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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Cordels, 1979-2000

The Benson Latin American Collection

Brazilian Ambassador Collection of Cordel Literature, 1979-2000



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Brazilian Embassy (U.S.)
Title: Brazilian Ambassador Collection of Cordel Literature
Dates: 1979-2000
Abstract: Collection of 187 samples of Cordel literature gifted by the Brazilian Ambassador to the United States in 2000. A wide range of literatura de cordel samples including numerous by Joséé Francisco Borges.
Accession No.: 2001-47
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Language: Portuguese
Repository: Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents Note

The cordels are arranged alphabetically by the author's last name. Each folder lists the range of last names and the quantity of cordels are noted. The most frequent authors are also listed in the folder titles. Authors of note are José Francisco Borges, Ernando Carvalho, José Costa Leite, Luiz Gonzaga de Lima, and Romildo Santos.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
Brazilian Embassy (U.S.)
Subjects
Chapbooks, Brazil
Street literature -- Brazil

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Related Material

Coleção de Literatura de Cordel.

Joel and Dina Sherzer Collection of Cordel Literature.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Brazilian Ambassador Collection of Cordel Literature, Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

Acquisition Information

Donation.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Dylan Joy, May 2018.

Additions

No further materials are expected for this collection.

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Box and Folder Inventory

Cordels, 1979-2000

Box Folder
1 1 A, including Luiz Andrade, Francisco Sales Areda, 1991, undated
2 B, including Edgar Nunes Batista, undated
3 José Francisco Borges 1985-1991, undated
4 C, including Ernando Carvalho, 1998-2000, undated
5 D-F, including Wilson Freire, 1986-1990, undated
6 G-L, including Gonzaga de Garanhuns, José Costa Leite, and Luiz Gonzaga de Lima, 1981-1999, undated
7 M-N, undated
8 O-R, including José Pacheco, Josê Gonzaga dos Passos, 1988-1997, undated
9 S, including Romildo Santos, Bernardino de Sena, Severino Borges Silva, José Bento da Silva, Caetano Cosme da Silva, Expedito G. Silva, José Soares, 1979-1993, undated
10 T-Z, including Zeca Zeferino, 1991, undated
11 Mulitple or unknown authors, 1992-1994

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