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Juan Ramon Jimenez collection, 1973 | University of Miami University Archives

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ID: ASU0177

Creator: Jimenez, Juan Ramon (1881-1958)

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Languages: English

Abstract

The collection contains poems, two recorded university events in 1973, and a plaque of Juan Ramon Jimenez (1881-1958), who was a Spanish poet received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1956.  He and his wife Zenobia Camprubi lived in Miami from 1939 to 1942, and he taught classes and lectured at the University of Miami from 1940 to 1942.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection contains poems, two recorded university events in 1973, and a plaque of Juan Ramon Jimenez (1881-1958), who was a Spanish poet received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1956.  He and his wife Zenobia Camprubi lived in Miami from 1939 to 1942, and he taught classes and lectured at the University of Miami from 1940 to 1942.

The first audio tape is titled "Juan Ramon Jimenez Program (titled Tribute on the reel) by UM Students" held at Richter Library's Brockway Lecture Hall on October 11, 1973.  The second tape is titled "Jimenez Event" on October 13, 1973.  The tapes are in 1/4 reel-to-reel format.  Recording speed and length are unknown.  They are not digitized and transcripts of the recordings are not available.

A bronze plaque was dedicated by the University of Miami on October 12, 1973, which reads "Juan Ramon Jimenez, 1881-1958, Nobel Prize in Literature 1956, Lecturer in Spanish in this university 1940-1942, "Quisiera que mi libro fuese, como es el cielo for la noche, todo verdad resente, sin historia."  The size of the plaque is 11x14 inches.

A 4-page note card (4.5x7.75 inches) printed in black and white contains a poster "Centenario de Juan Ramon Jimenez 1881-1981," two handwritten poems, a picture of the plaque held at the University of Miami Library, and his statue at Colegio Nacional in Vitoria, Alava.

A 20-page booklet (5.75x8 inches) printed in black and white contains a self-portrait and 19 handwritten and typed poems.

Biographical Note

<table> <tbody> <tr class="adminrow " id="description_bioghistrow"> <td class="fieldcell"> Juan Ramon Jimenez, 1881-1958, was a Spanish poet who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1956.  He and his wife Zenobia Camprubi lived in Miami from 1939 to 1942, and he taught classes and lectured at the University of Miami from 1940 to 1942.

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Jimenez, Juan Ramon

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Related Materials:

Read the article "Juan Ramon Jimenez and Zenobia: their association with the University of Miami" written by J. Riis Owre and published by The Carrell, Vol. 8, No. 2, December 1967.

http://merrick.library.miami.edu/archives/asu0660/

See the pictures of Jimenez and Jimenez events from the University of Miami Historical Photograph Collection.

http://merrick.library.miami.edu/digitalprojects/photographs.php

University of Miami Libraries holds many books by the author and on the author.

http://library.miami.edu/




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