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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 3160

Tino Villanueva papers

Personal and professional correspondence, audio recordings, working drafts of poetry of Tino Villanueva.


  • 1956-2017

Language of Materials

In English and Spanish.

Conditions Governing Access

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


1 linear feet (1 box)

Includes professional and personal correspondence, various audio cassette recordings of interviews and poetry readings by Villanueva, original working drafts of all 32 poems of "So Spoke Penelope", and black and white photographs of Bob Dylan taken by Edward Arcenio Chavez.

Biographical / Historical

Tino Villanueva is an American poet, writer, and professor, born December 1941, in San Marcos, Texas. He earned his undergraduate degree from Texas State University, his M.A. from State University of New York, and a doctorate in Spanish from Boston University.


Collection is minimally processed. Materials are arranged in four series: Correspondence, Interviews and Poetry Audio Recordings, Photographs of Bob Dylan by Edward A. Chavez, and So Spoke Penelope working drafts.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

2018M-078. Given by Tino Villanueva in 2017 December.

Processing Information

Processed by Magdaline Lawhorn, 2018.
Link to catalog
Villanueva, Tino. Tino Villanueva papers, 1956-2017 (MS Am 3160): Guide
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
February 5, 2018
Description rules
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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