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Pablo Neruda Collection

Collection Number
SC 101/16

OCLC Number

Pablo Neruda, 1904-1973

Under review.

Extent, Scope, and Content Note
Presentation copy of poem by Neruda, "Aquí estoy," written in 1935. Poem is dated 2 April 1935. "La presenta copia, efectuada por Fernando Rivera Zavala, fué transcrita de otra, facilitada por José María Souviron, a quien un amigo del poeta se la remitió. Neruda aprobó su texto y autenticidad, empleándose para reproducirla papel del siglo XVII que perteneciera a Don José Toribio Medina y Zavala. 1954." Spanish.

Translation of inscription: "The copy presented here, made by Fernando Rivera Zavala, was transcribed from another, provided by José María Souviron, to whom a friend of the poet forwarded it. Neruda approved his text(?) and authenticity, using it to reproduce the 17th century paper that belonged to Don José Toribio Medina y Zavala. 1954. "

Arrangement and Processing Note
Finding aid updated and revised by Kristen J. Nyitray in April 2020.


Restrictions on Access
The collection is open to researchers without restriction.

Rights and Permissions 
Stony Brook University Libraries' consent to access as the physical owner of the collection does not address copyright issues that may affect publication rights. It is the sole responsibility of the user of Special Collections and University Archives materials to investigate the copyright status of any given work and to seek and obtain permission where needed prior to publication.  

"Aquí estoy," Typescript, 1935. Autographed 1954. Pablo Nerudo Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Stony Brook University Libraries.

Historical Note
Ricardo Eliécer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto (July 12, 1904-September 23, 1973), known by his pen name and, later, legal name Pablo Neruda was a Nobel Prize winning Chilean poet-diplomat and politician.  He won the Nobel Prize for Literature  in 1971.

Chilean poetry -- 20th century.
Chilean poetry.