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Hugo Achugar Papers

Identifier: MSH/LAT 0091

Scope and Contents

This collection documents the activities of Hugo Achugar. It contains records of Achugar's professional and academic career, including articles and article drafts; notes; lecture materials; poetry; conference materials; research files; notebooks; calendars; and Achugar's personal library. Also included with the collection are correspondence, photographs, and Achugar's own collegiate coursework. Significant topics represented in these files are poetry; Blanca Luz Brum (1905-1985); and Latin American literature and culture. A smaller portion of the collection also documents Achugar's work as a professor of Latin American Literature. Materials include manuscripts, clippings, photographs, postcards, posters, compact discs, and journals. Some materials are in electronic format.


  • Creation: 1933, 1957, 1961-1964, 1969, 1973-2016


Conditions Governing Access

Folders 129 and 130 in box 3 are restricted due to fragility, and folders 139-140, 142, 144, 146, and 148 in box 4 are restricted. These materials are non-circulating. Contact reference staff for details.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Biographical / Historical

Hugo Achugar (1944-) is a Uruguayan poet and professor of Latin American Literature who has taught in Uruguay, Venezuela, and the United States.


11 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

Spanish; Castilian




The collection is arranged into six series: I. Correspondence; II. Articles, Manuscripts, and Drafts; III. Conferences and Lectures; IV. Clippings; V. Other Materials; and VI. Personal Library. Correspondence; Articles, Manuscripts, and Drafts; Conferences and Lectures; and Clippings are arranged chronologically. Other Materials are kept in the creator's original order.

Hugo Achugar Papers
Hannah Sabal
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Notre Dame Rare Books & Special Collections Repository

102 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame IN 46556