Helena Percas de Ponseti Papers (1925-2011), 1960-2010

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US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.120

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Helena Percas de Ponseti Papers (1925-2011), 1960-2010


  • 1960 - 2010 (Creation)



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Helena Percas de Ponseti was a Spanish professor at Grinnell from 1948-1990. She studied at the Institut Maintenon in Paris (undergraduate), Barnard College (Master's), and Columbia University (Doctorate). Ponseti was a Cervantes scholar and published numerous writings on his work and art.

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This collection is composed of correspondence, materials from organizations and conferences, academic writings and notes, recommendations, photographs, greeting cards, gradebooks, address books, degrees, and awards.

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  • English
  • Spanish

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Ponseti's personal and research papers and related books were retrieved from her home by Rebecca Stuhr, Kim Gilbert, and Chris Jones on March 14, 2011.

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Adolfo Bonilla San Martin's Cervantes y su obra was discarded due to its lack of marginalia, as well as its brittle condition and its having been scanned and available via the Internet Archive: http://www.archive.org/details/cervantesysuobra00boniuoft

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