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Aurelio Bulosan papers, 1949-1979

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Bulosan, Aurelio
Title
Aurelio Bulosan papers
Dates
1949-1979 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.21 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection Number
2329
Summary
Papers of the brother of Filipino-American author, poet, and migrant laborer Carlos Bulosan
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

The papers are open to all users.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was partially provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Aurelio Bulosan was the elder brother of Carlos Bulosan, a Filipino-American author, poet, and migrant laborer who left the Philippines for Seattle in 1930.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains correspondence and writings of Aurelio Bulosan regarding his brother, Carlos; correspondence, prose, and a play written by Carlos Bulosan; and clippings, memorials, and other materials about Carlos Bulosan.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Alternative Forms Available

Selections from the collection have been digitized and are available on the Libraries Digital Collections website.

Restrictions on Use

The creator's literary rights have been transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2329-001: Aurelio Bulosan papers, 1949-1974Return to Top

0.21 cubic feet (1 box)

Scope and Content: Contains incoming correspondence from Carlos Bulosan to his brother Aurelio Bulosan, reminiscence by Aurelio about Carlos, and general corresponce of Aurelio Bulosan.

5 folders of personal papers.

Acquisition Info: Donor: Aurelio Bulosan, November 1973.

Container(s) Description Dates
Incoming letters
Box/Folder
1/1 2329-001
Carlos Bulosan  
15 items
1949-1955
1/2 2329-001
Carlos Bulosan  
2 items
1953, undated
Box/Folder
1/3-4 2329-001
General correspondence
11 items
1953, 1957-1974
1/5 2329-001
Reminiscence about Carlos Bulosan  
2 items
undated

Accession No. 2329-002: Aurelio Bulosan collected papers by and about Carlos Bulosan, 1953-1956Return to Top

7 folders

Scope and Content: Contains a play and prose by Carlos Bulosan as well as correspondence, memorials, and clippings collected by Aurelio Bulosan about his brother Carlos.

Acquisition Info: Donor: Aurelio Bulosan, September 10, 1974.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/6 2329-002
Outgoing letters - Aurea (daughter of Aurelio Bulosan)  
2 items
1953-1954
1/7 2329-002
General correspondence  
9 items
1949, 1954-1956
Writings of Carlos Bulosan
Box/Folder
1/8 2329-002
Play - The General of the Philippines
1 item
undated
Prose
5 items
Box/Folder
1/9 2329-002
"The Angel of My Father"
undated
1/9 2329-002
"Be American"
undated
1/9 2329-002
"Even the Rain Remembers"
undated
1/9 2329-002
"Return of the Amorous Ghost"
undated
1/9 2329-002
"Will You Mend My Broken Dreams, Mollier"
undated
Box/Folder
1/10 2329-002
Clipping of "Carlos Bulosan: the Politics of Literature," St. Louis Quarterly, v. 6, no. 2
undated
1/11 2329-002
Miscellany: memorials to Carlos Bulosan and clipping  
3 items
undated
1/12 2329-002
Clippings and letter
3 items
undated

Accession No. 2329-003: Aurelio Bulosan collected papers by and about Carlos Bulosan, 1952-1961Return to Top

1 folder

Scope and Content: Photocopies of letter from Carlos Bulosan, 1952, and clippings, 1961. Also includes reviews of Carlos Bulosan's "Sounds of Falling Light" and "Letters in Exile" and a letter from a prospective Yugoslav publisher (Milos Prakus).

Acquisition Info: Donor:: Aurelio Bulosan, April 27, 1982.

Accession No. 2329-004: Aurelio Bulosan correspondence, 1979Return to Top

1 folder

Scope and Content: An exchange of a single letter each between Aurelio Bulosan and Mary Hatten

Restrictions on Access: open to all users

Acquisition Info: Donor: Mary Hatten, August 19, 2011