Lauro De Bosis papers
Correspondence, papers, and notes of Italian anti-fascist poet Lauro De Bosis.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in Italian, French, and English.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
Contains de Bosis's correspondence and other papers, chiefly relating to his anti-fascist activities in Italy and his flight over Rome in 1931. His papers include typescripts of poems with revisions and notes, unpublished essays, drafts and printed copies of anti-fascist leaflets. Collection also contains correspondence about De Bosis from Romain Rolland, Ruth Draper, and others; clandestine bulletins of Alleanza Nazionale; and some miscellaneous items.
Biographical / Historical
De Bosis was an Italian poet who was killed in 1931 after dropping anti-fascist leaflets from an airplane over Rome.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
56M-220. Gift of Miss Ruth Draper; received: 1946-1947.
- De Bosis, Lauro, 1901-1931. Lauro De Bosis papers, 1917-1933: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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