Roslyn M. Frank Papers

 Collection — Box: BSQAP0023
Identifier: BAQ011

Scope and Contents

BSQAP 0023

-Frank, Roslyn M. El papel de la sorora en la iglesia vasca, copy.

-Frank, Roslyn M. In Search of the European Commons: The Septuagesimal Cognitive Schema, copy.

-Frank, Roslyn M. En torno a sistema desconocido, copy.

-Frank, Roslyn M. When Bears Ruled the Earth and Guarded the Gate of Heaven: in Search of the European Sky-Bears (Tales of Little Bear/Fourteen), copy.

-Frank, Roslyn M., The He-Goat and the Goddess in Basque Folk Belief, copy.


  • 1992


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

Conditions Governing Use

not to be used as source without author’s permission.

Biographical / Historical

Roslyn M. Frank is Professor Emeritus at the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Iowa. She specializes in Basque Studies, Cognitive Linguistics, European ethnography, ethnomathematics, ethnoastronomy and archaeo-astronomy, informational technologies and orality, ecocriticism, Spanish civilization and culture and Spanish women writers. Frank received her Ph.D. in 1972 from the University of Iowa with the dissertation La visión narrativa de Mario Vargas Llosa en Los jefes, La ciudad y los perros y Los cachorros. During a lecture of El Quijote, she became interested in Basque Culture. She learned the Basque language in the Basque Country and hosted Basque natives in her house in the United States.


EUSKONEWS. Roslyn May Frank / Investigadora. Empecé a interesarme por la cultura vasca gracias a un personaje del Quijote. [Online]

THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA. Roslyn M. Frank. [Online]


0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials



Five copies of manuscripts written by Roslyn Frank.

A Guide to the papers of Roslyn M. Frank
In Progress
Irati Urkitza Ansoleaga
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

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

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