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INVENTORY OF THE VICENTE HUIDOBRO PAPERS, 1886-1968
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Description
Papers of the Chilean poet, novelist, playwright and polemicist, Vicente Huidobro, comprised of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, printed matter, and photographs.
Background
Vicente Huidobro, the Chilean poet, novelist, playwright and polemicist, lived much of his life in Europe, where he took part in various avant-garde movements of the 1910s, including Cubism, Dada, and Ultraism. He founded at least seven little magazines. In 1925, he ran for president of Chile. In the 1930s he joined the Communist party and fought in the Spanish Civil War; he also fought in World War II.
Extent
3.5 linear feet (4 boxes)
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Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers.