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NACS mss., 1978-1998

Papers, 1978-1998, of NACS at the Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Electronic finding aid encoded by Donald C. Force.

Summary Information

Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Indiana University
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
Phone: 812-855-2452
Fax: 812-855-3143

North American Catalan Society

NACS mss.,1978-1998

Collection No.
LMC 2524

1500 items

Materials are in English.

Consists of the correspondence, papers, etc. of the North American Catalan Society (NACS).

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Biographical Note

Founded in 1978, North American Catalan Society membership includes scholars from the United States and Canada interested in all aspects of Catalan culture and studies.


The collection is organized into the following series: I. Presidential; II. Colloquia; III. Topics; IV. Printed materials.

Scope and Content Note

Consists of the correspondence, papers, etc. of the North American Catalan Society. They are a part of the Josep Roca-Pons Archives of the North American Catalan Society. The archives were established at the 8th NACS Colloquium held in 1995 in Bloomington, Indiana. At present the papers are almost exclusively the files of former President Patricia J. Boehne, a professor at Eastern College in Pennsylvania. Also present is a file of former president Curt Wittlin from the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Canada, and several newspapers from various countries containing obituary notices of Josep Roca-Pons in 2000.

  • Indexing Terms

  • The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in IUCAT, the IU Libraries' online catalog. Materials about related topics, persons or places can be found by searching the catalog using these terms.

    • Names
    • North American Catalan Society.
    • Boehne, Patricia J. --Correspondence.
    • Wittlin, Curt J. --Correspondence.
    • Roca-Pons, Josep.
    • Boehne, Patricia J.
    • Wittlin, Curt J.
    • Topics
    • Art, Catalan.
    • Catalan literature.
    • Places
    • Catalonia (Spain) --Civilization.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information
Gift. 2005
Usage Restrictions
Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library, however, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the Curator of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.

Preferred Citation
[Item], NACS mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Series: Presidential

Box 1 Patricia Boehne, 1978-1997 

(12 folders)

Curt Wittlin, 1987-1993 

Series: Colloquia

Materials pertaining to the NACS colloquia and 2nd International Catalan Language Congress. Nothing present for the 5th Colloquium, presumably held in 1987.

Box 1 1978-1998 

(14 folders)

2nd International Catalan Language Congress, Barcelona, Spain, 1986 

Series: Topics

Box 2 Catalan Modern Art Collection

800 Years of Catalan Literature - a traveling exhibition, 1990-ca. 1995 

NACS membership lists, ca. 1984-1993 


Includes unidentified photographs and printed items

Series: Box 2 Printed materials

Includes newspapers with Roca-Pons obituary notices.