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Antonio Heras papers

Identifier: 0015

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.


  • 1923 - 1965
  • Majority of material found within 1932 - 1965


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.

Conditions Governing Access

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

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 The copyright to unpublished materials belongs to the heirs of the writers.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.

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.


4.67 Linear Feet (5 boxes)


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.


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


Finding Aid of the Antonio Heras papers
Rebecca Hirsch
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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.

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States