Spanish poems, ballads and proverbs 1846-1893

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Spanish poems, ballads and proverbs 1846-1893

MS 072


Collection Summary

Creator: Machado y Alvarez, Antonio, 1846-1893.
Collection Name: Spanish poems, ballads and proverbs
Inclusive Dates: 1846-1893
Physical Description:.1 linear feet
Abstract:Approximately 385 handwritten leaves of poems, ballads and proverbs from Spain, which were collected by Antonio Machado y Alvarez, in the late nineteenth century. The largest grouping is Poesia popular, coplas, refranes; his titles on the other sections are Buenaven[turas?], Miscelaneas, Oldivnan[za?], Supersticione[s], Coplas, Tradiciones, Romances popular[es], and Juegos infantiles. They may have been materials for the 11-volume work he edited, Biblioteca de las Tradiciones Populares Españoles. Also included is a printed four-page leaflet entitled, "Exposición," 1885, discussing the Professor Machado y Alvarez, his work, folklore societies in Spain, and the importance of folklore in general.
Collection Number:MS 072
Language: Materials are in Spanish.
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
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Fax: 520-621-9733
URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/
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Biographical Note

Spanish folklorist.


Scope and Content Note

Approximately 385 handwritten leaves of poems, ballads and proverbs from Spain, which were collected by Antonio Machado y Alvarez, in the late nineteenth century. The largest grouping is Poesia popular, coplas, refranes; his titles on the other sections are Buenaven[turas?], Miscelaneas, Oldivnan[za?], Supersticione[s], Coplas, Tradiciones, Romances popular[es], and Juegos infantiles. They may have been materials for the 11-volume work he edited, Biblioteca de las Tradiciones Populares Españoles. Also included is a printed four-page leaflet entitled, "Exposición," 1885, discussing the Professor Machado y Alvarez, his work, folklore societies in Spain, and the importance of folklore in general.


Arrangement

This collection is organized by type of work.

Restrictions

Restrictions

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Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Machado y Alvarez, Antonio, 1846-1893. Biblioteca de las tradiciones populares españoles.

Subject(s)
Folklore -- Spain -- Sources.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Spanish poems, ballads and proverbs (MS 072). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Acquired as purchase, 1967.

Processing History

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