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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Span 107

Pedro Salinas letters to Katherine Prue Reding Whitmore

Letters and poems to American professor Katherine Whitmore from Spanish poet Pedro Salinas.


  • 1932-1947

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in Spanish.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Papers were formerly restricted. Opened July 1999 (see letter from Mrs. Whitmore to R. G. Dennis 7 July 1979).


4 linear feet (8 boxes)

Includes letters and autograph manuscript, typescript, and galley poems sent from Salinas to Whitmore.

Biographical / Historical

Salinas was a poet and critic. Whitmore was an American professor of Spanish and director of Studies Abroad, Smith College.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

*79M-22. Presented by Mrs. Katherine P. Whitmore, 244 South El Molino Avenue, Pasadena, California, 91101; received: 1979 July 16.
Salinas, Pedro, 1892-1951. Pedro Salinas letters to Katherine Prue Reding Whitmore: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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