Juan Negrín’s papers will be national archive

July 5, 2010

After years of hard work,Carmen Negrín, the granddaughter of Spanish Republican Prime Minister Juan Negrín, is gratified, she tells the Spanish newspaper Público, to see her grandfather’s voluminous papers turned into a major national archive. Meanwhile, ALBA board member Gabriel Jackson has just published a major biography of Negrín (review forthcoming in The Volunteer). All 200,000 documents of Negrín’s archive are currently being digitized.