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Vicente Blasco Ibáñez Collection


Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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Blasco Ibáñez, Vicente, 1867-1928

Vicente Blasco Ibáñez was a Spanish realist novelist, screenwriter, and occasional film director. He is best known in the English-speaking world for his World War I novel Los Cuatro Jinetes Apocalipsis. It was the basis of the 1921 film The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.

The collection consists of correspondence and two typed essays of the Spanish author Vicente Blasco Ibáñez. Correspondents include the Irish historian Clifford Smyth and the Venezuelan-born American journalist and traveler Thomas Russell Ybarra. The first essay is titled "La novela española moderna y sus enfermedades" (9 pp.). Typed in blue ink, it contains holograph corrections and annotations, and is signed by the author. The second essay, titled "Don Quijote y el pueblo Americano" (6 pp.), contains holograph corrections and annotations, but is not signed.

The material in this collection was purchased on September 8, 1999 (AM2000-20).

This collection was processed by Dina Britain on April 24, 2009. Finding aid written by Lauren Kustner on April 28, 2009. Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.

No appraisal information is available.

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Collection Inventory

"Don Quijote y el Pueblo Americano" Manuscript, undated. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

"La novella espanola moderna y sus enfermedades" Manuscript, undated. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

2 Letters from Vicente Blasco Ibanez to J.R. Ybarra, Clifford Smith, 1 Letter from Clifford Smith to Vicente Blasco Ibanez, 1922-1923. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

2 Letters to unknown correspondents, undated. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

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