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Summary Information

Title: Ramón Gómez de la Serna Papers
Collection Number: SC.1967.04
Creator: Gómez de la Serna, Ramón, 1888-1963

Collection Dates: Bulk, 1936-1963
Collection Dates: 1906-1967
Extent: 27.0 linear feet (45 boxes)

Language: Spanish

The material in this collection is in Spanish.

Abstract:
Ramón Gómez de la Serna was a prolific Spanish-Argentinian poet, novelist, and essayist, who is especially known for creating a new literary genre he named the “greguería.” His works significantly influenced the avant-garde movement in Europe and Latin America. His personal papers consist of approximately 60,000 handwritten notes and manuscripts, clippings, photographs, and annotated first editions from his library from 1906-1967. Digital reproductions of portions of the collection are available online.