Américo Paredes Papers

Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection

Correspondence, creative works, printed material, sound recordings, photographic material, and artifacts reflect the life and work of Américo Paredes (1915-1999). Paredes was a folklorist, teacher, novelist, poet, musician, academic administrator, and Mexican-American activist. Born in Brownsville, Texas, he spent his career at the University of Texas at Austin.

Online Archive

Tributaries to the Mainstream audio recording