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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Span 151

Ricardo Navas-Ruiz letters from Latin American authors


Letters from various Latin American authors to University of Massachusetts-Boston Professor of Spanish, Ricardo Navas-Ruiz.


  • 1961-1978

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in Spanish.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Letters from Latin American literary correspondents to University of Massachusetts professor, Ricardo Navas-Ruiz. The majority of the letters are responses to Navas-Ruiz's requests for permission to use the author's work for an anthology of Latin American literature. Includes letters from Miguel Angel Asturias, Miguel Delibes, Jorge Icaza and many others.

Biographical / Historical

Ricardo Navas-Ruiz was a professor of Spanish at the University of Massachusetts-Boston.


Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

88M-55. Gift of Professor Ricardo Navas-Ruiz, 55 Sewall Ave., #5C, Brookline, Massachusetts 02146; received: 1989 May 1 and August 25.

Processing Information

Processed by: Jessica Suárez
Link to catalog
Navas-Ruiz, Ricardo, recipient. Ricardo Navas-Ruiz letters from Latin American authors, 1961-1978: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Cataloging funded by the Francis P. Scully and Robert G. Scully Class of 1951 Fund.

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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