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Finding Aid for the Jaime de Angulo Papers, ca. 1890-1982
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Description
Jaime de Angulo (1887-1950) was born in Paris, France. He studied medicine in the U.S. at Cooper Union Medical School and Johns Hopkins. His interests turned to anthropology and linguistics. He wrote two novels, children's stories, poetry and a book about his first linguistic field trip to the Achomawi Indian tribe, Indians in Overalls (1950). The collection consists of manuscripts and typescripts of poems, stories, articles, and books by de Angulo as well as correspondence, photographs and ephemera.
Background
Born January 29, 1887 in Paris, France, of Spanish expatriate parents; came to U.S., 1905; studied medicine at Cooper Union Medical School, and in 1908 transferred to Johns Hopkins; conducted research at Stanford University, where his interests turned to anthropology and linguistics, and he studied Pit River (Achomawi) Indians of Northern California; wrote two novels, Don Bartolomeo (1922) and The Reata (late 1920s), as well as some children's stories and poetry; also wrote a book about his first linguistic field trip to the Achomawi Indian tribe, Indians in Overalls (1950); hired in 1927 by the Committee on Research in Native American Languages to study the languages of Northern California; corresponded with Ezra Pound, 1948-50; was diagnosed with cancer in 1948 and died October 1950.
Extent
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library 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.
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