Emilio R. Ypiña Journals
The Emilio R. Ypiña Journals is a manuscript collection consisting of 5 distinct journals authored by Emilio R. Ypiña (1905-1936). Each volume contains approximately 100 pages and 10-20 poems, essays, and journal entries authored throughout the 1930s, the bulk in 1933.
There are approximately 50 distinct poems and sections of prose in the collection, as well as variations of certain works. Each "Scholastic" bound volume reveals Ypiña's observations of the world around him and his reflections on society, spirituality, international relations, and world history. A few of the specific topics mentioned include: masculinity, Asian philosopher Confucius, and the inequalities present in his local Houston neighborhood, Magnolia Park.
- Majority of material found in 1933
- Ypiña, Emilio R., 1905-1936 (Person)
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Emilio R. Ypiña (1905-1936) was a self-educated Mexican national born in Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico. Ypiña immigrated to Houston, Texas, following the Mexican Revolution of 1910.
The Emilio R. Ypiña Journals are a gift to the University of Houston Libraries by Rafael, Lucy, and Susan Moreno.
Emilio R. Ypiña Journals digital collection https://digitalcollections.lib.uh.edu/collections/2227mq811
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