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Virginia R. Grace Papers

    The collection contains professional correspondence, photos, rubbings and work notes of the well-known American archaeologist Virginia Randolph Grace (1901–1994), as well as her scholarly library. Grace was born in New York City in 1901. After graduating from Bryn Mawr College in 1922, she attended the American School of Classical Studies in Athens in 1927 and returned to Bryn Mawr to pursue her M.A. in Classical Archaeology. In 1930 she returned to Greece and conducted excavations in Cyprus, Pergamon and Halai. She returned to the USA during the Second World War but went back to Greece in the 1950s to continue her research. She died in 1994 in her home in Athens.

    Original source name : Αρχείο Virginia R. Grace
    English translation : Virginia R. Grace Papers
    Creator : personal fonds
    Document- type 1 : personal
    Document- type 2 : photograph
    Reference number : GR ASCSA VRG 039
    Language(s) : English
    Geographical coverage : Greece, USA, Turkey, Cyprus
    Time range : 20thc.
    Year(s) : 1931-1990
    Theme 1 : art and culture
    Theme 2 : work
    Link to the item in the catalogue :
    Archive name : Αμερικανική Σχολή Κλασικών Σπουδών στην Αθήνα
    Archive name (English) : American School of Classical Studies Athens
    Archive address : 61 Soudias, Athens , GR 10776
    City : Athens
    Country : Greece
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