Jaime de Angulo (1887-1950) was born in Paris, France. He studied medicine in the U.S. at Cooper Union Medical School and
Johns Hopkins. His interests turned to anthropology and linguistics. He wrote two novels, children's stories, poetry and a
book about his first linguistic field trip to the Achomawi Indian tribe,
Indians in Overalls (1950). The collection consists of manuscripts and typescripts of poems, stories, articles, and books by de Angulo as well
as correspondence, photographs and ephemera.
Born January 29, 1887 in Paris, France, of Spanish expatriate parents; came to U.S., 1905; studied medicine at Cooper Union
Medical School, and in 1908 transferred to Johns Hopkins; conducted research at Stanford University, where his interests turned
to anthropology and linguistics, and he studied Pit River (Achomawi) Indians of Northern California; wrote two novels, Don Bartolomeo (1922) and The Reata (late 1920s), as well as some children's stories and poetry; also wrote a book about his first linguistic field trip to the
Achomawi Indian tribe, Indians in Overalls (1950); hired in 1927 by the Committee on Research in Native American Languages to study the languages of Northern California;
corresponded with Ezra Pound, 1948-50; was diagnosed with cancer in 1948 and died October 1950.
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
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