Finding Aid for the Jaime de Angulo Papers, ca. 1890-1982

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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Finding Aid for the Jaime de Angulo Papers, ca. 1890-1982

Collection number: 160

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff, November 1959
Revised by:
Lilace Hatayama, August 1981
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Text converted and initial container list EAD tagging by:
Apex Data Services
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, May 2002
© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jaime de Angulo Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1890-1982
Collection number: 160
Creator: Angulo, Jaime de
Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: 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.
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.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Jaime de Angulo, 1959.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jaime de Angulo Papers (Collection 160). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

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.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of manuscripts and typescripts of poems, stories, articles, and books by de Angulo. Includes correspondence with Marianne Moore, Ezra Pound, and de Angulo's publisher, Blaise Cendrars. Also contains photographs and ephemera.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Books and typescripts.
  2. Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs.
  3. Manuscripts and Giordano biography.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Angulo, Jaime de--Archives.
Cendrars, Blaise, 1887-1961--Correspondence.
Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972--Correspondence.
Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972--Correspondence.
Achomawi Indians--California--Research.
Indians of North America--Folklore--Archival resources.
Online resources.


Container List

 

Books from de Angulo's Library

Box 1, Folder 1

Daudet, Alphonse. Port-Tarascon. Paris, Ernest Flammarion, n.d.

Box 1, Folder 1

Daudet, Alphonse. Tartarin de Tarascon. Paris, C. Marpon et E. Flammarion, 1890.

Box 1, Folder 2

What is Language? By Jaime de Angulo. Berkeley, n.d.

Physical Description: 458 leaves, typescript.
Box 1, Folder 3

What is Language? n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 111 leaves, typescript (carbon).
Box 1, Folder 4

The Fury of Loon-Woman. An Episode in the Creation of the World According to the Pit River Indians of Northeastern California. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 32 leaves, typescript (carbon). With illustrations.
Box 1, Folder 5

The Deer-Headed Decoy. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 7 leaves, typescript (carbon). With illustrations.
Box 1, Folder 6

The Tale. The Gilak Steals Hawk's wife. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 9 leaves, typescript, printed material, holograph. With illustrations.
Box 2, Folder 1

The Hangover Cook-Book. n.p., ca.1941.

Physical Description: 60 leaves, holograph and typescript (carbon).
Box 2, Folder 2

The Androgynes. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 38 leaves, typescript. Includes 2 sketches.
Box 2, Folder 3

Ranch of Sorrows. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 8 leaves, typescript.
Box 2, Folder 4

The Achumawi, a Primitive Tribe of California. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 117 leaves, typescript with holograph revisions.

Scope and Content Note

Includes map showing geographical location of the Achumawi-Atsugewi tribe and its neighbors.
Box 2, Folder 5

The Witch. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 170 leaves, typescript, typescript (carbon).

Scope and Content Note

Includes 16 drawings.
Box 2, Folder 6

Songs of Myself. Best. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: 22 leaves. Holograph, typescript, typescript (carbon).
Box 2, Folder 7

Songs of Myself. 2nd choice. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: 18 leaves. Holograph, typescript, typescript (carbon).
Box 2, Folder 8

Songs of the Hillside. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: 13 leaves, typescript, typescript (carbon).
Box 2, Folder 9

Songs of the Hillside. 2nd choice. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: 26 leaves. Holograph, typescript, typescript (carbon).
Box 2, Folder 10

Songs of the Shaman. 1st choice. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: 23 leaves. Holograph, typescript.
Box 2, Folder 11

Songs of the Shaman. 2nd choice. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: 9 leaves. Holograph, typescript.
Box 2, Folder 16

Translations of poems by Jaime de Angulo. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: 52 leaves. Holograph typescript, typescript (carbon).
Box 2, Folder 17

Fray Luis and the Devil. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 102 leaves, typescript, typescript (carbon).
Box 2, Folder 18

Fray Luis Comes West to Worst the Devil. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 92 leaves, typescript, typescript (carbon).
Box 2, Folder 18

Fray Luis. Part 1. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 81 leaves, typescript.
Box 3, Folder 1

Don Bartolomeo. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 52 leaves, typescript (carbon).
Box 3, Folder 2

Indian Tales. Early version. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 87 leaves, typescript.
Box 3, Folder 3

Indian Tales for a Little Boy and Girl--my own copy. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 262 leaves, typescript, typescript (carbon).

Scope and Content Note

With illustrations. Final version, 1st part.
Box 3, Folder 4

Indian Tales n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 108 leaves, typescript, typescript (carbon).

Scope and Content Note

Incomplete versions and extra pages.
Box 3, Folder 5

Indian Tales, n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: ca. 150 leaves. Holograph, typescript, typescript (carbon).

Scope and Content Note

With illustrations. Notes, text, extra pages.
Box 3, Folder 6

Indian Tales n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: ca. 150 leaves. Holograph, typescript, typescript (carbon).

Scope and Content Note

With illustrations. Notes, text, extra pages.
Box 3, Folder 7

Indian Tales, n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: ca. 150 leaves. Holograph, typescript, typescript (carbon).

Scope and Content Note

With illustrations. Notes, text, extra pages.
Box 3, Folder 8

Giordano, Fedora. Jaime de Angulo. Roma, Luciano Lucarini Editore, 1982.

Note

Gift of the author, October 1982.
 

Letters and Photographs

Box 2, Folder 12

Letters from Dorothy Pound. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: 24 items (24 leaves) Holograph, typescript.
Box 2, Folder 13

Letters from various persons. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: 11 items (17 leaves).

Scope and Content Note

Includes 2 letters from Blaise Cendrars.
Box 2, Folder 14

Letters from Marianne Moore. Brooklyn, New York and Ellsworth, Maine, 1950-1951.

Physical Description: 7 items (7 leaves) Holograph, typescript.
Box 2, Folder 15

Letters from Ezra Pound. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: 15 items (6 letters, 3 fragments, 4 poems, 2 ephemera). Holograph, typescript, typescript (carbon).
Box 2, Folder 19

Photographs.

Physical Description: 21 items.