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Subject Files, 1964-2000

 Series — Box: 31

Collection-level Scope and Contents note

From the Collection:

Correspondence from Graham Greene to Leopoldo Duran (1964-1990). Includes correspondence from Vivien Greene, Hugh Greene (brother) and Elizabeth Dennys (sister). Of note is a common place book containing autograph entries by Greene. A gift from Duran whose intention was for Greene to jot down notes about his readings and thoughts. Nicknamed "the Picasso" by Duran who conceived the idea after a visit to the Picasso Museum in Antibes. Additionally, the collection includes autograph diaries kept by Duran during his travels with Greene, as well as correspondence files relating to Duran's attempt to elicit funding for a Greene library at the Oseira Monastery (1998-1999).


  • 1964-2000

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0.5 Linear Feet (Includes files relating to: 1.Centario Fundacion Cofradia Jesus Nazareno (1990); 2. Conferencia D. Leopoldo Duran, Consulado de Portugal, Vigo, 1997; 3. Fundacion Juan March; 4. Las Vocaciones Vicencianas de la Provincia de Filipinas; 5. Universidad Complutense de Madrid 6. London University 7. Birth certificates and various other certificates 8. Curriculum vitae 9. Financial and medical files)

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Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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