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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

I. "Respuesta a un Manifiesto de Españoles"

II. Correspondencia Literaria con Guillermo de Torre y Norah Borges

III. Correspondencia con Guillermo de Torre

IV. Correspondencia con Antonio Bórquez Solar

The Benson Latin American Collection

Gabriela Mistral Papers, 1911-1949



Descriptive Summary

Creator Mistral, Gabriela, 1889-1957
Title Gabriela Mistral Papers
Dates: 1911-1949
Abstract Letters and manuscripts of Chilean poet and Nobel Laureate Gabriela Mistral.
Accession No. 1987-20, 2004-01
OCLC Record No. 42706327
Extent 3 linear inches
Language Spanish
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

Poet and Nobel Laureate (1945) Gabriela Mistral was born Lucila Godoy y Alcayaga in Vicuña, Chile, in 1889. Mistral was an active member of the League of Nations and served as Chilean consul in Italy, Spain, and Portugal. She taught Spanish literature in the United States at Columbia University, Barnard College, and Vassar College, and at the University of Puerto Rico. Her works include Desolación, Ternura, and Tala. She died in 1957.

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Scope and Contents Note

Letters and manuscripts, 1911-1949 (2 inches), of Chilean poet and Nobel Laureate Gabriela Mistral. In one folder and three thin bound volumes, the Gabriela Mistral Papers include letters (1911-1923) of Mistral (writing as Lucila Godoy) to poet Antonio Bórquez Solar; letters (1937-1949) of Mistral to Guillermo de Torre and his wife Norah Borges (sister of Jorge Luis Borges); and two typed manuscript essays: the epistle "Respuesta a un Manifiesto de Españoles" (1935), and "Calpe-Argentina y el Libro Español en la América" (n.d.).

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.

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Index Terms

The Gabriela Mistral Papers are classified under the following Subject Headings in the University of Texas General Libraries' catalog:
Mistral, Gabriela, 1889-1957--Correspondence
Authors, Chilean--20th century--Correspondence
Women authors--Chile--Correspondence
Torre, Guillermo de, 1900-
Borges, Norah
Mistral, Gabriela, 1889-1957 / Respuesta a un manifiesto de espanoles
Mistral, Gabriela, 1889-1957 / Calpe-Argentina y el libro espanol en la America

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Gabriela Mistral Papers, Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin.

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Box and Folder Inventory

 

I. "Respuesta a un Manifiesto de Españoles"

box folder
1 Vol.I "Respuesta a un Manifiesto de Españoles" , Lisboa, Octobre de 1935

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II. Correspondencia Literaria con Guillermo de Torre y Norah Borges

box folder
1 Vol.II ALS, 23 March 1949,
2p.
ALS, n.d.,
3p.
ALS, 1 September 1937,
2p.
ALS, 13 September 1937,
3p.
ALS, 4 November 1937,
3p.
ALS, n.d.,
6p.
ALS, 23 January 19--,
6p.
ALS, 22 September 19--,
1p.
ALS, 27 October 19--,
2p.
ALS, 30 October 1936,
3p.
AL, 29 September 19--,
2p.
13 November 1946,
postcard
13 November 1946,
postcard
13 November 1946,
postcard

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III. Correspondencia con Guillermo de Torre

box folder
1 Vol.III ALS, 30 November 1937,
2p.
TLS, 8 May 19--,
2p.
Calpe-Argentina y el Libro Español en la América, n.d.
[typescript]

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IV. Correspondencia con Antonio Bórquez Solar

box folder
1 IV ALS, 2 February 1911,
3p.
ALS, 18 February 1911,
6p.
ATS, 10 August 1912,
1p.
ALS, 1912,
2p.
ALS, 1912,
4p.
ALS, [1912?],
2p.
ALS, 9 May 1923,
3p.
TLS, 11 June 1923,
2p.

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