Greek Star Newspaper Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection contains an incomplete run of issues of The Greek Star, a newspaper printed in Chicago for the city’s Greek population. Earlier editions are almost entirely in Greek and the later editions are in English.
- 1948 - 1985
- Greek star (Chicago, Ill.) (Organization)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English and Greek.
Conditions Governing Access
Materials are open without restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Please consult staff to determine ability to reuse materials from collection.
Biographical / Historical
The Greek Star newspaper was founded by Peter Lambros, a Chicago businessman, in 1904, and continued for over a century until 2015.
21 Linear Feet (in 20 boxes)
The Greek Star newspaper was founded by Peter Lambros, a Chicago businessman, in 1904, and continued for over a century until 2015. This collection is comprised of an incomplete run of issues of The Greek Star, printed in Chicago for the city’s Greek population.
The newspapers are arranged chronologically.
Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please request materials at least 24-hours prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was transferred to the Special Collections and Preservation Division from the Sulzer Regional Library in 1999.
- Guide to the Greek Star Newspaper Collection
- Original author unknown. Updated and ingested into ArchivesSpace by Michelle McCoy, 2022.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
Part of the Special Collections Unit at Harold Washington Library Center Repository
Harold Washington Library Center, 9th Floor
Chicago Public Library
400 S. State Street
Chicago IL 60605 United States