Paredes, Américo, 1915-1999

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Folklorist, teacher, author, activist. Born Brownsville, Texas (1915), died Austin, Texas (1999). Educated University of Texas at Austin (PhD., 1956). Scholar of Mexican-American folklore and music; Professor of English and Anthropology, University of Texas; initiated folklore center, organized Mexican American Studies program at University; author of fiction and poetry.

From the description of Américo Paredes papers, 1886-1999 (bulk 1931-1999). (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51244413

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referencedIn Boatright, Mody Coggin, 1896-1970. Boatright, Mody Coggin, papers, 1907-1978. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Raúlrsalinas, 1934-. Raúl Salinas papers, 1957-2008. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Paredes, Américo, 1915-1999. Américo Paredes papers, 1886-1999 (bulk 1931-1999). University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Biography -- Paredes, Américo. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
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associatedWith Abrahams, Roger D. person
associatedWith Arte Público Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Bauman, Richard, 1940- person
associatedWith Boatright, Mody Coggin, 1896-1970. person
associatedWith Cáceres Freyre, Julián. person
associatedWith Dannemann, Manuel. person
associatedWith De la Croix, Horst. person
associatedWith Garza-Falcón, Leticia. person
associatedWith Hinojosa, Rolando. person
associatedWith Hinojosa, Tish. person
associatedWith Klahn, Sabas, 1915-1992. person
associatedWith Limón, José Eduardo. person
associatedWith Mendoza, Vicente. person
associatedWith Paredes Manzano, Eliseo, 1899- person
associatedWith Peña, Manuel H., 1942- person
associatedWith Raúlrsalinas, 1934- person
associatedWith Romo, Ricardo. person
associatedWith Saldívar, Ramón. person
associatedWith Samora, Julian, 1920- person
associatedWith Texas Folklore Society. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Texas at Austin. Center for Mexican American Studies. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Texas at Austin. Center for Studies in Folklore and Ethnomusicology. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Texas Press. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Mexican-American Border Region
Texas
United States
Japan
Austin (Tex.)
Brownsville (Tex.)
Lower Rio Grande Valley (Tex.)
Subject
Folklore--Study and teaching
Folklorists
Mexican Americans--Music
Mexican Americans--Intellectual life
American poetry--Mexican American authors
Folk music
Mexican Americans--Study and teaching (Higher)
Folk poetry, Mexican
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Birth 1915-09-03

Death 1999-05-05

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Spanish; Castilian,

English

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