting prayer, and Mutterings.
folder 34: Joseph Sarztetakis, Declaration of Intent for the United States Department of Labor
box 5: Greek Immigrants, Personal Materials, V. Vasilacopulos (1907-1920)
These folders contain a photocopy of Greeks in America as I Saw Them, business receipts, business statements, company order forms, and Greek correspondence.
box 6: Greek Immigrants, Personal Materials, V. Vasilacopulos (1921-1934)
This box contains Greek text correspondence.
box 7: Greek Immigrants, Personal Materials, V-Z
folder 1-6: V. Vasilacopulos (1943)
Newsclippings, Vasilacopulos' obituary, uniform straight bills of laden, the International Workers Handbook, family materials, and freight bills are contained in these folders.
folder 7-8: Peter Ypsilantis, Discharge and Naturalization Certificates
folder 9-11: Costas Zambukos (1944-1965)
These folders include Zambukos' death certificate, marriage certificate, and naturalization certificate.
folder 12-26: George Zoumadakis (1896-1930)
These folders contain Zoumadakis' birth certificate, calligraphy book, correspondence written in Greek (some having English translations), death certificates, greeting cards, identification cards, his marriage certificate, naturalization certificate, obituary, a pamphlet concerning a native Crete village, a power of attorney document, a recipe book, and a record book.
folder 27-29: Katena Zoumadakis (1962, 1972)
Greek correspondence with an English translation, Zoumadakis' naturalization certificate, and her obituary are included in these folders.
series: Greek Orthodox Church Materials
box 8: Albums from Greek Orthodox Churches
folder 1-5: 50th Anniversary Albums (1955-1976)
The albums from the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church of Salt Lake City, Utah; the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Pensicola, Florida; the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church of Price, Utah; the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Sacramento, California; and the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church of Grand Rapids, Michigan, are contained in these folders.
folder 6-8: Consecration Albums (1956-1969)
The albums of the St. John Greek Orthodox Church of Omaha, Nebraska (1958), the Greek Orthodox Community of Sacramento, California (1956, also called the conference album), and the Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church of Ogden, Utah (1969) are contained in these folders.
folder 9: Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Modesto, California Dedication Album (1972)
box 9: Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, Price, Utah (1974-1981)
box 10A: Assumption Greek Orthodox Church Bulletins, Price, Utah (1983-1989)
box 10B: Assumption Greek Orthodox Church Bulletins, Price, Utah (1989)
box 11: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Bulletins, Salt Lake City, Utah (1963-1974)
box 12: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Bulletins, Salt Lake City, Utah (1975-1978)
box 13: Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church Bulletins, Ogden, Utah (1973-1979)
box 14: Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church Newsletters, Houston, Texas (1971-1974)
box 15: Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church Newsletters, Houston, Texas (1975-1978)
box 16: St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church Bulletins, Stockton, California (1971-1975)
box 17: St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church Bulletins, Stockton, California (1976-1977)
box 18: St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church Bulletins, Stockton, California (1978-1980)
box 19: St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church Bulletins, Stockton, California (1981-1984)
box 20: St. George Greek Orthodox Church Newsletters and Memorandum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (1971-1974)
box 21: St. Mary Greek Orthodox Church Newsletters, Minneapolis, Minnesota (1971-1975)
box 22: St. Mary Greek Orthodox Church Newsletters, Minneapolis, Minnesota (1976-1983)
box 23: St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, Tacoma,Washington (1971-1976)
box 24A: St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Bulletins, Tacoma, Washington (1977-1989)
box 24B: St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Bulletins (1989)
series: Greek Organizations
box 25: Anthanassios Diakos Society Ledgers, Minute Books, and Membership Books (1926-1956)
These ledgers are written in Greek text.
box 26: Greek American Progressive Association (G.A.P.A.), National Convention Materials
box 27: Greek American Progressive Society Publication, The Tribune of G.A.P.A. (1963-1975)
box 28: Greek American Progressive Association Minute Books of the Salt Lake City, Utah, Chapter
box 29: Order of Ahepa, Convention Material
box 30: Order of Ahepa National Convention Yearbooks (1955, 1959)
box 31: Order of Ahepa, Miscellaneous Materials
folder 1: Hospitals for Greece Program
folder 2: "A Six Year Plan to Provide a New Way of Life for the Order of Ahepa"
folder 3: Chapter President's Manual
folder 4: Constitution of the Order of Ahepa (1965)
folder 5: Dedication of the Harry S. Truman Memorial (1963)
folder 6: Education and Scholarship Program (1962)
folder 7: Miscellaneous Programs
folder 8: Oath and Obligation of the Order of Ahepa
folder 9: Tax Remittance Forms
folder 10-36: The Ahepan (1961-1968)
box 32: Pancretan Association of America
folder 1: Constitution and By-laws (1965)
folder 2-3: Daughters of Minos (1956-1970)
These folders include a grand banquet and ball program, membership lists, and rosters.
