Finding Aid to the Samuel Marti Manuscript Collection MS.602

Finding aid prepared by Holly Rose Larson
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030
323-221-2164
rroom@theautry.org
2012 October 19


Title: Samuel Marti Manuscript Collection
Identifier/Call Number: MS.602
Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.15 linear feet (6 folders)
Date (inclusive): 1964-1966
Abstract: Samuel Marti (1906-1975) was a Mexican ethnomusicologist, and wrote the Southwest Museum leaflet on “The Eleanor Hague Colonial Mexican Music Manuscript.” This collection contains manuscripts by Samuel Marti, including two published pamphlets with the imprint Sobretiro de Cuadernos Americanos in Spanish, typed drafts in English and Spanish from 1964-1966, Spanish-language newspaper articles by Marti, and labels by Marti in English, French, and Spanish for an Otomi paper-painting by Dona Camila Hernandez.
Language: English, French, Spanish.
creator: Marti, Samuel, 1906-1975

Processing history

Processed by Glenna Schroeder, circa 1977-1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 October 19, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

Scope and Contents

This collection contains manuscripts by Samuel Marti, including two published pamphlets with the imprint Sobretiro de Cuadernos Americanos in Spanish, typed drafts in English and Spanish from 1964-1966, Spanish-language newspaper articles by Marti, and labels by Marti in English, French, and Spanish for an Otomi paper-painting by Dona Camila Hernandez.

Preferred citation

Samuel Marti Manuscript Collection, 1964-1966, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.602; [folder number] [folder title][date].

Use

Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

Access

Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org.

Biographical note

Samuel Marti (1906-1975) was a Mexican ethnomusicologist, and wrote the Southwest Museum leaflet on “The Eleanor Hague Colonial Mexican Music Manuscript.”

Inventory

1. 2 pamphlets - Spanish “¿Ciudad Perdida de los Mixtecos?” “Diquiyo. Un Señorio Zapoteco – Mixteco Ignoto”
2. Precolumbian Paper Painting (December 1, 1964)
3. “The Phantom City of the Mixtecs”
4. 2 newspaper articles (Spanish) “Sobre papel de amate: India Pintora Rival de Picasso” (March 20, 1966) Mexico en la Cultura “Un Ignoto Señorio en la Mixteca Alta, Oxaca Diquiyú. Principia a Revelar los Secretos de loque fue un Gran Centro Ceremonial y una Importante Serie de Forta; ezas que Dominan Decenas de Kilometros” Mexico en la Cultura May 16(?), 1965
5. “Papeles de Camila Hernandez Artista Otomi” (Spanish)
6. Label for original Otomi paper painting (4 copies)
Photographs in photo archives: Regarding Otomi paper painting (probably) From the articles on the Mixtec-Zapotec idol

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Hernandez, Dona Camila
Brochures
Clippings
Eleanor Hague Colonial Mexican Music Manuscript
Ethnomusicologists
Manuscripts
Mixtec Indians
Music
Otomi art
Typescripts