Dominique Laxalt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BAQ004

Scope and Contents

BSQAP 0080 1954-1990

-Accounts of Dominique Laxalt

-Documentation about the organization of the Basque Festival of 1959

-Correspondence about creating the Basque Studies Library in Reno with Robert Laxalt, The Library of Congress, Nicolás Jiménez de Aberasturi, Jon Mirande and Philippe Veyrin.

-Bertsos done by Pujana

-Invitation for a Basque dinner

-Speech done during Eloy Placer's funeral

-Photocopy of a notebook written by Theresa Laxalt when she arrived in US, with lyrics from old Basque and French songs

-Cardboards used to count sheep

-Photocopies of documentation mentioning Basque issues

BSQAP 0081 1998-2002

-Dossier about Robert Laxalt biography and works

-Spanish Translations of some works of Robert Laxalt

BSQAP 0082 2001-2002

Dossier about Robert Laxalt's death, life and works.


  • 1943-1969

Language of Materials

English .


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


1 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)


Correspondence of Dominique Laxalt, mostly from family members from Iparralde (Northen Basque Country). Among them, an "Americanismo Medal".
A Guide to the Papers of Dominique Laxalt BAQ004
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Iñaki Arrieta Baro
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Repository Details

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

1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
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