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Guitarte, Guillermo L. (Guillermo Luis), 1923-2000



  • Existence: 1923-06-10 - 2000-04-09

Biographical Note

Guillermo Luis Guitarte was born in Argentina on June 10, 1923. In 1949, he received his doctorate secondary education with a specialty in language arts from the University of Buenos Aires and pursued postdoctoral studies in Spanish philology at the University of Madrid for the next three years. After teaching in universities in Argentina and Columbia, Guitarte relocated to United States as a visiting lecturer at Harvard University in 1963. The following year, he became a faculty member of Boston College's Romance Languages Department. His primary field was historical linguistics but he also taught courses in Latin American literature, Spanish medieval literature and Spanish philology. He died on April 9, 2000.

Social Networks and Archival Context (SNAC) Identifier

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Guillermo L. Guitarte letters


The collection primarily consists of Guitarte's correspondence with other linguists, philologists, and academics during the time he taught at Boston College. Also contains letters related to his family life and legal matters.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1962 - 2000