José Luis de la Lombana Papers
Scope and Contents
Documentation of José Luis de la Lombana.
- Majority of material found in 1982 - 1982
Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site.
Biographical / Historical
José Luis de la Lombana was a member of the Basque Nationalist Party (EAJ-PNV) from Araba who went on exile during the Spanish Civil War. He studied in Madrid, but after the coup in 1936 he was imprisoned in Vitoria-Gasteiz. He fled to France and later to the United States, where he became the PNV delegate in the Second World Congress of pro-Peace Youth. He then went on to become an activist in the United States, trying to build bridges of understanding between the American and Basque-catholic-American societies. After the Spanish Civil War was over in 1939, he moved to Colombia, where he help with the creation of the Euskal Etxea in Bogota.
EL PAÍS, Erkoreka y Anasagasti rescatan del olvido a José Luis de la Lombana [online]: https://elpais.com/ccaa/2014/06/11/paisvasco/1402518965_469878.html
0.25 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
Collection consists of documentation of José Luis de la Lombana, correspondence, academic degrees and bills.
- A Guide to the Papers of José Luis de la Lombana
- Irati Urkitza Ansoleaga
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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