Heras (Antonio) papers Edit


Finding Aid Author
Rebecca Hirsch
Finding Aid Date
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The processing of this collection and the creation of this finding aid was funded by the generous support of the National Historic Publications and Records Commission.


  • 1923 – 1965 (Creation)
  • 1932 – 1965 (Creation)


  • 4.67 Linear Feet (Whole)
    5 boxes

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  • Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], Antonio Heras papers, Collection no. 0015, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

  • Scope and Content

    Collection contains manuscripts and typescripts of Antonio Heras's articles and stories, his research notes, diaries from him and his wife of their trip to Spain in 1932-1933, clippings, correspondence, and publications. Many documents include identification notes written by Evelyn Heras. Please refer to the Scope and Content notes of individual series for more information.

  • Biographical Note

    Antonio Heras (1882-1964) was a Spanish educator, novelist, and poet. He taught Spanish and Spanish Literature at USC from 1925-1950, was the chair of the Spanish Department, and retired as an Emeritus Professor. After retiring, he also taught at UC Berkeley and Scripps College. He was a prolific writer whose books and articles were primarily published in Spain, although his wife Evelyn served as his English translator.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    The collection contains published materials; researchers are reminded of the copyright restrictions imposed by publishers on reusing their articles and parts of books. It is the responsibility of researchers to acquire permission from publishers when reusing such materials. The copyright to unpublished materials belongs to the heirs of the writers. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

  • Acquisition

    The Antonio Heras Papers were donated to USC by his widow, Evelyn Heras, between 1965 and 1971.

  • Abstract

    This collection contains the papers of Antonio Heras, who was a professor of Spanish and Spanish Literature at USC from 1925-1950. Heras’s papers include manuscripts and typescripts of his articles and stories, research notes, clippings, correspondence and diaries.

  • Language of Materials

    Most of the materials in the Antonio Heras Papers are in Spanish; however, a small portion are present in English translations or were originally written in English.