Miscellaneous Spanish autographs

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous Spanish autographs, 19th-20th century, of Joseph Blanco White (1), Jos de Diego(1), Jean Royre (1), Gabriela Mistral (1), and the Duc de Villahermosa (1).

Administrative / Biographical History

The collection includes autographs of Joseph Blanco White (1775-1841), poet; Francisco Brines (b. 1932), poet; Jos de Diego (fl 20th century); Jean Royre (fl 20th century); Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957), Chilean poet, educator and diplomat; and Jos-Antonio de Aragn-Azlor y Pignatelli, Duc de Villahermosa (1785-1852).


The manuscripts are arranged alphabetically by author, except where the subject is deemed to be more important.

Conditions Governing Access

For admissions procedures please contact the library on tay-enquiries@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Acquisition Information

Acquired during the librarianship of the late Donald Martell Sutherland, Librarian 1949-70.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

D. Santini, The letters and papers of modern European writers and others in the library of the Taylor Institution (Oxford, 1996) is mounted at: http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/taylor/finding-resources/special-collections.