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Alfonso Paso papers

Alfonso Paso papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Alfonso Paso papers
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1960-1967
Language: Spanish; Castilian
Extent: 2.4 Linear Feet 2 cartons, 1 document box
Collection Number: ms3220
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Alfonoso Paso (1926-1978) was a Spanish playwright. His first comedy came in 1947, but he became more conservative as theater did in the 1950s and 1960s. His 1963 play "El canto de la Cigarra" was shown on Broadway, it was the first Spanish authored play to be on Broadway. In the 1970s, he experimented with journalism.

Scope and Content

The collection contains listings of monthly periodicals in Spanish from a clipping service in Spain entitled "The News." Clippings relate to Paso and productions of his plays and range from 1960-1967. All clippings file envelopes are addressed to John C. Dowling, who was installed as the Chairman of the Department of Spain and Portugal at Indiana University and was a professor of foreign languages in Texas. Also included is a pamphlet of biographical information.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alfonso Paso papers, ms3220, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Dowling, John
Paso, Alphonso
Slides (Photography).
Theater -- Spain.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
cartonfolder
111960 July
 
121960 August
 
131960 September
 
141960 October
 
151960 November
 
161960 December
 
171961 January
 
181961 February
 
191961 March
 
1101961 April
 
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1361963 June
 
1371963 July-August
 
1381963 September
 
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1401963 November-December
 
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1421964 February
 
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1461964 June
 
1471964 July
 
1481964 August
 
1491964 September
 
1501964 October
 
cartonfolder
211964 November
 
221964 December
 
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2101965 August
 
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2151966 January
 
2161966 February
 
2171966 March
 
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2201966 June
 
2211966 July
 
2221966 August
 
2231966 September
 
2241966 October
 
boxfolder
111966 November
 
121966 December
 
131967 January
 
141967 February
 
151967 March
 
161967 April
 
171967 May
 
181967 June
 
19Biography Information