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Canal Feijóo, Bernardo, 1897-1982.
Bernardo Canal Feijóo Correspondence
Manuscripts Division
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1922-1981 (mostly 1930-1945)
1 box and 0.25 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1


Bernardo Canal Jeijóo was a lawyer and poet in Argentina during the twentieth century. His correspondence consists of letters with other writers and artists about both the arts and everyday life.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists of correspondence of Argentine poet Canal Feijóo with other writers and artists, including Macedonio Fernandez, Eduardo Mallea, Manuel Mujica Láinez, Ricardo Rojas, and Emilio Pettorotti. Mallea wrote several of his letters to Canal Feijóowhile he was literary critic of La Nacion. The letters of Macedonio Fernandez discuss Fernandez's aesthetic beliefs and theories on prose writing. Pettoruti and Ramón Gomez Cornet are two artists whose correspondence documents artists' activities in Argentina in the 1933-1940 period.

Collection Creator Biography:

Canal Feijóo, Bernardo, 1897-1982.

Bernardo Canal Feijóo was a lawyer and poet who wrote and lived in Santiago del Estero, a city in the interior of Argentina.

Collection History


The correspondence came from the family of Canal Feijóo.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Claire A. Johnston in 1997. Finding aid written by Claire A. Johnston in 1997.

Access & Use

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Collection is open for research use.

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Credit this material:

Bernardo Canal Feijóo Correspondence; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
Firestone Library
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Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1