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Vicente Huidobro papers, 1886-1968

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Huidobro (Vicente) Papers

Scope and Content of Collection

Papers include correspondence with family members, friends and lovers; handwritten and typewritten drafts of poems, primarily from El ciudadano del olvido (1941) and Ultimos poemas (1948); a corrected typewritten draft of Altazor (1931); unpublished plays; three visual poems; notes and drafts of manifestoes, essays and lectures; and notebooks, some of which concern Huidobro's 1925 political campaign in Chile. There are twenty-eight photographs of Huidobro, family, and friends. One box consists of books and pamphlets by Huidobro along with literary magazines he founded, such as Creación. There is also a collage poem constructed with words cut from newspapers. Twenty-eight books and three serials received with the collection were transferred to the library.

Material is in Spanish or French.

Arrangement note

Organized in 4 series:
Series I. Correspondence and personal papers, 1886-1968;
Series II. Photographs, 188?-1945;
Series III. Manuscripts, ca. 1913-ca. 1948;
Series IV. Publications and printed matter, 1921-1938;
Series V. Artwork, 1931.

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