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INVENTORY OF THE CÉSAR MORO PAPERS, ca. 1925-1987, (bulk ca. 1925-1956)
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Series I. Official papers, 1943-1948

Physical Description: 1 folder

Scope and Content Note

Various items relating to immigration matters and biographical notes.
Box 1, Folder 1

Mexican identification card, ca. 1943

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 1, Folder 1

Letters relating to Moro's immigration to Mexico, 1945

Physical Description: 4.0 items
Box 1, Folder 1

Vaccination and veterinary documents, 1948

Physical Description: 6.0 items
Box 1, Folder 1

Letter from Peruvian embassy to the Compania Mexicana de Avaiacion instructing the airline to not charge Moro for his return to Peru, 1948

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 1, Folder 1

Calling card for Moro, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 1, Folder 1

Biographical notes for Moro, undated

Physical Description: 3.0 items
 

Series II. Manuscripts and diaries, 1925-1959

Physical Description: 8 folders

Scope and Content Note

Series comprises Moro's handwritten and typed manuscripts for poems, articles and plays (40 items), Moro's undated personal diaries (7 items), and manuscripts by patients at the Hospital Larco Herrera (12 items).

Arrangement note

Moro's manuscripts are arranged chronologically with undated items at the end.
Box 1, Folder 2

"Para Reinaldo en Lima," 1925

Box 1, Folder 2

"Lo miré con César Moro en las pupilas, y el miró fijamente a César Moro," 1926

Box 1, Folder 2

"Les perversions secuelles," 1932

Box 1, Folder 2

"Mes livres sout-ils brûles?" 1932

Box 1, Folder 2

"Je suis t'ou comma..." 1933

Box 1, Folder 2

"Los anteojos de asufre," 1934

Box 1, Folder 2

"Pour un enfance meilleure," 1935 Apr 14

Box 1, Folder 2

"Les mouchet au soleil ..." 1935 Nov 28

Box 1, Folder 2

"Le désespoir á Pablo Picasso," 1936 May 29

Box 1, Folder 3

"Trajectoire du rêve - documents recuilles par André Breton," 1939

Box 1, Folder 3

Untitled poem, begins "Amo la rabia de perderte..." 1939 May 05

Box 1, Folder 3

"La realidad a vista perdida," 1939 May 08

Box 1, Folder 3

"Sa leve pisada del demonio nocturno," 1939 May 08

Box 1, Folder 3

"Etoile libre" and "Etoile lie," 1939 Dec 02

Box 1, Folder 3

"Lirresse universio," 1940 Apr 18

Box 1, Folder 3

"Libertad-Igualidad," 1940 Apr 26

Box 1, Folder 3

"Je dors a tout vent," 1940 May 21

Box 1, Folder 3

"Pays franchissable," 1940 Jun 07

Box 1, Folder 3

"Oeil de perdrix," 1940 Jul

Scope and Content Note

Short play or scene from a play.
Box 1, Folder 4

"Le regard magnétique du satoumome," 1941 Nov 03

Box 1, Folder 9

"Lettre D'Amour," circa 1942

Physical Description: 3.0 items

Scope and Content Note

Original manuscript and cover collage.
Box 1, Folder 4

"Haut lieu," 1942 Aug 10

Box 1, Folder 4

"Encore et toujours la Révolution," 1944 Oct 28

Box 1, Folder 4

"De meme," 1947 Mar 03

Box 1, Folder 4

"Carta abierta a Xavier Villaurrutia," 1949 Apr

Box 1, Folder 4

"Sueño de un dependiente de barberia a las tres de la tarde," 1950 May

Box 1, Folder 5

Untitled poem, begins, "Si la douceur ment ..." 1951 Mar 25

Box 1, Folder 5

"Trafalgar Square," Parts I-IV, 1952 Aug 12-19

Box 1, Folder 5

Untitled poem, begins "Joseph le dormeur c'est toi ..." 1954 Oct 17

Box 1, Folder 6

Untitled poem, begins, "Pour l'amour ..." undated

Box 1, Folder 6

Untitled article that begins with a quote from Pacheco's Discourse, "Este es el lleno de aquella figura y el sol de aquella sombra," undated

Box 1, Folder 6

Untitled manifesto, begins, "La prostitucion del concepto de Revolucion ..." undated

