Guide to the Papers of Matthew I. Wiencke, 1951 - 1952Manuscript MS-977

Introduction to the Collection

The Papers of Matthew I. Wiencke primarily consist of a combination of travel journals and personal correspondences, in the form of letters and postcards, documenting his travels from 1951-1952. The documents chronicle his ship travel from New York to Athens. The papers primarily document Wiencke's interest in Classical Studies and his observances B.A.out the modern Greek society after the Second World War.

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