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Alejandrino G. Hufana Papers

A description of his papers at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Hufana, Alejandrino G.
Title: Alejandrino G. Hufana Papers
Inclusive Dates: before 1971
Quantity: 1 linear ft.
Abstract: Filipino poet, author and teacher. Collection contains correspondence, galleys, manuscripts, printed material.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Alejandrino G. Hufana (1926-2003) was a Filipino poet and author. He taught English and creative writing at the University of the Philippines and was Director of the UP Creative Writing Center. He was a Rockefeller Foundation Fellow at the University of California at Berkeley (1961) and received a John D. Roosevelt III Fellowship in Art Librarianship at Columbia University (1969-1970) and a Research Fellowship of the National Library’s Special Research Project (1974-78). Other awards and recognitions include an outstanding Ilocano Writers and Journalists Award from the National Press Club (1980), the Tawid Awards for Arts & Letters from the Ilocano Heritage Foundation (1981) and the Gawad Pambansang Alagad ni Balagtas from the Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas (1995).

[Biographical sketch adapted from information found on the University of the Philippines website,]

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Alejandrino G. Hufana Papers includes correspondence, galleys, manuscripts and printed material.

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Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is unprocessed and remains in original order.

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Access Restrictions

The collection is currently unprocessed and not available for research. Please contact Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Hufana, Alejandrino G.


Authors, Filipino.
Poets, Filipino.

Genres and Forms

Galley proofs.
Manuscripts for publication.



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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Alejandrino G. Hufana Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Alejandrino G. Hufana, 1970-1971.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 6 Apr 2010
Revision history:

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