folder 4-5: Convention Albums (1974) (1978)
folder 6: 50th Anniversary Album (1979)
folder 7-8: Pancretan Union in America Convention Books (1934) (1946)
series: Greek Publications
box 33: Atlantis and Monthly Illustrated Atlantis (1962-1972)
box 34: Diocesan Voice and Western Hellenic Journal (1975-1984)
box 35: The Hellenic Journal (1975-1977)
box 36: The Hellenic Journal (1978-1979)
box 37: The Hellenic Journal (1980-1981)
box 38: The Hellenic Journal (1982-1983)
box 39: The Hellenic Journal (1984-1986)
box 40: The Hellenic Journal (1987-1988)
box 41: KPHTH (Crete) Journal (1924-1948)
box 42: KPHTH (Crete) Journal (1949-1954)
box 43: KPHTH (Crete) Journal (1965-1977)
box 44: KPHTH (Crete) Journal (1978-1985)
box 45: Greek Orthodox Church, The Logos Journal (1969-1978)
box 46: New California (1972)
box 47: New California (1973)
box 48: New California (1974)
box 49: New California (1975)
box 50: The Orthodox Observer (1970-1972)
box 51: The Orthodox Observer (1973-1974)
box 52: The Orthodox Observer (1974-1975)
box 53: The Orthodox Observer (1976)
box 54: The Orthodox Observer (1977-1978)
box 55: The Orthodox Observer (1978-1980)
box 56: The Orthodox Observer (1980-1981)
series: Miscellaneous Greek Materials
box 57: Articles
folder 1: "Carbon County 'Greekness' Fading," Salt Lake Tribune (1974 March 10)
folder 2: "Chicago's Greeks: A Friendly Tour of their Neighborhoods and Spirit," Chicago Tribune Magazine (1974 August 04)
folder 3: "Chicago's Greeks: Pride, Passion, and the Protestant Ethic," Midwest Magazine of the Chicago Sun Times (1971 April 25)
folder 4: "Cultural Persistence and Change: Greeks in the Great Plains and Rocky Mountain West, 1890-1970," Pacific Historical Review, Vol. 49 (1980 February)
folder 5: George A. Kourvetaris, "Greek-American Professionals: 1820s-1970s"
folder 6-7: Greek Church and Families News Clippings (1970)
folder 8: Greek Labor Trust News Clippings (1905)
These news clippings concern the formation of the trust.
folder 9: Greeks in McGill and Ely, Nevada, News Clippings
folder 10: "Greeks in San Francisco," Athene 21, No. 4 (1961)
folder 11: "The Greeks of New York," New York News Magazine (1976 August 08)
folder 12: "Immigrants in Industries," U.S. Senate Report from the U.S. Immigration Commission (1911)
folder 13: "The Immigration Studies Collection of the University of Minnesota", Reprint from The American Archivist 32, No. 2 (1969)
folder 14: "Little Mr. Doc and the Wonderful People," Deseret News (1977 December 09)
folder 15: Articles Concerning Greeks in the West (1908-1909)
folder 16: Pocatello Railroad Strike (1912)
folder 17: Pocatello Strike (1922)
folder 18: George P. Daskarolis, "San Francisco's Greek Colony--Evolution of an Ethnic Community"
folder 19: "Zorba! Where are You Hiding?," The Herald Weekend Magazine (1974 October 06)
box 58: Miscellaneous Books and Booklets
folder 1: George A. Kourvetaris, First and Second Generation Greeks in Chicago
folder 2: Nebraska History, Nebraska State Historical Society (1970)
folder 3: Assumption Greek Orthodox Church History (1979)
folder 4: The Greek Texans, University of Texas at Antonio, Institute of Texan Cultures
folder 5: Holy Trinity New Church Fund-Raising Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah (1968)
folder 6: Thoedore Saloutos, New Deal Agricultural Policy: An Evaluation (1974)
folder 7: "Othigitria," Othigitria Guide 1, No. 1 (1983)
folder 8: Theodore Saloutos, "Causes and Patterns of Greek Immigration to the United States" (1973)
folder 9: The Royal Wedding (1964 September 18)
folder 10: Satan Storms Cypress, The Union of Journalists of Athens (1964)
