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Finding Aid for the Jaime de Angulo Papers, ca. 1890-1982
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  • Administrative Information
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  • 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 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 Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Library Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library 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

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Mrs. Jaime de Angulo, 1959.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Jaime de Angulo Papers (Collection 160). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 462202 


    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.