Prudencio Ituarte memoir

 Collection — Box: BSQAP0502
Identifier: BAQ107

Content Description

Escritos Prudencio Iruarte. Prudencio Ituarte's memoir, copy. Prudencio started writing the biography on October 12th, 1961. The memoir recalls Prudencio's whole life, from his early years in Lekeitio, Bizkaia, Basque Country, to his migration to Mexico, his life as a Basque migrant, all the way to his last will.


  • 1961-04-28 - 1970
  • Record Keeping: 1883-04-28 - 1970-12-30


Language of Materials

Spanish with passages in Basque and English.

Biographical / Historical

Prudencio Ituarte was born April 28, 1883, in Lekeitio, Bizkaia, Basque Country, from Luis Antonio de Ituarte and Leona Goitia.

His father died when he was months old; Prudencio was sent to a farm until he was three. His mother married Antonio Goitia when Prudencio was five. He started working at ten as a fisherman.

After marrying, Prudencio and his wife migrated to Mexico, with his wife's cousin Ramona Chopitea.


1 Volumes



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Repository Details

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