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Finding aid for the Collection of Ephemeral Mexican Popular Literature Published by Antonio Vanegas Arroyo
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Description
Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (1850?-1917) ran a printing house that issued a series of small theatrical works which were put in his Galería de Teatro Infantil. Some of his publications were illustrated by José Guadalupe Posada. Between them they produced "Perico el incorregible," "Casa de vecindad" and "Celos de negro con don Folías;." Vanegas Arroyo published the journals La gaceta callejera, El boletín, El jicote, El teatro, El centavo perdido and others. The collection contains 21 broadsides, some illustrated by José Guadalupe Posada, documenting Mexican popular literature between 1895-1925 in Mexico. The collection is in Spanish.
Background
Antonio Vanegas Arroyo was born in Puebla, Mexico around 1850; in 1867 he moved to Mexico City; he later established a printing house, and before the turn of the century issued a series of small theatrical works which were put in his Galería de Teatro Infantil; some of his publications had the advantage of being illustrated by José Guadalupe Posada; between them they produced Perico el incorregible, Casa de vecindad and Celos de negro con don Folías; Vanegas Arroyo published the journals La gaceta callejera, El boletín, El jicote, El teatro, El centavo perdido and others; he also published the Secretario de los amantes; he died on March 14, 1917 in Mexico City.
Extent
1 oversize box
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.