The Ioannis (Giagkos) Trikoglou bequest was accepted by the Aristotle University in 1963. The collection has been catalogued and partly digitised.
The collection comprises 12,000 books, 3500 art works (etchings, paintings, photographs, etc.), documents and pamphlets, as well his personal archive.
Ioannis Trikoglou was a second generation Greek from Egypt and a prominent merchant. Born on 24 January 1888 in Alexandria, he died in Paris in the late 1970s, aged 90. He was a member of the Greek Community in Cairo from 1947-1957.