Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Corbacho mss., 1912-1951, consist of correspondence and documents written by, sent to, and concerning Jorge Maria Corbacho, 1881- , historian, and his collection of Latin American manuscripts. The major part of these materials were later acquired by Bernardo Mendel and are presently available in the Public Services Department of the Lilly Library.

Documents other than correspondence include printed materials, with articles by Corbacho as well as newspaper clippings concerning him and his work, along with certificates from various academic societies, descriptions of Corbacho's collections, invitations, and photographs.

Among the correspondents in the collection are: Rafael Altamira y Crevea, American scenic and historic preservation society, Spruille Braden, Amleto Giovanni Cicoganani, Eduardo L Colombres Marmol, Jorge Maria Corbacho, Frederic Adrian Delano, Arundell James Kennedy Esdaile, H Fernandez Davila, Oscar Freyre, Manuel de Freyre y Santander, Carlos Enrique Grez Perez, Patrick Joseph Hayes, William Henry Holmes, Ales Hrdlicka, Charles Evans Hughes, Archer Milton Huntington, Fritz Krause, Hugo Andres Kruss, George Frederick Kunz, Samuel Lewis Arango, Emilio Lisson, Carlos L Lopez, Thomas Riley Marshall, Thomas Powderly Martin, Roberto Martin Pastor, Octavio Mendez Pereira, Cristobal L Mendoza, Panama (City) Congreso de Bolivar, 1926, Belisario Porras, James Alexander Robertson, Maunel Segundo Sanchez, Homero Seris, Henry Lewis Stimson, Robert Teichl, Arturo Uslar Pietri, Jacobo Varela Acevedo, Oscar Harald Wieselgren and Thomas Russell Ybarra.

There is a detailed description of the Corbacho mss. in the Collections file.

Collection size: 139 items

For more information about this collection and any related materials contact the Public Services Department, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. Call (812) 855-2452 or send an email using our Ask a Question form.