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Epifanio San Juan Manuscripts

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: San Juan, E. (Epifanio), 1938-
Title: Epifanio San Juan Manuscripts
Inclusive Dates: 1959-1964
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Handwritten and typewritten drafts of several poems by the Filipino poet
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Epifanio San Juan (1938- ), also known E. San Juan, Jr. is a well-known Filipino American literary scholar, poet and activist, and the author of numerous books on race and cultural studies. A graduate of Harvard University, he has taught English, literature, and cultural studies at universities in the United States, the Philippines, Taiwan and Europe; he was also director of the Philippines Cultural Studies Center in Storrs, Connecticut, and chairman of the Department of Comparative American Cultures at Washington State University. Among his many awards and honors are a Fulbright fellowship, the Centennial Award for Achievement in Literature from the Cultural Center of the Philippines, the Spanish Siglo de Oro Prize, a National Book Award in Cultural Studies, and the Gustavus Myers Center for Human Rights' Outstanding Book Award on Human Rights.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Epifanio San Juan Manuscripts consists of handwritten and typewritten drafts of several poems.

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Access Restrictions

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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


San Juan, E. (Epifanio), 1938-


Poets, Filipino -- 20th century.

Genres and Forms

Manuscripts (document genre)



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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Epifanio San Juan Manuscripts,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Transfer from Filipiniana Collection, 1971.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 25 Aug 2010
Revision history:

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SC 570 Poems 1959-1964 - typescript and handwritten drafts; titles are Pieta, Sorrowing, and Cabcaben

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