Special Collections and Archives

Larry Gianakos papers

Larry Gianakos papers, 1977-1993

Finding Aid

Prepared by Barbara Bass, July 17, 2002
4 record storage boxes, 4 cubic feet


This material is housed in an off-site storage facility and requires up to 5 business days for retrieval. Please call or email the department with requests for this material prior to your visit.


Biographical Note

Larry Gianakos is a graduate of Kent State University and lives in Warren, Ohio. He received a BA degree in 1974 and an MA in 1975. He has written several editions of Television Drama Series: A Comprehensive Chronicle, the manuscripts of which are included in his papers. In 1987-1989 he wrote a history of the Warren area Hellenic community called The Strength They Left Behind: St. Demetrios Hellenic Orthodox Church 40th Anniversary, 1947-1987. Gianakos has assisted James R. Parish with some of his books relating to television.


Scope and Content

The Gianakos papers include manuscripts relating to television and a local history of Saint Demetrios church, correspondence and clippings. Manuscripts and correspondence are in chronological order. The papers were donated in Kent State University in 1992 and 1994.


Description of Series:


Box 1

Series 1: Manuscripts

Folder -- Contents
  1. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1959-1975 (typescript)(folder 1): 1977
  2. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1959-1975 (typescript)(folder 2:) 1977
  3. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1959-1975 (typescript)(folder 3): 1977
  4. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1959-1975 (typescript)(folder 4): 1977
  5. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1959-1975 (typescript)(folder 5): 1977
  6. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1959-1975 (typescript)(folder 6): 1977
  7. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1959-1975 (typescript and proofs): 1978
  8. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1947-1959 (typescript) (folder 1): 1980
  9. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1947-1959 (typescript) (folder 2): 1980
  10. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1947-1959 (typescript) (folder 3): 1980
  11. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1947-1959 (typescript) (folder 4): 1980

Box 2

Folder -- Contents
  1. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1947-1959 (typescript) (folder 5): 1980
  2. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1947-1959 (typescript) (folder 6): 1980
  3. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1947-1959 (typescript) (folder 7): 1980
  4. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1947-1959 (manuscript) (folder 1): 1980
  5. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1947-1959 (manuscript) (folder 2): 1980
  6. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1947-1959 (manuscript) (folder 3): 1980
  7. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1975-1980 (typescript) (folder 1): 1981
  8. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1975-1980 (typescript) (folder 2): 1981
  9. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1975-1980 (typescript) (folder 3): 1981
  10. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1975-1980 (typescript) (folder 4): 1981
  11. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1975-1980 (typescript) (folder 5): 1981
  12. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1975-1980 (typescript) (folder 6): 1981
  13. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1980-1982(typescript) (folder 1): 1983
  14. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1980-1982(typescript) (folder 2): 1983

Box 3

Folder -- Contents
  1. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1980-1982(typescript) (folder 3): 1983
  2. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: 1980-1982(typescript) (folder 4): 1983
  3. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: a comprehensive chronicle: 1982-1984(typescript) (folder 1): 1986
  4. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: a comprehensive chronicle: 1982-1984(typescript) (folder 2): 1986
  5. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: a comprehensive chronicle: 1982-1984(typescript) (folder 3): 1986
  6. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: a comprehensive chronicle: 1982-1984(typescript (folder 4): 1986
  7. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: a comprehensive chronicle: 1982-1984(typescript) (folder 5): 1986
  8. Manuscript: The Strength They Left Behind: Page proofs (folder 1): 1987
  9. Manuscript: The Strength They Left Behind: Page proofs (folder 2): 1987
  10. Manuscript: The Strength They Left Behind: Page proofs (folder 3): 1987
  11. Manuscript: The Strength They Left Behind: Page proofs (folder 4): 1987

Box 4

Folder -- Contents
  1. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: a comprehensive chronicle: 1984-1986(camera-ready typescript) (folder 1): 1992
  2. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: a comprehensive chronicle: 1984-1986(camera-ready typescript) (folder 2): 1992
  3. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: a comprehensive chronicle: 1984-1986(camera-ready typescript) (folder 3): 1992
  4. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: a comprehensive chronicle: 1984-1986(camera-ready typescript) (folder 4): 1992
  5. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: a comprehensive chronicle: 1984-1986(camera-ready typescript) (folder 5): 1992
  6. Manuscript: Television Drama Series Programming: a comprehensive chronicle: 1984-1986(camera-ready typescript) (folder 6): 1992
  7. St. Demetrios Hellenic Orthodox Church. Greek Community Directory: 1991; 1992/93

Series 2: Correspondence

  1. Correspondence: Jim Parish to Larry Gianakos: Sept. 19, 1974
  2. Correspondence: Jim Parish to Larry [Gianakos], Warren, Ohio: Oct. 7, 1974
  3. Correspondence: Jim Parish to Larry Gianakos: Nov. 29, 1974
  4. Correspondence: Jim Parish to Larry [Gianakos]: Jan. 1, 1975
  5. Correspondence: Jim Parish to Larry [Gianakos]: Feb. 4, [1975]
  6. Correspondence: Richard, W. Taylor to Ms. [Amy] Shaw: Mar. 5, 1975
  7. Correspondence: Jim [Parish] to Larry [Gianakos]: Apr. 1, 1975
  8. Correspondence: Jim Parish to Larry [Gianakos]: Nov. 25, 1975
  9. Correspondence: Jim Parish to Larry [Gianakos]: Dec. 1, 1975
  10. Correspondence: Richard G. Picchiarini to Larry [Gianakos]: Dec. 3, 1975
  11. Correspondence: Jim [Parish] to Larry [Gianakos]: Dec. 29, 1975
  12. Correspondence: Jim Parish to Larry [Gianakos]: ? 20, 1975
  13. Correspondence: Jim Parish to Larry [Gianakos]: Sept. 24, 1976
  14. Correspondence: Larry Gianakos to Mr. [Eric] Moon: Nov. 2, 1977
  15. Correspondence: Larry Gianakos to Mr. [Robert] Franklin: Feb. 15, 1978
  16. Correspondence: [Larry James Gianakos] to Mr. [Eric] Moon: June 4, 1978
  17. Correspondence: Larry [Gianakos to Eric [Moon]: July 19, 1978
  18. Correspondence: Barbara Elliott to Larry Gianakos: June 24, 1980
  19. Correspondence: Larry Gianakos to Barb Elliott: June 27, 1980
  20. Correspondence: Larry Gianakos to Adene Hayes: July 19, 1980
  21. Correspondence: Larry Gianakos to Mindy Drucker

Series 3: Clippings

  1. Clippings