Box 1, Folder 6

"Serenade d'adiue pour Mr. Bonneville," undated

Box 1, Folder 6

Untitled poem, begins, "Nous qui n'avons ..." undated

Box 1, Folder 6

Untitled poem, begins, "Pour un amour plus large ..." undated

Box 1, Folder 6

Untitled poem, begins, "Garde moi irte dans ..." undated

Box 1, Folder 6

Untitled poem, begins, "La colique ..." undated

Box 1, Folder 6

Untitled poem, begins, "Le pain est admirable ..." undated

Box 1, Folder 6

"Journal d'une agitation," undated

Box 1, Folder 6

"Axiome" undated

Box 1, Folder 6

"La Rouille," undated

Scope and Content Note

Play or scene from a play.
Box 1, Folder 7

Personal diaries, undated

Physical Description: 7.0 items
Box 1, Folder 8

Manuscripts of the mentally ill patients at Hospital Larco Herrera, undated

Physical Description: 12.0 items
 

Series III. Artwork, undated

Physical Description: 3 folders

Scope and Content Note

Original collages by Moro, artwork by Alice Rahon [Paalen] and Wolfgang Paalen, and drawings by the patients at the Hospital Larco Herrera.
Box 1, Folder 11

Original etching for "Lettre D'Amour," by Alice Rahon [Paalen], circa 1942

Physical Description: 1.0 item

Scope and Content Note

See also Series II. Manuscripts for original manuscript and cover collage.
Box 1, Folder 10

Original collages by Moro, undated

Physical Description: 2.0 items
Box 1, Folder 11

Print by Wolfgang Paalen, numbered 22/50, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 1, Folder 12

Artwork by mentally ill patients at Hospital Larco Herrera, undated

Physical Description: 9.0 items
 

Series IV. Correspondence, 1930-1955

Physical Description: 6 folders

Scope and Content Note

Letters and postcards to Moro from various correspondents, mostly artists and poets in the Surrealist movement, including Paul Eluard, Maurice Henry, Benjamin Péret, Marie Laure de Noailles, Marcel Raymond, Rufino Tamayo, Wolfgang Paalen, and Lenora Carrington. Also includes two postcards from Moro to others. Arranged chronologically.
Box 1, Folder 13-16

Letters, 1930-1949

Physical Description: 25.0 items
Box 1, Folder 13

1930-1934

Physical Description: 7.0 items
Box 1, Folder 14

1936-1940

Physical Description: 5.0 items
Box 1, Folder 15

1944-1946

Physical Description: 6.0 items
Box 1, Folder 16

1947-1949

Physical Description: 7.0 items
Box 1, Folder 17-18

Letters and postcards, 1951-1955, undated

Physical Description: 21.0 items
 

Series V. Photographs, 1925-1960

Physical Description: 4 folders

Scope and Content Note

Personal photographs of friends and family, architectural photographs, and images of artwork by others
Box 1, Folder 19

Personal, circa 1925-1948

Physical Description: 21.0 items
Box 1, Folder 20

Bajado de los Banos, Barranco, circa 1951

Physical Description: 7.0 items
Box 1, Folder 21

La Lima de Móro, photographs by Andre Coyné, circa 1948-1955

Physical Description: 22.0 items

Scope and Content Note

Taken with instructions from Móro
Box 1, Folder 22

Images of artwork by others, undated

Physical Description: 22.0 items
 

Series VI. Printed matter, 1926-1987

Physical Description: 11 boxes, 1 flat file folder

Scope and Content Note

Series includes exhibition catalogs, newspaper clippings, and published articles, books and journals. Some of the books and journals may eventually be transferred to the general collection of the Getty Research Library.
Box 2, Folder 1

Exhibition catalogs and ephemera related to Moro, 1927-1987

Physical Description: 8.0 items
Box 2, Folder 1

Exposicion de las obras de Jaime Dvor, César Moro, Waldo Parraguez, Gabriela Rivadeneira, Carlos Sotomayor, y Maria Valencia, 1935

Physical Description: 1.0 item

Scope and Content Note

With texts by Aragon, André Breton, Salvador Dali, Gérard de Nerval, and others.
Box 8, Folder 3

César Moro: Retrospectiva de la obra plástica. Galerie L'Imaginaire, Alianza Francesa, Arequipa (Peru), 1990

