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Register of the Burnett Bolloten Papers, 1923-1991
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  • Title: Burnett Bolloten Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1923-1991
    Collection Number: 46002
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: In Spanish, Catalan, French, English, Italian and Russian.
    Physical Description: 117 manuscript boxes, 5 oversize boxes, 266 microfilm reels, 1 envelope, 2 phonotape reels, 5 phonotape cassettes (96.2 linear feet)
    Abstract: Writings, correspondence, serial issues, clippings, other printed matter, and audiovisual materials, relating to political, military and international aspects of the Spanish Civil War. Includes clippings from the Spanish, French, Italian and British press arranged day-by-day, microfilm of Spanish and foreign periodical issues, and copies of papers of Luis Araquistain, relating to the war. Used as research material for the books by Burnett Bolloten, The Grand Camouflage (1961), The Spanish Revolution (1979), and The Spanish Civil War (1991).
    Creator: Bolloten, Burnett, 1909-1987


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Burnett Bolloten Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1946.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.


    1909, June 24 Born, Bangor, Wales
    1936-1938 Reporter, United Press International, Spain
    1961 Author, The Grand Camouflage
    1979 Author, The Spanish Revolution
    1987, October 27 Died, Sunnyvale, California
    1991 Author, The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution (published posthumously)

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Araquistain, Luis, 1886-1959
    Companys y Jover, Luis, 1882-1940
    Duque, Jose
    Lamoneda, Ramon
    Negrin, Juan, 1889-
    Prieto, Indalecio
    Rio, Ricardo del
    Schwartzmann, Manuel
    Spain--Politics and government--1931-1939
    Vidal, Miguel
    Spain--Economic conditions--1918-1975.
    Spain--History--Civil War, 1936-1939.