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Dr. Mercedes Agulló y Cobo, Spanish historian, has served as director of the Museos Municipales de Madrid and over the course of her illustrious career has produced important scholarly reference works in the historiography of the book, painting, sculpture and theater. The University of Massachusetts Boston was granted permission by the original publishers and copyright holders to make these publications available online.
With the Agulló Digital Library, UMass Boston provides open, online access to published and unpublished Spanish-language research indices, the life’s work of Spanish historian Mercedes Agulló y Cobo, about Spanish and Latin American history, art, literature and politics – indices that, in their creation, were efforts to remove access barriers to historical materials in Spanish archives and libraries. The digital library serves as one example of efforts on the UMass Boston campus to further scholarship, learning, and research in open access environments and across geographic boundaries.
There are currently 52 volumes by Dr. Agulló y Cobo digitized as part of this online collection and another dozen volumes are queued for digitization.
Read a biographical sketch of Dr. Mercedes Agulló y Cobo and learn more about these collections.
Explore publications and indexes created by Dr. Mercedes Agulló y Cobo.
Dr. Agulló currently maintains a blog at http://galeondenoviembre.blogspot.com/.
To explore biographical images and documents from the personal collection of Dr. Agulló y Cobo, click here.
At left: Mercedes Agulló y Cobo, second from left, with Queen Elizabeth II of England and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.