Américo Paredes Papers 1886-1999 bulk 1931-1999


Américo Paredes Papers 1886-1999 bulk 1931-1999

Correspondence, creative works, printed material, sound recordings, photographic material, and artifacts reflect the life and work of Américo Paredes (1915-1999). Paredes was a folklorist, teacher, novelist, poet, musician, academic administrator, and Mexican-American activist. Born in Brownsville, Texas, he spent his career at the University of Texas at Austin.



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