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Person - Martínez Bara, Asunción (1904-1959)

Martínez Bara, Asunción (1904-1959)




Preferred form:

Martínez Bara, Asunción (1904-1959)Other forms

Fechas de existencia:

Huesca (España)  1904-08-29 - Huesca (España)  1959-02-27


She was a Spanish librarian and researcher. She was the daughter of Mariano Martínez Jarabo, Professor in Huesca, and Elvira Bara. She studied Arts at the University of Saragossa. After that, she had moved to the "Instituto-Escuela" in Madrid before joining the Corps of Archivists, Librarians and Archeologists in 1930. She was assigned to the Spanish National Library and, after the Spanish Civil War she started to work as the director of the Public Library and the Numancia Museum in Soria. Finally, in 1949, she went back home and she held the position of director of the Public Library, the Provincial Historical Archive and the ¿Archivo de la Delegación de Hacienda¿

Archive of the Treasury Department

. From that moment, her career path would be strongly related to her home town. She founded the Libraries Coordination Center that worked locally, she published her work on the Provincial Historical Archive of Huesca and she deeply studied her province through the "Instituto de Estudios Oscenses" (IEO)

The aim of this institution was to study the city of Huesca


Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939



Se conserva documentación relativa a Asunción Martínez Bara en los archivos del Centro Documental de la Memoria Histórica y del Archivo General de la Administración.


Profesión (Es realizada por):



Lugar de Residencia:

Soria (provincia)

Lugar de Residencia:

Madrid (España)

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Huesca (España) in 1904-08-29

Lugar de Defunción:

Huesca (España) in 1959-02-27







AGA: Expediente personal de Asunción Martínez Bara. Signatura: AGA, Caja 31/07020

AGA: Expediente de depuración de Asunción Martínez Bara. Signatura: AGA, Caja 31/06058 (Expediente 56)

Related Authorities

Family relationships :

Martínez Bara, Elvira (1907-?)  - Collateral (Es hermano/a de)

Martínez Bara, José Antonio (1915-2000)  - Collateral (Es hermano/a de)


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Related documents:

  • Centro Documental de la Memoria Histórica  (1)
  • Archivo General de la Administración  (4)