Papers of Demetrio Delgado de Torres, Undersecretary of the Spanish Ministry of the Treasury during the period of the Civil
War and personal advisor to Juan Negrin, president of the Spanish Republic. The materials, written mostly in Spanish, cover
the period from 1939 to 1946 and include hand written and typed notes primarily concerning economic conditions in Spain during
the Civil War. Also included are materials relating to Juan Negrin, including texts of speeches, magazine articles, and
Demetrio Delgado de Torres (1900-1984) was Undersecretary of the Spanish Ministry of the Treasury during the period of the
Civil War. He was on the side of the Republicans and served as personal advisor to Juan Negrin, Prime Minister of the Spanish
Republic. Negrin was also the physician for the Delgado family. During the Civil War, Delgado de Torres was responsible for
the procurement of war materials, for the transfer of Republican funds to Paris, for the shipment of papers of the Spanish
Republicans to Mexico on the yacht Vega in 1939, and for the transfer of gold to Russia.
1.00 linear feet
(3 archives boxes)
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Fragile collection. Researchers must use preservation photocopies.