Scope and Content
Title: John Eugene Englekirk Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1948-1976
Collection number: 1368
Englekirk, John Eugene, 1905-
9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: John Eugene Englekirk (1905- ) was a professor of Spanish and Portuguese. He taught at the University of New Mexico (1928-39),
Tulane University (1939-58), and at UCLA. He also served as treasurer (1938-40), president (1940-42), and vice-president (1955-57,
1961-63, 1967-69) of the International Institute of Ibero-American Literature, and was the president of the American Association
of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (1949). The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, notes, manuscripts and
class registers, microfilm, and other materials relating to Englekirk's career.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
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COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
[Identification of item], John Eugene Englekirk Papers (Collection 1368). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young
Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Englekirk was born on September 24, 1905 in New York City; AB, St. Stephen's College, 1926; AM, Northwestern University, 1928;
diploma, University of Madrid, 1930; Ph.D, Columbia University, 1934; diploma, University of Chile, 1938; from instructor
to associate professor, University of New Mexico (1928-39); from associate professor to professor of Spanish and department
head, Tulane University (1939-58); professor (1958-73), department chair (1959-62), and professor emeritus of Spanish and
Portuguese, UCLA; treasurer (1938-40), president (1940-42), and vice-president (1955-57, 1961-63, 1967-69), International
Institute of Ibero-American Literature; president, American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (1949); published
works include: (with Gerald E. Wade)
Bibliografía de la novela colombiana (1950), (with Margaret M. Ramos)
La narrativa uruguaya : estudio crítico-bibliográfico (1967), and
Edgar Allan Poe in Hispanic literature (1972); he died on October 1, 1983.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of correspondence, clippings, notes, manuscripts and class registers, microfilm, and other materials relating
to John Englekirk's career as a professor of Spanish and Portuguese. Includes conference materials and correspondence with
the International Institute of Ibero-American Literature.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Englekirk, John Eugene, 1905- --Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese--Faculty--Archival resources.
Spanish teachers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.