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Sarmiento Papers

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0103 MS ADD 259
Held at: University College London
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Full title: Sarmiento Papers
Date(s): Created 1934-1986
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box, 1 volume, 3 folders
Name of creator(s): Sarmiento | Edward | fl 1925-1986 | poet
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Sarmiento was a student at University College London from 1925 to 1928. He went on to become a Professor.


Scope and content/abstract:

Letters to Sarmiento concerning poetry, publications and literature. Seventeen letters from the Spanish poets Manuel Altolaguirre and his wife Concha Mendez (1934-1935), 18 from Luis Cernuda, with copies (1938-1940), and about 20 from Aubrey Bell (1936-1947). Manuscript poem of Altolaguirre with transcript. Facsimile edition of manuscript poems of José Silva's 'El Libro de Versos' (1945), and photocopies of various articles about Silva. Translations of poems by St John of the Cross, and other poems by Sarmiento; together with 2 letters from Sarmiento to Jim Cummins of the Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies at UCL (1976-1986).

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English and Spanish

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Archival Information

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Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented by Edward Sarmiento in April 1977, August 1980, and July 1981. Also given by J S Cummins of the Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies at UCL in March 1988.

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