Norah Borges Letters
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of the personal letters of Norah Borges. All but one letter are sent to Esther Haldo de Amorim, with one letter sent to Aurora Haldo de Haldo. Also included are four drawings by Borges, and two programs of Borges’ exhibitions. Materials include letters, postcards, drawings, and pamphlets.
- Creation: 1932 - 1971
- Torre, Norah Borges de (Person)
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Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
Norah Borges (1901-1998) was an Argentine artist and art critic. She wrote and illustrated books of poetry and was a member of the Florida Artist Group and the Avant-Garde movement. She also illustrated books of poetry for her brother, Jorge Luis Borges. Borges married Avant-Garde artist Guillermo de Torre in 1928. During the Second World War, Borges became a vocal supporter of la Junta de Victoria, an anti-fascist feminist group in Argentina, and her vocal protests against President Juan Perón landed her in a women’s prison for a month.
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Language of Materials
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Collection deacidified in 2000.
Collection formerly numbered as MSH/SCL 1006.
- Norah Borges Letters
- Under Revision
- Hannah E. Sabal
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