box 59: Miscellaneous Publications
folder 1: Always the Best, Atlas News Corp. (1942-1943)
folder 2: A. P. D. Valakis, The Cathedral of St. Sophia in Los Angeles and The Greek Orthodox Church: Its History and Its Faith (1952)
folder 3: Common Heritage, No. 1, American Committee for Responsible and Democratic Government in Greece Inc (1970)
folder 4: Ergatis, Vol. A, No. 37 (1929 April 7)
folder 5: Theodore Saloutos, The Greek Orthodox Church in the United States and Assimilation (1973)
folder 6: Greek World, Vol. 1, No. 5 (1976)
folder 7: Historical Messenger of the Milwaukee County Historical Society, Vol. 29, No. 2 (1973)
folder 8-9: National Greek Press (1976-1977)
folder 10: The Orthodox Journal (1980)
folder 11: Pacific Northwest Quarterly, Vol. 57, No. 4 (1966)
folder 12: Pan-Arcadian Federation of America 38th National Convention (1970)
folder 13: Wisconsin Magazine of History, Vol. 53, No. 3 (1970)
folder 14: Unidentified Greek Text
box 60: Miscellaneous
folder 1: American Legion Minute Book of Post N. 40 (1926-1933)
folder 2: Christmas Greetings
folder 3: Contract for Lease of Bingham Tramway
folder 4: Garfield Smelter Safety Rule Book, Greek Text
folder 5: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America Yearbook (1971)
folder 6: Greek Orthodox Community of Salt Lake City, Utah, 75th Anniversary Program
folder 7: Greek Orthodox Youth of America (GOYA) Yearbook for the18th International Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah (1969)
folder 8: List of Donors for Hellenic Memorial Hall
folder 9: Honor Roll of the Soldiers from Bingham Canyon, Utah
folder 10: The Modern Greek Studies Association Bulletin
folder 11: Demokratia Newsletter
folder 12: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, Specifications and Contracts for a Second Building (1924)
folder 13: Spurious Wedding Certificate
This certificate was used to circumvent immigration laws of the early 1920s.
folder 14: 14th Biennial Ecclesiastical Congress of the Greek Orthodox Church of North and South America, Convention Book (1958)
box 61: Miscellaneous Greek Books
box 62: Miscellaneous Greek Books
box 63: Miscellaneous Greek Books
box 64: Oversized Materials
box 65: "Daughters of Penelope" (1979)
This box contains a 50th anniversary memory book listing those who were members of this organization from 1929 to 1979.
box 66: Greek Sheet Music (1948)
box 67: Greek Sheet Music (1920)
box 68: Greek Publications (1927-1991)
folder 1-3: Atlas (1927-1928)
These folders contain photocopies of an atlas written in Greek.
folder 4: Greek Christmas Cards
folder 5: Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation in Modesto, California (1972)
This folder contains a dedication book to this organization.
folder 6: "Kafiena and Community" (1991)
This folder contains an article describing the history of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
folder 7-8: San Francisco Diocese (1988-1989)
This folder contains brochures, booklets, and newsletters.
folder 9-13: "St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Monthly Bulletin" (1989-1991)
folder 14: "The Hellenic Journal" and Other News Clippings
folder 15: The Orthodox Journal (1980)
folder 16: Videos and Tapes by the Hellenic Cultural Association, List (1991)
box 69: Joseph Stipanovich, "In Unity is Strength"
box 70: Basil and Persephoni-Hatziminas Photograph Collection (1917-1992)
These folders contain photocopies of the photograph collection which was compiled by Steve Frangos in 1991. There is also a description for these photographs and the photograph project.
