Event | Lecture

An Orphan's Tale. The History of the Orphan Manuscript in the Hispanic Society Library, by Dr. Mitchell A. Codding, Executive Director and President, Hispanic Society

Venue: KJCC Auditorium • 53 Washington Square South

In English

La Historia del Huérfano by Andrés de León (1621) is a curious fiction novel in the style of a biography that remained unpublished until 2017. The manuscript has resided in the library of the Hispanic Society Museum since 1955 and is the only known manuscript of the book.

Organized by the Consulate General of Spain in New York, in collaboration with the Hispanic Society Museum & Library, and NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center.

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