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Naúl Ojeda papers, circa 1960-2004

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Series 2: Correspondence , 1960s-2002
0.8 Linear feet
Box 1, OV 9

Ojeda's correspondence is both personal, with family and friends, and professional, with colleagues, galleries, museums, and other art and civic organizations, although the majority of Ojeda's correspondence related to galleries and exhibitions can be found in Series 3. Correspondence is primarily incoming, although some outgoing letters can be found primarily in the general correspondence files, in a folder of photocopies of outgoing letters to friends, and in other files described below.
Letters from Ojeda to his wife Philomena were written during Ojeda's 1984 trip to Uruguay for the election there. There are four folders of letters from Ojeda's ex-wife and daughter Ana Gabriela, sent during their exile in the Netherlands, and a folder of printed email messages between Ojeda and his daughter Maria Antonia de Leguiza, who connected with Ojeda in 2001. Ojeda had previously been unaware of his daughter's existence – the result of a brief relationship he had in Argentina after covering events in Chile – and the two formed a strong bond based on shared political experiences and beliefs.
Letters to friends and colleagues include three folders of letters from Azucena Berrutti, who later became Uruguay's National Defense Minister, and other family members including Berrutti's husband, activist Walter Jesus Gonzalez, and individuals named David and Coco, whose letters were often received together. Other correspondents of note include journalist and writer Armando Caicedo Garzón, Uruguayan journalist Eduardo Galeano, Uruguayan art historian Alicia Haber, Chilean artist José Palomo who went into exile in Mexico after Pinochet's rise to power, and Uruguayan painter Ernesto Vila. Vila's files include an exhibition catalog with an inscription by Vila, and a letter from Philomena Ojeda that provides context for the material.
General correspondence includes responses to inquiries made by Ojeda and requests from various organizations and individuals for permission to use Ojeda's work in publications; invitations; thank you letters; and other documentation from civic and political organizations to which Ojeda lent his time and support.
Correspondence is arranged alphabetically either by name or type, such as "Friends" or "General."
This series has been digitized in entirety.
Description Container Select
Ojeda to Philomena Ojeda (Wife), 1984
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9
Berrutti, Azucena, and Others, circa 1970s-circa 1980s
1
10
Berrutti, Azucena, and Others, 1975-1979
1
11
Berrutti, Azucena, and Others, 1980-circa 1986
1
12
Bowers, Moira, circa 1969
Inlcudes a photo of Bowers and illustrated letters.
1
13
Caicedo Garzón, Armando, 2001
1
14
Cairello, Olga and Ana Gabriela (Ex-Wife and Daughter), circa 1975-circa 1989
Letters were sent while they were in exile in the Netherlands.
1
15
Cairello, Olga and Ana Gabriela (Ex-Wife and Daughter), 1978
1
16
Cairello, Olga and Ana Gabriela (Ex-Wife and Daughter), 1979-1981
1
17
Cairello, Olga and Ana Gabriela (Ex-Wife and Daughter), 1982-1985
1
18
Cairello, Olga and Ana Gabriela (Ex-Wife and Daughter), 1986-1989
1
19
de Leguiza, Maria Antonia (Daughter), 2001 August-October
1
20
de Leguiza, Maria Antonia (Daughter), 2001 November-2002
1
21
Folker, Fania, 1970s
1
22
Friends, Ojeda's Outgoing Letters (Photocopies), circa 1975-1978, 1985
1
23
Friends, Surnames A-H, 1974-1985
1
24
Friends, Surnames N-V, 1970s-1983
1
25
Friends, Surnames Unidentified, circa 1960s-circa 1970s
1
26
Friends, Surnames Unidentified, 1974-1979
1
27
Friends, Surnames Unidentified, circa 1980s
1
28
Friends, Surnames Unidentified, 1980-1986, 1996
1
29
Galeano, Eduardo, circa 1982
1
30
General, A-B, 1978-1999
1
31
General, C, 1968-1993
1
32
General, D-E, 1967-1999
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33
General, F-L, 1979-1992
1
34
General, M-P, 1977-1999
1
35
General, R-U, 1982-2000
1
36
General, V-Z, 1977-1995
1
37
Haber, Alicia, 2001
1
38
Olivera, Wilmar, circa 1974-1976
1
39
Palomo, Jose, circa 1982
Includes an illustrated letter from Paloma and photocopies of family photographs.
1
40
Palomo, Jose, circa 1982
Includes 2 posters designed by Palomo, one with a sketch on the back.
OV 9
1
Vila, Ernesto, circa 1970s-circa 1980s
1
41
Vila, Ernesto, 1986, circa 1995
1
42

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