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|Named Person:||Dorothy Schons; Juana Inés de la Cruz, Sister; Juan Ruiz de Alarcón; Francisco de Aguiar y Seyxas; Ermilo Abreu Gómez; José de J Núñez y Domínguez; Luis González Obregón; Rafael Heliodoro Valle|
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Dorothy Schons; Emily Schons; Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora
|Language Note:||In English and Spanish.|
|Description:||2.7 linear ft.|
The papers contain research notes on most of these topics and on Francisco Aguiar y Seyxas, as well as notebooks, arranged by source, compiled by Schons on visits to libraries and archives in Spain, Great Britain, Guatemala, and Mexico. Items relating to Sor Juana include the "Libro de professiones" of the convent of San Gerónimo (1586-1713), as well as manuscripts, lists, excerpts of publications, and images of Sor Juana. Among items about Latin American literature are an anthology of translations, and materials on the short story in Spanish-speaking countries. Documents on Ruíz de Alarcón consist of articles published by Schons and photostats from the Archivo General de Indias. Notes on aspects of Spanish-language religious drama, excerpts from plays, and a published article form the materials on religious drama.
Items on the history of playing cards include research notes, song texts, sheet music, two phonodiscs, and a few letters. Drafts and notes comprise the materials on New World historiography. Works by other authors include translations by Emily Schons, Dorothy's sister, and an 18th-century copy of Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora's "Piedad de don Fernando Cortés." The series "Personal" contains a list of books given by Schons to the University of Texas libraries and an honorary diploma from the Academia Mexicana.
- Schons, Dorothy, -- 1890-1961 -- Archives.
- Juana Inés de la Cruz, -- Sister, -- 1651-1695.
- Ruiz de Alarcón, Juan, -- 1580?-1639.
- Aguiar y Seyxas, Francisco de.
- Abreu Gómez, Ermilo, -- 1894-1971.
- Núñez y Domínguez, José de J. -- (José de Jesús), -- 1887-
- González Obregón, Luis, -- 1865-1938.
- Valle, Rafael Heliodoro, -- 1891-1959.
- Latin American literature.
- Religious drama, Spanish.
- Folk drama, Spanish American.
- Nuns -- Mexico -- Biography.