Box 2, Folder 1

Ephemera: invitations, announcements, and fliers, ca. 1927-1987

Physical Description: 7.0 items
Box 2, Folder 2

Exhibition catalogs for other artists, 1926-1945

Physical Description: 13.0 items

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically.
Box 2, Folder 2

Chirico (Exposition d'oeuvres de Girgio de Chrico), 1926 Jun 4-12

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 2, Folder 2

Exposition d'oeuvres récentes de Picasso, 1926 Jun-Jul

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 5, Folder 1

Jean Cocteau: Poésie plastique. Paris, 1926

Box 2, Folder 2

Exposition Giorgio de Chirico chez Paul Rosenberg, 1927 May 16 to Jun 04

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 2, Folder 2

Exposition d'oeuvres de quelques peintres de XX sicle chez Paul Rosenberg, 1927 May-Jun

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 2, Folder 2

Exposition de cent dessins par Picasso chez Paul Rosenberg, 1927 Jun-Jul

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 2, Folder 2

Francis Picabia (exposition catalog), 1929 Nov 12-Dec 07

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 2, Folder 2

Exposition Kandinsky, 1930 Mar 14-31

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 2, Folder 2

Max Ernst (at Galerie Vignon), 1930 Nov 21-Dec 04

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 2, Folder 2

Ephemera: Exhibition announcements, 1926-1929

Physical Description: 4.0 items
Box 2, Folder 3

Exposition Francis Picabia, 1931 Nov 10-25

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 2, Folder 3

Exposition Salvador Dali, 1932 May 26-Jun 17

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 2, Folder 3

Salon de Agosto: Maria Valencia, Jaime Dvor, Carlos Sotomayor, 1935 Aug 24-31

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 2, Folder 3

Exposition surréaliste d'objets chez Charles Ratton, 1936 May 22-29

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 2, Folder 3

Ephemera: Exhibition invitations, 1938-1939

Physical Description: 2.0 items
Box 2, Folder 4

Alice Rahon Paalen Paintings, 1945 May 15-Jun 07

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 2, Folder 4

Exposicion de trabajos de los alumnos de la Escuela de Pintura y Escultura (Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Mexico) realizados durante el año de 1946 , 1946 Apr 22-May 09

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 2, Folder 4

Catalogue de l'exposition René Magritte, 1947

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 2, Folder 5

Articles, publications, and manifestos about/by other Surrealists and critics, undated

Physical Description: 7.0 items
Box 2, Folder 6

Newspaper clippings, articles, and obituaries about Xavier Villaurrutia, circa 1950-1951

Physical Description: 13.0 items

Scope and Content Note

See also Box 3, folders 1-2.
Box 2, Folder 7

Dios es Dos, hand-made book by Julio y Carlos Sotomayor, 1935

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 3*, Folder 1-3

Printed matter, newspaper clippings, 1936-1954

Physical Description: 12.0 items
Box 3*, Folder 3

Articles by and about Cesar Moro 1936-1954

Physical Description: 4 items
Box 3*, Folder 3

Vicente huidobro o el obispo embotellado, Lima, Peru, Feb 1936

Scope and Content Note

4 pp. includes article by Westphalen, and article by Cesar Moro: "Una Carta de Rafo Mèndez."
Box 3*, Folder 3

"Alice Paalen" por Cesar Moro, Jun 1944

Scope and Content Note

A review of Paalen's paintings, in Letras de Mexico.
Box 3*, Folder 3

"Reflexiones Extemporáneas Sobre una Exposición de Pintura" por Cesar Moro, Jul 1950

Scope and Content Note

in Espacio
Box 3*, Folder 3

"Homenaje a Cesar Moro Carta de Amor," 1954

Scope and Content Note

1 page from El Comercio
Box 3*, Flatfile 1**

Articles about Xavier Villaurrutia, 1936-1954

Physical Description: 16 items
Box 3*, Folder 1-2

Articles and obituaries, 1940-1951

Physical Description: 9 items
Flatfile 1**

Oversize articles and clippings, 1936-1954

Physical Description: 7.0 items
Box 4-10

Books, 1854-1997

Physical Description: 7 boxes

Arrangement note

Listed alphabetically by author; multiple books by the same author are arranged chronologically by publication date.
Box 10, Folder 1

Apollinaire, Guillaume. Les mamelles de Tirésias: avec six portraits inédits par Picasso. Paris, 1946

Box 6, 9

Aragon, 1930-1935

Box 6, Folder 1

La peinture au défi: exposition de collages. Paris, 1930

Box 9, Folder 4

Pour un réalisme socialiste. Paris, 1935

Box 7, Folder 2

Arnillas Arana, Dr. Jose Max. El mito del ichic-ollco en la genesis de un delito. Lima, 1937

