Antonia Fontanillas Borras Papers
Period 1937-1938, 1993-1995, 2008
Total size 2.25 m.
Consultation Not restricted
Born in Barcelona 1917; emigrated with her family to Mexico 1925; returned to Spain 1934; worked in the graphic industry; member of the Confederación Nacional del Trabajo (CNT) from 1936; lived after the defeat underground; assisted the issuing of the illegal Solidaridad Obrera from 1944 until 1945; became acquainted with Diego Camacho in prison in 1948 and was after his release in 1952 his companion in life until 1958; left with Camacho to France in 1953, where she took part in the Juventudes Libertarias; settled in Dreux 1958, where she was involved in the local CNT (Secretariado Internacional) and the Juventudes Libertarias; formed together with Antonio Cañete Rodríguez the group Alfa of the Federación Anarquista Ibérica (FAI); later she joined the group around Frente Libertario and the Paris FAI-group Nervio, to which also Diego Camacho, Ildefonso and Arolas belonged.
Documents concerning the meetings, conferences and other activities of the Confederación General del Trabajo (CGT) 1993-1995.
Bulletins of the 'Servicio de Informacion' in Valencia on the situation during the Spanish Civil War in the period January-October 1937 and some other original documents from the years 1936-1938.
Report of her arrest in November 1945, written in a letter to Kees [Rodenburg] 14th August 2008.