Pere Calders Collection

Fons Personal
Humanities Library

Pere Calders i Rossinyol (Barcelona 1912-1994). Writer and cartoonist. He worked for magazines, such as the Esquella de la Torratxa, among others. At the end of the Civil War he was exiled to Mexico where he lived until 1962. He received, among other awards, the Creu de Sant Jordi (1982) and the Prize of Honour of Catalan Letters (1986). In 1992, he was awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

Since 1995, the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, thanks to the efforts of the Department of Catalan, is hosting the collection of Pere Calders.

Description of the collection: The collection is made up of his personal and professional documentation. It consists basically of manuscripts of his work, correspondence, professional and family documentation, etc. The collection contains 3882 documents, 783 of which are letters. It also includes the personal collection of his father, Vicenç Caldés i Arús (Sant Cugat del Vallès, 1886 - Barcelona, 1969).

Limit dates: 1910-2005

Date of incorporation: 1995

Depository library: Humanities Library

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