Fray Angelico Chavez Collection
Identifier: AC 040
Scope and Content
Collection consists of the personal papers of ChÃ¡vez. Includes typed manuscripts, letters sent and received, certificates, biographical materials, and newspaper clippings. Among the letters are correspondence with various publishers and ChÃ¡vez's friend Frederick L. Grillo, as well as letters received from individuals such as Thornton Wilder, Paul Horgan, Erna Fergusson, Peter Hurd, and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Collection also includes materials concerning the publication of ChÃ¡vez's poem "The Virgin of Port Llegat" and Salvador Dali's painting "The Madonna of Port Llegat;" several Spanish documents concerning New Mexico; and a guest register book from the Montezuma Hotel in Santa Fe with signatures from 1899-1900, and 1921-1922. Additions to the collection come from the 2010 symposium celebrations the 100th birthday of ChÃ¡vez. There is a condolence letter from Bill and Hilary Clinton.
- Chavez, Angelico, 1910-1996 (Person)
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Duplication allowed for research purposes. User responsible for all copyright compliance.
AngÃ©lico ChÃ¡vez was born 1910 in Wagon Mound, New Mexico and died 1996 in Santa Fe. He was a Franciscan friar and a prominent New Mexican historian and writer. He wrote 24 books and also cataloged the archives of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe.
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- Fray AngÃ©lico ChÃ¡vez History Library
- The Palace of the Governors
- P.O. Box 2087
- Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2087, U.S.A.
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- URL: www.palaceofthegovernors.org
- Guide to the Fray AngÃ©lico ChÃ¡vez Collection, 1929-2010
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- Finding aid is in English
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