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"Los libros fundamentales de nuestra cultura," and other responses to newspaper interviews, 1923
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists primarily of manuscript material and correspondence of Ortiz de Montellano. The collection includes notes, typed manuscripts, with holograph corrections, of poems, short stories, essays, and book reviews by Ortiz de Montellano. The collection also includes typed manuscript copies of poetry and essays by authors such as Amado Nervo, Manuel José Othon, and Alfonso Reyes. There is extensive correspondence with Mexican poets and writers Genaro Estrada, Alfonso Reyes, Jaime Torres Bodet, and José Gorostiza, and with translators Francis de Miomandre, Valéry Larbaud, Dudley Fitts, and Edna Worthley Underwood. There is a small amount of material related to the publication of the magazine Contemporáneos and a large amount of printed material related to Ortiz de Montellano and others' published work. The strengths of the collection are the large number of published and unpublished poems of Ortiz de Montellano, his essays and notes on the aesthetics of poetry, the original letters of Ortiz de Montellano and four Mexican poets (Cuesta, Gorostiza, Torres Bodet, and Villaurrutia), and Ortiz de Montellano's correspondence with Estrada, Reyes, Torres Bodet, Gorostiza, Mariano Azuela, and José Vasconcelos.
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Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
Collection is open for research use.
- Conditions for Reproduction and Use:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
- Credit this material:
"Los libros fundamentales de nuestra cultura," and other responses to newspaper interviews; Bernardo Ortiz de Montellano Papers, C0664, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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