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Jon Bilbao papers

 Collection
Identifier: BAQ001
The collection includes various types of materials: letters with other Basque personalities in the exile, on political and cultural issues, from 1939 to 1958; the card catalog that serves as basis for Eusko Bibliographia; and journals on a trip to Philipines in 1979-1980.

BSQAP 0177 1939-1958

Old call number: Basque Government in Exile Jon Bilbao Correspondence

Correspondence of Jon Bilbao with several members of the Basque Government and PNV: José Antonio Agirre (1947-1958), Juan Ajuriagerra (1948-1949), Agustín Alberro (1947), Euzkadi Buru Batzarra (EBB, 1949-1950), Javier Gortazar (Sabindar Batza, 1951-1954), Andrés Irujo (1946-1958), the Subdelegation of the Basque Government in Boise (1939-1943), Jesús Galíndez (1945-1954), Manuel Irujo (1939-1956), Manu de la Sota (1939-1942, 1946-1947), Antón Irala (1939-1949), Francisco Javier Landaburu (1947-1949), José María Lasarte (1947-1952), Jesús María Leizaola (1959), Telesforo Monzón (1947-1950), José Rezola (1948-1954), Luis Zarrabeitia (1949-1954).

BSQAP 0197 1975

Old call number: Euzko Apurrak

Galley proofs of Eusko Bibliographia.

BSQST 0045 - BSQST 0052

Card Catalog. Eusko Bibliographia.

BSQAP 0430 -Handwritten notes on a trip to Philippines on 1979-1980.

-Two check books.

-Handwritten notes on Amerikanuak

BSQAP 0431-BSQAP 0432

Questionnaires made to Basques in the US, sheep man, herders and Basque hotels owners.

BSQAP 0433

Manuscript by Ruth Landes titled Tongues that Defy the State

Dates

  • 1939-1975

Creator

Languages

The main language of the papers is Spanish, there are also documents in English and Basque.

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site.

Extent

11 Cubic Feet (6 boxes, 8 oversized box)

Abstract

Jon Bilbao was a university instructor, a bibliographer, and an activist for Basque nationalism. The collection contains his correspondence with several members of the Basque Government and Partido Nacionalista Vasco (PNV). Also included are materials related to his reference work Eusko Bibliographia, including its card catalog.

Biographical Note

Jon Bilbao, also known as Jon Bilbao Azkarreta or Juan Manuel Bilbao Azkarreta (31 October 1914 – 23 May 1994) was a university instructor, a bibliographer, and an activist for Basque nationalism. He compiled the bibliographic section of the Enciclopedia general ilustrada del País Vasco (1970), and the monumental Eusko-bibliographia: diccionario de bibliografía vasca (10 volumes, 1970–1981, with further supplements), which has been described as "one of the most significant reference works on Basque studies".

Arrangement

The Jon Bilbao papers are arranged in four series: 1. Correspondence, 2. Eusko Apurkak, 3. Card Catalog, 4. Research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Old call number: BSQAP 0177 1939-1958; Basque Government in Exile Jon Bilbao Correspondence Old call number: BSQAP 0197 1975; Euzko Apurrak Old call numbers: BSQST 0045 - BSQST 0052 (Stead); Card Catalog. Eusko Bibliographia.

Creator

Title
A Guide to the Papers of Jon Bilbao
Status
completed
Author
Iñaki Arrieta Baro
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Jon Bilbao Basque Library Repository

Contact:
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5590
775-682-5724 (Fax)