Box 4, 6

Artaud, Antonin, 1934-1948

Box 4, Folder 4

Héliogabale, ou, l'anarchiste couronné avec six vignettes de André Derain. Paris, 1934

Box 6, Folder 2

Le théatre de séraphin. Paris, 1948

Box 6, Folder 2

Association des peintres et sculpteurs. La querelle du réalisme: deux débats organisés par l'Association des peintres et sculpteurs de la Maison de la culture. Paris, 1936

Box 8, Folder 3

Baudelaire, Charles. Oeuvres complètes de Ch. Baudelaire. Les fleurs du mal. Paris, 1870s

Box 7, Folder 2

Blake, William. El matrimonio del cielo y del infierno. Translated by Xavier Villaurrutia. Mexico, 1929

Box 4, 5, 7

Breton, André, 1932-1948

Box 4, Folder 2

Le revolver à cheveux blancs. Paris, 1932

Box 6, Folder 3

Violette Nozières. Brussels, 1933

Box 5, Folder 4

L'air d l'eau. Paris, 1934

Box 7, Folder 3

La lampe dans l'horloge. Paris, 1948

Box 4, Folder 4

Carrington, Leonora. La dame ovale. Paris, 1939

Box 6, Folder 1

Cattaui, Georges. Marcel Proust. Paris, 1952

Box 6, Folder 1

Cazaux, Jean. Surréalisme et psychologie. Paris, 1938

Box 4, Folder 1

Char, René. L'Action de la justice est éteinte. Paris, 1931

Box 6, 7

Coyné, André, 1954-1956

Box 6, Folder 2

L'absence à habiter. Lima, 1954

Scope and Content Note

Two copies.
Box 7, Folder 1

César Moro. Lima, 1956

Box 7, Folder 1

Crevel, René. Le clavecin de diderot. Paris, 1932

Box 4, 6, 7, 10

Éluard, Paul, 1926-1938

Box 10, Folder 1

Capitale de la douleur. Paris, 1926

Box 7, Folder 3

L'amour la poésie. Paris, 1929

Box 4, Folder 1

La vie immédiate. Paris, 1932

Box 7, Folder 1

Les yeux fertiles. Paris, 1936

Box 6, Folder 1

Cours Naturel. Paris, 1938

Box 5, Folder 2

Flournoy, Théodore. Des indes à la planète Mars: étude sur un cas de somnambulisme avec glossolalie. Paris, 1900

Box 6, Folder 2

Gramont, Elisabeth de. Marcel Proust. Paris, 1948

Box 8, Folder 3

Hugo, Victor. Quatrevingt-Treize. Paris, 1937

Box 6, Folder 1

Mabille, Pierre. Le merveilleux. Mexico, D.F., 1945

Box 6, Folder 3

Megnen, Jeanne. Ô rouge, ô délivrèe. Paris, 1938

Box 6, Folder 3

Molina, Enrique. Costumbres errantes, ô, la redondez de la tierra. Buenos Aires, 1951

Box 4-7, 9

Moro, César, 1943-1997

Box 6, Folder 1

Le château de grisou. Mexico, D.F., 1943

Box 6, Folder 3

Trafalgar Square. Lima, 1954

Box 9, Folder 5

Amour à mort. Paris, 1957

Scope and Content Note

Two copies.
Box 9, Folder 4-5

La tortuga ecuestre y otros poemas. Lima, 1957

Scope and Content Note

Three copies.
Box 9, Folder 4

Los anteojos de azufre. Lima, 1958

Box 5, 7

Derniers poèmes/Ultimos poemas (1953-1955). Lima, 1976

Scope and Content Note

Two copies.
Box 4, Folder 4

La tortuga ecuestre y otros textos. Caracas, 1976

Box 5, Folder 4

Couler de bas-rêves tête de nègre. Lima, 1976

Box 7, Folder 2

Renombre del amor: Antologia. Mexico, 1979

Box 4, Folder 3

Obra Poetica. Lima, 1980

Box 5-9

Vida de poeta: Algunas cartas de César Moro escritas en la Cuidad de Mexico entre 1943 y 1948. Lisbon, 1983

Scope and Content Note

Two copies.
Box 9, Folder 3

Ces poèmes. Lisbon, 1983

Box 7, Folder 2

Raphael. Lima, 1991

Box 5, Folder 4

La poesia surrealista. Peru, 1997

Box 6-7

Nerval, Gérard de, 1854, 1943

Box 8, Folder 1

Les filles du feu. Paris, 1854

Box 7, Folder 4

Aurelia; ou le rêve et la vie. Mexico, 1943

Box 5, Folder 5

Noulet, Emilie. Études littéraires: L'hermétisme dans la poésie française moderne. Influence d'Edgar Poe sur la poésie française. Exégèse de trois sonnets de Stéphane Mallarmé . Mexico, 1944

