Emilio Westphalen papers regarding surrealism in Latin America, 1922-1995, bulk 1938-1951.


Emilio Westphalen papers regarding surrealism in Latin America, 1922-1995, bulk 1938-1951.

The Westphalen archive documents a chapter of modernism and the avant-garde in Latin America through letters, manuscripts, drawings and photographs, clippings and ephemera. Much of the material relates to César Moro, the Peruvian surrealist poet.

7.14 linear ft. (17 boxes) + ADDS (1 box)





SNAC Resource ID: 6911929

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