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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Manuscripts, 1932-1966

The Benson Latin American Collection

Alfredo Pareja y Diez Canseco Manuscripts, 1932-1966



Descriptive Summary

Creator Pareja y Diez Canseco, Alfredo, 1908-
Title Alfredo Pareja y Diez Canseco Manuscripts
Dates: 1932-1966
Abstract A digital collection of the original manuscripts of the books "El Muelle," "Las Pequenas estaturas," and "Los Poderes omnimodos," from Ecuadoran author and historian Alfredo Pareja y Diez Canseco.
Accession No. 2006-21
OCLC Record No.
Extent 3 manuscripts
Language Spanish
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

Alfredo Pareja y Diez Canseco (1908-1993) was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Part of the Generación del 30 and the Grupo de Guayaquil as an author, Pareja was also a university professor, Superintendent of Secondary Education, member of Ecuador's National Assembly, head of mission in the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, ambassador of Ecuador in France and to UNESCO, and Ecuador's Minister of Foreign Relations from 1979 to 1980. He wrote a number of novels and historical texts, including El Muelle (1933), Hombres sin tiempo (1941), La Manticora (1974) and Historia del Ecuador (1954). Among numerous honors, Pareja was awarded the Medalla Premio Nacional de Cultura Eugenio Espejo and the Gran Cruz de la Orden al Mérito del Ecuador, and Spain's Gran Cruz de Isabel la Católica.

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Scope and Contents Note

Digital copies of the original manuscripts of the books "El Muelle," "Las Pequenas estaturas," and "Los Poderes omnimodos" from Ecuadoran author and historian Alfredo Pareja y Diez Canseco.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.

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Index Terms

The Alfredo Pareja y Diez Canseco Manuscripts are classified under the following Subject Headings in the University of Texas Libraries catalog:
Pareja y Diez Canseco, Alfredo, 1908- --Archives
Ecuadorian literature--20th century--Sources
Authors, Ecuadorian--20th century--Sources

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Administrative Information

Provenance Note

The Alfredo Pareja y Diez Canseco Manuscripts were presented to the Benson Collection by Pareja's daughter, Cecilia Behágue, in order to provide digital preservation and access at the University of Texas. The original manuscripts were then returned to Mrs. Behágue for deposit in an archival repository in Ecuador.

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Alfredo Pareja y Diez Canseco Manuscripts, Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin.

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Box and Folder Inventory

 

Manuscripts, 1932-1966

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UTDR "El Muelle," May-July 1932
1
Notebook No. 1, pages 1-128
2
Notebook No. 2, pages 129-256
3
Notebook No. 3, pages 257-384
4
Notebook No. 4, pages 385-424
5
“Las Pequeñas estaturas,” 1966
6
“Los Poderes omnimodos,” ca.1964

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