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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Span 100.5-100.6

Pedro Salinas letters to various correspondents

Letters by Spanish poet Pedro Salinas to fellow poet Gerardo Diego and to other correspondents, as well as a version of Salinas' poem El contemplado.


  • 1920-1950

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in Spanish.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.5 linear feet (1 box and 1 volume)

Includes letters from Salinas to Tomás Blanco, Gerardo Diego, Solita Salinas de Marichal and others as well a variation of Salinas' poem "El contemplado" and compositions concerning Salinas by Gerardo Diego.

Biographical / Historical

Salinas and Diego were Spanish poets.


Organized into the following series:
  1. I. MS Span 100.5: Correspondence and poems
  2. II. MS Span 100.6: Letters to Gerardo Diego

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

*89M-4. Presented by Mrs. Solita Salinas Marichal Tamayo y Baus, 7 Sexto derecha 28004, Madrid, Spain; received: 1989 October 10.

*89M-5. Presented by Elena Diego through Jaime Salinas, Agiular, Sa Juan Bravo, 38 28006 Madrid; received: 1989March 23.
Salinas, Pedro, 1892-1951. Pedro Salinas letters to various correspondents: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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