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MS Span 100.4

Salinas, Pedro, 1892-1951. Pedro Salinas additional papers, 1923-1966: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Span 100.4
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Salinas, Pedro, 1892-1951.
Title: Pedro Salinas additional papers,
Date(s): 1923-1966.
Quantity: 1 collection (5 boxes (2.5 linear feet)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in Spanish.
Abstract: Letters from Spanish poet Pedro Salinas to fellow Spanish poet Jorge Guillén, as well as compositions by Salinas and concerning Salinas by Guillén and others.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*86M-45. Gift of Teresa Guillen Gilman, 987 Memorial Drive, Number 617, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02138 Claudio Guillen, 246 Hampshire Street, Apartment 2, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02139; received: 1985 May.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Pedro Salinas Additional Papers, 1923-1966 (MS Span 100.4). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Salinas and Guillén were Spanish poets. They were considered part of the Generation of '27.


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Scope and Contents

Correspondence includes letters from Salinas to Guillén as well as letters from Guillén and from Salinas to various correspondents. Compositions by Salinas include autograph and typescript versions of essays (several of which are annotated by Guillén), plays, and poems, including several variants of El contemplado. Also includes compositions by Guillén and others concerning Salinas.

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