Loukas N. Coussoule Poetry Collection, ca. 1924-1964 – MS063

Loukas N. Coussoule Poetry Collection, ca. 1924-1964 – MS063

Provenance: Gift of the author, Loukas N. Coussoule

Citation: Loukas N. Coussoule Poetry Collection, MS063, Portsmouth Athenaeum

Size: 3 Hollinger boxes (1.5 linear feet)

Access: No restrictions

Processed by: Finding aid revised by Susan Stowe Kindstedt in 2009

Scope and Content

Two boxes of literary manuscripts labeled and arranged by the author, Loukas N. Coussoule. Some are identified by book number and volume number. Some, but not all, have been published. Mr. Coussoule’s collected poems, Scintillas, Sparks of Thought, was printed by the Strawberry Bank Print Shop in 1949.

Biographical Note

Loukas N. Coussoule emigrated to Portsmouth, NH from Athens, Greece. As a student in 1927, he delivered an address celebrating the 100 th anniversary of Greek independence at Freeman’s Hall, Portsmouth, NH (NH Gazette April 4, 1927). He attended Tufts University and Boston University. During World War I he served as a sergeant in Battery O, Anti-Aircraft Battalion. He suffered injuries during the war. He later worked as a lawyer.

Box Listing

Box 1-3 Handwritten and Typed Poems