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Guide to the Juana de Ibarbourou Papers, 1915-1960
Special Collections M0642  
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Description
The collection includes correspondence, which mention her works, her name change to Juana de America, her candidacy for the Nobel Prize, invites asking for her collaboration on works, and poems which mention her; documents and correspondence regarding her works; awards and honors; music; newsclippings; telegrams; and book dedications from other authors.
Background
Juana de Ibarbourou was born in Uruguay in 1895. She grew up in the country-side and began to feel an affinity with nature at an early age. She wrote lyrics celebrating life, love, and nature. Her early works, including "Las lenguas de diamante" (1919) and "Raiz salvaje" (1922), give a sense of joyousness about human existence and, in 1923, earned her the name of Juana de America. She wrote for magazines, newspapers, and also wrote children's tales and textbooks.
Extent
4.5 linear ft.
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.
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None.