Finding Aid for the Del Amo Foundation Spanish Civil War Collection, 1936-1973

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Finding Aid for the Del Amo Foundation Spanish Civil War Collection, 1936-1973

Collection number: 2012

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, November 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Del Amo Foundation Spanish Civil War Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1936-1973
Collection number: 2012
Creator: Del Amo Foundation
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.) 7 oversize boxes
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Del Amo Foundation Spanish Civil War Collection (Collection 2012). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232933 

Scope and Content

Collection consists of 4 volumes containing 200 black and white and color photographic reproductions of propaganda posters issued by both the Republican and Nationalist forces in the Spanish Civil War, 5 volumes of photographs of events and personalities of the conflict, and the two volume, “Spain's generation of '98,” consisting of photographs and newspaper articles on the lives and writings of Spanish writers and philosophers, edited by Dr. Robert Harris. The posters are indexed and preceded by an introduction, “Propaganda and information in the Spanish Civil War,” by Dr. Ricardo de la Cierva, Archivist of the Spanish Civil War Library of the Spanish Ministry of Information and Tourism, and include the work of Carlos Sáenz de Tejada and “Nin” for the Nationalists, and Bardasano and Castelao for the Republicans in Barcelona. Original posters and photographs are located in the Archives of Madrid, Salamanca, and elsewhere.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Del Amo Foundation--Archives.
Spain--History--Civil War, 1936-1939--Archival resources.
Photographs.

Related Material

Collection of Material about the Spanish Civil War (Collection 205). Available at the Department of Special Collections, UCLA.

Container List

Box 1

Photographic reproductions of Civil War posters.

Physical Description: 4 vol. ca. 200 photographs (some color).
 

[Photographs of Events and Personalities of the War]

Physical Description: All bound in green leather with gold stamp, and individually boxed [200 photographs]

Scope and Content Note

The following boxes contain 5 volumes of photographs of events and personalities of the war.
Box 2

vol.1 - 1936.

Box 3

vol.2 - 1934.

Box 4

vol.3 - 1937.

Box 5

vol.4 - 1937-1939.

Box 6

vol.5 - postscript: 1936-1939 (added vol. 1973, 50 additional, heretofore unpublished, photographs).

Boxes 7-8

Two volumes: “Spain's generation of '98,” edited by Dr. Robert Harris.

Physical Description: Both bound in burgundy leather with gold stamp and individually boxed.

Scope and Content Note

Consists of photographs and newspaper articles on the lives and writings of renown Spanish writers, philosophers, etc. Completed by Dr. Harris, 1973 [Volumes numbered 6 and 7].