Box 6, Folder 3

Novalis. Fragmentos. Mexico, 1942

Box 8

Ortega, Julio, 1973-1974

Box 8, Folder 1

Convergencias, divergencias, incidencias. Barcelona, 1973

Box 8, Folder 2

Palabra de escándalo. Barcelona, 1974

Box 4, 8

Péret, Benjamin, 1934-1936

Box 4, Folder 2

De Derrière les fagots. Paris, 1934

Box 8, Folder 3

Je ne mange pas de ce pain-la. Paris, 1936

Box 8, Folder 3

Je sublime. Paris, 1936

Box 6, Folder 2

Poe, Edgar Allen. Le poèmes d'Edgar Poe. Translated by Stéphane Mallarmé. Paris, 1928

Box 6, 7, 10

Proust, Marcel, 1921-1936

Box 6, Folder 3

Pastiches et mélanges. Paris, 1921

Box 7, Folder 2

Correspondance générale. Paris, 1933

Box 10, Folder 1

Correspondance générale. Paris, 1952

Box 4, 8

Rahon [Paalen], Alice, 1941-1946

Box 8, Folder 3

A même la terre. Paris, 1936

Box 4, Folder 1

Noir Animal: Avec un portrait de l'auteur par Wolfgang Paalen. Mexico, D.F., 1941

Box 5, Folder 4

Regler, Gustav, Wolfgang Paalen. New York City, 1946

Box 4-6

Rosey, Gui, 1932-1937

Box 6, Folder 3

La guerre de 34 ans. Bourdeaux, 1932

Box 5, Folder 4

Drapeau nègre. Paris, 1933

Box 4, Folder 2

André Breton: Poème épique orné d'un portrait par Man Ray. Paris, 1937

Box 7, Folder 4

Ruskin, John. La Bible d'Amiens. Paris, 1948

Box 8, Folder 2

Sade, marquis de. Les crimes de l'amour. Paris, 1952

Box 7, Folder 3

Schneider, Luis Mario. México y el surrealismo (1925-1950). México, 1978

Box 4, Folder 2

Tzara, Tristan. Où boivent les loups. Paris, 1932

Box 7, Folder 2

Villaurrutia, Xavier. Decima muerte y otros poemas no coleccionados. Mexico, 1941

Box 7-8

Villiers de L'Isle-Adam, Auguste, comte de, [1952?], undated

Box 7, Folder 1

Tribulat Bonhomet . Paris, undated

Box 8, Folder 3

Axël. Paris, [1925?]

Box 5-12

Journals, 1931-1982

Physical Description: 2 boxes

Arrangement note

Listed alphabetically by title.
Box 5, Folder 1

Catalunya. Vol. 15, no. 159. Buenos Aires, 1944

Box 9, Folder 1

Dyn. Vol. 1, 4-5. Mexico, D.F., 1942-1943

Box 9, Folder 1

Eco: revista de la cultura de occidente. No. 243. Bogota, 1982

Box 11-12

El hijo pródigo. No. 1-42. Mexico, 1943-1946

Box 9, Folder 2

Escandalar. No. 3. New York, 1980

Box 7, Folder 2

Exil. No. 3. Dole (France), 1974

Box 10, Folder 3-4

Mesures. Vol. III, no. 2; vol. IV, no. 3-4; vol. V, no. 1. Paris, 1937-1939

Box 10, Folder 4-5

Las Moradas. Vol. I, no. 1; vol. II, no. 4-6; vol. III, no. 7-8. Lima, 1947-1949

Box 9, Folder 2

Opus international. No. 19-20. Paris, 1970

Box 6, 9

Les quatre vents: cahiers de littérature. No. 4, 8. Paris, 1946-1947

Box 10, Folder 3

Revista de Guademala. Vol. I, no. 4; vol. II, no. 3. Guademala, 1946-1947

Box 7, Folder 2

La revue de l'IFAL. No. 1. Mexico, D.F., 1945

Box 5, Folder 4

Sens plastique. No. 8. Paris, 1960

Scope and Content Note

Two copies.
Box 5, Folder 4

Le Surréalisme au service de la révolution. Vol. 3-4, 6. Paris, 1931-1933