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MS Span 100

Salinas, Pedro, 1892-1951. Pedro Salinas papers, circa 1912-1975: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Span 100
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Salinas, Pedro, 1892-1951.
Title: Pedro Salinas papers
Date(s): 1912-1975
Date(s): 1936-1951
Quantity: 35.5 linear feet (71 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in Spanish.
Abstract: Correspondence, literary manuscripts, and other materials of Spanish poet and critic Pedro Salinas.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

74M-69. Gift of Mr. Jaime Pedro Salinas c/o Don Pedro, 6 Madrid (5) Spain; and and Mrs. Solita Salinas de Marichal, 29 Lancaster Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138; received: 1975 May 28.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Pedro Salinas Papers, circa 1912-1975 (MS Span 100). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Salinas (full name Pedro Salinas Serrano) was a Spanish poet and critic. He taught and lectured in Europe, U.S., and Latin America.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, manuscripts, notes, memorabilia, and printed material pertaining to Salinas' literary, academic, and personal life. Correspondence consists of letters to and from Salinas, his wife Margarita Bonmatí [Salinas], their children, and others. The manuscripts of his poetry, theatrical, and prose works (some with annotations and revisions by Juan Augusto Marichal) are included in the collection in addition to Salinas' translations, lectures, articles, essays, and notes on the theater and various subjects. Also manuscripts and typed copies of compositions by other authors, including poems by Jorge Guillén. Memorabilia consists of photographs, playbills, and miscellaneous printed material, family documents, fiche, tapes, and other personal items.

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