box 71: Basil and Persephoni-Hatziminas Photograph Collection (1990-1992)
box 72: Greek Histories (1955-1992)
folder 1: Alice Athas (1955-1986)
folder 2-8: Alexandros K. Kyrou and Steve K. Frangos, "Central Works on the Greek Diaspora" (1992)
folder 9: Sarah Sweeney Reynolds Family History
folder 10: Joseph and Jennie Barboglio Helper Family History
folder 11: Untitled Speech by Helen Kannes to the Philoptochos Society (1988)
folder 12-16: Steve Frangos, "Yiorgos Katsaros: Last of the Greek-American Cafe-Aman Singers" (1992)
folder 17: James Bowden, "Greek Immigrants of Pocatello, Idaho, Who Migrated to Salt Lake City, Utah" (1992)
folder 18: Katsilometes Scott, "The Greek Community in Pocatello, 1890-1941"
box 73: Greek Convention Information and Memory Books (1948-1990)
folder 1: Daughters of Penelope Memory Book (1989)
folder 2: Federation of Sterea Hellas of USA and Canada 44th National Convention Yearbook (1990)
folder 3-4: Greek American Progressive Association (GAPA) National Convention Yearbooks (1948) (1990)
folder 5: Greek Festival Donor and Financial Records (1989)
folder 6: Pancretan Convention Memory Book (1974)
volume 1: Pancretan Convention (1978)
box 74: The Greek Orthodox Church (1955-1996)
folder 1-2: "Consecration: Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church" (1991)
This folder contains information from the Prophet Elias Church in Salt Lake City, Utah.
folder 3-13: Greek Orthodox Church Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (1989-1996)
These folders contain correspondence, newsletters, calenders, membership lists, donation envelopes, and party invitations.
folder 14-17: Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (1979-1991)
These folders contain a birthday celebration book, lists of festival donors and financial reports, regulations, a directory, a calendar of events, and a history of the church in Seattle, Washington.
folder 18: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, Correspondence (1993)
This folder contains correspondence between the Greek Orthodox Church of South America and the Greek Orthodox Church in Denver, Colorado.
folder 19-22: Hellenic Orthodox Church "Assumption" Golden Anniversary Book (1966)
folder 23: "Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church of Salt Lake City, Utah: 50th Anniversary 1905-1955" (1955)
box 75: The Greek Orthodox Church (1991)
box 76: Greek Musical Plays (1964-1988)
folder 1-5: Paul D. Maritsas, A New Beginning: A Musical Play in Three Acts (1980)
folder 6-8: Michael G. Pappas, The Clinic at Santorini
folder 9: Michael G. Pappas, Give Me a Pick, a Shovel, and a Willing Bride (1964)
This folder contains a program from this musical play.
folder 10: Michael G. Pappas, Sam's Nombra Three
This folder contains a souvenir booklet from this musical comedy.
folder 11: Michael G. Pappas, The Time of Your Life
This folder contains an outline of credits and acts of the play which was written as a tribute to George NeoFotistos.
folder 12: Michael G. Pappas, The Xenophobiacs
This folder contains Act I of this play.
folder 13-16: Untitled Plays by Michael G. Pappas
folder 17-19: Paul D. Maristas, What a Day (1988)
box 77: Certificates (1925-1929)
Biographical Note/Historical Note +/-
Historical information on Greek communities may be found in the collection.
Content Description +/-
The Greek archives (1888-1996) contains materials regarding the establishment of the Greek communities in Utah and throughout the West. Materials include personal papers, correspondence, biographies, passports, naturalization and citizenship certificates, birth and death certificates, Greek Orthodox Church materials, church anniversary and consecration albums, newsletters, bulletins, Greek organization materials, ledgers, minute books, membership books, fraternal organization publications, various Greek publications, books, booklets, record books, and various ephemera.
Collection Use +/-
Restrictions on Access:
Twenty-four hours advance notice encouraged. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.
Administrative Information +/-
Organized in six series: I. Personal (individual) Materials; II. Church Materials; III. Community Organizations; IV. Publications; V. Miscellaneous; VI. Oversize. Also arranged alphabetically.
Boxes 1-60 were donated by Helen Zeese Papanikolas from 1970-1988 (32.25 linear feet).
Boxes 61-77 were donated from about 1990-1992 (17.5 linear feet).
Processed by Tracy Paul in the 1990s.
Addendum processed by Kate Kimball in 2000.
Papanikolas, Helen, 1917-
Materials are in English and Greek.
49.75 linear feet
Language of the Finding Aid:
Finding aid encoded in English.
Author of the Finding Aid:
Finding aid prepared by Tracy Paul
EAD Creation Date: